Crane Cams V8 Stock Car Road Racing Brings Variety to Competition

There are some people who say that the popularity of cookie-cutter NASCAR style racing has completely taken over the motorsports scene in the United States, but if you know where to look, there is plenty of variety and excitement at all levels of competition. One perfect example is the Crane Cams V8 Stock Car Road Racing Series, where very different sorts of hardware, from SCCA GT1 and GT2 cars to Super Late Models compete on legendary tracks like Sebring, Daytona, and Road Atlanta.

With rounds already completed at Sebring, Palm Beach International Raceway, Carolina Motorsports Park, and Daytona, the series goes into their summer break, starting up again the weekend of August 18-19 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, then continuing to Homestead-Miami, Roebling Road Raceway, and finally finishing up at Road Atlanta at the very beginning of November.

Four different classes compete in the V8 Stock Car Series:

  • PorterField Enterprises V8GT1: All SCCA GT1 cars – Ex Trans Am – AGT World Challenge – Grand Am GT
  • LG Motorsports V8GT2: Cars built to SCCA GT-2 rules – SCCA B Prepared – SCCA STO – SCCA Regional ITO class – Grand Am Koni Challenge GS – Grand Am Rolex GT – NASA ST1 and ST2 by review
  • PitBoxes.com V8SPO: Super Late Models – All Pro Late Models – SCCS Late Models – Late Model Stocks – ASA (Motor: 18deg. 23deg. LS series. Wheels: 15×10. No wings) HSR – Historic Stock Car Racing Association –NASCAR Cup- Busch – Busch North – Hooters – ARCA (Motor: SB2 type 18deg. 23deg. LS series. Wheels: 15×10. No wings)
  • V8GTA: Super Late Models – All Pro Late Models – SCCS Late Models – Late Model Stocks – GTA – ASA (Motor: LS1 – crate motors under 500hp. Wheels 15×10. No wings.)

For more information, race results, and to get involved yourself, visit www.v8stockcar.com

 

About the author

Paul Huizenga

After some close calls on the street in his late teens and early twenties, Paul Huizenga discovered organized drag racing and never looked back, becoming a SFI-Certified tech inspector and avid bracket racer. Formerly the editor of OverRev and Race Pages magazines, Huizenga set out on his own in 2009 to become a freelance writer and editor.
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