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Oct 20
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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 Protection Agency and Consumers Energy. The track uses nearly five million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, enough green power to meet 100 percent of the organization's electricity use. MIS is the first facility in all of motorsports and one of the first sporting venues in the country to join the EPA’s Green Power Partnership and offset its energy use from green power. Michigan International Speedway participates in Consumers Energy’s Green Generation Program.  This demonstrates a proactive choice to support cleaner renewable energy ... FULL STORY »

Did Brad Keselowski and the No. 2 team really win the Talladega race at Charlotte?
By NASCAR Wire Service

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redd's Wicked Apple Ale Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images TALLADEGA, Ala.— Against all odds, Brad Keselowski advanced to the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, capturing victory in a race he had to win on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. To be sure, talent played a role, and talent is something Keselowski has in ample supply. Focus was a major factor, too. Throughout the week preceding the Talladega race, during a test session at Martinsville Speedway and on Friday and Saturday at Talladega, Keselowski answered questions from reporters in terse, clipped sentences, preferring not to fuel the fire that came to a blaze on the track and in the garage at Charlotte on the previous Saturday night. Keselowski had his blinders on, and the only point of interest ... 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 »

Austin Wayne Self Leaving Cunningham Motorsports after Stellar Rookie Season

Cunningham Motorsports 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 ... FULL STORY »

Team BCR Racing & Development Team tied for the most victories in 2014

Team BCR Racing and Development Team Logo (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 ... FULL STORY »



Venturini Motorsports Logo
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 »
Cunningham Motorsports
Tom Hessert Earns Third in Championship Points, as Austin Wayne Self Grabs SCOTT Rookie of Year
no responses - Posted 10.05.14
October 5, 2014 – (Kansas City, KS) – The only piece of business remaining in the 2014 season for Cunningham Motorsports is the ARCA Racing Series annual banquet, when Tom Hessert will collect his third place awards and Austin Wayne Self will pick up the fourth Rookie of the ...FULL STORY »
Justin Allison, No. 08 HAVACO Sales / Rush Racing Products/ Collins Engineering Ford Fusion
Justin Allison Earns Career Best Kansas Finish In Team Debut
no responses - Posted 10.05.14
(KANSAS CITY, Kan. – October 6, 2014) - After starting 33rd and avoiding all of the chaos, Justin Allison drove the No. 08 HAVACO Sales / Rush Racing Products/ Collins Engineering Ford Fusion to a solid ninth place finish in the ARCA 98.9 at Kansas Speedway on Friday, Oct. 3, ...FULL STORY »


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