Lucas Oil Raceway Stock Car Series Presented by Visit Hendricks County Returns on FridayCRA_admin
Stealth Trailers CRA Street Stocks 125 Lap $2000 to Win Feature Event
Salem, Indiana (Tuesday, July 28, 2015): The Lucas Oil Raceway Stock Car Series presented by Visit Hendricks County will return to action this Friday, July 31st on the historic 0.686-mile oval located in Brownsburg, Indiana, just West of Indianapolis. The six-race stock car series will crown year-end track champions in the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman Powered by JEGS, Stealth Trailers CRA Street Stocks Powered by JEGS and the Vore’s Compact Touring Series (VCTS). Friday night’s event will be both Lucas Oil Raceway Stock Car Series and Series Season Championship points for the Stealth Trailers CRA Street Stocks as they will compete in a 125 lap feature event that will pay $2000 to win.
The Stealth Trailer CRA Street Stocks are just past the halfway point of the 2015 season, with six races down and five races to go to crown the 2015 Season Champion. Friday’s race will be the third event in the five that will crown the Lucas Oil Raceway Stock Car Series presented by Visit Hendricks County CRA Street Stock Champion.
Jason Atkinson is the current Series Season Championship point’s leader for the CRA Street Stocks after six events. Atkinson, the 2105 CRA Triple Crown Series Champion, lost a lot of points in the series last event on July 3rd when his night ended early with engine trouble following the final practice/qualifying session, but Atkinson still maintains a 17 point lead. Atkinson has two series wins so far in 2015, a 75 lap win at Anderson Speedway on June 13th and the Triple Crown 200 lap finale on June 27th at Anderson.
Josh Poore is currently second in Series Season Championship point’s, and is still seeking his first series win of 2015. McElfresh is in third place, he is 18 points behind Poore. James Kirby III is in fourth place, he is 31 points behind McElfresh, while Mason Keller is in fifth place, only one point behind Kirby. Keller picked up his first ever series win in the Triple Crown 200 lap event at Kentucky Motor Speedway on May 24th.
Jason Thompson has now taken over the Lucas Oil Raceway Stock Car Series presented by Visit Hendricks County CRA Street Stocks points lead after his second place finish on July 3rd. Thompson has a slim three point lead over second place Jimmy Kirby, who was the feature event winner on July 3rd, his first CRA Street Stock win of the season. McElfresh is in third place, eight points behind Kirby, James Kirby III is in fourth place, six points behind McElfresh, while Robert Amos Sr. is in fifth place, six points behind Kirby III.
Other CRA Street Stock winners in 2015 include Colby Lane in the 200 lap Triple Crown event at Shadybowl Speedway and at the Lucas Oil Raceway Stock Car Series presented by Visit Hendricks County CRA Street Stock season opener on April 24th and Robert Amos Jr. in the series event at Anderson Speedway on May 9th. Lane, Amos Jr. and Keller were all first time CRA winners this season.
Pit Gates will open on Friday at 5pm, with practice/qualifying beginning at 6:30pm. The race program is set to begin at 7:45 and will include the 125 lap feature for the Stealth Trailers CRA Street Stocks, which will count yellows the first 100 and will have a 10 minute break at lap 75 for teams to add fuel and make adjustments only. The Vores Compact Touring Series will have 8 lap heats and a 20 lap feature.
General admission adult tickets for Friday will be $15, kids 12 and under will get in free. The event will feature free parking. A $20 ticket upgrade will be available for indoor seating to watch from a skybox. Skyboxes do not include catering. Pit Passes are $30 for drivers and crew. For more event information contact Lucas Oil Raceway at 317-969-8600 or go to their web site at www.lucasoilraceway.com.
More information on all the CRA Series is available at www.cra-racing.com.