The new AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series is now available for order by calling (800)632-2320 and extensions 6270 for Ben Baker, 6242 for Brian Burris, or 6205 for Jesse Harris. All part numbers of the AFCO Crate Spec Shocks are stocked and are now being shipped.
The AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series, based on AFCO’s popular 27 series shocks, retails for $186.99 each and features a tamper-proof enclosure system. The AFCO Crate Series shock is an economy platform that is inexpensive to maintain for the racer. The average rebuild cost at the end of the season is $50 for labor, oil, and seals. Should the racer need more extensive service, quick repair services are available from AFCO and Revolution Shocks.
The AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series is being introduced into FASTRAK in 2019 as an optional package. Drivers utilizing the AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series in all locations on the car will be given a 50-pound weight break and able to have up to a 40” rear deck.
AFCO and FASTRAK have been working together since December of 2017 to come up with a viable shock option. During the 2018 season, there were multiple test sessions at Toccoa Raceway, Senoia Raceway and Virginia Motor Speedway. Drivers from the FASTRAK Racing Series and others have participated in the tests.
AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series testing highlights
- Tests held at Toccoa Raceway, Senoia Raceway, and Virginia Motor Speedway
- Tested on cars 2014-2018
- Driver at Toccoa picked up three tenths by switching from canisters to AFCO Crate Spec shock
- At Toccoa lap times ranged consistently from 13.01 to 13.04. Two tenths off fastest lap times.
- Two tenths off fastest lap times at Senoia Raceway
- At VMS: Both drivers on 40-lap used FT200 tires. Took their shocks off the car and bolted on AFCO Crate Spec Shocks. One driver identical lap times to feature. One driver two tenths faster.
- All cars tested with 8” spoiler and standard weight
The driver competing on the AFCO Crate Spec shocks and is highest in the FASTRAK Racing Series standings will earn a provisional starting spot in the $50,000 win 2019 FASTRAK World Championship on September 13th and 14th at Virginia Motor Speedway.
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The 2019 marketing partners for the FASTRAK Racing Series are Chevrolet Performance, Hoosier Racing Tire, AFCO “The official shock of the FASTRAK Racing Series”, VP Racing Fuel “The official fuel of FASTRAK”, VP Racing Lubricants, Speed51.com “The official video home of FASTRAK”, Basey’s Site Work, LLC, TNT Race Cars, Arizona Sport Shirts, Simpson Safety Equipment, Rockauto.com, and Thomas Clarke Performance.