Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS officials have announced that Zaxby’s restaurant chain has agreed to be the title sponsor of SpeedFest 2014, which will be held on Saturday, January 25th and Sunday, January 26th at Watermelon Capital Speedway located in Cordele, Georgia.
“We are really excited to have Zaxby’s on board as the title sponsor of SpeedFest 2014,” remarked R.J. Scott, Managing Partner of CRA. “Adding a top company’s name like Zaxby’s will help in the promotion and name recognition of this event. Zaxby’s is well known throughout the south and is starting to grow its name in the North. We look forward to working with Zaxby’s in this partnership!”
Entries continue to arrive daily for the Zaxby’s SpeedFest 2014. Additional entries for the SpeedFest 200 ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Super Late Model event include NASCAR Nationwide Series competitor Dakoda Armstrong and NASCAR Camping World Truck competitor John Wes Townley, who will both drive cars for famed crew chief Richie Wauters.
Also entered now for the SpeedFest 200 are Florida racers Kyle Bryant and Joe Boyd, Indiana racer Jeff Cannon, Georgia’s Dwayne Buggay, North Carolina’s Lee Tissot, and Texas hot shoe Casey Smith. They join the likes of David Ragan, Johnny Sauter, Jeff Fultz, John Hunter Nemechek, Donnie Wilson, Hunter Robbins, Anderson Bowen, Spencer Davis, Brandon Oakley, Jake Griffin, Joe Ross, Dalton Grindle and Brady Boswell on that events early entry list.
Topping the list of new early entries for the Chevrolet Performance125 JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Pro Late Model event with the Zaxby’s SpeedFest 2014 include Dwayne Buggay, Spencer Davis, Jeff Cannon and Anderson Bowen, joining the growing list of double duty drivers for the event. Other new entries include top Southern Pro Late Model competitor Korey Ruble from Alabama, Cole Rouse from Arkansas and Georgia racers Kyle and Jordan McCallum. They join the likes of John Hunter Nemechek, Hunter Robbins, Justin South, Terry Senneker Jr., Dalton Grindle, Harrison Burton, JJ Haley, T.W. Fisher, Justin Ashburn and Amber Slagle on that events early entry list.
Additional entries for both events are expected to continue to arrive in the next week and a half leading up to the event.
The Zaxby’s SpeedFest 2014 will once consist of a 200 lap ARCA/CRA Super Series Super Late Model special non-points event and a 125 lap JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance Pro Late Model special non-points event. The Speedfest 200 for the ARCA/CRA Super Series will have a break at lap 100 and will count yellow flag laps up to lap 175. The Chevrolet Performance 125 for JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Pro Late Models will be a four tire only event and will count yellow flag laps up to lap 100.
SpeedFest 2014 information can be found at www.watermeloncapitalspeedway.com.
All information on CRA, including the 2014 rules, license forms and the entry form for both SpeedFest 2014 events, can be found at www.cra-racing.com.
An alternative to fast food, Zaxby’s offers its guests prepared-at-order Chicken Fingerz, Traditional or Boneless Wings, sandwiches, Zalads and Zappetizers, along with a variety of nine sauces ranging from Wimpy and Tongue Torch to Nuclear and Insane. Childhood friends Zach McLeroy and Tony Townley hatched the Athens, Ga.-based chain in 1990 to provide a fun, relaxing atmosphere that would keep guests coming back for more. The company ranked number seven in the 2012 Top 10 Excellent Large Fast-Food Chains With 500 Or More U.S. Units Quick-Track study published by Sandelman & Associates. The chain also ranked number five in the nation for total sales and number one in the chicken segment in the 2012 Top 150 Fast-Casual Chain Restaurant Report published by Technomic.
In honor of the thousands of children the restaurant chain serves every year, Zaxby’s is a proud supporter of Make-A-Wish. The company operates more than 595 locations in 13 states, including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. For more information, please visit zaxbys.com, facebook.com/zaxbys or follow on Twitter @Zaxbys.