Salem, IN (November 9, 2011) – Champion Racing Association has announced that the 2011 Champion Racing Association Awards Banquet will be held this year at the Fishers Banquet Center at 9775 North by Northwest Blvd., in Fishers, Indiana. Champion Racing Association is also announcing a new format for their Awards Banquet, for the first time ever the banquet will be split into two days with separate divisions honored on each day. On Friday, January 13 th , the top ten finishers in points with the Sullivan RV Late Model Sportsman, EDCO Welding CRA Street Stocks and Vore’s Welding & Steel CRA FWD Compacts will be honored. On Saturday, January 14 th , the top ten finishers in points with the CRA Super Series and JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by GM Performance Parts will be honored.
 
In addition there will be several special award winners honored on both nights including each CRA divisions Rookie of the Year, each divisions Sportsman of the Year and each divisions Dedication Awards.
 
On Friday, January 13 th , there will be a reception to start the evening’s events at 6pm, followed by a buffet dinner at 7pm, with the awards ceremony immediately following at approximately 8pm. On Saturday, January 14 th , there will be a reception to start the evening’s events at 5pm, followed by a buffet dinner at 6pm, with the awards ceremony immediately following at approximately 7pm. There will be several special announcements made concerning the 2012-racing season for all CRA divisions, and there will be several product items that will be given away by random draw of any team present for each division.
 
Some of the products that will be given away by random draw include a complete body from Five Star Racecar Bodies for the Super Series, JEGS Tour and Late Model Sportsman and a $250 Product Certificate from Five Star Racecar Bodies for the Street Stocks. A set of Schoenfeld Headers for each of the top CRA divisions. A set of wheels from Bassett Racing Wheels for the Super Series and JEGS Tour and a set of wheels from Aero Racing Wheels for the Super Series, JEGS Tour, Late Model Sportsman and Street Stocks. A $1000 and a $500 Product Certificate from McGunegill Engine Performance for the Late Model Sportsman and Street Stocks and a racing seat from Butlerbuilt Safety Systems for the Super Series, JEGS Tour and Late Model Sportsman. There will also be drawings for prizes for the women present at the banquet.
 
RSVP’s for the banquet will need to be sent in to the CRA office by January 2, 2012, teams and guest can download a banquet invitation off the CRA web site. The host hotel for the awards banquet will be the Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Northeast/Fishers, which is located right beside the Fishers Banquet Center.   Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Northeast/Fishers will have a special $80 rate for CRA members. Room reservations can be made on line at www.indianapolisnortheastfishers.gardeninn.com ., enter Group Code CRA. They can also be made by calling Hilton Worldwide at 877-STAY – HGI, stating you are making reservations for the Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Northeast/Fishers (INDFH) and using CRA Racing Group Code CRA, or by contacting the Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Northeast/Fishers directly at 317-577- 5900 and using CRA Racing Group Code CRA. The room reservation cutoff date is January 2, 2012.
 
For more information on the 2011 Champion Racing Association Awards Banquet contact the CRA office at 812-883-0455, or visit the series web site at www.craracing.net .   
 
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