CRA: Illiana: Stash Kullman Showdown award preview

THE WINNER OF THE STASH KULLMAN CHICAGOLAND SHOWDOWN BONUS TO BE DETERMINED SATURDAY NIGHT AT ILLIANA MOTOR SPEEDWAY Salem, IN (June 22, 2005) -- The winner of the Stash Kullman Chicagoland Showdown Bonus will be determined this Saturday...

THE WINNER OF THE STASH KULLMAN CHICAGOLAND SHOWDOWN BONUS TO BE DETERMINED SATURDAY NIGHT AT ILLIANA MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Salem, IN (June 22, 2005) -- The winner of the Stash Kullman Chicagoland Showdown Bonus will be determined this Saturday night at Illiana Motor Speedway in the CRA Super Series 4th Annual Elmer Musgrave Memorial 100 Presented By Texas Corral. The first round of the bonus was the 7th Annual Rod Baker Ford George Appleton Memorial 125 held on June 12th at Grundy County Speedway. Drivers were awarded points based on qualifying and there finish in the event, and will be awarded points in the same manner on Saturday night. The driver with the most overall points between the two events will be the winner of the Stash Kullman Chicagoland Showdown Bonus and will receive $2,500. The second highest in points will receive $1,500, and the third place driver will receive a $1,000 bonus.

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin native Ryan Mathews was the point's leader after the first event. Mathews came away with 46 points after being the events Fast Qualifier and finishing in third place. Pardeeville, Wisconsin native Nathan Haseleu is currently in second with 45 points after being the events third fastest qualifier and finishing second in the event. Wausau, Wisconsin native Jeremy Lepak is currently tied for third with Brett Sontag with 43 points apiece. Lepak was the winner of the 7th Annual Rod Baker Ford George Appleton Memorial 125.

Mathews, Haseleu, and Lepak are all pre-entered for this Saturday's event. Fifth place in points with 38 is Dave Weltmeyer and sixth in points with 36 is Eddie Hoffman, both these drivers are also pre-entered for Saturday's event at Illiana Motor Speedway. Ninth in points with 34 is Boris Jurkovic, the current leader in Finishline Fabricating/Cometic Gasket Rookie Of The Year points and in tenth with 33 points is current CRA Super Series Co-Points Leader Scott Hantz, both of these drivers are also pre-entered for Saturday's event. All seven drivers pre-entered for Saturday's event are still all in contention for the top three bonus paying positions.

Pit gates open for the 4th Annual Elmer Musgrave Memorial 100 Presented By Texas Corral at 1PM. Practice will begin at 3:30PM with qualifying at 5:30PM. There will be a 20-minute autograph session beginning at 6:25PM. The night's race program will begin at 7PM and will include the 4th Annual Elmer Musgrave Memorial 100 Presented By Texas Corral for the CRA Super Series Presented By Spray Power. The top three finishers of the Stash Kullman Chicagoland Showdown Bonus will be honored immediately following the Elmer Musgrave Memorial event. Go to www.craracing.net for more information.

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Series Stock car
Drivers Brett Sontag , Ryan Mathews