Jul 29

Michael Lira Scores 12th-Place Finish in Lucas Oil Raceway Debut

Michael Lira Michael Lira, the seventeen-year-old Spruce Creek High School student from Port Orange, Florida, and professional race car driver in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, finished 12th in his first career start at Lucas Oil Raceway. After an 18th-place qualifying run Friday afternoon, Lira lined up in row nine for the SCOTT Get Geared Up 200 presented by Federated Car Care. “This weekend was a great learning experience,” Lira said. “We made a lot of improvements on the car after qualifying, and I felt confident that I could move up and make some passes once the race got underway.” Lira battled hard in the No. 69 Gary Yeomans Ford Fusion as he learned the layout of the 0.686-mile asphalt oval, moving ... FULL STORY »

At age 42, Jeff Gordon shows no signs of slowing down
By NASCAR Wire Service

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 27, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS— Jeff Gordon won the inaugural Brickyard 400 in 1994. On Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in a No. 24 Chevrolet that clearly was the class of the field, Gordon won the 21st edition of the prestigious race. It's remarkable enough that Gordon could win a record five times at IMS. It's even more astounding that his first and most recent victories at the Brickyard are 20 years apart. And it's even more staggering that Gordon seems to have rediscovered the same sort of passion and intensity that propelled him to his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship as a 24-year-old. So don’t be too surprised if Gordon returns to Victory Lane in the 41st running of the Brickyard 400, at age 62. OK, that ... FULL STORY »

John Wes Townley Ready to Tackle the Tricky Triangle at Pocono Raceway

John Wes Townley (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) ‘Townley to Drive Zaxby’s Toyotas in NCWTS and ARCA Racing Events at Pocono" Long Pond, PA (July 29, 2014)- The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to the halfway point of the 2014 series season at Pocono Raceway. John ... FULL STORY »

Rookie Driver Justin Allison Returns to Pocono Raceway

Justin Allison (Mooresville, NC – July 29, 2014) As the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards makes its second stop at Pocono Raceway in the 2014 season, Team BCR’s driver, Justin Allison will have another chance at capturing his first victory. ... FULL STORY »

Cody Coughlin Confident Heading Into Busy Race Weekend

Cody Coughlin Ohio Racer Excited for Return to Pocono and SLM Event at Home Track (DELAWARE, OHIO) - Joe Gibbs Racing development driver Cody Coughlin is looking forward to a busy week full of racing action. The 18-year-old will be competing ... FULL STORY »

Five-Time ARCA Winner Brennan Poole Back at Pocono; City of Peace Films,

Brennan Poole (Photo Credit: ARCA) The Identical Movie Expands Venturini Team Sponsorship Role Concord, NC (July 28, 2014) – Sidelined for most of the last two seasons due to sponsorship woes, 5-time ARCA winner Brennan Poole is set to make his ARCA Racing Series presented ... FULL STORY »

Where there’s a Will, there’s a way; Will Kimmel…next generation of Kimmel racers talks family legacy, Pocono, ModSpace 125 Friday on FOX Sports 1

Will Kimmel (LONG POND, Pa. - July 28, 2014) - Where there's a Will, there's always a way. Determined to carve out his own road in racing, third-generation driver Will Kimmel is doing just that. Racing in the shadows of his ... FULL STORY »

52nd running of the / Allen Crowe 100 coming to Springfield Mile Dirt; ARCA Racing Series stock cars & stars take national tour to Illinois capital city

ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards (TOLEDO, Ohio. - July 28, 2014) - The Crowe 100 national championship stock car race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, featuring the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, is turning 52. The 52nd running of the 100, one of ... FULL STORY »

Mason Mitchell
Mason Mitchell’s Top-10 Streak Ends at 20 Races after 20th Place Finish at Lucas Oil Raceway
no responses - Posted 07.28.14
(Mooresville, N.C., July 18, 2014--) Coming off of his very first win in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards at Chicagoland one week ago, Mason Mitchell looked to become the second driver to win back-to-back races in 2014 at Lucas Oil Raceway (LOR). Mitchell and Mason Mitchell Motorsports ...FULL STORY »
Grant Enfinger
Grant Enfinger Finishes Fourth at Lucas Oil Raceway and Regains Points Lead
no responses - Posted 07.28.14
Grant Enfinger, driver of the No. 90 Motor Honey / Casite / Allegiant Travel Chevrolet, finished fourth in Friday night’s SCOTT Get Geared Up 200 presented by Federated Car Care ARCA Racing Series race at Lucas Oil Raceway. It was his debut with GMS Racing. With the finish, ...FULL STORY »
Frank Kimmel (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America)
Late Race Charge Propels Frank Kimmel to Third-Place Finish at Indianapolis
no responses - Posted 07.28.14
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (July 28, 2014) – The last time the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards competed at Lucas Oil Raceway, Frank Kimmel drove into Victory Lane to capture the checkered flag. Two years later, Kimmel returned to the Indianapolis short track looking to repeat his 2012 performance. After ...FULL STORY »
Cunningham Motorsports
Cunningham Motorsports Results at LOR Point to Rebound for Organization
no responses - Posted 07.28.14
July 28, 2014 – Clermont, IN – The last two race weekends have been tough on the Cunningham organization. The results at Winchester and Chicago did not live up to the expectations of the teams. With disappointing results and 3 wrecked Dodges, the team needed a turn ...FULL STORY »
Justin Allison
Justin Allison’s day ends early at Lucas Oil Raceway
no responses - Posted 07.28.14
(Indianapolis, IN – July 28, 2014) Electrical issues ended Justin Allison’s night early at Lucas Oil Raceway in the SCOTT Get Geared Up 200. “I couldn’t quite get comfortable with the track until the end of the second practice session,” says Allison. “The car felt great during practice, it ...FULL STORY »
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Special Traffic Patterns Planned for Race at Pocono
no responses - Posted 07.28.14
The Pennsylvania State Police will put special traffic patterns into effect to help motorists attending the 400 NASCAR race on Sunday, August 3rd, 2014, at the Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Monroe County. On Sunday, August 3rd, the following traffic patterns will be in effect: Prior to the race, Route 115 ...FULL STORY » 400 Logo
2014 Pocono Raceway NASCAR & ARCA August Weekend Track Event Schedule
no responses - Posted 07.28.14
Brandon Jones Wins SCOTT Get Geared Up 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway
Brandon Jones Impresses, Goes Two-for-Two in ARCA Racing Series
no responses - Posted 07.26.14
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 26, 2014) - Brandon Jones and Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) came into Lucas Oil Raceway looking to make it two-for-two in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards in 2014. The day got started off in the right way, as Jones and the No. 4 Exide team ...FULL STORY »

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