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THE $20,000-TO-WIN 16TH ANNUAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RACE THIS WEEKEND
ADAIRSVILLE, GA – This weekend is the biggest race of the year for the Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series with the largest purse ever paid. Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, GA will host the $20,000-to-win $600-to-start 16th Annual Chevrolet Performance World Championship Race this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
The payout for the 16th Annual 75-lap Chevrolet Performance World Championship Race is as follows: 1. $20,000; 2. $7,500; 3. $5,000; 4. $2,500; 5. $2,000; 6. $1,900; 7. $1,800; 8. $1,700; 9. $1,500; 10. $1,000; 11. $900; 12. $800; 13-24. $600.
The big money is exciting enough, but when you add the big picture, considering this is also a points-paying race for the 2020 National Championship, the top two drivers are tied for the Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series point lead coming into this mega event.
Wil Herrington of nearby Hawkinsville, GA is tied with Cruz Skinner of Oxford, AL for the point lead, as each driver has 722 points coming into this weekend’s World Championship Race. Herrington has three wins, six top five finishes, and three Boyd Built Fabricators Fast Time Awards in eight races. Two of Herrington’s 2020 wins have come at Cochran Motor Speedway.
Skinner, the 2013 VP Racing Fuels Young Gun Challenge Series Champion and last season’s Cruise With The Champions Rookie of the Year with a runner-up finish in the National points, has one win this season with five top five finishes and seven top ten finishes in eight races. Herrington and Skinner have raced each other close this season, having finished in the top five with each other four times this season.
Several of the Top 20 drivers in the Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series point standings have close ties to Cochran Motor Speedway. Herrington grew up at Cochran Motor Speedway, starting in the beginner Divisions, and working his way up into Late Models.
Corey Dunn of Milledgeville, GA is third in the National point standings, and he leads the Cruise With The Champions Rookie of the Year point standings. Dunn has 656 points after one win, two top five finishes, six top ten finishes and one Fast Time Award in eight 2020 races. T.J. Brittain of Centre, AL is fourth with 648 points.
Jody Knowles of Tyrone, GA is fifth in the Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA National standings with 614 points, and Cody Overton of Grovetown, GA is sixth in the standings and second in the Rookie standings with 592 points. Overton won the 2020 season opener for the Crate Racin’ USA National Tour in May at Cochran Motor Speedway.
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