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Sep 15
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Parts Failure Derails Strong Run for Frank Kimmel at Salem Speedway

Frank Kimmel (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America) SALEM, Ind. (September 15, 2014) – Sometimes no matter how much preparation a team puts in prior to the green flag waving, the uncontrollable still happens. Just 67 laps into Saturday night’s ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards event at Salem (Ind.) Speedway, Frank Kimmel and his Ansell-Menards team fell victim to a manufactured parts failure in the rear end of the No. 44 Toyota. Unable to return to the racing action, Kimmel finished in the 24th position. “It’s definitely disappointing to have our night end with something out of our control,” said Kimmel after the race. “In all of my years racing, I’ve never had this part break so we will try to figure out what caused it ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick And Boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Crash At Chicagoland
By Chris Knight

Danica Patrick and boyfiend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) They’re all good now, but for a moment during Sunday’s MyAFIBSTORY.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Danica Patrick and boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. weren’t. The two were having decent runs on Sunday afternoon, but their chances at a better finish were hindered when the two made contact on Lap 258 on the frontstretch. Both cars were on the lead lap, after Patrick had received the free pass during the fifth caution of the day. Patrick climbing from the tail end of the lead lap was making a three-wide pass on Stenhouse’s No. 17 and boss Tony Stewart, when contact between the dynamic duo was made, which sent Patrick’s No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS gliding across the frontstretch wall. The two were able to pit ... FULL STORY »

Grant Enfinger Finishes Fourth at Salem Speedway

Grant Enfinger A single yellow flag can do amazing things to change the complexity of a race. For Grant Enfinger and GMS Racing, that one caution flag may have been the crucial cog needed to secure fourth in Saturday’s Federated Car Care ... FULL STORY »

Mason Mitchell Finishes Second in Instant Classic at Salem Speedway

Mason Mitchell (Mooresville, N.C., September 14, 2014--) Mason Mitchell driver of the No. 98 Musselmans / Wildlife Foundation of Florida / TTS Ford Fusion would normally be disappointed with finishing second but Saturday night at the Salem Speedway in Salem Indiana ... FULL STORY »

Thomas Praytor And DK-LOK Ford Rumble to 13th in Fall Classic

Thomas Praytor The ARCA Federated Car Care Fall Classic presented by JayC Food Stores isn’t just a race in Indiana it is the race of the season at the freshly partially paved monster that is Salem Speedway. Weeks of extra effort in the ... FULL STORY »

Tom Hessert Grabs Third Checkered Flag at Salem Speedway

Tom Hessert Wins Federated Car Care Fall Classic presented by JayC Food Stores At Salem Speedway September 14, 2014 – (Salem IN) – Tom Hessert joined an elite group of former ARCA Racing Series drivers as he took his third victory at Salem Speedway Saturday night. At the beginning of the night there were only ... FULL STORY »

2014 Kentucky Speedway NASCAR & ARCA (Sept.) Weekend Track Event Schedule

VisitMyrtkeBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway Logo KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY 2014 NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES ARCA RACING SERIES presented by MENARDS EVENT SCHEDULE Thursday, September 18TH 3:00 PM 5:00 PM BROADCASTING SET- UP 5:00 PM ARCA HAULERS ENTER ... FULL STORY »

Tom Hessert wins in wild ARCA finish at Salem

Tom Hessert Wins Federated Car Care Fall Classic presented by JayC Food Stores At Salem Speedway (SALEM, Ind. - Sept. 13, 2014) - Tom Hessert won for the fifth time in his career Saturday and third time at Salem Speedway, but it's safe to say he has never won like this before. Hessert grabbed the ... FULL STORY »



Justin Allison
Team BCR Racing and Justin Allison Testing at Kentucky Speedway
no responses - Posted 09.12.14
(Mooresville, NC – September 12, 2014) Coming off his first ARCA Racing Series win at Pocono Raceway, Justin Allison will test at Kentucky Speedway on September 16. Allison, who will be driving the No. 88 HAVACOSALES.COM Ford Fusion for Team BCR Racing, will make his first laps around the ...FULL STORY »
Frank Kimmel (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America)
Frank Kimmel 2014 ARCA Federated Car Care ARCA Fall Classic Race Preview
no responses - Posted 09.12.14
FRANK KIMMEL NO. 44 ANSELL-MENARDS TOYOTA CAMRY ARCA RACING SERIES PRESENTED BY MENARDS SALEM SPEEDWAY SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2014 KIMMEL AT SALEM: Saturday’s Federated Car Care ARCA Fall Classic presented by JayC Food Stores will mark Frank Kimmel’s 42nd career ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards start at Salem (Ind.) Speedway. Over a span ...FULL STORY »
Will Kimmel
Will Kimmel attempting NASCAR Nationwide and ARCA same-day Salem race double
no responses - Posted 09.11.14
(SALEM, Ind. - September 11, 2014) - If you see a twin-engine airplane land at the little air strip just off turns one and two at Salem Speedway Saturday in the nick of time, it'll be Will Kimmel chomping at the bit to climb aboard his No. 69 Messinas / ...FULL STORY »
Thomas Praytor
Thomas Praytor 2014 ARCA Federated Car Care Fall Classic Race Preview
no responses - Posted 09.11.14
FEDERATED CAR CARE ARCA FALL CLASSIC presented by JayC Food Stores-Salem Speedway: After a long off week of working on cars in the shop in Mobile the DK-LOK Race team heads north this weekend with a pair of DK-LOK Fords. “We’ve really had 3 shifts of guys working in Mobile, ...FULL STORY »
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Daniel Suarez to Make ARCA Racing Series Debut with Venturini Motorsports
no responses - Posted 09.10.14
Concord, NC (September 10, 2014) – Venturini Motorsports (VMS) announces today that Daniel Suarez will make his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut at Kentucky Speedway during the ZLOOP 150 on Friday, September 19th, in the No. 66 ARRIS Toyota. Last month in a highly publicized announcement, Joe Gibbs ...FULL STORY »
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Several drivers signed on for ARCA open test at Kentucky Speedway Tuesday, Sept. 16; Louisville native, NASCAR champ Ben Rhodes to make first superspeedway laps
no responses - Posted 09.10.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio - September 10, 2014) - The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, on the heels of Saturday's race event at Salem Speedway in southern Indiana, will skip over the Ohio River and steer for Kentucky Speedway Tuesday, September 16 for a full day of open testing in ...FULL STORY »
Ken Schrader (Photo Credit: Jamey Price/ / Getty Images)
“Happy Campers” make a week of it for Salem’s ARCA Fall Classic; Ken Schrader entered for Saturday’s big show under the lights
no responses - Posted 09.10.14
(SALEM, Ind. - September 10, 2014) - It's camping season at Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery where the early morning hours are also fueled by the smells of bacon frying over an open fire, the clean, crisp fall air, and the anticipation of another rock 'em-sock 'em, Saturday ...FULL STORY »
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New ARCA engine partner, Ilmor, has long history of success in motorsports
no responses - Posted 09.09.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio - September 9, 2014) - When the announcement was made confirming that the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards would introduce a new engine package in 2015 to address on-track competition and cost containment, it concluded an 18-month process of research and fact-finding to identify the optimum partner ...FULL STORY »


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