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Apr 18
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Tom Hessert fastest in two-day ARCA test at Talladega Superspeedway

Tom Hessert III Justin Allison revives "The Alabama Gang" (TALLADEGA, Ala.) - A two-day test in preparation for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 at Talladega Superspeedway wrapped up Thursday at the iconic 2.66-mile track in preparation for the Saturday, May 3 event during the Aaron's Dream Weekend. Tom Hessert, in a Cunningham Motorsports Dodge, led the charts both days with a top speed of 184.551 mph, which he set in the Wednesday afternoon session. Justin Allison, grandson of original Alabama Gang member Donnie Allison, also participated in the two-day test, posting his best speed Wednesday afternoon at 182.442 mph. Donnie won at Talladega twice while his brother Bobby, also an original member of the Alabama ... FULL STORY »

Darlington Raceway is still a magical place for NASCAR racing
By NASCAR Wire Service

Darlington Raceway Logo Darlington Raceway LogoDARLINGTON, S.C.— By now, everyone has heard the rumors. When I left Darlington Raceway after Saturday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500, I turned to a friend who has worked at the track for years and said what I always say: “See you next year.” The response I got was decidedly different this time. “I hope so,” he said. In the rumor mill, Darlington’s place on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule is tenuous. That being the case, it was gratifying to sit in on a Saturday noon press conference at the venerable speedway, where track president Chip Wile and NASCAR president Mike Helton talked about plans for the 2015 event. No, Darlington doesn’t have a specific date for next year’s race. That won’t be set ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allison Talks Family Legacy during Day Two of ARCA Racing Series Testing at Talladega Superspeedway

Justin Allison (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America) TALLADEGA, AL – Preparations for the ARCA Racing Series’ International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 at Talladega Superspeedway continued today at Talladega Superspeedway, with seven drivers hitting the track’s high banks one last time before the Saturday, May 3 event ... FULL STORY »

Tom Hessert III Leads the Way During ARCA Testing at Talladega Superspeedway

Tom Hessert III Justin Allison 8th, Frank Kimmel 13th; Tests Resumes Thursday for International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 TALLADEGA, AL – Eighteen drivers paced the biggest and baddest race track on the planet Wednesday during an open ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel in search of record 10th ARCA win at Salem Speedway

Frank Kimmel (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America) (TOLEDO, Ohio) - Frank Kimmel has won more ARCA races at Salem than anyone else, reaching back to his first win there on April 19, 1998. Since then, the 10-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards champion ... FULL STORY »

Fuse5 Partners With Ken Schrader Racing for the 2014 Season

fuse 5 Logo Concord, N.C. (April 10, 2014) -- Fuse5, the first-to-market cloud-based software for the automotive aftermarket, announced today that it has partnered with veteran racer Ken Schrader and his team as an associate sponsor for the 2014 season. Gabe Davis, CEO ... FULL STORY »

DAYTONA Rising Creates Opportunities For Local Construction Firms, Welcomes New Families To Daytona Beach Area

DAYTONA Rising: Reimagining an American Icon Logo Project Provides Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity For Design-Build Team DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After a successful beginning to the 2014 motorsports event season, Daytona International Speedway is now ramping up construction activities for the $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project. More than 65 Volusia ... FULL STORY »

Florida High School Racer Michael Lira to Test at Talladega Superspeedway

Michael Lira Sixteen-year-old Spruce Creek High School student and race car driver Michael Lira will be heading to Talladega Superspeedway this week to participate in two days of test sessions with the ARCA Racing Series. It will be Lira’s first time ... FULL STORY »



Menards 200
Discount tickets for the Menards 200 at Toledo Speedway now on sale
no responses - Posted 04.15.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio – April 15, 2014) – Discounted tickets for the May 18 Menards 200 presented by Federated Car Care at Toledo Speedway are now on sale at six Menards stores in northwest Ohio. The tickets are available for the special price of $15 between now and race day if ...FULL STORY »
Thomas Praytor
Thomas Praytor Testing at Talladega Superspeedway
no responses - Posted 04.14.14
Mobile, Alabama’s Thomas “Moose” Praytor will take part in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards test at Talladega Superspeedway, Wednesday and Thursday in preparation for the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 slated for Saturday May, 3rd. Praytor has run as high as 2nd in his last 3 restrictor ...FULL STORY »
Team BCR owner Howard Bixman, driver Justin Allison and Donnie Allison
Team BCR Racing and Justin Allison to Attend Open Talladega Test
no responses - Posted 04.14.14
(Mooresville, NC – April 14, 2014) In preparation for the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 at Talladega Superspeedway, Justin Allison and Team BCR will attend the open test on April 16 and 17 in the No. 88 Havacosales.com Ford Fusion powered by RoushYates Engines. The ARCA Racing Series ...FULL STORY »
Brian Campbell Wins 7-UP 150 at Toledo Speedway
Veteran Brian Campbell holds off 16-year-old Anderson Bowen to win 7-UP 150 at Toledo Speedway
no responses - Posted 04.13.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio) - Wyoming, Michigan veteran Brian Campbell held off a late-race charge from 16-year-old Anderson Bowen to win the 7-UP 150 Saturday at Toledo Speedway. Campbell, in the Boyne Machine Company-Port City Racecars Ford, seemed like a shoe-in for Victory Lane with a near frontstretch lead late in the ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Heavner
Ryan Heavner Partners With Triple H Diesel For Salem Speedway
no responses - Posted 04.10.14
(APRIL 10TH, 2014) Ryan Heavner Racing returns to ARCA Racing Series competition as the series rolls to Salem, Indiana. This great opportunity was made possible by Triple H Diesel, Inc. Heavner will be featured on the Federated Auto Parts 200 starting grid with the #11 on the door and ...FULL STORY »
Ken Schrader
Ken Schrader’s take on Salem: “It’s a lot like Darlington”, ARCA’s Federated Auto Parts 200 on the way
no responses - Posted 04.10.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio) - The Federated Auto Parts 200 presented by Crunch'N Nutter at Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery will mark the season-opener for the historic half-mile portion of the hallowed grounds in southern Indiana. But for seasoned veteran Ken Schrader, it'll be race number 22 on the ...FULL STORY »
Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway
International Motorsports Hall of Fame to sponsor ARCA race at Talladega;
no responses - Posted 04.09.14
ARCA open test coming April 16-17 in prep for May 3 race (TOLEDO, Ohio) - The International Motorsports Hall of Fame will be returning as title sponsor of the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards 200-mile race at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday, May 3. The International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 is part ...FULL STORY »
Cody Coughlin
Cody Coughlin Gets Ready for a Busy an Exciting Week
no responses - Posted 04.08.14
ARCA Testing and Border Wars on his Schedule Over the Next Five Days (DELAWARE, OH - April 8, 2014) - Cody Coughlin had no case of the Monday blues when he looked at the schedule ahead of him for this week. The 18-year-old will be behind the wheel ...FULL STORY »


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