Salem, IN (August 25, 2022) – The Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks Powered by JEGS will be back in action next weekend on the historic High Banks of Winchester Speedway, located in Winchester, Indiana as part of the traditional Labor Day Weekend World Stock Car Festival. The Labor Day Weekend World Stock Car Festival will be a huge weekend of stock car racing featuring the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS, the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance, the Vore’s Compact Touring Series, the Midwest Modifieds, the Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stock, the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman Powered by JEGS, Thunder Roadsters and for the first time ever Ford Crown Vics.
Next weekend’s event will be the eighth event of the season for the Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks and the 2022 Chase for the Championship opener. To date the series has had seven different winners in the seven events held so far in 2022. 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. 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.
Series rookie Dalton Conner comes into next weekend’s event as the series season points leader and is locked into the Chase for the Championship final four as the series Regular Season Champion. The other Chase for the Championship drivers competing for the final three spots to race for the series Championship at Winchester Speedway on Saturday, October 15th includes three time series Champion Atkinson, rookie Blaine Akin, Dawson Phillips, Teepe, Ryan Amonett and Kimmie Grieg.
The Labor Day Weekend World Stock Car Festival at Winchester Speedway starts with an optional move-in and optional open practice on Friday, September 2nd. Pits open at 3pm. Open practice will begin at 6pm. There will be a full race program for Ford Crown Vics on Friday starting at 8pm.
Pits open on Saturday, September 3rd at 10am. There will be two open practice sessions a piece for the ARCA/CRA Super Series, Midwest Modifieds, Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman, and the Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks on Saturday. The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour, Vore’s Compact Touring Series and Thunder Roadsters practice, qualify and race their features on Saturday. Practice begins at 1pm, qualifying begins at 5:45pm. The race program will start at 7pm with Thunder Roadster 8 lap heat races, then the Vore’s Compact Touring Series D&J Sales B4 Miniseries 20 lap Championship event, followed by the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour 100 lap feature, the 20 lap Thunder Roadsters feature will be next, with the Vore’s Compact Touring Series Knapp Supply 30 lap feature closing out that day’s racing action.
Pits open on Sunday, September 4th at 11am. Practice for the ARCA/CRA Super Series, Midwest Modifieds, Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman, and the Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks will begin at 1pm. Qualifying begins at 4pm. Sunday’s racing program will begin at 6pm with the 40 lap Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman feature, followed by the Midwest Modifieds 40 lap feature, the ARCA/CRA Super Series 100 lap Winchester 400 tune-up feature will be next, with the 40 lap Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks feature closing out the weekends racing action.
For more information regarding the event, please visit the track’s website at www.winchesterinspeedway.com or the Winchester Speedway Facebook page or by contacting the track office at 765-584-970.
More information on all the CRA series is available at www.cra-racing.com.
-CRA Racing Press Release