Aug 28

Mason Mitchell, Grant Enfinger take ARCA title fight to DuQuoin mile dirt; 61st Southern Illinois 100 Labor Day Monday

DuQuoin State Fairgrounds Logo (DuQUOIN, Ill. - August 28, 2014) - It's the ARCA version of the 'Final Four', a spectacular play-off picture that kicks off this Labor Day Monday, September 1 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds mile-dirt in the 61st running of the Southern Illinois 100 presented by Federated Car Care. And if you're going to be the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards champion in the series' 62nd season, you had better hone up on your dirt track skills because, for championship contenders Mason Mitchell and Grant Enfinger, it's coming down to a nostalgic, historic horse track in southern Illinois. "I love it...the fact that the dirt tracks are going to play such a huge part in the championship," said Mitchell, who ... FULL STORY »

Fuel strategy gives Carl Edwards first win at Charlotte
By NASCAR Wire Service

Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Subway Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 24, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images CONCORD, N.C. – Will the mystery winner of Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 enter and sign in please? Hint: It’s the guy who does back flips every time he takes the checkered flag. But for the first 370 of 400 laps at Charlotte Motor Speedway, no one would have picked Carl Edwards or his No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota as the likely winner of the season’s 12th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Martin Truex Jr., Kurt Busch and Denny Hamlin had spent the lion’s share of time at the head of the field, but none of that mattered when Edwards got 62 laps out of his last tank of fuel and took the checkered flag 4.785 seconds ahead of Greg Biffle, who also ... FULL STORY »

City of Peace Films Releases Music Video Featuring Venturini Motorsports And Zaxby’s

Venturini Motorsports Logo Prelude to September 5th Nationwide Release of the Motion Picture The Identical, Starring Blake Rayne, Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta & Seth Green Concord, NC (August 27, 2014) – In anticipation of the upcoming September 5th, 2014 nationwide release of City of ... FULL STORY »

All aboard the Ken Schrader Express; 59-year-old veteran doing his version of the dirt double at DuQuoin; 61st Southern Illinois ARCA 100 Labor Day Monday

Ken Schrader (Photo Credit: Jamey Price/ / Getty Images) (DuQUOIN Ill. - August 27, 2014) - Defending Southern Illinois 100 winner Ken Schrader is the oldest winner in ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards history, but he sure doesn't act like it. The 59-year-old Fenton, Missouri veteran will be ... FULL STORY »

Team BCR Racing Developmental Driver John Lowinski-Loh Scheduled to Test at Kansas Speedway

John Lowinski-Loh (Mooresville, NC – August 27, 2014) John Lowinski-Loh Jr. is scheduled to make his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut at Kansas Speedway on October 3, 2014 for the season finale race. In preparation for the Kansas ... FULL STORY »

2015 Pocono NASCAR Race Weekends Announced

Pocono Raceway Logo Pocono 400 (June 5-7) and Pennsylvania 400 (July 31-August 2) LONG POND, PA (August 26, 2014) ― Pocono Raceway will host two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race weekends next summer. The June 5-7 Pocono 400 race weekend will feature NASCAR’s top touring ... FULL STORY »

ARCA to make 21st appearance at Kentucky Speedway Friday night, Sept. 19; open test scheduled ahead of ZLOOP 150 Tuesday, Sept. 16

Kentucky Speedway Logo (TOLEDO, Ohio - August 26, 2014) - The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards is preparing for its annual trek to Kentucky Speedway for the ZLOOP 150 taking center stage on the 1.5-mile Sparta, Kentucky track Friday night, September ... FULL STORY »

DuQuoin double duty for Shane Cockrum…fire-fighter, family-man, fan-friendly local racer ready to stand on it; 61st Southern IL 100 Labor Day Monday

Shane Cockrum, No. 71 Tim Cooksey Oil Company Ford Fusion (DuQUOIN, Ill. - August 26, 2014) - It's not hard to imagine Shane Cockrum running both the Silver Crown and ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards races at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds. After all, he's a pretty busy guy. In ... FULL STORY »

Cunningham Motorsports
Cunningham Motorsports Departs Madison International Speedway with Three Top-Eight Finishes
no responses - Posted 08.26.14
August 24, 2014 – Oregon, WI – In addition to the normal battles that the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards teams have to battle at the race track, the teams at Madison Int’l Speedway this weekend had to once again battle the weather. After struggling last weekend ...FULL STORY »
Ken Schrader (Photo Credit: Jamey Price/ / Getty Images)
Ken Schrader Goes for Fourth ARCA Win at DuQuoin
no responses - Posted 08.25.14
(August 25, 2014)- Ken Schrader waited 27 years to post his first win at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, a place he visited as a youngster and where he made his USAC Stock Car debut in 1979. When he won the Southern Illinois 100 in 2006, it marked his first ...FULL STORY »
Grant Enfinger
Broken Rear Gear Derails Grant Enfinger’s Day at Madison International Speedway
no responses - Posted 08.25.14
A promising run in the Herr's Live Life with Flavor 200 on Sunday didn't produce the result Grant Enfinger was hoping for at Madison International Speedway. Enfinger, who spent 120 laps leading the 28-car field, had his powerful rally fall short when a rear-end gear broke, resulting in a 15th-place ...FULL STORY »
Frank Kimmel (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America)
Frank Kimmel Captures Fourth-Place Finish at Madison
no responses - Posted 08.25.14
MADISON, Wis. (August 25, 2014) – Entering any particular event on the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards schedule, Frank Kimmel usually has completed more laps than any of his fellow competitors. But with Madison International Speedway hosting only their fourth event since Kimmel began driving in the national ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Benjamin
Kyle Benjamin scores second-place ARCA finish at Madison
no responses - Posted 08.25.14
MADISON, Wis. (August 25, 2014) - In his debut ARCA Series race driving for his family team, Kyle Benjamin started from the last row and finished second Sunday at Madison International Speedway. After his car showed top-five speed in practice Saturday, qualifying was canceled due to inclement weather. By rule, ...FULL STORY »
Justin Boston Wins The Herr's Live Life with Flavor 200
Justin Boston Celebrates Second Win In ARCA Racing Series At Madison
no responses - Posted 08.25.14
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 25, 2014)– Professional stock car driver Justin Boston (Venturini Motorsports No. 25 ZLOOP / JACO Environmental Toyota) celebrated his second victory in the 2014 ARCA Racing Series season at Madison International Speedway on Sunday. The 24-year old, 2013 Rookie Of The Year, Boston, took the lead at lap ...FULL STORY »
Kansas Speedway Logo
Drowning Pool Playing 98.9 The Rock’s Low Dough Show At Kansas Speedway
no responses - Posted 08.25.14
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Aug. 25, 2014) – Kansas City rock station, 98.9 The Rock, will once again host a Low Dough show at Kansas Speedway on Oct. 3 with Drowning Pool playing a post-race concert following the completion of the ARCA 98.9 race. Fans are most familiar with the songs ...FULL STORY »
Mason Mitchell
Late Race Electrical Problem Halts Mason Mitchell’s Effort for Second Win
no responses - Posted 08.25.14
(Mooresville, N.C., August 25, 2014--) Mason Mitchell appeared to have victory within his sights Sunday afternoon at the Madison International Speedway in the Herr’s Live Life with Flavor 200 until lap 181 when he lost power. An electrical problem in the No. 98 Musselman’s / Wildlife Foundation of Florida / ...FULL STORY »

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