Salem, IN (August 31, 2021) – The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance will return to action this Saturday as part of the Vore’s Welding & Steel King of the Highbanks Weekend Presented by JEGS on the historic High Banks of Winchester Speedway, located in Winchester, Indiana. Saturday’s event will be a special 76 lap event as a warmup to the series Season Championship event at Winchester Speedway on Friday, October 15th as part of the 50th Lucas Oil Winchester 400 Weekend.
Saturday’s event will be the series eighth points event of the 2021 season. Trey Craig picked up his first ever series victory at the series points season opener at Salem Speedway on April 25th. Cody Coughlin got the win in the series second event of the season at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway on May 8th and then the Delaware, Ohio native went to victory lane again at the series third event of the season at Anderson Speedway on June 12th. Kyle Jones got the win in the Dayton 100 at Kil-Kare Raceway on June 27th. Willie Allen picked up the win in the Masters of the Pros 150 at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway on July 17th. Coughlin picked up his series leading third win of the season at the series event at Birch Run Speedway on July 31st. Brian Campbell added to his series all-time victory total with a win in the series event at Berlin Raceway on August 21st.
Coughlin, the series defending Champion, comes into Saturday’s event as the current series Championship points leader and was the series Regular Season Champion after Birch Run, locking him into the final Chase for the Championship four drivers to race for the series Championship at Winchester Speedway on October 15th. Senneker Performance Rookie of the Year points contender Andrew Scheid is second in points after a career high finish at Berlin Raceway, finishing second to Campbell by a few feet. 2020 series Senneker Performance Rookie of the Year Chase Burda is third in series points. Senneker Performance Rookie of the Year points leader Tanner Jack is fourth is series points. Dylan Bates is fifth and rookie Brian Demland is sixth. All the top six are in the Chase for the Championship. The top five in points are all entered for Saturday’s series event.
2019 Winchester 400 winner Stephen Nasse is entered for Saturday’s series event and is one of three drivers pulling double duty this weekend. Nasse got a series win at Winchester in 2019, Saturday will be his first visit to Winchester with his own team that he started earlier this season.
2018 series Rookie of the Year Mason Keller is entered. Keller went to victory lane with the series on Labor Day Weekend in 2018.
Other top series drivers entered include James Krueger, 2017 Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman Winchester winner Billy Van Meter, Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stock Winchester event winner Colby Lane, Danny Trent and Jared Smith,
Pits open on Saturday at 11:30am. The first of two 30-minute practice sessions for the series will begin at 2:30pm. Jerico Performance Parts qualifying will begin at 5:30pm. The race program is scheduled to begin at 8:15pm and will include the 76-lap event for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour. Also racing that evening will be the Vore’s Compact Touring series and the Thunder Roadsters.
For more information regarding the event, please visit the track’s website at winchesterspeedway.com. You can follow @FastestHalfMile on Twitter and Instagram and be sure to like the Winchester Speedway Facebook page.
All tickets for the Vore’s Welding & Steel King of the Highbanks Weekend will be General Admission except for the top-three rows. The top-three rows are reserved tickets only. Tickets for the King of the Highbanks and the Lucas Oil Winchester 400 are available at winchesterspeedway.com/tickets.
More information on the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance is available at www.cra-racing.com.