Salem, IN – Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS officials have released the entry form for the Dixie 100, the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance 2018 season points opener, which will take place at Birch Run Speedway on Sunday, April 29. That event will be a great chance for teams to get laps at that track before the Masters of the Pro’s 200, which will take place at Birch Run Speedway on Friday, June 8 and will pay the winner $11,000.
This will be the eighth season of competition for the series whose last seven point champions include Erik Jones in 2011, Daniel Hemric in 2012, Cody Coughlin in 2013 and in 2016, Dan Leeck in 2014, Car Owner Champion Bill Burba and Driver Champion Dalton Armstrong in 2015 and 2017 Champion Jack Dossey III.
The Dixie 100 will be part of a full weekend of racing action at Birch Run Speedway. The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour will practice and qualify on Saturday, April 28th, they will run their 100 lap feature on Sunday along with a Last Chance race if needed. The ICAR Allstar Modified Tour will also practice and qualify on Saturday, with a preliminary feature on Saturday night and then run a 70 lap feature on Sunday. The Birch Run Pro Late Models and Pure Stocks will have a full race program on Saturday night. There will be an on track autograph session with all the drivers on Sunday prior to the running of the feature events.
The Dixie 100 will be the first event of the JAS Expedited Trucking Michigan Cup, which will include a mini point series with the five races scheduled in Michigan for the JEGS/CRA All-Star Tour. The program will also involve the Masters of the Pro’s 200 at Birch Run Speedway June 8th, and the series events at Auto City Speedway on August 4th, Berlin Raceway on August 11th and Owosso Speedway on August 25th. The driver earning the most points in the JAS Expedited Trucking Michigan Cup would be the JAS Expedited Trucking Michigan Cup Champion and receive a $2,000 cash bonus and trophy at the 2018 CRA Awards Banquet. The winner of the Dixie 100 will receive a $500 cash bonus from JAS Expedited Trucking.
The Dixie 100 will be the only series point’s event in the Road to Bristol program for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour. The driver winning the Dixie100 and the driver finishing second will have guaranteed starting positions for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Short Track U.S. Nationals 100 lap feature at Bristol Motor Speedway on May 18th. Also the first and second place teams in series owner points after the Dixie 100 will have guaranteed starting positions for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Short Track U.S. Nationals 100 lap feature at Bristol Motor Speedway.
More information on the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance, including the Dixie 100 entry form, is available at www.cra-racing.com.
-CRA Press Release
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