Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks 2022 Championship to be Decided Saturday at Winchester SpeedwayScott Menlen
Salem, IN (October 12, 2022) – The Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks Powered by JEGS will return to action this Saturday, October 15th on the famous High Banks of Winchester Speedway, as part of the big 51st Winchester 400 Weekend Presented by Vore’s Welding & Steel. The series will crown its 2022 Champion on Saturday, concluding its 18th season of competition.
Saturday’s event will be the tenth event of the season for the Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks and the final 2022 Chase for the Championship event. Shawn Amor picked up the win in the series special non-points event with SpeedFest 2022 at Watermelon Capital Speedway in January. Jason Atkinson won the series points opener at Shadybowl Speedway on April 3rd. Josh Poore won the series event at Anderson Speedway on April 16th. Andrew Teepe picked up the win in the series event on June 12th at Mt. Lawn Speedway. Chuck Barnes Jr. got the win at Anderson Speedway on June 25th in the Four Crown opener. Terry Fisher Jr. got the win on July 30th at IRP, the second Four Crown event. Brett Hudson got the win in the Four Crown Championship event on August 13th at Anderson Speedway and also picked up the 2022 Four Crown Championship. Teepe became the first repeat winner in 2022 when he grabbed the win at Winchester Speedway in the series event on Labor Day Weekend. Teepe made it two in a row and a series leading three wins in 2022 after his win in the series’ last event at Anderson Speedway on September 17th.
The four 2022 Chase for Championship drivers to compete for the series 2022 Championship Saturday includes the series’ Regular Season Champion and leading rookie Dalton Conner, three-time 2022 event winner Andrew Teepe, three time and defending series Champion Jason Atkinson and series rookie Blaine Akin. The driver finishing the highest of those four in the 40 lap Season Championship event on Saturday will be crowned the 2022 series Champion.
Things begin for the Winchester 400 Weekend with an optional load in, hauler parking and pit pass purchases on Thursday from 3 to 7pm.
Pits open now on Friday at 9:30am with rotating practice for all divisions beginning at 1:30pm. Second round practice and Group Qualifying for the Vore’s Compact Touring Series and the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman Series and Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks New Star events will start at 4:15pm. The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Nova Motorsports qualifying will start at 6pm. Racing action will begin at 7pm with 20 lap Vore’s Compact Touring Series B Main. The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Season Championship JEGS 100 will be up next. The Vores Touring Compacts Jason Dietsch Trailer Sales 30 will follow that. The CRA Late Model Sportsman and CRA Street Stocks 20 lap New Star features will cap off the night’s racing action.
On Saturday pit gates open at 8am. Practice for all the Saturday divisions will start at 10:30am. Qualifying is scheduled to begin at 2:50pm. Saturday’s racing action will begin at 5pm and will include the Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks in their 40 lap Season Championship event. Also racing Saturday will be the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman in their 40 lap Season Championship event, the Midwest Modifieds in the 50 lap Run for the Gun and the Thunder Roadsters in a 20-lap feature. There will be a party at the track after the racing concludes.
Pits open on Sunday at 9am. There will be an on-track autograph session starting at 12:30pm. The 51st Winchester 400 Presented by Vore’s Welding & Steel will take the green flag at 2pm.
For more information regarding the event or to purchase advance tickets, please visit the track’s website at www.winchesterinspeedway.com or the Winchester Speedway Facebook page or by contacting the track office at 765-584-9701.
Additional information on all the CRA Series is available at www.cra-racing.com.