NASHVILLE, Tenn. – City of Nashville Mayor John Cooper has directed officials of Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway to cancel the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Heroes 100 scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 29.
The event was to feature the second appearance of the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour this year with a first-time appearance of the Victory Custom Trailers CRA Junior Late Model Series and local racing.
The event will not be rescheduled at Nashville. Fans who purchased tickets to the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Heroes 100 on Aug. 29 will receive a full refund.
Champion Racing Ass’n officials are in discussions with a potential replacement venue for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour race. A decision will be made soon.
Public safety remains a top priority for Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway. Speedway officials, in collaboration with the Metro Nashville Health Department, have established racing events to be a pilot program to reopening spectator sporting in the City of Nashville.
Three racing events have been conducted thus far to the satisfaction of public health officials. Now, Mayor Cooper has instructed an immediate pause of racing with fans at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway.
The next race scheduled at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway is Local Racing on Saturday, Sept. 12.