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Dec 19
Friday

Local Port Orange Racer Michael Lira to Test at Daytona International Speedway

Michael Lira Michael Lira, the seventeen-year-old high school senior at Spruce Creek High School and professional race car driver in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, is set to test this weekend at Daytona International Speedway. Lira will run the No. 69 Ford Fusion for Kimmel Racing. It will be Lira’s second time testing at the world famous superspeedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. The talented young driver made his superspeedway debut prior to the beginning of the 2014 ARCA season, participating in two full days of testing with the ARCA Racing Series. This time around, Lira knows what to expect from the 2.5-mile tri-oval and its high-banked turns. “We’re just hoping to get more track time and drafting experience,” Lira said. “On a ... FULL STORY »

Sprint To End Cup Series Sponsorship After 2016 Season
By Chris Knight

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo Let the search begin. With two years remaining on their extension contract, Sprint informed NASCAR Tuesday that it will not renew their sponsorship of the Sprint Cup Series following the checkered flag of the 2016 season. The decision by one of the top mobile carriers in the United States will force NASCAR to find a new partner to back its top national series for the second time in 13 years. Sprint began its tenure with NASCAR under the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series banner in 2004 in what was a 10-year agreement, replacing R.J. Reynolds and the iconic Winston-brand after a 33-year run. A branding change four years later in 2008 made it the Sprint Cup Series, after Sprint and Nextel ... FULL STORY »

Team BCR Racing takes Two Rookie Drivers Testing at Daytona

Team BCR Racing and Development Team Logo (Mooresville, NC – December 18, 2014) The 2014 Daytona winning team will be returning to the superspeedway this week for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards annual open test. Team BCR’s rookie drivers John Lowinski-Loh and Mario Clouser ... FULL STORY »

Austin Cindric to Join Cunningham Motorsports at “World Center of Speed” ARCA Test

Austin Cindric December 16, 2014 – (Mooresville, NC) – Kerry Scherer, co-owner of Cunningham Motorsports announced today that Austin Cindric will participate with the Cunningham organization in the ARCA Racing Series’ open test at the Daytona International Speedway this weekend, December ... FULL STORY »

Cody Coughlin 2014 ARCA Daytona Open Test Notes And Quotes

Cody Coughlin Cody Coughlin No. 55 JEGS.com Toyota Camry ARCA Daytona Open Test News and Notes Kick Start to 2015 ARCA Season at Daytona To Finish 2014: The Joe Gibbs Racing Development driver will live a dream this weekend as he takes his first laps behind ... FULL STORY »

Lira Motorsports Welcomes New Crew Chief Teddy Brown for 2015

Michael Lira's No. 69 Ford Fusion Lira Motorsports is excited to welcome new crew chief Teddy Brown to the team for 2015. Brown is a veteran crew chief with years of experience and success in the ARCA Racing Series. “As crew chief for Lira Motorsports I ... FULL STORY »

Sarah Cornett-Ching one step closer to car racing dream

Sarah Cornett-Ching Female stock car racer looking to race at Daytona Speedway December 15, DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA - Sarah Cornett-Ching fliesto the Sunshine State this month to drive a race car on the high banks of Daytona International Speedway for the second ... FULL STORY »

GMS Racing Relocates to Statesville, North Carolina

GMS Racing Logo Statesville, N.C. (December 15, 2014)— GMS Racing, currently fielding multiple teams in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) as well as in the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) Racing Series, will have a new place to call home. ... FULL STORY »



Top-10 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards drivers pose for a photo during the annual awards banquet in Indianapolis, Indiana
ARCA ‘family’ big winner in championship night celebration
no responses - Posted 12.14.14
(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – December 13, 2014) – The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards celebrated families and generations Saturday, honoring its 2014 teams and owners and giving out a few surprise awards along the way. Cunning ham Motorsports owners Briggs Cunningham and Kerry Scherer won the prestigious Marcum Award, second-place ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Renews ARCA Racing Series Awards Program
no responses - Posted 12.13.14
(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - December 12, 2014) - Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) and Toyota Racing Development (TRD) officials announced today that Toyota is renewing its relationship with the series. Toyota will be an official Participating Manufacturer with the series for 2015, marking the ninth consecutive year that Toyota ...FULL STORY »
ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards
ARCA announces ‘tweaks’ and ‘adjustments’ for 2015
no responses - Posted 12.12.14
(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – December 12, 2014) – The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards announced some changes to its point system and qualifying procedure Friday, changes that will take effect beginning with the 2015 season opener at Daytona International Speedway February 14. “We are looking at our 63rd season of ...FULL STORY »
Cody Coughlin
Joe Gibbs Development Driver Cody Coughlin Announces 2015 Plans
no responses - Posted 12.12.14
19-Year-Old Will Start 2015 at Daytona International Speedway (DELAWARE, OH - December 12, 2014) - Cody Coughlin captured his first Late Model victory in the shadows of the Birthplace of Speed, Daytona Beach, Florida. Now the 19 year-old will make the trek 20-minutes north to compete at Daytona Int'l ...FULL STORY »
Austin Wayne Self with Mason Mitchell
Austin Wayne Self Signs with Mason Mitchell Motorsports
no responses - Posted 12.12.14
Creates the Youngest Team Owner, Driver Duo in the ARCA Racing Series (Mooresville, NC, December 12, 2014) -- The youngest team owner and 2014 ARCA Series Champion has paired up with the 2014 Rookie of the Year. Austin Wayne Self has signed with Mason Mitchell Motorsports for 2015. Self will ...FULL STORY »
Raul Orlandini
Raul Orlandini to Test with Lira Motorsports at Daytona International Speedway
no responses - Posted 12.12.14
Raul Orlandini will return to the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards to test at Daytona International Speedway next weekend, December 19 – 20. Orlandini will drive the No. 59 car for Lira Motorsports. The upcoming test session at Daytona International Speedway is an important opportunity for Orlandini, as the ...FULL STORY »
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Valvoline™ named official motor oil of the ARCA Racing Series
no responses - Posted 12.11.14
LEXINGTON, KY., Dec. 11, 2014 - Officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America, Valvoline™ and TSMGI today announced that Valvoline™ would become the official motor oil of the ARCA Racing Series beginning in 2015. The announcement, which took place at the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis, ...FULL STORY »
Mason Mitchell Kisses The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards trophy
Mason Mitchell to be Honored as 2014 ARCA Champion at Annual Awards Banquet
no responses - Posted 12.09.14
(Mooresville, N.C., December 9, 2014--) 2014 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards champion Mason Mitchell and Mason Mitchell Motorsports (MMM) will be honored Saturday night at the annual ARCA postseason awards banquet. The banquet will be held in downtown Indianapolis at the Indiana Convention Center. “We have been extremely busy ...FULL STORY »


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