Salem, Indiana -- Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS has officially released the 2020 Schedule for the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS. The ARCA/CRA Super Series 2020 season will consist of 14 total races, with 11 of those being point events. 2020 will be the 24th season of competition for the Template Super Late Model touring series that first raced in 1997.
“We are really excited about the 2020 schedule with the ARCA/CRA Super Series,” remarked R.J. Scott, Managing Partner of CRA. “Our 24th season will provide our drivers with a great variety of challenging races on some of the best racetracks in the nation, with some of the most prestigious late model events in the country!”
CRA will continue the Chase for the Championship format for determining a series champion for the 2020 season. The playoff format has produced more teams competing for a championship in every CRA division since CRA started using that format in 2017.
The 2020 racing season kicks off with the traditional non-points opener for both the ARCA/CRA Super Series and the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour with CRA SpeedFest 2020 at Watermelon Capital Speedway in Cordele, Georgia on Saturday-Sunday, January 24th & 25th. The ARCA/CRA Super Series race will be a 200-lap event, counting yellow flag laps up to lap 175. This event has traditionally attracted the best Super Late Model drivers from both the North and the South in this early season battle.
The ARCA/CRA Super Series will then kick off its 2020-point season on Saturday, April 18th at Anderson Speedway, located in Anderson, Indiana, with a 125 lap event, the first of two events on the fast quarter mile oval that has hosted more series events than any other track.
The series will then head to the famous Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville, Tennessee for a 100-lap event on Sunday, May 3rd. The event will be a co-sanctioned event with the Southern Super Series and the CARS Tour and the race program will include a JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour event.
The series will then head to Bristol Motor Speedway as part of the huge Fourth Annual Short Track U.S. Nationals, an event that will be co-sanctioned by the Southern Super Series and the CARS Tour on Saturday, May 30th. That event will be a 100 lap, $10,000 to win event again in 2020.
On Monday, June 8th the series will head to Berlin Raceway, in Marne, Michigan for the $20,000 to win Money in the Bank 150. This will be a special non-points CRA sanctioned event again in 2020.
The series stays in Michigan for its next event at Flat Rock Speedway on Saturday, June 20th, a track that has produced some great series racing.
The series will then visit Jennerstown Speedway for the first time and the first ever series event in the state of Pennsylvania over July 4th Weekend. CRA will co-sanction the 200 lap $20,000 to win event with the CARS Tour on Saturday, July 4th. There will also be a JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour event as part of the program that weekend.
On Monday, July 13th the series returns to Anderson Speedway for the famed Redbud 400. The event returned to a Monday event in 2018 and will be held the Monday after the NASCAR Cup Series event at Kentucky Speedway.
The series will head back to Kalamazoo Speedway located just outside of Kalamazoo, Michigan, for a special Wednesday night event on August 5th. More details on this event will be released at a later date.
The series will stay in Michigan for the $20,000 to win Battle at Berlin 251 event on Saturday, August 15th at Berlin Raceway. That event will once again be a combo points event for the ARCA/CRA Super Series, the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour and the Berlin Raceway Super Late Models. This event will be the first Chase event for the series
The series will then make its first of two visits to the famous High Banks of Winchester Speedway located in Winchester, Indiana for the traditional World Stock Car Festival over Labor Day Weekend, with the feature event on Monday, September 7th. This event will be the second Chase event for the series.
The series will then visit Toledo Speedway on Saturday, September 19th for a $5,000 to win 100 lap event, as part of the famed Glass City 200, which will also include a 100 lap event for the outlaw-bodied ARCA Late Models. That event will be the third Chase event for the series.
The ARCA/CRA Super Series will crown their 2020 Tour Champion with the 49th running of the prestigious Winchester 400 on Sunday, October 11th, in its second visit of the season to Winchester Speedway.
The series will be part of the famed All American 400 Weekend at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville on Sunday, November 1st. This will be a co-sanctioned non-points event with the Southern Super Series and the CARS Tour.
For more information about all five-touring series within Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS, please go to the series website at: www.cra-racing.com. You can also follow CRA on Facebook at: www.facebook.com and search for “Champion Racing Association” as well as Twitter at: www.twitter.com/CRAracing.
2020 ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS
Sat./Sun., January 24-25 – Watermelon Capital Speedway – 200
Sat, April 18 – Anderson Speedway – 125
Sunday, May 3 – Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville – 100
Fri./Sat., May 29 – May 30 – Bristol Motor Speedway – 100
Monday, June 8 – Berlin Raceway – 150
Saturday, June 20 – Flat Rock Speedway – 125
Saturday, July 4 – Jennerstown Speedway – 200
Monday, July 13 – Anderson Speedway – 400
Wednesday, August 5 – Kalamazoo Speedway – 125
Saturday, August 15 – Berlin Raceway – 251
Sun./Mon., September 6-7 – Winchester Speedway – 100
Saturday, September 19 – Toledo Speedway – 100
Sat./Sun., October 10-11 – Winchester Speedway – 400
Sat./Sun., Oct. 31 – Nov. 1 – Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville – 400
-CRA Racing Press Release
-Photo credit: Speed51