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The Champion Racing Association pace car leads the field at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway. (CRA photo)

Menlen To Take Over As CRA Series Director

Track Enterprises and Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS (CRA) have announced that Scott Menlen will take over the series director position for CRA.

The position involves working with it’s four series — the ASA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS, JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance, Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman Powered by JEGS and the CRA Street Stocks Powered by JEGS.

Menlen has been an official for CRA for 13 years, both in a full-time and most recently a part-time position.

He has also been the general manager at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville, Tenn., for the past three years for Track Enterprises. Menlen will continue to work with Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway during the 2023 season, helping develop staff members into a larger management role.

Former CRA managing partner and most recently series director Glenn Luckett will remain with CRA in a consulting position and help with the transition of Menlen to series director over the upcoming season. Luckett was recently hired as the general manager at Salem Speedway in Salem, Ind., for new owner Nick Bohanon.

Joe Balash, director of race operations for Track Enterprises, and Greg Wood, operations director for CRA, will also work with Menlen.