Special from Champion Racing Association: Salem, IN (August 29, 2022) – The Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman Powered by JEGS will continue their 2022 season with the running of the Vore’s Welding & Steel 40 this Sunday 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 Stocks Powered by JEGS, the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman, Thunder Roadsters and for the first time ever Ford Crown Vics.
Ohio native Ryan Fleming got his first ever series win in the series season opener at Shadybowl Speedway on April 3rd as part of the CRA Cabin Fever Championships. Jeff Marcum got the win in the series event at Anderson Speedway on April 16th. Austin Coe got the win in the series event at Mt. Lawn Speedway on June 16th. Marcum went back to victory lane in the series on July 2nd event at Anderson Speedway. J.P. Crabtree got the win in the series last event on August 13th at Anderson Speedway.
Kyle Worley comes into Sunday’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 leading series rookie Keegan Sobilo, fellow rookie Logan Huckeba, Caleb Reschar, Kent Carson and Cassten Everidge. None of the current series’ Chase for the Championship drivers have ever won a Championship with the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman.
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 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.
Information on all the CRA Series is available at www.cra-racing.com.
Photo By - John Lund