CRA Adds Events At Watermelon Capital


SALEM, Ind. – Champion Racing Ass’n has added a pair of Southern races to its 2012 schedule at Watermelon Capital Speedway, located in Cordele, Ga., the site of the very successful SpeedFest 2012 event that was held this past January.

The event will take place on Oct. 26-27. The ARCA/CRA Super Series will have a $5,000-to-win, 100-lap South and National Championship points event. The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by GM Performance Parts will have a $3,000-to-win, 100 lap non-points event. The full schedule of events for the weekend will be announced at a later date.

CRA and the management of Watermelon Capital Speedway have also announced that SpeedFest 2013 will also return to Watermelon Capital Speedway Jan. 26-27, 2013, the traditional weekend that this event has been held on since the 2005 season.

Last year’s event was a huge success with a great crowd on hand in perfect weather conditions with some of the best late model racers in the country along with NASCAR Stars Kyle Busch, David Ragan and Johnny Sauter.

Chase Elliott won the exciting Rheem 150 for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by GM Performance Parts while Busch won his third ARCA/CRA Super Series SpeedFest feature event over Bubba Pollard and hometown hero David Ragan.