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Oct 23
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ARCA returns to familiar territory in 2015; Daytona to open Series’ 63rd season

ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards (TOLEDO, Ohio - October 23, 2014) - Daytona International Speedway has been part of the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards for more than 50 years and the 2015 season won't be any different. ARCA Racing Series officials announced today that the series will race at Daytona for the 52nd time on Saturday, February 14, 2015. It will be the ARCA Racing Series season opener. "As we discuss in the drivers meeting every year, it's an honor and a privilege to race at Daytona International Speedway, and it carries with it great responsibility and even greater opportunity," said ARCA President Ron Drager. "Whether you're an eight-time Daytona winner like Bobby Gerhart, a 10-time ARCA champion like Frank Kimmel or ... FULL STORY »

Canada’s Alex Guenette Delivers Top-10 In Turner Scott Motorsports Debut
By Chris Knight

Many wondered whether NASCAR Canadian Tire Series (NCTS) driver Alex Guenette’s early weekend speed at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway would stick for Saturday’s Kroger 200. Simple answer. Yes. The Terrebonne, Quebec native showed that with the right equipment and patience, goals can be accomplished in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS). Last week, the 18-year old tweeted out a photo that he would make his series’ return driving for Turner Scott Motorsports. This weekend, he lived up to the hype of driving for one of the most predominate teams on the circuit by finishing ninth in the No. 32 Motos Illmitees Chevrolet Silverado. In retrospect, the teenager withstood challenges from his competitors and his inner self, threading the needle, but ... FULL STORY »

Team BCR Racing & Development Team signs USAC National Midget Series Driver

Mario Clouser (Mooresville, NC – October 22, 2014) Beginning at the Daytona International Speedway ARCA Racing Series open test, current USAC and UMARA National Midget Series Driver, Mario Clouser, will pilot the #88 Clouser Auto Repair Ford Fusion for Team ... FULL STORY »

EPA recognizes Michigan International Speedway for leading green power use

Michigan International Speedway Logo MIS is first motorsports facility to join EPA Green Power Partnership at 100% BROOKLYN, Mich. (October 20, 2014) – Michigan International Speedway officials announced today that the racetrack is using green power as part of a partnership with the U.S. Environmental ... FULL STORY »

ARCA superspeedway success gives Mason Mitchell top spot in Hoosier Challenge standings

Mason Mitchell in his Superman pose lets his first ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards championship sink in (Photo Credit: ARCA) (TOLEDO, Ohio - October 17, 2014) - A major reason that Mason Mitchell captured the 2014 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season championship was his outstanding success on the superspeedways. And, that success has earned him the Hoosier Tire ... FULL STORY »

Daytona International Speedway Installs Highest Piece of Steel As Part of Topping Out Ceremony

DAYTONA Rising: Reimagining an American Icon Logo Historic Redevelopment Project Reaches Halfway Point DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway held a topping out ceremony today to install the highest piece of steel associated with its $400 million DAYTONA Rising project and celebrate the halfway point in the ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel Ready To Make Improvements Before 2015 ARCA Season

Frank Kimmel (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America) MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 15, 2014) – At the conclusion of every ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season, drivers and teams reflect on their year and make an honest assessment of what needs to be improved upon before returning ... FULL STORY »

Michael Lira Looks to Impress at the 2014 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine

Michael Lira NASCAR’s 11th annual Drive for Diversity (D4D) Combine kicks off today at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virginia, where Michael Lira will compete in a field of 20 multicultural and female drivers for a chance to be named to the 2015 ... FULL STORY »



Cunningham Motorsports
Austin Wayne Self Leaving Cunningham Motorsports after Stellar Rookie Season
no responses - Posted 10.13.14
October 6, 2014 – (Mooresville, NC) – Cunningham Motorsports co-owner, Kerry Scherer was notified just a few hours prior to the start of the ARCA 98.9 at Kansas Speedway on Friday that rookie Austin Wayne Self would not be returning to the organization for the 2015 season. The decision by ...FULL STORY »
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Team BCR Racing & Development Team tied for the most victories in 2014
no responses - Posted 10.10.14
(Mooresville, NC – October 10, 2014) -- Team BCR Racing and Development Team has proven a great deal over the past two years; starting in 2013, where the team captured their first two ARCA Racing Series wins at Mobile International Speedway and then again at Iowa Speedway. Nothing prepared the ...FULL STORY »
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Another Winning ARCA Season for Venturini Motorsports
no responses - Posted 10.09.14
Driver Development Program Earns FIVE 2014 Series Victories with Four Different Drivers Concord, NC (October 9, 2014) – The 2014 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season marks the seventh consecutive year Venturini Motorsports (VMS) has notched at least two season victories claiming five wins with their prominent driver development ...FULL STORY »
Thomas Praytor
It’s Official: Thomas Praytor And DK-LOK Team Seventh in Final ARCA Racing Series Standings
no responses - Posted 10.08.14
The ARCA Series announced the final points standings and Special Awards for the 2014 season from their headquarters in Toledo, Ohio. Thomas “Moose” Praytor and his DK-LOK team garnered the 7th spot in the Championship standings behind Cunningham Motorsports (Penske), Austin Wayne Self and ahead of NASCAR Nationwide/Truck Series driver ...FULL STORY »
Charles Evans Jr.
Charles Evans Jr. Finishes 14th at Kansas Speedway
no responses - Posted 10.07.14
(Kansas City, KS – October 7, 2014) - - Charles Evans Jr. (CJ) made his Kansas Speedway ARCA debut on Friday where he captured a 14th place finish behind the wheel of the No. 88 ETS/ACCI Ford Fusion. “That was the best car I have ever driven in this ...FULL STORY »
GoPro Motorplex plans to break ground on new, 6,000 SF building on their campus this month.
GoPro Motorplex’s 2015 Expansion Plans Revealed on Eve of Two-Year Anniversary
no responses - Posted 10.06.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 6, 2014) – Wednesday, Oct. 8 will mark GoPro Motorplex’s two-year anniversary and the 0.7-mile, 11-turn karting track and state-of-the-art facility that sits on 30 acres in Mooresville, NC plans to expand in 2015. “Business continues to pick up as we come to the conclusion of ...FULL STORY »
Thomas Praytor
Sour Motor Spoils Finale for Thomas Praytor; DK-LOK Team
no responses - Posted 10.06.14
The DK-LOK Team rolled into the ARCA season finale at Kansas Speedway with their favorite Speedway car, Batman, ready to end the 2014 season on a high note. The changes made back in Mobile during the off week paid dividends in the first practice session with Thomas “Moose” Praytor and the ...FULL STORY »
John Lowinski-Loh
Team BCR’s Rookie Driver John Lowinski-Loh Earns Top-10 Finish in ARCA Racing Series Debut
no responses - Posted 10.06.14
(Kansas City, Kansas – October 6, 2014) John Lowinski-Loh, driver of the No. 09 Auto Go Ford Fusion, captured a top-10 finish while making his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut at Kansas Speedway. “Everything went really well this weekend,” says Lowinski-Loh. “We set out to finish in ...FULL STORY »


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