SALEM, Ind. – The list of entries to date for the upcoming Stoops Freightliner Redbud 300 at Anderson Speedway this Saturday continue to grow as 2011 inaugural JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour champion Erik Jones is now entered and will be crew chiefed by two time CRA Championship winner Scott Neal.
Jones scored huge super late model wins in 2011 at New Smyrna Speedway and then beat Kyle Busch to win last December’s Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway.
For 2013 Jones is running a limited NASCAR Camping World Truck schedule with Kyle Busch Motorsports were he got a huge second place finish this past Saturday night at Iowa Speedway. Jones was chasing down eventual winner Timothy Peters, but had to settle for second, his best finish to date with NASCAR.
Jones is also making selected ARCA Racing Series starts as well as racing in super late model events when time allows. Jones will also compete in Friday night’s JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour event at Anderson in the Scott Neal Racing No. 77 car.
Several other CRA competitors have now submitted entries for the Stoops Freightliner Redbud 300 including Ohio racers Nick Gullatta and Jason Dietsch, Indiana natives Tommy Cook and Brett Robinson and Wisconsin racer Robert Maynor. Cook will also being doing double duty by competing in Friday night’s JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour event.
The Stoops Freightliner Redbud 300 weekend will begin with an open practice on Thursday. Pits will open at 4 p.m. with practice going from 5 to 8 p.m. On Friday pits will open at Noon. There will be an open practice for the Redbud 300 cars only from 1:30 until 3:30 p.m. Practice for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance and the Top Speed Fabrication CRA Late Model Sportsman will begin at 4:30 p.m., with qualifying at 6:15 p.m..
Friday night’s race program will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will include the Anderson 100 Presented by JEGS.com for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance and the $1,500 to win PGG 75 Presented by Norrick Petroleum and Motion Motors for the Top Speed Fabrication CRA Late Model Sportsman and Anderson Speedway McGunegill Engine Performance Late Models.
Pits open on Saturday at 10 a.m. There will be a two hour practice for the ARCA/CRA Super Series cars from 1 to 3 p.m., with EDCO Welding qualifying for the Redbud 300 beginning at 4:15 p.m. There will be an on track autograph session with all the drivers starting at 6 p.m. The green flag for the Stoops Freightliner Redbud 300 will wave at 7:30 p.m.