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Donny Schatz (15) takes the outside line around Brenham Crouch at Knoxville Raceway. (Frank Smith photo)

Crouch Taking On High Limit Racing

LUBBOCK, Texas — 18-year-old Brenham Crouch will compete in High Limit Racing as a full-time member next year.

Since joining the 410 sprint car ranks full time this year after roots in midget racing, Crouch came out strong this season as he captured the Interstate Racing Association title. Along the way, he also nailed down his first career 410 sprint car win at Wisconsin’s Wilmot Raceway.

“We had really good momentum all year long, even when we were still learning,” Crouch said. “We kept building on that, and Austin and I kept learning each other, and the feedback kept getting better.

“We thought it would be cool to run with High Limit, and we had the opportunity with my Dad and everybody helping out. I feel like we are carrying some momentum from last year after bouncing around between the Outlaws, High Limit and even the POWRi stuff we did. We are looking to make the move to the next level, and I feel like that is what fits us best now.”

After winning the 2022 POWRi Midget title, Crouch tackled the sprint car division. He racked up 21 top fives and 28 top 10s in 49 starts, using his Wilmot win and consistency to claim the IRA crown.

“Not only do you get to race with really good guys every night, the money is there as well,” Crouch said. “The series is doing really good things for the sport.

“I feel like it’s going to be a really good experience and will make us better at big-purse shows. Those big purses are going to bring more guys with experience, and that’s just going to make us propel ourselves forward.”

Crouch joins five-time World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series champion Brad Sweet, All Star Circuit of Champions driver’s champion Zeb Wise, Shark Racing’s Jacob Allen, Cory Eliason and Kasey Kahne as full-time drivers in the series.