CRA to Sanction Rowdy Busch 125 at Berlin Raceway
Cup Star To Take Center Stage at Track on June 10th
CAR Super Series PR Report
Champion Racing Association officials are pleased to announce that Berlin Raceway officials have agreed to bring in the CRA Super Series to sanction their previously announced Rowdy Busch 125 template late model event on Wednesday, June 10th featuring NASCAR star Kyle Busch. The event will be a CRA Super Series non-points 125 lap special event that has been added to the series 2009 schedule. The event will pay $4000 to win and $500 to start.
“We look forward to working with CRA on this event,” remarked Michael Blackmer, the Promoter of Berlin Raceway. “The CRA events at Berlin in the past have been great races. The Rowdy Busch 125 will be another great show with NASCAR star Kyle Busch competing against some of the best CRA drivers and the great group of local talent that always comes out to compete in these types of events!”
“We are very happy to add a high profile event like this to our 2009 schedule,” remarked R.J. Scott, Managing Partner of CRA. “Berlin has such a great racing history and some of the best race fans in the country. We always look forward to our events at Berlin, the local talent that comes out for those events is always amazing. Some of our best series races have been at Berlin!”
Kyle Busch got his first CRA Super Series victory in January at the SpeedFest 2009 event at Lanier National Speedway. Busch finished second to David Stremme in the 37th Annual Winchester 400 in October at Winchester Speedway. The Kyle Busch Motorsports team will compete in several more CRA events during the season with Kyle Busch behind the wheel in the All American 150 on May 3rd at the Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville, on June 16th in the Redbud 300 at Anderson Speedway and on October 18th at the 38th Annual Winchester 400 at Winchester Speedway. Ryan Lawler will drive the teams CRA late model in several other events during the 2009 season.
The Rowdy Busch 125 Presented By Auto Body Xperts CARSTAR will be the eighth CRA Super Series event held at Berlin Raceway. 10-time Berlin Raceway Champion Fred Campbell has won three of those events, the most of any driver. His son Brian Campbell won the Boyne at Berlin 125 last October. Other CRA winners at Berlin include three time series Champion Scott Hantz, former Berlin Champion Ross Meeuwsen and Tim Curry. The CRA Super Series will return to Berlin Raceway on August 8th for a 125-lap ints event.
More information on the Rowdy Busch 125 Presented By Auto Body Xperts CARSTAR will be available at www.berlinraceway.com. More information on the CRA Super Series is available at www.craracing.net.
Kyle Busch knows a few things about Super Late Models already - he won Speedfest 2009 earlier this season. (Jamie WIlliams Photo)