Jay Krout has posted his schedule for 2017. His car owners father and close friend Jim Strausbaugh passed away last year. Jay hopes to park it in victory lane in memory of Jim. Jay has always looked up to Jim Strausbaugh.
Jay is a well-respected welder and fabricator. His torsion tube straightener tool is used and sold throughout the country. One of his tools surfaced at the nationals in Nebraska last year to aid Erin Statler in repairs keeping her racing after a very long trip.
In addition to racing Susquehanna Speedway, Jay plans to also race at Lincoln, Port Royal and Path Valley Speedway.