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Jul 31
Thursday

Michael Lira Heads to Pocono Raceway to Face the Biggest and Fastest Challenge of his Career

Michael Lira For seventeen-year-old Michael Lira, the Spruce Creek High School student from Port Orange, Florida, who doubles as a professional race car driver in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, the upcoming ARCA race at Pocono Raceway may just be the biggest challenge of his young career. At 2.5 miles in length, the world-famous Pocono Raceway, known as “The Tricky Triangle” because of its unique three-turn layout, is bigger than any track Lira has faced previously in competition. The track’s length qualifies it as a superspeedway, which means that Lira will face speeds that are higher than anything he has experienced before in competition. Lira has tested at Pocono Raceway earlier this season, so he has some familiarity with the infamous ... FULL STORY »

No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team slapped with heavy penalties
By NASCAR Wire Service

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo NASCAR hit the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team with a points penalty of unprecedented magnitude for infractions discovered during Sunday’s post-race inspection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the sanctioning body announced late Tuesday afternoon. NASCAR inspectors found violations with the rear firewall block-off plates of the No. 11 Toyota driven to a third-place finish by Denny Hamlin. NASCAR rules mandate that the firewalls be sealed to prevent airflow from the inside to the outside of the car. Venting or failing to seal the block-off plates can provide an aerodynamic advantage by adding downforce to the car, especially useful at a flat track such as IMS, where maintaining momentum through the corners is of paramount importance. NASCAR docked Hamlin 75 driver championship points and ... FULL STORY »

Thomas Praytor And No. 2 DK-LOK Ford Fusion Head To Pocono Raceway

Thomas Praytor, No. 2 DK-LOK Ford Fusion MODSPACE 125-Pocono Raceway- The ARCA smoking hot Summer Series comes to a full boil this week with the 3rd race in just 13 days. Thomas “Moose” Praytor and his DK-LOK Team had just over 48 hours in Mobile, Alabama before ... FULL STORY »

Grant Enfinger 2014 ARCA ModSpace 125 Race Preview

Grant Enfinger Grant Enfinger No. 90 Motor Honey / Casite / Allegiant Travel Chevrolet Impala This Week's GMS Racing’s Chevrolet at Pocono Raceway ... Grant Enfinger will pilot Chassis No. 200 in the ModSpace 125 at Pocono Raceway. This GMS Racing ... FULL STORY »

​Mason Mitchell Ready to Start New Streak at Pocono

Mason Mitchell (Mooresville, N.C. July 30, 2014-) Throughout the last year Mason Mitchell driver of the No. 98 Musselman’s / Wildlife Foundation of Florida / TTS Ford has become the model of consistency in the ARCA Racing Series presented by ... FULL STORY »

Ken Schrader enters Federated Auto Parts 200 at Berlin; leads ARCA’s Bill France Four Crown championship to third leg at Marne, Michigan short track

Ken Schrader (TOLEDO, Ohio - July 30, 2014) - When you're putting in 90-plus races year after year after year, it's nearly impossible to remember them all. NASCAR / ARCA veteran Ken Schrader has unquestionably raced at more tracks across America ... FULL STORY »

Michael Lira Teaches Young Foster Students About Racing at DCF’s Annual Foster Day Camp at Daytona

Michael Lira Teaches Young Foster Students About Racing at DCF’s Annual Foster Day Camp at Daytona International Speedway Michael Lira spent a memorable day at Daytona International Speedway as a volunteer for the Department of Children and Families (DCF) Foster Day Camp, speaking to students from the DCF Youth Program about the life of a young professional racer. “DCF ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel 2014 ARCA ModSpace 125 Race Preview

Frank Kimmel (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America) FRANK KIMMEL NO. 44 ANSELL / MENARDS TOYOTA CAMRY ARCA RACING SERIES PRESENTED BY MENARDS POCONO RACEWAY FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 2014 KIMMEL AT POCONO: Saturday’s ModSpace 150 will mark Frank Kimmel’s 44th career ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards start at Pocono (Pa.) ... FULL STORY »



Michael Lira
Michael Lira Scores 12th-Place Finish in Lucas Oil Raceway Debut
no responses - Posted 07.29.14
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 ...FULL STORY »
John Wes Townley (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
John Wes Townley Ready to Tackle the Tricky Triangle at Pocono Raceway
no responses - Posted 07.29.14
‘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 Wes Townley sits in the 10th-place in the Driver Points ...FULL STORY »
Justin Allison
Rookie Driver Justin Allison Returns to Pocono Raceway
no responses - Posted 07.29.14
(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. Allison topped the leaderboards during the afternoon session at the ...FULL STORY »
Cody Coughlin
Cody Coughlin Confident Heading Into Busy Race Weekend
no responses - Posted 07.29.14
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 in two different cars at two different race tracks in ...FULL STORY »
Brennan Poole (Photo Credit: ARCA)
Five-Time ARCA Winner Brennan Poole Back at Pocono; City of Peace Films,
no responses - Posted 07.28.14
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 by Menards return on Friday, August 1st, at Pocono Raceway. Brennan ...FULL STORY »
Will Kimmel
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
no responses - Posted 07.28.14
(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 famous Uncle Frank Kimmel, a 10-time ARCA Racing Series presented ...FULL STORY »
ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards
52nd running of the SuperChevyStores.com / Allen Crowe 100 coming to Springfield Mile Dirt; ARCA Racing Series stock cars & stars take national tour to Illinois capital city
no responses - Posted 07.28.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio. - July 28, 2014) - The SuperChevyStores.com-Allen 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 SuperChevyStores.com 100, one of the capital city's largest sporting events, takes center stage on ...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 »


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