Salem, IN — Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS officials and Strange Oval representatives have announced that Strange Oval has agreed to become a marketing partner with CRA for the upcoming 2018 racing season. Strange Oval will support the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS, the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman and Lawrence Towing CRA Street Stocks in 2018.
“Strange Oval looked at an asphalt sanctioning body whose approach most closely mirrored our own philosophies and CRA was an obvious choice as their series are built with a mind-set set that aims to give back to the racer,” remarked Jim Kontje, President of Strange Oval. “CRA also makes it equitable for a reasonably young company like Strange Oval to become involved with as a sponsor. CRA is only the second sanctioning body in the nation that Strange Oval has selected to be involved with, and we do so with great pride. We look forward to meeting the competitors throughout each CRA series during the 2018 season.”
Strange Oval will award the fifth place finishers at the following ARCA/CRA Super Series events with a set of Strange Oval Axles valued at over $450: Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville on April 7th, Bristol Motor Speedway on May 20th, the Redbud 400 at Anderson Speedway on July 16th, the Battle at Berlin 251 at Berlin Raceway on August 13th and the Winchester 400 at Winchester Speedway on October 14th. In addition they will award the fifth place finisher in final series points with a set of Drive Plates valued at over $500.
Strange Oval will award the second place finisher at the following Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman events with a set of Strange Oval Axles valued at over $450: Anderson Speedway on April 7th, the first Triple Crown event at Mt. Lawn Speedway on July 1st, and the Triple Crown Championship event at Baer Field Motorsports Park on August 4th. In addition they will award the second place finisher in final series points with a set of Axles valued at over $450.
Strange Oval will award the winner at the following Lawrence Towing CRA Street Stock events with a set of Strange Oval Axles valued at over $450: the first Five Crown event on April 21st at Shadybowl Speedway, the May 20th event at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Five Crown event on June 16th at Anderson Speedway, and the Five Crown Championship event at Winchester Speedway on August 5th. In addition they will award the series 2018 Champion with a set of Axles valued at over $450.
“We are honored that Strange Oval has come on board to support CRA and our racers,” remarked Glenn Luckett, Managing Partner of CRA. “It’s always great to get new companies to believe in CRA and what we can provide marketing wise for them. We encourage our racers to support Strange Oval and all the sponsors that support them!”
Strange Oval is a newer division of Strange Engineering; a company who’s been manufacturing drivetrain and related components for the highest competition categories in the NHRA & IHRA drag racing sanctions since 1965. Strange Oval was established in 2012 with objective of offering superior components with a performance aspect different than anything that had been previously offered within the oval track market. The Strange Oval “Wrap Axles” are now an essential component to any competitor that’s serious about winning races. We are committed to servicing the circle track market with the same innovation, motivation & dedication that has defined us for over 50 years……..Don’t just race……Race Strange! More information about Strange Oval is available at www.strangeoval.com.
More information on all the CRA Series is available at www.cra-racing.com.
-CRA Racing Press Release
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