SOUTHEAST: SpeedFest 2016 Entry Lists Continue to Grow; Adds Poole, Byron & Others

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SALEM, Ind. – official series release — Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS officials have added several names to the entry list for SpeedFest 2016, which will be held Jan. 30-31 at Crisp Motorsports Park in Cordele, Ga. As announced earlier this week, 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kyle Busch has added his name to the entry list for …

CRA: First Set of SpeedFest 2016 Entries Revealed; Racing Kicks Off Jan. 30-31 at Watermelon Capital

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SALEM, Ind. – official series release — Bruce Nuttleman/Speed51.com photo — Champion Racing Ass’n Powered by JEGS officials announced an impressive first group of entries Wednesday that have arrived for the upcoming SpeedFest 2016, which will be held on Jan. 30-31 at Watermelon Capital Speedway. SpeedFest 2016 will once consist of a 200-lap ARCA/CRA Super Series Super Late Model special non-points event …

CRA: SpeedFest 2015 Taking Center Stage This Weekend; Elliott, Ragan Headline Entry List

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CORDELE, GA.  – official series release – ARCA/CRA photo – SpeedFest 2015 will take place at beautiful Crisp Motorsports Park, the home of Watermelon Capital Speedway in Cordele, Georgia, this coming weekend. The event will be chalked full of entertainment and some of the best racers in the country competing in 325 laps of late model racing action. SpeedFest will …

CRA: SpeedFest 2015 to Air Live on 51 TV

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CORDELE, Ga. – official series release — Speed51 photo — In a partnership through Champion Racing Ass’n, Watermelon Capital Speedway and speed51.com, both the 200-lap main event for the ARCA/CRA Super Series and the 125-lap JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour feature event from SpeedFest 2015 will be seen live on 51 TV on Jan. 25. The SpeedFest event will be $19.99 for …

SPEEDFEST: Elliott rules Super Lates; wins second-career SpeedFest

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January 27, 2014 — CORDELE, Ga. – staff report by Jacob Seelman with contribution from Speed51.com — Speed51.com photo — Sunday afternoon’s SpeedFest at Watermelon Capital Speedway came down to a duel between the old and new guard of NASCAR’s national-level touring series. Chase Elliott overcame a late-race duel with NASCAR Camping World Truck Series star Johnny Sauter to win …

SOUTHEAST: Payton Ryan Joins Five 4 Late Model Operation

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January 20, 2014 — PRR photo — CONCORD, N.C. — Five 4 Motorsports, in partnership with Daniel Hemric, has announced an eight-race agreement with young driver Payton Ryan. Ryan will drive the No. 54 Chevrolet in pro late model division races at Watermelon Capital Speedway in Cordele, Ga., and New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, Fla. Ryan’s debut with …

USCS: TBARA Veteran Brian Gingras Scores First Career Victory at Watermelon Capital

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July 20, 2013 – By Jacob Seelman – Cordele, Ga. — Coming into Saturday night, TBARA veteran Brian Gingras had won heat races and preliminary events, but had never quite been able to put it all together. Leaving Watermelon Capital Speedway Saturday night, Gingras was finally able to say, “Mission accomplished.” In the United Sprint Car Series’ return to pavement …