ADAIRSVILLE, GA – Crate Racin’ USA and North Alabama Speedway officials have announced that Saturday’s $3,000-to-win 4th Annual King of the Crates Race for the Newsome Raceway Parts Dirt Late Model Series has been postponed due to the forecasted path remnants of Hurricane Delta will be taking this weekend. The race has been rescheduled for Sunday, October 18.

              The gates at North Alabama Speedway will open on October 18 at 12:30 p.m. Central Time, with Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin; USA Dirt Late Model Series Pre-Race Registration and Technical Inspection from 12:30 p.m. until the start of the Drivers Meeting at 1:45 p.m. Hot Laps are scheduled for 2 p.m. with racing to follow.

              “We rescheduled the race on a Sunday to avoid scheduling conflicts with other tracks, events in the area, and other events,” Crate Racin’ USA Director Adam Stewart said. “It is our hope to have the show completed and have everyone on the road home by 5 p.m.”

              This is the second postponement of the King of the Crates Race, as it was rained out just before Boyd Built Fabricators Group Qualifying on September 12. It will also be the second time the race has been contested on a Sunday afternoon. 

            The 2019 National Champion Jake Knowles was ordained as King Jake II on Sunday afternoon, September 30, 2018. The track took rubber from top to bottom under the sun but did not lock down and provided the fans and competitors with some great racing action. 

King Jeremy III Shaw of Millport, AL is the defending race winner, and two-time series Champion King Cory I Hedgecock of Loudon, TN won the inaugural race in 2017. Jimmy Thomas of Phenix City, AL won the preliminary 40-lap King of the Crate Race at North Alabama Speedway on September 11.

              North Alabama Speedway is located at 12200 Highway 247, Tuscumbia, AL 35674. For more information call 256-702-5852, or visit the track web site at You can also Like them on Facebook at

              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.