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Mar 30
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ARCA open test Wednesday at Talladega

Talladega Superspeedway Logo (TOLEDO, Ohio - March 30, 2015) - The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards is heading south again...to Talladega Superspeedway for an open test Wednesday, April 1. The open test will serve in part as an approval process for drivers seeking to compete on superspeedways and for teams looking to get a leg-up on the competition for the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 coming May 1, the 53rd ARCA race at Talladega since 1969. Entrants for the one-day test include series veterans Mark Thompson (Cartersville, Ga.) and Mobile, Alabama's Thomas Praytor, as well as an interesting mix of rookies. Praytor, who finished seventh in national points in 2014, is currently seventh in points after two races. Thompson has been around ... FULL STORY »

Superspeedway Qualifying Format Updated for Talladega, Daytona
By Press Release

NASCAR Logo New Structure to Feature Two Rounds to Determine Pole Winner DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 30, 2015) – NASCAR today unveiled modifications to the qualifying format at superspeedways across all three national series. The updated format will take effect at Talladega Superspeedway for the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series next month. Qualifying for May’s Talladega Superspeedway races, as well as the July events at Daytona International Speedway, will consist of the following: Two rounds of qualifying, with the top-12 posted lap speeds advancing to the second round Race vehicles taking one, timed lap in each round of qualifying Each race vehicle will be released in a predetermined timed interval as determined by NASCAR, with the sanctioning body reserving the right to have more ... FULL STORY »

Calypso Lemonade to sponsor ARCA Short Track Challenge

Calypso Lemonade Short Track Challenge Logo (TOLEDO, Ohio - March 27, 2015) - Officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) and King Juice Inc., parent company of Calypso Brands, announced today that Calypso Lemonade will become the title sponsor of ARCA's new "Short ... FULL STORY »

Operation Troop Aid to partner with Nashville ARCA event for TROOP AID 200

TROOP AID 200 Event Logo (TOLEDO, Ohio - March 25, 2015) - Officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America and Track Enterprises have announced a promotional marketing partnership with Nashville based Operation Troop Aid, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the men and women ... FULL STORY »

Menards Extends ARCA Support for seventh straight year

Menards 200 Toledo race entitlement part of comprehensive program announced Tuesday (TOLEDO, Ohio - March 24, 2015) -- Officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) and Menards Inc. announced today that the Wisconsin-based home improvement retailer will once again ... FULL STORY »

Statement from Talladega Superspeedway (TSS) Chairman Grant Lynch on Safety Initiatives

Talladega Superspeedway Logo Statement from TSS chairman Grant Lynch Following an extensive track review with International Speedway Corporation (ISC), NASCAR and ARCA, Talladega Superspeedway will add SAFER Barrier to its existing barrier system in advance of the May 1-3 NASCAR weekend. The new SAFER ... FULL STORY »

After 23-year hiatus, ARCA invades Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville April 11; Daytona, Mobile winner Grant Enfinger leads the charge

Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville Logo (TOLEDO, Ohio - March 17, 2015) - It's been 23 years since the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards marched through the gates at tradition-rich Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville, but that will soon change when the 63-year-old storied sanctioning body ... FULL STORY »

Second Youngest ARCA Racing Series Starter Ronnie Osmer Has Successful Run At Mobile International Speedway

Ronnie Osmer, No. 40 Jubilee Foods / Ride to Give Dodge Charger Mobile, Alabama (March 17, 2015) – Ronnie Osmer (Pearl River, Louisiana), the second youngest starter in ARCA Racing Series history, brought home his No. 40 Jubilee Foods / Ride to Give Dodge home with a 17th place finish in the ... FULL STORY »



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Lira Motorsports Moves Into A Mooresville, North Carolina Race Shop
no responses - Posted 03.17.15
Lira Motorsports is excited to officially announce their acquisition of 18,000 square-feet of race shop and office space in Mooresville, NC. The new facility will be the home of the teams current ARCA Racing Series operations, consisting of the Michael Lira number 58 and David Levine number 59 racing teams. ...FULL STORY »
Michael Lira, No. 58 Gary Yeomans / TraqGear / AttorneyAtLaw Ford Fusion
Hard Charging Michael Lira Races From The Back To A Top-10 Finish In Mobile
no responses - Posted 03.17.15
Seventeen-year old Michael Lira was more than ready for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards ARCA Mobile 200 at Mobile International Speedway, after skipping the season opener in Daytona due to ARCA age restrictions. His patience paid off on Saturday with an 8th place finish at the 1/2 mile ...FULL STORY »
Sarah Cornett-Ching
Sarah Cornett-Ching exceeds personal expectations in first ARCA short-track start
no responses - Posted 03.17.15
Determined racer overcomes early adversity March 16, 2015, DENVER, NC - Sarah Cornett-Ching and Tony Blanchard had something to prove to themselves Saturday in the ARCA Mobile 200 in Mobile, Alabama. Prior to Saturday's 200-lap event Blanchard and Cornett-Ching had never collaborated on a short track. While Cornett-Ching's story has ...FULL STORY »
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Keloorah – a place to celebrate race weekend at MIS
no responses - Posted 03.17.15
BROOKLYN, Mich. (March 17, 2015) – Michigan International Speedway is taking the post-race concert experience to a whole new level with “Keloorah.” Keloorah is two days of post-race live music and activities on Fridays and Saturdays during the June and August NASCAR weekends at MIS. It’s a music, party and entertainment ...FULL STORY »
Bobby Hamilton Jr. (No. 97 Dodge) races with his Carter 2 Motorsports teammate No. 40 during the Mobile ARCA 200 at Mobile International Speedway
Bobby Hamilton Jr. Claims Top-15 Finish At Mobile International Speedway
no responses - Posted 03.16.15
Mobile, Alabama (March 16, 2015) – With a weekend full of rain and drama, Bobby Hamilton Jr. prevailed to claim a 13th place finish in the ARCA Mobile 200. “Today was an awesome day for Carter 2 Motorsports and Bobby Hamilton Jr‬.,” team owner Roger Carter said of Hamilton Jr.’s performance. ...FULL STORY »
David Levine
Strong run in Mobile vaults David Levine to sixth in ARCA points standings
no responses - Posted 03.16.15
In a caution-filled ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards battle at the 1/2 mile Mobile International Speedway, David Levine raced his No. 59 Gary Yeomans Ford to a 12th place finish on Saturday. Combined with his strong finish last month at Daytona, the rookie driver now finds himself 6th in ...FULL STORY »
Mason Mitchell Motorsports teammates Mason Mitchell (No. 78) and Austin Wayne Self (No. 98) race during Saturday's Mobile ARCA 200 at Mobile International Raceway (Photo Credit: Speed 51)
Mason Mitchell Motorsports 2015 ARCA Mobile ARCA 200 Post Race Report
no responses - Posted 03.16.15
(Mooresville, N.C., March 16, 2015--) In the closing stages of the second ARCA Racing Series event of the 2015 season, the ARCA-Mobile 200 at Mobile International Speedway (MIS) it looked like Mason Mitchell Motorsports was poised for a 1-2 finish with drivers Austin Wayne Self (AWS) and Mason Mitchell. ...FULL STORY »


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