Kyle Busch to Defend SpeedFest Title
in January at Lanier National Speedway
Snowball Derby Winner Looks Ahead to 2010 SLM Season
CRA Super Series Release
SpeedFest 2009 winner Kyle Busch has announced that he will return to defend that title at SpeedFest 2010 on January 31st at Lanier National Speedway. The NASCAR competitor, who just won the Snowball Derby on December 6th at Five Flags Speedway, was also victorious in his late model this past season in the RedBud 300 on July 27th at Anderson Speedway and the Winchester 400 on October 18th at Winchester Speedway. Busch will compete in both the CRA Super Series sanctioned SpeedFest 250 and the 150 lap Pro Late Model event at SpeedFest 2010.
The CRA portion of SpeedFest 2010 will be 250 laps with a break at lap 125 for teams to work on their cars and change tires. It will be an eight tire event. The leader at lap 125 will receive a $2000 bonus, the second place driver $1000, third place will receive $750, fourth place $500 and fifth place $250. The halfway leader will then draw for an invert for the start of the second half, the invert could be a three to a possible six. The winner of the event will receive $8000. The 150 lap Pro Late Model event will pay $3000 to win. There will be a $10,000 bonus if a driver can win both events!
There will be an open practice on Friday, January 29th. Practice and qualifying will take place on Saturday, January 30th. The late model feature events will be ran on Sunday, January 31st in the afternoon. More information on the event and information on the Pro Late Model race are available at www.lanierspeedway.com. More information on the CRA Super Series and entry forms for the CRA portion of SpeedFest 2010 is available at www.craracing.net.
Kyle Busch will be back at SpeedFest in January. (Jamie Williams Photo)