Horstman Crowned NRA Champion, Whittall Selinsgrove Rookie Of The Year
(Photo: NRA Sprint Invaders Website)
McKENZIE, Tenn. (Dec. 1, 2017) – When we’re young, we are taught that hard work will help you achieve your goals. Sometimes the road is easy to travel, sometimes it takes perseverance – just like a full racing season can at times.
Both Jared Horstman and Justin Whittall showed they have the staying power to persevere in what can be an emotional sport – taking drivers, teams and fans from the highest of highs to the lowest of lows.
Ohio’s Horstman was crowned as the 2017 NRA Sprint Invaders champion on Saturday, Nov. 25. His third career series title, Horstman won 11 feature events en route to the title. He and his wife Meagan also welcomed their first child, a daughter named Brenley, in June of this year.
Pennsylvanian Whittall proved that steady is the course in claiming the 2017 Selinsgrove (PA) Speedway Rookie of the Year honors. While the teenager didn’t crack the win column this season, he consistently ran competitively in the 360ci Winged Sprint Car division. Whittall also dabbled in the 410ci division late season.
For a complete list of our 2017 winners, visit http://jandjautoracing.com/About/?Page=Winners
Earlier this season, J&J Auto Racing announced a Twitter contest open to both race teams competing under the brand’s banner as well as the public. For a chance to win a free J&J Auto Racing T-shirt, entrants must follow the brand on Twitter @JJ_Auto_Racing and post an appropriate racing-related image with J&J Auto Racing’s Twitter account tagged and using the hashtag #WinWithJ&J within the post.
A winner from tagged photos will be selected monthly and announced via J&J Auto Racing’s social media pages. All those submitting photos agree to allow J&J Auto Racing usage rights with photo credit. The contest will run through December 31, 2017. Monthly winners will be selected the last day of each month and announced accordingly.
J&J Auto Racing will be at the 2017 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) show in Indianapolis, Ind., next week on Dec. 7 – 9 alongside Champion Oil. For those competitors and owners planning to attend the show, we invite you to stop by BOOTH 1455. For more information regarding the PRI Show, please visit http://www.performanceracing.com/.
About J&J Auto Racing
For more than 40 years, J&J Auto Racing has been a leader in racecar chassis manufacturing. With intricate attention to detail and a willingness to provide chassis to the consumer’s specifications, J&J has taken its place as a leader in Sprint car racing innovation and safety. Founded and headed by Jack and Bonnie Elam, J&J Auto Racing is based in McKenzie, Tenn. For more information regarding J&J Auto Racing, please visit www.jandjautoracing.com or follow the brand on Twitter @JJ_Auto_Racing and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/JJAutoRacing/.
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