CRA Fall Brawl up Next for the Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks at Lucas Oil RacewayZach Hiser
Salem, IN (September 17, 2020) – The Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks Powered by JEGS will return to action this weekend in the 2020 CRA Fall Brawl at the famed Lucas Oil Raceway, located just outside of Indianapolis in Brownsburg, Indiana. The CRA Fall Brawl has become a very popular stock car racing event in central Indiana with each feature winner getting an event signature trophy that includes a pair of boxing gloves. Chuck Barnes Jr. is the defending event winner.
After having several events postponed or canceled because of the COVID 19 pandemic, Sunday will be the seventh event of the 2020 season and the sixth points event for the Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks, who opened their 2020 season at Lebanon I-44 Speedway on May 30th with a special non-points event that was won by 2017 series Champion Colby Lane. Lane then picked up the series’ first points event win of 2020 at Mt. Lawn Speedway on June 14th. Andrew Teepe got the win at the Indianapolis Speedrome Triple Crown Event on July 11th. Brett Hudson won the series Triple Crown event at Shadybowl on July 25th and the Triple Crown event at Anderson Speedway on August 15th. Ryan Amonett got the win in the series last event at Mount Lawn Speedway on September 6th .
Sunday’s CRA Fall Brawl event will be the second event in the series 2020 Chase for the Championship. Amonett won the first event of the Chase at Mt. Lawn Speedway. The third event of the Chase will be at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 26th with the final Championship event on Saturday, October 10th of Winchester 400 Weekend.
Jason Atkinson was the regular season points Champion and is locked into the final four drivers who will race for the series Championship, as long as he competes in the remaining two Chase events leading up to the Championship event. With his win at Mt. Lawn, Amonett is also locked into the final four drivers who will race for the series Championship, as long as he competes in the remaining two Chase events leading up to the Championship event.
The other drivers earning the right to compete over the next two point events to be in the final four drivers to compete for the series Championship on Winchester 400 weekend include Josh Poore, Andrew Teepe, leading series rookie Brandon Roberts, Chad Pendleton, Alan Williams Jr. and Troy Phillips.
The 10 divisions racing in this year’s Fall Brawl include the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour, the Vores Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman and the Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks. Also, the Mt. Lawn Speedway Modifieds, ThunderCars, Pro Compacts, Stock Compacts, and Crown Vics. As well as the Thunder Roadsters and AVSCA Vintaged Sprint Cars.
On Saturday, the pit gates will open at 9am. Rotating open practice starts at 12noon and will go to 5:45pm for all divisions except the ThunderCars and Thunder Roadsters.
On Sunday, pit gates open at 9:00am. Each division’s final practice and group qualifying sessions will begin at 11am. Racing will begin at 1:30pm and will include the Fall Brawl 40 for the Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks. In all there will be 10 feature races on Sunday for all the included divisions.
More event and track information is available at www.lucasoilraceway.com.
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