CSX Play It Safe to be Event Sponsor of 45th Annual Winchester 400 WeekendScott Menlen
Salem, IN (October 6, 2016) – Winchester Speedway officials have announced that CSX Play It Safe will be an Event Sponsor of the prestigious 45th Annual Winchester 400 on the famous High Banks of Winchester Speedway this weekend. The Winchester 400 is one of the top short track events in the country. Some of the past winners since the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS began sanctioning the event include names like Kyle Busch, Chase Elliott, David Stremme, Ross Kenseth, Scott Hantz, Brian Ross, Ryan Lawler, Boris Jurkovic, Bobby Parsley and Erik Jones, who has won the last three Winchester 400’s.
The event will include a full three days of on track action with feature events for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance and Vore’s Touring Compacts on Friday, October 7th. Feature events for the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman Series, CRA Street Stocks and Top Speed Modifieds on Saturday, October 8th along with EDCO Welding Pole Qualifying for the 45th Annual Winchester 400.
On Sunday, October 9th the running of the 45th Annual Winchester 400 will take place, pitting some of the best race car drivers in the country battling for 400 grueling laps to try and claim famous Winchester Rifle Trophy that is presented to each Winchester 400 winner.
CSX representatives will be on hand both Saturday and Sunday promoting the CSX Play It Safe program to all the fans attending both days’ events and to all the fans camping out in the Winchester Speedway campground.
As one of the nation’s leading transportation suppliers, with a network covering 21,000 miles of railroad tracks in 23 states, CSX is committed to educating the public on railroad safety in the communities it serves.
Since 2004, CSX has rigorously pursued safety improvements in all aspects of its operations and has enhanced efforts to educate our communities on rail-related hazards. The Play It Safe public outreach campaign stresses the importance of staying safe around trains and tracks.
To learn more about the Play It Safe program visit csxplayitsafe.com or follow CSX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/OfficialCSX), Twitter (@csx) and Snapchat (csxplayitsafe).
Additional track and event information can be found at www.winchesterspeedway.com.
More information on all the CRA series is available at www.cra-racing.com.