Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS officials have announced that EDCO Welding and Hydraulics Truck & Trailer Repair will return as the sponsor of the EDCO Welding Fast Qualifier Award with the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS point events for the 2017 racing season, the 21st season of competition for the ARCA/CRA Super Series.
“We are very happy to continue our sponsorship with the ARCA/CRA Super Series again in 2017,” remarked EDCO Welding and Hydraulics Truck & Trailer Repair proprietors Eddie and Donna Van Meter. “We have been involved with CRA as sponsors and competitors for several seasons and look forward to continuing to have our company work with CRA throughout the 2017 season!”
Each event’s EDCO Welding Fast Qualifier will receive a $100 bonus from EDCO Welding, except for the EDCO Welding Fast Qualifier of the Battle at Berlin 251 were the award will be $200 and for the Redbud 400 and the Winchester 400, were the award will be $400. In order to receive the bonus, each events fast qualifier must have EDCO Welding stickers properly placed on both sides of their racecar prior to making their qualifying attempt, if not, the bonus will be carried over to the next series event, doubling that events fast qualifier award.
Drivers collecting an EDCO Welding Fast Qualifier Award in 2016 included Brandon Oakley, who received a series high three awards, and three time series Champion Johnny VanDoorn who received two awards. Single event award winners included two time series Champion Travis Braden, 2016 series Champion Cody Coughlin, Wes Griffith Jr., NASCAR competitors Erik Jones and John Hunter Nemechek, Bubba Pollard and Donnie Wilson.
EDCO Welding and Hydraulic Truck & Trailer Repair includes welding services, truck and trailer repair including Car Haulers, Wreckers, Dump Trucks, Waste Industry Roll-off trucks, Containers, Packers, Balers and Self Contained Compactors. EDCO Welding and Hydraulic Truck & Trailer Repair is located at 861 W. Troy Ave. in Indianapolis. They can be reached at 317-783-2323 or at their 24 Hour Service line at 317-513-1308. More information on EDCO Welding and Hydraulic Truck & Trailer Repair can be found on their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/EDCOWelding/.
Eddie Van Meter was the 2016 Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman Powered by JEGS Champion, collecting a series leading six victories. Son Billy finished fourth in series points collecting one win.