SALEM, Ind. – Former NASCAR star Ken Schrader will compete in his first Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks Powered by JEGS event during the 50-lap Midwest 250 Presented by Scott County Tourism & Lucas Oil at Salem Speedway on April 25.
The event will be promoted by Track Enterprises and will also include 100-lap features for the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS and the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance.
Schrader competed in 763 NASCAR Cup Series events from 1984 through the ’13 season, getting four wins and 64 top five finishes, with a best finish in points of fourth in 1994. Schrader also competed in 116 NASCAR Xfinity Series events and 105 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events, getting two Xfinity Series wins and one Truck Series win.
Schrader has competed in 84 ARCA Menards Series events with 18 wins, including a win at Salem Speedway in 1999 and again in 2015. Schrader has mostly competed in a dirt modified for the past several years. Schrader has competed in seven ARCA/CRA Super Series events in the past, this will be his first in a CRA Street Stock.
The Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks event with the Midwest 250 will be a warm up to the May 15 Lucas Oil Great American Stocks versus the Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks Challenge points event.
Blake Hillard won the last series event at Salem Speedway in 2018 after the Challenge event was rained out in 2019 and canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Brett Hudson won the only other series event held at Salem Speedway in 2017.