CRA Street Stocks And CRA Sportsman To Compete In Big Memorial Day Event At Mt. Lawn Speedway Salem, IN (May 25, 2006) -- The CRA Street Stocks and CRA Sportsman Series will both be in action on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29th at Mt. Lawn...
CRA Street Stocks And CRA Sportsman To Compete In Big Memorial Day Event At Mt. Lawn Speedway
Salem, IN (May 25, 2006) -- The CRA Street Stocks and CRA Sportsman Series will both be in action on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29th at Mt. Lawn Speedway located in New Castle, Indiana. The MAX 93.5/96.7 FM Memorial Day 300 will feature racing action in the Motion Motors 100 for the CRA Street Stocks, the Stacks Pancake House 50 for the CRA Sportsman, the N.C. Eagles Lodge 50 for ThunderMini cars and the Goodwin Brothers 100, $1000 to win event for Thunder Cars. Mt. Lawn Speedway is a unique and challenging racetrack that will provide exciting racing action in all four divisions competing on Monday afternoon.
Noblesville, Indiana's Joe Beaver takes over the CRA Street Stocks points lead going into Monday's event. Beaver had three straight third place finishes to open the season, then finished second this past Sunday at Baer Field Speedway to open a 7 point lead over early points leader Rich Boyer of Anderson, Indiana, winner of the season opening 250 lap event at Anderson Speedway. Owensboro, Kentucky native Beau Mitchell is currently in third, 41 points behind Beaver. Mitchell won two straight events at Winchester Speedway, but DNF's in the season opener at Anderson Speedway and last Sunday at Baer Field Speedway have given Beaver and Boyer a substantial points lead over Mitchell.
Greensboro, Indiana's Chuck Cook is currently in fourth in points 51 behind Beaver, while new Castle, Indiana native Brian Hopkins is fifth 56 points behind Beaver. Hopkins won this past weekend's event at Baer Field Speedway after an exciting battle with Beaver. Bubba Trinkle is currently sixth in points, Mike Riddle Jr. in seventh, Dennis Moser in eighth, John Heck in ninth and Eric Evans in tenth, all are expected to compete in Monday's race. Other top driver s expected to compete in the Motion Motors 100 are CRA Super Series 2005 Champion Jeff Lane, Calvin Parham, Johnny Magee, Bret Miles Jr.,
Cedar Lake, Indiana native Keith Sterkowitz takes over the CRA Sportsman points lead after Sunday's event at Baer Field Speedway. Scott Hinshaw, a regular competitor in the Mt. Lawn Speedway Late Model division is in second 12 points behind Sterkowitz. Terry Fisher Jr. moves up to third in points after getting the win at this past Sunday's event, 15 points behind Sterkowitz. Joe Beaver sets in fourth while Al Cook Jr., winner of the series season opener at Anderson Speedway drops to fifth place after a DNF in Sunday's event. Tim Bennett's #14 truck is in sixth place with drivers Terry Burton and Josh Burton. Scott Runion, another Mt. Lawn Speedway regular, is in seventh, Zach Hulvey is in eighth, Bob Lemen in ninth and Rick Tackman Jr. in tenth, all the top ten drivers are expected to compete in Monday's event.
Pit gates will open for the MAX 93.5/96.7 FM Memorial Day 300 at Mt. Lawn Speedway at 8am, spectator gates open and practice will begin at 10am, qualifying at 12:30pm, the racing action will begin at 2pm.