ADAIRSVILLE, Ga. – All four Crate Racin’ USA Divisions will be featured this week in the 29th annual Ice Bowl at the Talladega Short Track.
The Late Model, Street Stock, Late Model Sportsman and Modified Sportsman divisions will be in action this Thursday through Sunday to begin the season. Super Late Models, not sanctioned by Crate Racin’ USA, will headline the Ice Bowl on Sunday.
All four divisions will have an open practice on Thursday and Friday. All four divisions will qualify and run heat races on Saturday, and run B-Main races and main events on Sunday. Pre-race registration opens Thursday morning and technical inspection will begin on Friday at 11 a.m.
The Ice Bowl will mark the beginning of the 16th consecutive season for Crate Racin’ USA. The $3,000-to-win Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series portion of the Ice Bowl will be the first of nine races during the third annual Crate Racin’ USA Winter Shootout Series.
Jimmy Elliott is the defending Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series Ice Bowl champion, and will be looking for his third consecutive Crate Racin’ USA Winter Shootout Series Championship.
The Crate Racin’ USA Street Stock Division will compete for $2,500-to-win, the Crate Racin’ USA Late Model Sportsman 602 division will race for $1,500-to-win, and the Modified Sportsman Division will compete for $1,000-to-win.
On Thursday, the pit gate and registration opens at 9 a.m., and open practice will be from Noon to Dusk. On Friday, the pit gate opens at 9 a.m. with technical inspection beginning at 11 a.m., and open practice will be from Noon until 4:30 p.m. All competitors must be registered before their race cars can come through tech.
On Saturday, the pit gate opens at 8 a.m., with the drivers meeting set for 9:30 a.m. and hot laps are scheduled for 10 a.m., with racing to follow. On Sunday, the pit gate opens at 9 a.m., with the drivers meeting set for 11 a.m., opening ceremonies begin at 11:30 a.m., and racing is scheduled for Noon.