Salem, IN (March 13, 2018) – Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS officials are pleased to announce that Senneker Performance has agreed to continue its sponsorship with CRA and its ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS and JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance for the upcoming 2018 race season. 2018 will be the fifth year that Senneker Performance has chosen to partner with CRA to market their products with its many racers and fans.
Senneker Performance will once again support the ARCA/CRA Super Series Rookie Award Program, during the series upcoming 22nd season of competition. The Senneker Performance Rookie of the Race award will provide a $100 cash award to the highest finishing registered rookie driver at every point’s event during the 2018 season, starting with the North/South Super Late Model Challenge 100 Presented by Team Construction, which will take place at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville on April 6th & 7th.
Additionally, the highest finishing, registered rookie driver at the end of the season in Senneker Performance Rookie of the Year points will be awarded the Senneker Performance Rookie of the Year award. That racer will receive a $500 cash award and a $500 Product Certificate from Senneker Performance. Senneker Performance will also provide a $200 Product Certificate to the runner up in Rookie of the Year points and a $100 Product Certificate to the third place finisher in final Rookie of the Year points. The drivers in the Senneker Performance Rookie of the Year points get to drop their worse two finishes during the 2018 season for the final point’s total.
“Growing up in a racing family with my Uncle Bob and Dad Terry, who helped me build my dream, I feel honored to be able to give back to racers that are trying to make their way through the ranks and build their dream,” said Terry Senneker, owner of Senneker Performance. “I know what it takes to have a successful program, so it means a lot to me to be able to offer these awards to the rookie drivers.”
Senneker added, “The ARCA/CRA Super Series has a tremendous reputation as the proving grounds for many of racing’s stars and Senneker Performance is excited to be a part of fueling these young rookies careers. What better way for Senneker Performance to support the next wave of racers than to support the Rookie of the Year Award!”
Logan Runyon was the 2017 Senneker Performance Rookie of the Year Award winner with the ARCA/CRA Super Series and was the 2018 series Champion. To date the series has five drivers registered to compete in the Senneker Performance Rookie Program in 2018, including Austin Kunert from Batavia, Illinois, Jon Beach from Watervilet, Michigan, Tristan Van Wieringen from Mooresville, North Carolina, Josh Smith from Quincy, OH and Carson Hocevar from Portage, Michigan.
Senneker Performance will also partner again with CRA as a Contingency Sponsor with the JEGS/CRA All-Star Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance. Senneker Performance will award a $100 Product Certificate to the 3rd and 9th place finishers at each event and will award a $400 Product Certificate to the 3rd and 9th place finishers in final series points.
Senneker Performance is a manufacturer of asphalt late model race car chassis’ as well as a supplier of performance race car products for a variety of short track racing applications. From complete chassis and suspension work to a variety of performance upgrades, Senneker Performance is a known, tested and trusted name throughout the Michigan, Ohio, Indiana short track racing community. With their in house race car shock department and complete line of bump stops, Senneker Performance is on the cutting edge of race winning technology. Not only do they manufacture their own line of race car products, but they serve as an authorized distributor for JRi Shocks, Allstar Performance, AR Bodies, Five Star Racecar Bodies, AP Racing, Sweet Manufacturing, as well as other established brands. Senneker Performance is headquartered in Wayland, Michigan and proudly serves California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, North Carolina and more.
More information on all the CRA Series is available at www.cra-racing.com.