SECA Releases FK Rookie Of The Year Program

With the recent announcement of their new partnership with FK Rod Ends, South Eastern Crate Association officials are pleased to release the details of the 2016 Rookie of the Year program for the SECA Late Model Division. The Southington, CT based company has continuously supported grassroots racing and their "FK Gremlin" logo is one of the most widely recognized images in dirt late model racing.

Thanks to this new partnership, the FK Rookie of the Year will be recognized at the 2016 SECA Championship Banquet and awarded $500, one set of FK Rod Ends, and a Team FK Apparel Kit (4 Hoodies & 4 Hats). Our sincerest appreciation goes out to the entire FK family for designing this exciting and rewarding program for our SECA Late Model teams.

In regards to Rookie of the Year eligibility, officials have compiled the following requirement list

1) Never won a Late Model race prior to 2016
2) Never won a Late Model championship at any track
3) Never finished in Top 20 of SECA’s Weekly Championship
4) Must inform SECA of your intent prior to April 16th
5) Must carry the FK Rod Ends decal from April 16th throughout the 2016 season
6) Must compete in at least 15 SECA sanctioned late model during the 2016 season

FK Rod End Decals will be made available to the teams once a driver communicates his/her intention via email ( and eligibility is granted from association officials.

For more information about FK visit them online (, find them on Facebook (FK Rod Ends), follow them on Twitter (@FKrodends), and join the on Instagram (FKRODENDS)

Partners of the South Eastern Crate Association include: City Chevrolet Performance Parts, Hoosier Racing Tires,, To the Point Embroidery, Heintz Performance, Ellison Racing Engines, Kenny Lamb Racing Engines, Big A's Custom Graphics, Thomas Clarke Performance, Velocita, G-engineering, Gable Automotive, Hendren Racing Engines, ARbodies, JRi Shocks, Renegade Racing Fuels, WP Shocks, FK Rod Ends,, Pro Power Performance, Bilstein Shocks, VP Racing Fuels, JRS Competition Finishes, Flag To Flag, & Ntense Graphics.