John Long to Compete for CRA
Super Series Rookie of the Year Honors
Michigan Driver Ran Limited Schedule in 2009
Series PR Report
Niles, Michigan racer John Long has announced that he will compete full time with the CRA Super Series in 2010 with the goal of winning the 2010 CRA Super Series Rookie of the Year Award. Long competed in five series events in 2009, three point events and two non-point events, with a best finish of eighth at the September Baer Field Speedway event. He also raced with the series at Plymouth Speedway, Toledo Speedway, Berlin Raceway and in the North/South Shootout at Concord Speedway.
In 2008 Long competed in two CRA Super Series events at Plymouth and Toledo. Long has also raced an Outlaw Super Late Model the past several seasons, he won the 2007 Summer Sizzler at New Paris Speedway which paid $20,000 to win, he finished 10th in that race this past August, CRA’s Scott Hantz got the win. Long is also a former competitor in the USA Modified Series were he went to victory lane at Toledo Speedway in 2008 and finished 14th in season points that year. Long was a Street Stock Rookie of the Year and Most Improved Driver Award winner at New Paris Speedway earlier in his racing career and was a Rookie of the Year in their Outlaw Super Late Model division.
Long competed in the 44th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing during Speed Weeks earlier this month at New Smyrna Speedway. He finished 10th in points for the week in the Super Late Model Division before a hard crash destroyed his racecar on the final night of racing. Long has ordered a Perfect Circle Racecars Chassis that he will compete with in the CRA Super Series in 2010. John currently has a web site under construction at www.johnlong32.com.