ADAIRSVILLE, GA – The Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series has announced schedule changes to its 2020 National Tour amid the COVID 19 Virus situation.  The first three races of the 2020 National Touring season have been rescheduled for the month of April.

              The season opening two-race Rumble On The Gumbo at Greenville Speedway in Greenville, MS has been rescheduled for April 17 and April 18. The April 17 race is a $2,000-to-win 40-lap event and the April 18 race is a $2,500-to-win 50 lap event. The race was originally scheduled for April 3 and April 4.

              The $3,000-to-win 50 lap Shoals Showdown at North Alabama Speedway in Tuscumbia, AL has been rescheduled for April 25. Round 3 of the 2020 Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series season was originally scheduled for April 18.

              The two races scheduled for NASCAR Weekend at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL that were originally scheduled for April 24 and 25 will be rescheduled pending the rescheduled date to be announced by NASCAR for racing action at Talladega Superspeedway.

              The schedule shuffle by Newsome Raceway Parts Crate Racin’ USA Dirt Late Model Series officials is a result of Federal, State, and Local Emergencies issued as a result of the COVID 19 Virus that run through the first week of April. As of now, no restrictions are in place after the first week of April.

              “We have decided to be proactive and go ahead and plan for the future after the current restrictions end concerning the COVID 19 Virus,” Crate Racin’ USA Director Adam Stewart said. “Crate Racin’ USA, our marketing partners, member tracks and competitors have taken this National Emergency very seriously, and we hope the situation will have improved by mid-April so we can get on with the 2020 season with these rescheduled dates.”

              Stewart said Crate Racin’ USA will continue to closely monitor the situation among Federal, State, and Local Government channels of the tracks scheduling National events and adhere to any further guidelines and/or restrictions concerning the COVID 19 Virus. Please stay tuned to the Crate Racin’ USA web site and Social Media outlets for any further details or changes in the near future.

              Crate Racin’ USA officials are continuing to stay in close contact with all of its Weekly Racing Series tracks regarding when the 27-week 2020 Newsome Raceway Parts Weekly Racing Series season can open. Crate Racin’ USA officials want to make sure all tracks in all states and communities are clear of any COVID 19 Virus related restrictions before opening the 2020 season.

              “We hope in the meantime, everyone takes this COVID 19 Virus seriously, will be safe and adhere to Federal, State and County recommendations,” Stewart said. “Myself, Roby Helm and Thomas McReynolds continue to operate Crate Racin’ USA while sheltering at home. Our new Membership Card Machine is now online, we will continue to process 2020 Memberships and get your Membership Cards to you in the mail.”

              While the Series waits to begin the 2020 season, Stewart said now is a good time for competitors to take care of the their 2020 Membership Registrations, which can be done online at Once on the Launch Page, click the Division you want to Register for and purchase your 2020 Membership.

              Crate Racin’ USA Title Sponsor Newsome Raceway Parts remains open to serve competitors with economical Chevrolet Performance 604 and 602 Circle Track Engines and Parts. They continue to have a special going on through March 31, 2020 that will put a $200 Gift Card in your pocket.

              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. 

As a part of their March Madness sale, Newsome Raceway Parts will give a $200 Gift Card for each Chevrolet Performance Circle Track Engine sold through March 31, 2020. 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. David Smith 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.