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Pinty’s U.S. Short Track Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway up Next for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour

By Glenn Luckett

Salem, IN (September 24, 2020) – The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance will continue its 10th season of competition with the $5,000 to win Day Racing Products 100 at the Fourth Annual Pinty’s U.S. Short Track Nationals Presented by Vore’s Welding & Steel this Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway. More than 175 race cars split among four classes are expected to be in competition during the two-day event, including racing in Super Late Models, Pro/Crate Late Models, Street Stocks and Compacts.

The 100 lap JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour/Pro Late Model Short Track U.S. Nationals events in 2017, 2018 and 2019 were some very exciting and action-packed events, with a lot of fireworks both on and off the track. Borden, Indiana’s Cole Williams got the win in the inaugural event in 2017. Virginia native Josh Reeves got the win in 2018. Former NASCAR competitor Mike Skinner got the win in last years event. Williams is the only former event winner entered for the 2020 event.

The Pinty’s U.S. Short Track Nationals will be the third event of the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour 2020 Chase for the Championship. 2013 and 2016 series Champion Cody Coughlin, who won the series regular season Points Championship, won the first Chase event at Lebanon I-44 Speedway on September 6th. Two-time ARCA/CRA Super Series Champion Travis Braden won the second Chase event at the Fall Brawl event last Sunday at Lucas Oil Raceway. Coughlin was already locked into the final four drivers who will race for the series Championship on Winchester 400 Weekend, with his win Braden is now the second driver locked into the final four drivers, both are entered for Bristol.

Josh Brock, Chase Burda, Charlie Keeven, Mandy Chick, Zachary Tinkle and Trever McCoy are the other Chase competitors who are all entered for Pinty’s U.S. Short Track Nationals, racing for the final two spots to race for the series Championship at Winchester.

Other top drivers entered include Stephen Nasse, Brandon Oakley, Terry Horak, Mason Keller, Dakota Stroup, and William Skaggs.

The Short Track U.S. Nationals will kick off on Thursday, September 24 with hauler staging and Early Bird pit credentials on sale from 4pm until 7pm.

Pits will open on Friday at 8am starting with hauler parking. Open Practice for all four divisions competing in the Short Track U.S. Nationals will start at 12noon and continue until 7:15pm.

Pits open on Saturday at 9am. Practice begins at 11am with each division receiving one round. Group qualifying for each division will begin at 1:30pm. Racing will start at 4pm with the scheduled Vore’s Compact Touring Series 15 lap C-Feature, followed by the Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks 25 lap B-Feature, the Vore’s Compact Touring Series 20 lap B-Feature, the Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks 50 lap A-Feature, the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour/Pro Late Model Day Racing Products 100, the Vore’s Compact Touring Series 50 lap A-Feature and the Super Late Model 100 lap feature will cap the evening of great racing action. Sunday is the scheduled rain date if needed.

Additional track and event information, including advance ticket sales, can be found at www.BristolMotorSpeedway.com.

Additional event information and information on all the CRA Series is available at www.cra-racing.com.

By Glenn Luckett

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