ADAIRSVILLE, GA – The Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series will open its 2020 National Tour with a pair of $2,500-to-win 50-lap races on Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24 at Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, GA. Current COVID 19 protocol will require special limitations for the races.

            The races are set to be run with no spectators and each race team will be limited to a driver and up to ten crew members. Social distancing will be required where applicable, and the wearing of face coverings and/or masks is optional. If you are sick, have been sick, or have been exposed to someone that is sick, we ask that you stay home and catch all of the action that will be broadcast live, via pay per view on

Race teams are required to pre-register for the races by filling out a Registration Form available on the Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA web site by CLICKING HERE. The deadline to register is 12 Noon on Friday, May 22.

Teams can also register for the events by texting Crate Racin’ USA Series Director Adam Stewart at 256-499-7536, calling the Crate Racin’ USA office at 678-719-8888, visiting and finding the tab at the top of the Touring Series site, or by E-Mail to

“This is a little different from what we have done for the past 15 years, but today with the coronavirus pandemic, we’re living in different times,” Stewart said. “We appreciate it that Cochran Motor Speedway owners Chris and Joni Martin are working with us to open the 2020 Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series season, and we want to help them follow the COVID 19 protocols put in place by State and Local Government officials.” With the fluidity of the situation and everchanging guidelines, everyone is encouraged to stay tuned to the social media accounts and official websites leading up to the Memorial Day Weekend events.

Gates will open on both Saturday and Sunday at 1 P.M.(EST) with Driver’s Meeting at 6:00 and Racing at 7:00 P.M. Further details regarding special entry times, and driver’s meeting procedures are still being worked out and will be released this week leading up to the events.

Fans and friends not able to make the trip to Cochran Motor Speedway are encouraged to click and purchase the weekend’s events that will be streamed LIVE via the pay per view service.

Cochran Motor Speedway is located at 241 Jim Wimberly Road, Cochran, GA 31014. For more information call 478-456-4036, or visit the track web site at You can also Like them on Facebook at Cochran Motor Speedway.

               The economical Aluminum Head, Steel Block, Chevrolet Performance 604 Circle Track Engine is the engine of choice for the Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series competitors. The Chevrolet Performance 604 Engine is in stock and available for free next day delivery from Newsome Raceway Parts in Hartsville, SC. 

            Newsome Raceway Parts gives a portion of the sales from each Chevrolet Performance Circle Track Engine sold back to the Crate Racin’ USA Point Funds in four different Divisions. Each economical Chevrolet Performance Circle Track Engine is built and sealed at the factory to prevent any expensive modifications. To place an order call 1-877-497-3624.

For more information and rules about the Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series, visit the series web site at, or visit the series on Facebook at You can follow us on Twitter @CrateRacinUSALM, and at Instagram at crateracinusa. 


Newsome Raceway Parts, a Division of Raceway Chevrolet in Hartsville, SC, is the Title Sponsor of Crate Racin’ USA. Chevrolet Performance Parts is an Official Sponsor of Crate Racin’ USA. Hoosier Racing Tire is the Official Tire Sponsor of Crate Racin’ USA. VP Racing Fuel is the Official Race Fuel and Lubricant of Crate Racin’ USA. Knowles Race Parts and Bodies is the Official Parts Supplier for Crate Racin’ USA. Willy's Carburetors is the Official Carburetor of Crate Racin’ USA. Fullmoon Graphics is the Official Wrap, Banner, and Sign Company of Crate Racin’ USA. Crate Racin’ USA 2020 Chassis Sponsors are Warrior Race Cars, Rocket Chassis, GRT Race Cars, and CVR Race Cars.