Race Wins, and Even More Up for Grabs in SCSCS August Jennerstown
Joy, Pennsylvania (August 22, 2017) – The Super Cup Stock Car
Series will be capping off the 10th Anniversary regular season in a
big way this coming weekend in Pennsylvania.
Three champions and many additional trophy recipients will be
named over the course of the Jennerstown Speedway Complex Twin
50’s presented by United Tire.
prestigious award on the line is the title of 10th SCSCS champion.
Jim Crabtree Jr. is
currently in the driver’s seat after an incredibly consistent 2017
to date in his first full-time return to the series since
consecutive runner-up points finishes in 2012 and 2013.
The driver of the No. 63
Jim's Automotive / Judy's Apartments Chevrolet has not finished
worse than fourth all year long and won a feature the most recent
time out at Lonesome Pine Raceway earlier in the month.
impressive 123 point advantage, the championship may not necessarily
be sealed until the final lap of competition.
With a record field expected, four additional competitors
remain within a mathematical shot including the Muncie, Indiana
resident’s son J.P. Crabtree in the No. 42 USA Tire / For The
Troops Ford. Only 11
points separate the 2012 SCSCS Rookie of the year and perennial
series veteran Kevin Kromer and two-time winner at Jennerstown in
July Brent Nelson in an extremely tight battle that could go down to
the wire. Defending
champion Harvey Harrison still has an outside chance as well but
will need luck to be on his side for a potential repeat.
A ninth place
result or better for Jim Crabtree Jr. in each of Saturday’s 50-lap
races will lock up the biggest trophy everyone has been shooting
addition to the overall title, the new Northern Division
championship could be in his hands.
The gap is only 40 points with the only remaining eligible
driver being Walnutport, Pennsylvania’s Kevin Kromer.
The No. 77 Nobody Fights Alone / Racing for a Cure Chevrolet
will be searching for every on-track position in order to capitalize
on a winning opportunity.
Southern Division is to be determined by an even closer margin.
With a strong appearance at Lonesome Pine, two-time SCSCS
race winner Ben Ebeling currently holds the advantage in the Potter
Racing No. 44 Wrench Rags / Custom Graphics / Battery Specialists
Ford. Nelson, J.P.
Crabtree, Mike Kurkowski, Harvey Harrison, and Brian Harrison remain
within striking distance.
Both the Northern
and Southern Division titles will be decided exclusively at the
conclusion of the first Twin 50, while both feature finishes will
factor into the season-long overall champion.
to be overshadowed, a bevy of racers either out of the running for a
championship or making their initial appearance of 2017 will be
looking for nothing less than a race victory.
Uniontown, Pennsylvania’s Bill Ashton made his mark a year
ago at his home track with a breakthrough win and will be looking to
do the same again. Indiana
natives Stephen Cox and Trent Gossar have already won this year and
want to add to that total.
Home state drivers
Kyle Kromer, John Komarinski, and Jerod Brougher are each set to
bounce back after being absent the last time out and have nothing to
lose as they search for their best career SCSCS finishes.
New York’s Brent Cross and Jason Holehouse as well as North
Carolina’s Tim Richardson are slated to make their first starts of
Another seven or
eight teams will mix it up on the 1/2-mile in what could perhaps
become the most competitive event in series history.
SCSCS practice is
scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. with qualifying taking place at 5:00
p.m. The first of the
Jennerstown Speedway Complex Twin 50’s presented by United Tire
will take the green flag shortly after 6:00 p.m., and fans will be
greeted with an autograph session in the midway behind the
grandstands between races. The
Sopwith Motorsports Television Productions crew will be on hand
filming and producing for nationally televised broadcasts, which
will premiere on Thursday, September 7 on MAVTV.
For the second
straight year, a trophy presentation and breakfast buffet for teams
and their families will take place in nearby Somerset, Pennsylvania
on Sunday morning. While
the regular season will be coming to an end, two more non-points
special events are on the schedule for the autumn months.
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