CRA Super Series to Be Part of 33rd Annual "Rattler 250"  By CRA PR
Series to Support South Alabama Speedway Officials in areas of Race Control, Procedures, Scoring & Tech

Officials from Champion Racing Association (CRA) and John Dykes, owner of South Alabama Speedway, recently announced that CRA officials will be providing support in the areas of race control, procedures, scoring and technical inspection for the 33rd Annual "Rattler 250" March 6-8, 2009.

The Speedway is making it possible for one Super Late Model driver to take home over $25,000 in cash and prizes if 50 Super Late Models are part of racing that weekend.  Drivers are encouraged to register their intent to race in the event on-line at as soon as possible.  To ensure speedy responses from the teams, Speedway officials announced that qualifying order will be the reverse order that entries are received, thus, the sooner teams enter, the later they will be in the qualifying order.

The "Rattler 250" has a long history of great drivers and great winners, with a past champions list that includes Dave Mader, Ronnie Sanders (only 3 time winner), the late Charlie Bradberry, Jason Hogan, Augie Grill and 2008 Winner Grant Enfinger.

If 50 cars enter and attempt to make the race, track officials are posting a great purse of $20,000-to-Win, plus bonuses.  Another $2500 in lap money has been posted as well as a $1500 "Fast Qualifier and Win Bonus," a $1500 "Start from the Rear and Win Bonus," a $1500 ARP Bodies Certificate (Package "A" Body) for the winner, $250 Cash and a $500 Certificate from ARP Bodies for Fast Qualifier, $250 Halfway Leader Bonus, plus other awards to still be announced.

The "Rattler 250" will use Derby technical rules for the Super Late Models, which are very much in line with CRA Super Series rules.  Ricky Brooks will serve as Chief Technical Inspector for the race, with CRA Chief Technical Inspector Eddie Chew to serve in a support role for Brooks.  For more information about Rattler 250 weekend be sure to visit, For more information on CRA visit

Snakes and South Alabama Super Late Models are in the CRA's future it appears.