Chase Elliott to Compete for CRA National Championship
18 CRA Events on Elliott’s 2011 Schedule
Series PR Report
Bill Elliott Racing has announced that 15 year old Chase Elliott will compete for the 2011 CRA National Super Late Model Championship and has a full slate of CRA Super Series events on his tentative 2011 schedule. The son of NASCAR legend Bill Elliott got his 2011 season off to a great start by winning SpeedFest 2011 at Lanier National Speedway, the first CRA Southern Six-Pack Tour event of the season and the first event for the National Championship. The National Championship will be determined by using a racers best four finishes from the CRA Southern Six-Pack Tour and best four finishes from the CRA Super Series North races. Elliott also plans to compete for the CRA Southern Six-Pack Tour Championship.
The Bill Elliott Racing team wants to make sure Chase has plenty of events to use towards the National Championship so their plans as of right now are to compete in all six of the CRA Southern Six-Pack Tour events in 2011, and in 10 CRA Super Series North events. The North events include the North season opener on April 16th at Anderson Speedway, May 1st at Winchester Speedway, May 22nd at Baer Field Speedway, June 12th at Lucas Oil Raceway, the June 21st Rowdy 251 at Berlin Raceway, the August 1st Redbud 300 at Anderson Speedway, August 19th at Dixie Motor Speedway, September 5th at Winchester Speedway, October 2nd at Lucas Oil Raceway and Chase will defend his victory in last year’s Winchester 400 on October 16th at Winchester Speedway.
Chase’s next CRA event will be The Rattler 250 at South Alabama Speedway on March 6th, it is the second event of the CRA Southern Six-Pack Tour. He also plans to compete in the Southern Six-Pack Tour events on September 17th at Gresham Motorsports Park and the November 5th North/South Shootout, as well as the two Tour events that have yet to be scheduled. He will also compete in two JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by GM Performance Parts events in 2011. Those events will include the September 10th event at Berlin Raceway and the October 2nd event at Lucas Oil Raceway.
“We are very excited to have Chase Elliott competing for the CRA National Super Late Model Championship,” remarked R.J. Scott, Managing Partner of CRA. “He had a tremendous 2010 season, and started off the 2011 season with a big win. It says a lot to have him competing in so many CRA events in 2011, we greatly appreciate the effort the whole team will put in to compete in those events!”
Elliot will also defend his Gulf Coast Championship Series title as well as his Championships in the Blizzard Series at Five Flags Speedway and the Miller Lite Series at Mobile International Speedway as well as selected USAR Pro Cup events. It will be a busy year of racing for the Georgia teenager as he continues to look to add wins and Championships to his racing resume. Chase’s CRA events will be sponsored primarily by Aaron’s again in 2011, along with support from Red Bull and Ford Racing. More information on Chase Elliott is available at www.chaseelliott.com.
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