Howe CRA Late Model Sportsman at
Angola Motor Speedway this Saturday
Fans Can Get Into Track At Cost of $20 Per Carload
Series PR Report
The Howe CRA Late Model Sportsman Series will return to action this Saturday in the ProFab 75 Presented by Ingledue Construction at Angola Motor Speedway. Saturday night will be ProFab “Pack the House Night” at Angola Motor Speedway with a special admission price of $20 a carload. The first 500 fans will receive a free seat cushion.
Saturday’s race will be the third Howe CRA Late Model Sportsman Series event held at Angola Motor Speedway. Last year Steve Minich Jr. took the lead on lap 46 then had to hold off hardcharging Tony Dager to get the win. Billy Hutson finished in third, Lou Stremme in fourth and Rick Rinehart in fifth.
Keith Sterkowitz comes into Saturday’s event as the series point’s leader after getting his first ever series victory in the series season opener at Plymouth Speedway on April 11th. The 2006 Howe CRA Late Model Sportsman Series Champion has a four-point lead over Derrick Griffin, the All-Star Performance Fast Qualifier at Plymouth. Plymouth runner-up Joe Beaver is in third place, five points behind Griffin. Ft. Wayne native Al Cook Jr. is in fourth place, three points behind Beaver. Last season’s rookie of the year Steve Stacy is in fifth place, four points behind Cook Jr.
In all there were 34 cars on hand for the series season opener including several new names that will be running for rookie of the year honors this season including Michigan’s Bill Hartman and Ryan Schnabel, Ohio’s Howard Kelly Jr. and Bill Griffith, Southern Indiana native Brett Robinson and Angola’s own David Campbell. Angola native Kale Asztalos, who led the first 45 laps of last year’s event, is excepted to make his 2010 series debut Saturday. Spencerville native Tony Dager has built a new car to compete in selected events with the series this season including this Saturday’s event.
There will be an open practice on Friday night from 5 to 8pm. Pit gates will open on Saturday at 1pm. Practice will begin at 3pm with qualifying at 5pm. The race program will begin at 7pm and will include the ProFab 75 Presented by Ingledue Construction for the Howe CRA Late Model Sportsman Series. Also racing that night will be Angola’s Modifieds, Mini Stocks and FWD’s. More information on Angola Motor Speedway is available at www.angolamotorspeedway.com. More information on the Howe CRA Late Model Sportsman Series is available at www.craracing.net.