The Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series will make its first-ever visit to Mountain View Raceway in Spring City this Saturday night for Round 4 of the 2020 National Touring season. The $3,000-to-win $300-to-start main event will run for 50-laps around the newly renovated ¼-mile high-banked clay oval.
The top drivers from six different states are ready to do battle, led by the Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series National point leader Cody Overton of Grovetown, Georgia. Overton also leads the Cruise With The Champions Rookie of the Year point standings, and he has one win this season.
Cruz Skinner of Oxford, Alabama, is second in the national points chase with one win this season. Skinner is in his sophomore season with the Newsome Raceway Parts Late Model Tour and was the 2019 Cruise With The Champions Rookie of the Year after finishing second overall in series points. Skinner is also a former VP Racing Fuels Young Guns Challenge Series Champion.
Parker Martin of Milledgeville, Georgia, is third in the National point standings, and the 15-year-old driver leads the VP Racing Fuels Young Guns Challenge Series point standings. The VP Racing Fuels Young Guns Challenge Series has a separate point fund for drivers 18 years of age and younger.
Wil Herrington of Hawkinsville, Georgia, is fourth in the National standings and has one win this season. Jody Knowles of Tyrone, Georgia, is fifth in the points chase with a pair of top five finishes. The sixth through 10th-place drivers in National points also expected this Saturday night are Corey Dunn of Milledgeville, Georgia, T.J. Brittain of Centre, Alabama, Trynt Lloyd of Jacksonville, Florida, Marcus Minga of Shannon, Mississippi, and Troy Dixon of Dallas, Georgia.
Other Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA regulars expected are Ryan Boudreaux of Harvey, Louisiana, and Ahnna Parkhurst of Evans, Georgia. Other travelers expected to make the trip to Mountain View Raceway this Saturday night are Jason Markewitz of Killen, Alabama, Ashley Newman of Ripley along with the father-son team of Ronnie Cooper and Matt Cooper of McKenzie and Jake Rainey of Hiram, Georgia.
Among the local favorites expected to defend their home turf are Barry Goodman of Spring City, Tennessee, Ethan Hunter of Harrison, Tennessee, John Ownbey of Cleveland, Tennessee, Ruben Mayfield of Lenoir City, Tennessee, Drew Kennedy of Lansing, Tennessee, two-time Crate Racin’ USA Winter Shootout Champion Jimmy Elliott of Cleveland, Tennessee, Jake Teague of Oliver Springs, Tennessee, and Forrest Trent, of Talbott, Tennessee.
The Pit Gate at Mountain View Raceway opens at 5 p.m. with Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series Pre-Race Registration and Technical Inspection from 5-6:45 p.m. The Drivers Meeting is set for 6:45 p.m. and on track action is scheduled for 7:15 p.m.
Mountain View Raceway is located at 20626 Rhea County Highway (U.S. Highway 27), just south of Spring City. For more information call 423-507-2619, or visit the track web site at www.mountainviewraceway.com. You can also Like their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/mountainviewraceway/.
The economical Aluminum Head, Steel Block, Chevrolet Performance 604 Circle Track Engine is the engine of choice for the Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series competitors. The Chevrolet Performance 604 Engine is in stock and available for free next day delivery from Newsome Raceway Parts in Hartsville, South Carolina.
Newsome Raceway Parts gives a portion of the sales from each Chevrolet Performance Circle Track Engine sold back to the Crate Racin’ USA Point Funds in four different Divisions. Each economical Chevrolet Performance Circle Track Engine is built and sealed at the factory to prevent any expensive modifications. To place an order call 1-877-497-3624.
For more information and rules about the Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series, visit the series web site at www.crateracinusa.com, or visit the series on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CrateRacinUSA/. You can follow us on Twitter @CrateRacinUSALM, and at Instagram at crateracinusa.
Newsome Raceway Parts, a Division of Raceway Chevrolet in Hartsville, South Carolina, is the Title Sponsor of Crate Racin’ USA. Chevrolet Performance Parts is an Official Sponsor of Crate Racin’ USA. Hoosier Racing Tire is the Official Tire Sponsor of Crate Racin’ USA. VP Racing Fuel is the Official Race Fuel and Lubricant of Crate Racin’ USA. Knowles Race Parts and Bodies is the Official Parts Supplier for Crate Racin’ USA. Willy’s Carburetors is the Official Carburetor of Crate Racin’ USA. Fullmoon Graphics is the Official Wrap, Banner, and Sign Company of Crate Racin’ USA. Crate Racin’ USA 2020 Chassis Sponsors are Warrior Race Cars, Rocket Chassis, GRT Race Cars and CVR Race Cars.