Toyota to be Title Sponsor of Battle at Berlin 251 Special AwardsCRA_admin
Marne, Michigan (Tuesday, June 2, 2015): Berlin Raceway and Champion Racing Association (CRA) Powered by JEGS officials announced today, that Toyota has stepped up to be the title sponsor of the special awards for The Battle at Berlin 251 presented by Primera Plastics. The ARCA/CRA Super Series 251 lap race scheduled for Tuesday, June 16th at the Michigan facility outside of Grand Rapids, already boasts a very impressive entry list, headlined by NASCAR superstars Chase Elliott and Erik Jones. The top Berlin Raceway racers and ARCA/CRA Super Series drivers, as well as some of the top Super Late Model drivers from across the country will all be battling for their share of the impressive $100,000+ purse.
In addition to the great position purse for the event, a substantial bonus package was put in place to benefit every kind of racer. The Toyota sponsored bonuses include a New Star Program that pays the top three finishers that have never finished in the top five in a Berlin Late Model event before, $2500, $1000 and $500 respectively. Bonuses are also being paid for Fast Qualifier, Halfway Leader, Most Laps Led, and Hard Luck. Additionally, there is a $10,000 bonus available to any driver who wins the race that had never raced at Berlin before 2015.
“We are pleased to have Toyota come on board as the title sponsor of the special awards,” noted Berlin Raceway Vice President Chris Danielson. “Obviously our presenting sponsor, Primera Plastics, helps us to make this one of the biggest shows in the country and pay the major purse that we do. Toyota just helps us add another important piece to the event by sponsoring the special awards and we are appreciative of their support.”
Toyota’s Director of Team and Support Services, Jack Irving, noted that this was an exciting step for Toyota. “We are pleased to be a small part of the ARCA/CRA Super Series Battle at Berlin 251 presented by Primera Plastics. Berlin Raceway has done such an outstanding job with building this event, that it gives us another opportunity to support short track racing drivers and fans.”
More event and track information on the Battle at Berlin 251 Presented by Primera Plastics is available at www.berlinraceway.com. More information on all the CRA Series is available at www.cra-racing.com.