McCARTER AND SKINNER TO BATTLE FOR CRUSA WINTER SHOOTOUT TITLE

McCARTER AND SKINNER TO BATTLE FOR CRUSA WINTER SHOOTOUT TITLE

              ADAIRSVILLE, GA – The $5,000-to-win 3rd Annual Cochran Clash will be the Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series Winter Shootout finale this Sunday at Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, GA.  Just two points separate Pierce McCarter of Gatlinburg, TN and Cruz Skinner of Oxford, AL in the battle for the 2020 Winter Shootout Championship.

 

              McCarter leads the Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Winter Shootout Series point standings with 440 points.  In six starts, McCarter has one top five finish and two top ten finishes driving the Parkway Liquor Store Longhorn.  Skinner is second in the points chase with 438 points after one top five finish in six races driving the Skinner’s Body Shop Rocket.

 

              The Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Winter Shootout Series has been contested at seven of the most prestigious dirt late model events, averaging 43 cars at each event piloted by a total of 106 of the top Dirt Late Model drivers from 17 different states. 

 

The 3rd Annual Winter Shootout events have taken place at the 29th Annual Ice Bowl at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL, the Inaugural Sunshine Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park in DeLeon Springs, FL, the 44th Annual East Bay Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, FL, and this Sunday’s finale, the 3td Annual Cochran Clash at Cochran Motor Speedway.

 

In the first six Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series Winter Shootout events, Kyle Bronson of Tampa, FL has three wins, while two-time Winter Shootout Champion Jimmy Elliott of Cleveland, TN has one win, Keith Nosbisch of Valrico, FL has one win, and Devin Dixon of Apollo Beach, FL has one win.

 

              Cochran Motor Speedway will host an Open Practice Session on Friday night.  The gates open at 5 p.m. with practice from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.  On Sunday, the pit gate opens at 12 Noon with Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series Pre-Race Registration and Technical Inspection from 12 Noon to 2 p.m.  The Drivers Meeting is scheduled for 2 p.m. with racing to follow.

 

              With Corona Virus precautions now being an important part of society, Cochran Motor Speedway officials will have hand sanitation stations set up throughout the pit area and grandstand area.  Track personnel, Series Officials, and Patrons coming to Cochran Motor Speedway this weekend are encouraged to keep their hands sanitized and avoid any physical contact like shaking hands.

 

Cochran Motor Speedway is located at 241 Jim Wimberly Road, Cochran, GA  31014.  For more information call 478-456-4036, or visit the track web site at www.cochranspeedway.com.  You can also Like them on Facebook at Cochran Motor Speedway.

 

              The economical Aluminum Head, Steel Block, Chevrolet Performance 604 Circle Track Engine is the engine of choice for the Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series competitors.  The Chevrolet Performance 604 Engine is in stock and available for free next day delivery from Newsome Raceway Parts in Hartsville, SC. 

 

Newsome Raceway Parts gives a portion of the sales from each Chevrolet Performance Circle Track Engine sold back to the Crate Racin’ USA Point Funds in four different Divisions.  Each economical Chevrolet Performance Circle Track Engine is built and sealed at the factory to prevent any expensive modifications. 

 

As a part of their March Madness sale, Newsome Raceway Parts will give a $200 Gift Card for each Chevrolet Performance Circle Track Engine sold through March 31, 2020.  To place an order call 1-877-497-3624.

 

For more information and rules about the Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series, visit the series web site atwww.crateracinusa.com, or visit the series on Facebook at Durrence Layne Racing.  You can follow us on Twitter @DurrenceLayneRacing. 

 

 

Newsome Raceway Parts, a Division of Raceway Chevrolet in Hartsville, SC, is the Title Sponsor of Crate Racin’ USA.  Chevrolet Performance Parts is an Official Sponsor of Crate Racin’ USA.  Hoosier Racing Tire is the Official Tire Sponsor of Crate Racin’ USA.  VP Racing Fuel is the Official Race Fuel and Lubricant of Crate Racin’ USA.  Knowles Race Parts and Bodies is the Official Parts Supplier for Crate Racin’ USA.  David Smith Carburetors is the Official Carburetor of Crate Racin’ USA.  Fullmoon Graphics is the Official Wrap, Banner, and Sign Company of Crate Racin’ USA.  Crate Racin’ USA 2020 Chassis Sponsors are Warrior Race Cars, Rocket Chassis, GRT Race Cars, and CVR Race Cars.