Salem, IN -- Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS officials announced that WCIParts.com has agreed to become the Event Presenting Sponsor of the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance 100 lap feature event for Pro Late Models during the Short Track U.S. Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 21st. The 100 lap event will be part of the huge weekend of racing that looks to attract over 500 cars from six different divisions. The highly-anticipated signature event, May 19-21, will showcase the world’s best short track racers competing for the first time on the high-banks of the World’s Fastest Half-Mile, one of the most famous short tracks in the world.
“All of us at Wholesale Controls International are excited to be part of such a historic event, “remarked Bobby Reuse, Owner of WCIParts.com. “While racing a great sport it is also a social event and we hope this event will bring together fans from all over the country. It is a wonderful opportunity for CRA and the other series involved to showcase their highly competitive racing and for Wholesale Controls International to be part of this event is an honor and a privilege. WCIParts.com will be in attendance giving away items to fans in attendance in the grandstands both Saturday and Sunday.”
In addition to being the Event Presenting sponsor of the 100 Lap JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour feature event, WCIParts.com will also sponsor Purse Bonuses for both the Super Late Model 100 lap event and the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour 100 lap Pro Late Model feature. WCIParts.com will award a $1000 bonus to the winner and a $500 bonus to the second place finisher of the 100 lap Super Late Model feature on Sunday, May 21st. That event will be co-sanctioned by the ARCA/CRA Super Series, Southern Super Series and the CARS Super Late Model Tour. With the bonuses that 100 lap event will now pay $7,000 to win and $3,500 for second.
WCIParts.com will award a $1000 bonus to the winner of the 100 lap JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Pro Late Model event Presented by WCIParts.com. That 100 lap event will now pay $6000 to win.
“We really appreciate WCIParts.com stepping up to sponsor the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour event with the Short Track U.S. Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway,” remarked Glenn Luckett, Managing Partner with CRA. “We also appreciate them stepping up to sponsor the great bonuses that they will award with the Super Late Models and the Pro Late Model feature events. Bobby Reuse knows it takes a big investment for teams to come and race in these type of events, those bonuses will be a great reward for the teams receiving them!”
Wholesale Controls International is a family owned corporation established in 1977. We stock and distribute a wide selection of Building Automation Controls and HVAC Equipment Parts. Our mission is simple; ‘Whether a cart full or just one part, we ship it fast.” Currently WCI has four locations across Alabama and anticipates future growth into other areas. We invite you to visit our web site, WCIparts.com and call on us.
WCI carries brands like; Aaon, LG, Lennox, Schneider Electric, Honeywell, Belimo, Johnson Controls, Barber Colman, Robertshaw, Functional Devices, Square D and Franklin Controls, but that’s not all. As an authorized stocking distributor for these and others, we understand the importance of providing the right part at the right time and same day shipping.
As a company, racing is in our blood. Since the 1980’s, owners Bobby and Roger Reuse have used their passion for racing to showcase companies represented by Wholesale Controls International on the cars they drive. This race is no different, we hope you enjoy the race!
More than 500 race cars split among the six classes are expected to be in competition during the three-day Short Track U.S. Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway, including racing in Super Late Model, Pro/Crate Late Model, Late Model Stock, Modified, Street Stock and Compact. The five sanctioning bodies that will be represented are CRA (Super Late Models, Pro Late Models, Street Stock), CARS Tour (Super Late Models, Late Model Stock), Southern Super Series (Super Late Model), National Short Track Alliance (Modifieds), VORES Compact Touring Series (Compacts). For more information on the Short Track U.S. Nationals, please visit www.bristolmotorspeedway.com.
For those fans who cannot attend, a live pay-per-view broadcast of all the Short Track U.S. Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway events will be available on Speed 51 TV. Order your pay-per-view ticket today by visiting Speed51.com.
More information on the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance, including the Short Track U.S. Nationals, is available at www.cra-racing.com.
-CRA Press Release