CURRENT SERIES NEWS
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1-2-19: We proudly welcome Swift Springs to the American Crate All-Star Series for 2019.
Swift will be providing a random finisher in the top 10 in every feature this season a certificate for one spring valued at $100 and our 2019 Champion a certificate for a full set of springs valued at $400.
12-10-18: The American Crate All-Star Series presented by PPM Racing Products is proud to welcome tracks, drivers, fans, and sponsors to our inaugural 2019 season where drivers will chase a share of our $20,000 points fund and many great contingency prizes.
The American Crate All-Star Series will kick off its season March 30, 2019, at the Bad, Fast Tazewell Speedway paying $2,500 to win and $275 to start. We are honored to be the sanction for the 10th Annual Charles Trammell Memorial. Tazewell is committed to hosting our first event with a rain date set for April 6th in the event of inclement weather on March 30th.
Following our event at Tazewell, we will make our first of two stops at the Historic Smoky Mountain Speedway paying $2,000 to win and $250 to start on April 13th, 2019. We will run along side the Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals event.
After a trip to Smoky Mountain Speedway, we will be heading to one of Tennessee's hidden gems, for All-Star Wars May 4th, 2019, Wartburg Speedway. This event will pay $2,000 to win and $250 to start as we headline the night.
Then it will be time for drivers to get ready for a weekend with $41,550 of total purse in our Mayhem in the Mountains Memorial Day Weekend. We will start Friday night, May 24th with a return to Smoky Mountain Speedway for $2,000 to win and $250 to start show as we will headline the night's events. We will then make the short trip to Clay Valley Speedway "Formerly Lonesome Pine Raceway" in Coeburn, VA, for another $2,000 to win, $250 to start event on Saturday, May 25th. Wythe Raceway, in Rural Retreat, VA, will host the final portion of the Mayhem in the Mountains paying $5,000 to win and $325 to start on Sunday, May 26th! On top of these great payouts we will crown the "King of the Mountain" on Sunday night with a mini points fund just for the weekends' events paying a total of $2,000 to the top four highest finishing points racers at the end of the three races.
Next, heading to the Central Time Zone the All-Stars will battle it out at The Crossville Speedway paying $2,000 to win and $250 to start on Friday June 7th.
Our first trip to the Tarheel State will be Friday Night June 14th as we head to Ray Cook's TriCounty Racetrack for a $2,000 to win and $250 to start show.
Then a return trip to Clay Valley Speedway "Formerly Lonesome Pine Raceway", Coeburn, VA, on Saturday, July 20th with the purse to be determined.
Wythe Raceway will host us for the second time in the season on August 3rd with the purse to be determined.
The following weekend on Friday August 9th we will return to The Crossville Speedway for a second $2,000 to win and $250 to start event.
We currently have one date still to be announced at Ray Cook's TriCounty Racetrack in Brasstown, NC and two dates still to be announced at Mountain View Raceway in Spring City, TN.
We are still talking with several tracks who are working to complete their schedules and as we get dates we will add them to our current schedule.
This will all lead the drivers to chase a share of the $20,000 Down and Dirty 13 Points Fund. Drivers will be required to run 80% of the races to be eligible for the points fund and there will also be one drop race. It will payout as follows: $5,000; $4,000; $3,000; $2,000; $1,000; $900; $800; $700; $600; $500; $500; $500; $500.
We are excited for our inaugural 2019 season follow us on our Facebook Page, Twitter by searching for AmericanCrateAS, and our website: http://americancrateallstarseries.com. We would like to thank PPM Racing Products as our title sponsor and we would also like to thank all our associate sponsors: BruceBuilt Performance Parts, Hopson Racing and Fabrication, Warrior 1G Shock Service, Rick Hendrick City Chevrolet, Peeping Dragon Photography, Hoosier Racing Tire, American Racer Tires South, TNT Race Cars, and Terror Race Cars. We have more sponsors coming soon once the contracts are signed. The crew and staff at the American Crate All-Star series is looking forward to meeting each and everyone one of you on the tour this year.
9-20-18: Attention Drivers: We would like for drivers who plan to race with us on the American Crate All-Star Series Tour in 2019, either full time or part time, to send us a picture of your car. Please send us one of your personal pictures, because we do not yet have permission to use those taken by professionals.