Jay Niewiek to Compete for CRA Super Series RoY Honors
16-Year-Old Steps Up From Legends Cars and Pennzoil Cup
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16-year-old Jay Niewiek, with Jay Niewiek Motorsports, has announced that he will compete with the CRA Super Series in 2010 with the goal of being the 2010 Perfect Circle Racecars Rookie of the Year. The Cutlerville, Michigan native recently purchased a template late model from 2002 CRA Super Series Rookie of the Year Andy Ponstein. The Ford bodied car has a Perfect Circle Racecars Chassis with a McGunegill Engine Performance Sealed Motor.
Niewiek finished second in the Pennzoil Cup Series points to veteran Michigan driver Dave Sensiba in the Area Racing Grand Rapids 2009 season, which just recently concluded. Niewiek has also raced in Legend Cars for Bishop Performance out of the Detroit area. This will be his first experience in a full size racecar, but he will have plenty of experience helping him this season including former ASA legend Bob Senneker and veteran Michigan racer Tom Blouw. The team will utilize the Bluebird’s number 84 on their car this season.
Niewiek is a junior at South Christian High School in Cutlerville were he must maintain an A or B average to keep racing per his mother. Sponsors for Jay Niewiek Motorsports for the 2010 season include Cordes Trucking out of Byron Center, Michigan. Also Ford with rotating dealer’s names on the car from the area of each series race. Also Coca-Cola recently signed on as a sponsor.