Champion Racing Association

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Champion Racing Association
Champion Racing Association logo.png
Sport Stock car racing
Jurisdiction USA
Founded 1997
Headquarters Salem, Indiana
Official website
United States
2006 CRA Super Series racecar #68

Champion Racing Association (CRA) is an auto racing sanctioning body in the United States founded in 1997 by Glenn Luckett and R. J. Scott. All CRA cars must use Hoosier Racing Tires.

CRA-sanctioned series[edit]

Super Series[edit]

Main article: CRA Super Series

The "CRA Super Series" is the principal race of the Champion Racing Association. It was formerly known as the Kendall Late Model Series and the Sunoco Super Series. The series utilizes late model stock cars similar to those used by NASCAR. Regulations on engine and body are NASCAR legal. Like NASCAR, the car body designs are based on the Chevrolet SS, Dodge Charger, Ford Fusion, and the Toyota Camry. The most recent series champion was Johnny VanDoorn in 2012.

JEGS All Stars Tour[edit]

Champion Racing Association purchased the Michigan based Super Pro Series and Began in 2011, the JEGS All Stars Tour utilizes late model stock cars much the same as the CRA Super Series with the main difference being the mandated use of crate type racing engines. The crate engine rule is meant to reduce the costs of the engines to the competitors. The crate engines are built by the automobile manufacturers themselves, such as General Motors and Ford. The most recent series champion was Daniel Hemric in 2012.

Late Model Sportsman Series[edit]

The most recent series champion was KC Spillers in 2012.

Street Stock Series[edit]

The "Street Stock Series" is the secondary series of the Champion Racing Association. The most recent series champion was Jimmy Kirby in 2012.

Past series[edit]

Vore's FWD Compacts Series[edit]

The most recent series champion was Jeff Shelmadine in 2011. In late 2011 however, Champion Racing Association disbanded its promotion of the Compacts, and this division is now promoted by series sponsor Vore's Welding.

CRA tracks[edit]

Track Name Location Length
Anderson Speedway Anderson, Indiana .250 mile
Angola Motor Speedway Angola, Indiana .375 mile
Baer Field Speedway Fort Wayne, Indiana .500 mile
Berlin Raceway Marne, Michigan .438 mile
Columbus Motor Speedway Columbus, Ohio .333 mile
Illiana Motor Speedway Schererville, Indiana .500 mile
Music City Motorplex Nashville, Tennessee .625 mile
O'Reilly Raceway Park Clermont, Indiana .686 mile
Plymouth Speedway Plymouth, Indiana .375 mile
Shady Bowl Speedway De Graff, Ohio .300 mile
Toledo Speedway Toledo, Ohio .500 mile
Winchester Speedway Winchester, Indiana .500 mile
Lanier National Speedway Braselton, Georgia .375 mile
Mount Lawn Speedway New Castle, Indiana .300 mile
Monroe Motor Speedway Monroe, Louisiana .375 mile
Salem Speedway Salem, Indiana .555 mile
South Alabama Speedway Opp, Alabama .400 mile
Watermellon Capital Speedway Cordele, Georgia .375 mile

Notable drivers[edit]

External links[edit]