SALEM, Ind. – Champion Racing Ass’n Powered by JEGS officials have announced the second group of early entries that have arrived for SpeedFest 2014, which will be held on Jan. 25-26 at Watermelon Capital Speedway located in Cordele, Ga.
As is tradition, this event is held the weekend prior to the Super Bowl every year.
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series competitor Johnny Sauter tops the second group of early entries to date for the 200 lap ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS event with SpeedFest 2014. The former Wisconsin late model competitor has raced in all three of NASCAR’s upper levels, but has been primarily in the Truck Series the past five years.
Last season Sauter picked up three victories including the season opener at Daytona and finished fourth in series points. At last year’s SpeedFest Sauter was the Fast Qualifier and looked to be the car to beat for the win when clutch problem sidelined him on lap 101.
Also now entered for the 200 lap ARCA/CRA Super Series SpeedFest 2014 event are North Carolina late model standout Jeff Fultz, Georgia teenager Spencer Davis, Illinois teenager Jake Griffin, ARCA/CRA Super Series regular Brandon Oakley from Ohio and veteran Joe Ross from Missouri. They join the likes of David Ragan, John Hunter Nemechek, Donnie Wilson, Hunter Robbins, Anderson Bowen, Dalton Grindle and Brady Boswell on that events early entry list.
Topping the list of the second group of entries for the 125 lap JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance event with SpeedFest 2014 is Memphis JEGS Tour winner Justin South from Alabama, Michigan Outlaw Late Model Standout Terry Senneker Jr. in an Andy Ponstein owned machine, as well as Tennessee natives T.W. Fisher and Justin Ashburn. They join the likes of Nemechek, Robbins, Grindle, Harrison Burton, Hunter Baize, JJ Haley and Amber Slagle on that events early entry list.
Additional entries for both events are expected to continue to arrive in the weeks leading up to the event.