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Scott Hantz Leads The Scott Performance Wire Six State Challenge Heading Into Sunday's Chicago International Trucks 200 at Rockford Speedway Salem, IN (September 19, 2006) -- CRA Super Series veteran racer Scott Hantz leads the Scott ...

Scott Hantz Leads The Scott Performance Wire Six State Challenge Heading Into Sunday's Chicago International Trucks 200 at Rockford Speedway

Salem, IN (September 19, 2006) -- CRA Super Series veteran racer Scott Hantz leads the Scott Performance Wire Six State Challenge standings, an award program based upon six selected CRA Super Series points events in the six states the series had points events in 2006, heading into Sunday's Chicago International Trucks 200 at the 41st Annual National Short Track Championships At Rockford Speedway.

The Scott Performance Wire Six State Challenge began with the All American 150 CRA Super Series season opening event at the Music City Motorplex at the Fairgrounds in Nashville, Tennessee on March 18th. The second event was the Berlin 125 At Berlin Raceway in Marne, Michigan. The third event was Saturday, July 29th at New Paris Speedway in New Paris, Indiana. The fourth event was on August 11th at Toledo Speedway in Toledo, Ohio were Scott Hantz got his first victory of the 2006 season. The fifth event was scheduled for August 19th at I-70 Speedway in Odessa, Missouri, but that event was canceled because of weather. Sunday's Chicago International Trucks 200 at the 41st Annual National Short Track Championships At Rockford Speedway will be the final event and will determine the Scott Performance Wire Six State Challenge winner.

Hantz goes into Sunday's event with 382 points earned in the first four events which gives him a 25 point lead over second place JR Roahrig who has 357 earned points. Hantz is also the current leader in CRA Super Series Championship points with just two points events left in the 2006 season. Tommy St. John, who is currently second in CRA Super Series Championship points, is in third in the Scott Performance Wire Six State Challenge points with 342. Jack Landis is in fourth with 340 points, but is not entered for Sunday's event. Eddie Van Meter is in fifth with 334 points and is entered for Sunday's event.

The Scott Performance Wire Six State Challenge will pay the driver who gets the most series points in the six events a $600 bonus and a set of Scott Performance Wires. The second place driver in the Scott Performance Wire Tri-State Challenge will receive a $400 bonus. The third place driver in the Scott Performance Wire Tri-State Challenge will receive a $200 bonus. Scott Performance Wire will also award the 2006 CRA Super Series Champion with a set of Scott Performance Wires and an additional set of Scott Performance Wires that will be given away by random draw of the top fifteen teams in final series points at the 2006 series awards banquet.

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