Nov 20

Kentucky Speedway returns to ARCA schedule in 2015

Kentucky Speedway Logo (TOLEDO, Ohio – November 20, 2014) – The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will return to Kentucky Speedway in 2015, marking the third consecutive season the nationally-touring stock car series will stop at the 1.5-mile track. The ARCA race at Kentucky will be Sept. 25. “We are happy to have the ARCA Racing Series return to our September weekend schedule in 2015,” said Kentucky Speedway General Manager Mark Simendinger. “The series has a long-standing history with our track dating back to 2000 and its Midwestern base makes it a favorite of our fans.” Following a four-year hiatus, the ARCA tour returned to Kentucky Speedway in 2013 where second-generation racer Corey LaJoie added his name to the impressive list of Kentucky ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick’s first Sprint Cup title a total team effort
By NASCAR Wire Service

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images HOMESTEAD, Fla.— Kevin Harvick walked into his post-race press conference munching a slice of pepperoni pizza. He ended it with 2-year-old son Keelan on his lap and walked out of the room with a bottle of his sponsor’s beer in his hand. All pretty normal stuff. But the 2014 season, to which Harvick applied his exclamation mark Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, was anything but. It was special and quite remarkable for the team, its owners and its driver. Moreover it was about the combined family that Stewart-Haas Racing had become in the last year, bringing in new faces like Harvick and Kurt Busch and talented behind-the-scenes people like eager-to-achieve crew chief Rodney Childers. It’s a family that has experienced rough times. Co-owner Tony Stewart, ... FULL STORY »

ARCA driver to tackle the Governor’s Cup

Michael Lira Part-time ARCA driver, Michael Lira, who recorded a fourth-place qualifying effort at Pocono Raceway in his Superspeedway debut in the series in August, will shift gears and make his way to New Smyrna Speedway this weekend at an attempt to ... FULL STORY »

New Jersey Motorsports Park announces 2015 event schedule

New Jersey Motorsports Park Logo MILLVILLE, N.J. – New Jersey Motorsports Park announced a diverse calendar of race weekends and off-track events on Thursday, as officials look ahead to the facility’s eighth season of operation in Millville. The 2015 race season will include schedule highlights such ... FULL STORY »

Daytona International Speedway Celebrates Major Project Milestones

DAYTONA Rising: Reimagining an American Icon Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – During the last month, Daytona International Speedway (DIS) celebrated major milestones related to the $400 million DAYTONA Rising project as well as focused on key construction activities. Recent project milestones: Florida Hospital became the second Founding Partner of ... FULL STORY »

The ARCA Racing Series Returns to Pocono Raceway Twice in 2015

Pocono Raceway Logo LONG POND, PA (November 6, 2014) ̶̶̶ The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will again serve as companion events for Pocono Raceway’s two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race weekends in 2015. The June 6, Pocono ARCA ... FULL STORY »

Iowa Speedway Announces Full Race Schedule for 2015

Iowa Speedway Logo Tickets on sale to general public for expanded race calendar NEWTON, Iowa (November 5, 2014) – As another thrilling season of racing comes to a close, “The Fastest Short Track on the Planet” is already looking ahead to next year. Iowa ... FULL STORY »

Optional Composite Material Body Package ARCA Legal In 2015

ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards New Toyota, Ford and Chevy bodies eligible for competition in short track races (LAS VEGAS, Nev. - November 4, 2014) - Teams competing in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will have the option of running new flange-fit, ... FULL STORY »

Brennan Poole (Photo Credit: ARCA)
Brennan Poole to run Partial Schedule with Team BCR Racing in 2015
no responses - Posted 10.31.14
(Mooresville, NC - October 31, 2014) Six-time race winner in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, Brennan Poole has signed a partial schedule with Team BCR Racing and Development Team. The schedule will begin where the team picked up their first win of the 2014 season at Daytona ...FULL STORY »
ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards
ARCA returns to familiar territory in 2015; Daytona to open Series’ 63rd season
no responses - Posted 10.23.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio - October 23, 2014) - Daytona International Speedway has been part of the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards for more than 50 years and the 2015 season won't be any different. ARCA Racing Series officials announced today that the series will race at Daytona for the ...FULL STORY »
Mario Clouser
Team BCR Racing & Development Team signs USAC National Midget Series Driver
no responses - Posted 10.22.14
(Mooresville, NC – October 22, 2014) Beginning at the Daytona International Speedway ARCA Racing Series open test, current USAC and UMARA National Midget Series Driver, Mario Clouser, will pilot the #88 Clouser Auto Repair Ford Fusion for Team BCR. Mario Clouser has had a successful 2014 season driving ...FULL STORY »
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EPA recognizes Michigan International Speedway for leading green power use
no responses - Posted 10.20.14
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 ...FULL STORY »
Mason Mitchell in his Superman pose lets his first ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards championship sink in (Photo Credit: ARCA)
ARCA superspeedway success gives Mason Mitchell top spot in Hoosier Challenge standings
no responses - Posted 10.17.14
(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 Superspeedway Challenge title for 2014, one of several awards Mitchell ...FULL STORY »
DAYTONA Rising: Reimagining an American Icon Logo
Daytona International Speedway Installs Highest Piece of Steel As Part of Topping Out Ceremony
no responses - Posted 10.15.14
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 project. Florida Secretary of Commerce Gray Swoope and Florida Department ...FULL STORY »
Frank Kimmel (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America)
Frank Kimmel Ready To Make Improvements Before 2015 ARCA Season
no responses - Posted 10.15.14
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 to the racetrack in February to kick-start the following nine-month ...FULL STORY »
Michael Lira
Michael Lira Looks to Impress at the 2014 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine
no responses - Posted 10.14.14
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 NASCAR D4D Class team. This could potentially earn Lira ...FULL STORY »

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