Charlotte Motor Speedway will honor CRASHCar champion Paul Sparrow, of Gastonia, N.C., and other top 2006 performers in the unique, entry-level stock car division during the second annual CRASHCar Championship Banquet Wednesday evening, Dec. 20.

The gala event, which begins at 6 p.m., will take place at the Quaker Steak & Lube restaurant on Speedway Blvd. Sparrow will collect $5,000 for his championship effort while the remaining top-20 finishers in the final standings will also receive point fund checks.

Tickets are $12 each and must be purchased prior to the close of business on Monday, Dec. 18. They are available by contacting the Charlotte Motor Speedway events department at (704) 455-3205.