Racing and Free Admission Set to Kick Off 2015 Super Cup Season at
North Carolina (May 11, 2015) – It has been a long race-less
eight months, and the Super Cup Stock Car Series teams and drivers
are more than ready to get back on the track.
Potentially the largest field in its eight year history is
expected for the Window World 75 presented by RH2 at CNB Bank
Raceway Park, and will feature the emergence of some changes for the
It was announced
back in January that the series would be switching to the American
Racer EC-82 economy compound as the tire to be used starting with
the Clearfield, Pennsylvania event.
In order to keep competition fair and balanced, drivers will
be required to practice a minimum of 30 laps on their race-selected
Some of the top
competitors have agreed that this change could be an equalizer going
in and therefore should create some close racing on Saturday
evening. One of those
drivers is last year’s runner up Kevin Kromer.
everybody is going to be pretty equal right off the bat,” Kromer
said. “We’re going
back to our old notes and will see what happens.
Whoever hits the setup the first time is going to have an
The impact of
additions such as the allowance of other body-styles on a limited
basis and revamped points format will remain to be seen throughout
the season. For the
first time, the final standings will be calculated with a driver’s
worst performance being dropped.
The continuation of double-file restarts instituted late in
2014, in which cars select the lane they wish to take the green
flag, will be sure to mix things up once again.
One thing that did
not change near the end of 2014 was the bar that eventual champion
JJ Pack set. The
Bealeton, Virginia driver won the final two races of the season and
comes to CNB Bank Raceway Park with two straight wins at the
Brent Nelson is one
of many drivers that hopes to have something for Pack this season,
and looks to repeat his success from the beginning of 2014.
rebuilt the car from front to rear looking for problems,” last
year’s third place points finisher said.
“The car was tight wherever we went since we won the race
at Columbus, but I am very optimistic we have it ironed out.
We found some issues that were substantial.”
West Virginia driver has gained knowledge out of the seat when
touring with former series Rookie of the Year Codie Rohrbaugh to his
NASCAR K&N East endeavors, seeing different ways some of the
best in the business set up their cars.
As a result, he feels there could be even more improvement
after his best season in Super Cup to date.
“Last year was a
big step in the right direction and this year could be even more of
a tremendous difference,” added Nelson.
remains very confident in hopes for his first series championship as
“We are pretty
well prepared with enough spare parts to go the year,” Kromer
said. “We redid the
whole suspension to accommodate the tires.
I hope not to chase JJ.”
In addition to
these three top competitors, up to 20 more will be vouching to get
to the front at the season opener and beyond.
Fans will be welcomed for another first in series history,
free grandstand admission thanks to the track and its partners and
A four hour
optional open practice session will be offered to teams early Friday
evening with the first race day practice scheduled to begin at
1:15p.m. Saturday. Qualifying
is set for 5p.m. followed by the official start to the season with
the 75 lap race going green at approximately 6:30p.m.
The entire schedule
and list of expected entries are available on the official web site www.supercupstockcarseries.com.
Race day updates can be
viewed on the Super Cup Stock Car Series Facebook at www.facebook.com/SCSCSRacing
or on Twitter @SCSCSRacing.