JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour set to Battle Nashville Pro Late Models Saturday in NashvilleZach Hiser
Salem, Indiana (May 5, 2021) – The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance is set to head south to Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway, located in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, for this weekend’s huge stock car racing event where the series stars will battle the local Nashville Pro Late Model stars in the T-Mobile 100 Presented by JEGS.com. That 100-lap event is just a portion of the racing action Saturday night that will also see the ARCA Menards East Series in the Crosley Record Pressing 200 Presented by Action 24/7 and T-Mobile and the North/South Super Late Model Challenge Action 24/7 100 for the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS, the CARS Super Late Model Tour and the Southern Super Series Presented by Sunoco.
Saturday’s T-Mobile 100 Presented by JEGS.com will be the first of three events at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour, each event is also a points event for the Nashville Pro Late Models. The other events will be the Masters of the Pros 150 on Saturday, July 17th and All-American 400 Weekend on Sunday, October 31st.
Topping the list of JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour entries is defending series Champion Cody Coughlin who got a series leading three wins in 2020. Other series regulars entered includes Mandy Chick who got her best series finish ever of second in the series season opener on April 25th at Salem Speedway, series 2020 Senneker Performance Rookie of the Year Chase Burda, Zachary Tinkle, Dylan Bates, James Krueger, and series Senneker Performance Rookies Tanner Jack, Brian Demland, Andrew Scheid and Jordon Riddick.
Topping the highly talented list of Nashville Pro Late Model drivers entered for Saturday’s race is former Track Champion Michael House, who had a convincing win in the tracks season opener on April 17th. Also entered is multi-time Track Champion and feature winner Cole Williams, 2020 Track Champion Dylan Fetcho, former All American 400 winner Mason Mingus, Hunter Wright, William Hale, Daniel Bolden, Michael Bolden, Davey Coble, Billy Sisco, Bryson Shaffer, Chase Johnson, Garrett Dies, Mike Murray, Jim Wall, Bennie Hamlett, Tandy Marlin and Tracy Green.
There are some outside heavy hitter entries from all over the country including 2020 series All American 400 Weekend event winner Stephen Nasse, the Florida native is one of the top Super Late Model drivers in the country. Kentucky racer Trey Craig is entered, he got his first ever series win in the series season opener on April 25th at Salem Speedway.
California driver Kyle Neveau is entered to make his second start for the potent Rackley/War Race Team at Nashville. Fellow California native Mike Lovell is entered to make his series and Nashville debut Saturday. Canadian driver Kyle Reid will make the long haul from Alberta to also make his series and Nashville debut. North Carolina racer Austin Green is entered to make his series and Nashville debut for Day Enterprises, Green is the son of former NASCAR driver David Green, who raced at Nashville while working his way to the top levels of stock car racing.
The Weekends on track action will begin with an optional open practice on Friday, pits open at 1pm, rotating open practice will go from 4pm until 7pm. There will be one 45-minute practice session on Saturday for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Pro Late Models, followed by qualifying at 3pm. The T-Mobile 100 Presented by JEGS.com will be the first feature up at 5:00pm. The North/South Super Late Model Challenge Action 24/7 100 for Super Late Models will be the second feature with the ARCA Menards East Series 200 lap nationally televised event beginning at 8:30pm (Central) that night.
Get your tickets today at nashvillefairgroundsspeedway.racing or by calling the Speedway Box Office at 615-254-1986. Event adult tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the gate. Senior citizens and military personnel can get advance tickets for $22 and $27 on the day of the race. Also, child tickets are just $10. Camping is available for the race and more information can be found by calling the Fairgrounds Office at (615)862-8980.
More information on the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour can be found at www.cra-racing.com.
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