2020 Newsome Raceway Parts CRUSA Dirt Late Model Schedule Released

Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series National Touring officials have announced the 2020 schedule. The 16th season of competition for the tour includes 25 dates at 11 different tracks in five different states. Additionally, the schedule spans 14 weekends.

The 2020 season points fund is scheduled to be distributed among the Top-10 drivers at season’s end with the National Champion pocketing $10,000. In addition to the point fund, the Top-10 drivers in the point standings with perfect attendance will also be eligible for the Winner’s Circle Program. Drivers, who maintain perfect attendance, in point positions 1-5 will receive $200 per race with positions 6-10 slated to receive $125.

Jake Knowles picked up the 2019 series title.

The 2020 campaign opens on April 3-4 at Mississippi’s Greenville Speedway with the annual Rumble on the Gumbo. Next up, North Alabama Speedway (Tuscumbia, Alabama) hosts three events on the 2020 schedule. The first race will be the $3,000-to-win, 50-lap Shoals Showdown on April 18. The 3/8-mile oval welcomes the tour back to town for the two-race King of the Crates weekend on August 28-29.

Fellow Alabaman oval, Talladega Short Track checks in with five dates on the 2020 schedule. Included in the dates for the track, known as “The Hornet’s Nest,’ are a pair of NASCAR weekend doubleheaders on April 24-25 and October 2-3.

Talladega Short Track has five series events in 2020.

Meanwhile, five new venues will be on the 2020 Newsome Raceway Parts CRUSA Dirt Late Model Series National Touring schedule.

The Newsome Raceway Parts CRUSA Dirt Late Model Series will make its first-ever appearance in the Pelican State with it’s a visit to Thunder Valley Speedway (Glenmora, Louisiana) on May 23-24. Additionally, a first-time visit is scheduled on place on May 29-30 at Tri County Speedway (Flomaton, Alabama).

Another new event for 2020 is the $3,000-to-win Spring City 50 on June 27 at the newly-renovated Mountain Raceway Park (Spring City, Tennessee). Last but not least, Thunderhill Raceway Park (Summertown, Tennessee) hosts the series for the first time when they present the King of the Hill 50 on August 8.

The signature event of the Newsome Raceway Parts CRUSA Dirt Late Model Series, the 100-lap 16th Annual Chevrolet Performance World Championship Race will now pay $20,000-to-win and move to Labor Day Weekend at Cochran Motor Speedway on September 5 and 6. Also, South Georgia will have another new track on the schedule when Needmore Speedway presents a $5,000-to-win 60-lap race on September 26.

Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi) returns to the schedule with the Inaugural Hoosier Racing Tire Crate Super Nationals on November 5- 7. The purse and distance of the race will be announced at a later date, as details are still being worked out for this new event.

The 2020 Newsome Raceway Parts CRUSA Dirt Late Model Series National Tour concludes with another inaugural big event. The $10,000-to-win Deep South 100 at Deep South Speedway (Loxley, Alabama) debuts on November 13-14. The event marks the first visit to Deep South Speedway for CRUSA since 2007.

Cochran Motor Speedway is the new home for the Chevrolet Performance World Championship event.

Lastly, Crate Racin’ USA officials still have four dates on the 2020 National Touring schedule to fill on April 17, May 22, June 26, and August 7. There are still negotiations underway for additional dates.

2020 Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series National Touring Schedule April 3: Greenville Speedway (Greenville, MS) – $2,000-To-Win
April 4: Greenville Speedway (Greenville, MS) – $2,500-To-Win
April 17: TBA
April 18: North Alabama Speedway (Tuscumbia, AL) – $3,000-To-Win
April 24: Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, AL) – 2,000-To-Win
April 25: Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, AL) – $2,500-To-Win
May 24: Thunder Valley Speedway (Glenmora, LA) – $2,500-To-Win
May 25: Thunder Valley Speedway (Glenmora, LA) – $2,500-To-Win
May 29: Tri County Speedway (Flomaton, AL) -$2,000-To-Win
May 30: Tri County Speedway (Flomaton, AL) – $2,500-To-Win

June 26: TBA
June 27: Mountain View Raceway (Spring City, TN) – $3,000-To-Win
July 3: Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, AL) – $2,500-To-Win
July 4: Cochran Motor Speedway (Cochran, GA) – $2,500-To-Win
August 7: TBA
August 8: Thunderhill Raceway Park (Summertown, TN) – $2,500-To-Win
August 28: North Alabama Speedway (Tuscumbia, AL) – $2,000-To-Win
August 29: North Alabama Speedway (Tuscumbia, AL) – $3,000-To-Win
September 5: Cochran Motor Speedway (Cochran, GA) – Prelims
September 6: Cochran Motor Speedway (Cochran, GA) – $20,000-To-Win
September 26: Needmore Speedway (Norman Park, GA) – $5,000-To-Win
October 2: Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, AL) – $2,000-To-Win
October 3: Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, AL) – $2,500-To-Win
November 5: Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, MS) – Open Practice
November 6: Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, MS) – Prelims
November 7: Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, MS) – TBA
November 13: Deep South Speedway (Loxley, AL) – Prelims
November 14: Deep South Speedway (Loxley, AL) – $10,000-To-Win

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Ben Shelton

Ben got his start at historic Riverside International Speedway. His accomplished motorsports media career includes journalist, race announcer, and on-air personality.
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