Mar 25

Operation Troop Aid to partner with Nashville ARCA event for TROOP AID 200

TROOP AID 200 Event Logo (TOLEDO, Ohio - March 25, 2015) - Officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America and Track Enterprises have announced a promotional marketing partnership with Nashville based Operation Troop Aid, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the men and women of the US Armed Forces. The partnership will see Operation Troop Aid (OTA) assume naming rights to the April 11 ARCA Racing Series event at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville. The "Troop Aid 200" is scheduled for an 8:00 p.m. local start time, and will allow active and retired military personnel free admission to see the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards event. Operation Troop Aid is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) agency that works to provide care packages for United ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers Out For At Least Three Months
By NASCAR Wire Service

Brian Vickers, driver of the Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota, answers questions from media during a press conference before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 22, 2015 in Fontana, California. Vickers was forced to withdraw from competition due to blood clots. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images The reappearance of blood clots has sidelined Vickers from the No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota for the third time, dating to May 2010. In addition, Vickers missed the first two races of the 2015 season while recovering from offseason heart surgery. To combat the medical issue, Vickers must resume the use of blood thinners, which in turn will keep him out of a race car for at least three months. NASCAR will not approve a driver to race while using blood thinners because of the obvious risk. Whether the latest recurrence of blood clots will jeopardize Vickers’ career remains a germane question. “Am I worried?” Vickers asked. “Of course. Have I given up hope? No. What I know right now is that ... FULL STORY »

Menards Extends ARCA Support for seventh straight year

Menards 200 Toledo race entitlement part of comprehensive program announced Tuesday (TOLEDO, Ohio - March 24, 2015) -- Officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) and Menards Inc. announced today that the Wisconsin-based home improvement retailer will once again ... FULL STORY »

Statement from Talladega Superspeedway (TSS) Chairman Grant Lynch on Safety Initiatives

Talladega Superspeedway Logo Statement from TSS chairman Grant Lynch Following an extensive track review with International Speedway Corporation (ISC), NASCAR and ARCA, Talladega Superspeedway will add SAFER Barrier to its existing barrier system in advance of the May 1-3 NASCAR weekend. The new SAFER ... FULL STORY »

After 23-year hiatus, ARCA invades Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville April 11; Daytona, Mobile winner Grant Enfinger leads the charge

Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville Logo (TOLEDO, Ohio - March 17, 2015) - It's been 23 years since the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards marched through the gates at tradition-rich Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville, but that will soon change when the 63-year-old storied sanctioning body ... FULL STORY »

Second Youngest ARCA Racing Series Starter Ronnie Osmer Has Successful Run At Mobile International Speedway

Ronnie Osmer, No. 40 Jubilee Foods / Ride to Give Dodge Charger Mobile, Alabama (March 17, 2015) – Ronnie Osmer (Pearl River, Louisiana), the second youngest starter in ARCA Racing Series history, brought home his No. 40 Jubilee Foods / Ride to Give Dodge home with a 17th place finish in the ... FULL STORY »

Lira Motorsports Moves Into A Mooresville, North Carolina Race Shop

Lira Motorsports Logo Lira Motorsports is excited to officially announce their acquisition of 18,000 square-feet of race shop and office space in Mooresville, NC. The new facility will be the home of the teams current ARCA Racing Series operations, consisting of the Michael ... FULL STORY »

Hard Charging Michael Lira Races From The Back To A Top-10 Finish In Mobile

Michael Lira, No. 58 Gary Yeomans / TraqGear / AttorneyAtLaw Ford Fusion Seventeen-year old Michael Lira was more than ready for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards ARCA Mobile 200 at Mobile International Speedway, after skipping the season opener in Daytona due to ARCA age restrictions. His patience paid off on ... FULL STORY »

Sarah Cornett-Ching
Sarah Cornett-Ching exceeds personal expectations in first ARCA short-track start
no responses - Posted 03.17.15
Determined racer overcomes early adversity March 16, 2015, DENVER, NC - Sarah Cornett-Ching and Tony Blanchard had something to prove to themselves Saturday in the ARCA Mobile 200 in Mobile, Alabama. Prior to Saturday's 200-lap event Blanchard and Cornett-Ching had never collaborated on a short track. While Cornett-Ching's story has ...FULL STORY »
Michigan International Speedway Logo
Keloorah – a place to celebrate race weekend at MIS
no responses - Posted 03.17.15
BROOKLYN, Mich. (March 17, 2015) – Michigan International Speedway is taking the post-race concert experience to a whole new level with “Keloorah.” Keloorah is two days of post-race live music and activities on Fridays and Saturdays during the June and August NASCAR weekends at MIS. It’s a music, party and entertainment ...FULL STORY »
Bobby Hamilton Jr. (No. 97 Dodge) races with his Carter 2 Motorsports teammate No. 40 during the Mobile ARCA 200 at Mobile International Speedway
Bobby Hamilton Jr. Claims Top-15 Finish At Mobile International Speedway
no responses - Posted 03.16.15
Mobile, Alabama (March 16, 2015) – With a weekend full of rain and drama, Bobby Hamilton Jr. prevailed to claim a 13th place finish in the ARCA Mobile 200. “Today was an awesome day for Carter 2 Motorsports and Bobby Hamilton Jr‬.,” team owner Roger Carter said of Hamilton Jr.’s performance. ...FULL STORY »
David Levine
Strong run in Mobile vaults David Levine to sixth in ARCA points standings
no responses - Posted 03.16.15
In a caution-filled ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards battle at the 1/2 mile Mobile International Speedway, David Levine raced his No. 59 Gary Yeomans Ford to a 12th place finish on Saturday. Combined with his strong finish last month at Daytona, the rookie driver now finds himself 6th in ...FULL STORY »
Mason Mitchell Motorsports teammates Mason Mitchell (No. 78) and Austin Wayne Self (No. 98) race during Saturday's Mobile ARCA 200 at Mobile International Raceway (Photo Credit: Speed 51)
Mason Mitchell Motorsports 2015 ARCA Mobile ARCA 200 Post Race Report
no responses - Posted 03.16.15
(Mooresville, N.C., March 16, 2015--) In the closing stages of the second ARCA Racing Series event of the 2015 season, the ARCA-Mobile 200 at Mobile International Speedway (MIS) it looked like Mason Mitchell Motorsports was poised for a 1-2 finish with drivers Austin Wayne Self (AWS) and Mason Mitchell. ...FULL STORY »
Cunningham Motorsports
Cunningham Motorsports Survives Rain Soaked ARCA Mobile 200
no responses - Posted 03.16.15
Irvington, AL – (March 16, 2015) - All activities on Friday, including practice and qualifying were canceled at the Mobile International Speedway due to constant rain. Saturday's schedule was altered to allow a 30-minute practice prior to the start of the 200 lap race. With the starting lineup set ...FULL STORY »
Thomas Praytor
Career Day for Thomas Praytor And No. 9 DK-LOK Ford in Mobile
no responses - Posted 03.16.15
As one of only four drivers who have competed in every ARCA Mobile 200, Thomas “Moose” Praytor and his DK-LOK Team rolled into the Moose’s hometown looking for a good day and ended up with a career day. Praytor and his DK-LOK team spent two days testing last week that paid ...FULL STORY »
Brandon Jones Impresses with Runner-Up Finish at Mobile
no responses - Posted 03.16.15
Mobile, AL (March 15, 2015) – Brandon Jones continues to impress on the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards tour earning his fourth consecutive top-3 series effort with his runner-up finish in Saturday’s ARCA Mobile 200 at Mobile International Speedway. Jones, who made his first season start driving Venturini Motorsports’ No. ...FULL STORY »

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