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Jul 22
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Short Day for Thomas Praytor And Realtor Car at Chicagoland Speedway

Thomas Praytor Weeks of fine tuning and primping the Realtor Ford Fusion paid dividends from the first lap of practice for the Ansell ActiveArmr 150 Chicagoland Speedway. But for the first time since Talladega Thomas “Moose” Praytor would not see the checkered flag recording a 23rd palce finish. “Our Realtor Ford was quick off the trailer and kept getting quicker as I learned how to get around my first mile and half speedway,” said Praytor. “Chicago has some big bumps that really toss the car around and it took a little while to get used to that at 180 miles per hour.” As the weekend progressed Praytor’s qualifying time would be over a second faster than his best practice time putting him in ... FULL STORY »

‘Have-Nots’ have the headlines going into Richmond
By NASCAR Wire Service

Richmond International Raceway Logo RICHMOND, Va. – Typically, talk going into a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race centers on who has been winning. You know. The 'haves.' This week, going into Saturday night's Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway (7 p.m. ET on FOX), the key storyline focuses on the 'have-nots.' Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth. An unlikely two-man cast of characters in a coast-to-coast show that is teetering on the edge of dark comedy. After eight races this season there have been seven different winners with Kevin Harvick the sole repeat visitor to Victory Lane. Remarkably, this parity has not included Johnson or Kenseth, who finished 1-2 in last year’s series championship standings. The last season where the first eight races transpired without ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel frustrated at Chicagoland; Still leads ARCA Championship Standings

Frank Kimmel JOLIET, Ill. (July 21, 2013) -- Frank Kimmel had a frustrating race Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway in his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards' primary sponsor's own race -- but he tied his career streak for consecutive top-10 finishes and ... FULL STORY »

Rookie Corey LaJoie Wins Career-First ARCA Race at Chicagoland Speedway

Corey Lajoie Wins Ansell ActivArmr 150 at Chicagoland Speedway (JOLIET, Ill.) - Corey LaJoie led when it counted Sunday, winning the Ansell ActivArmr 150 at Chicagoland Speedway in just his second career ARCA start. LaJoie passed leaders Justin Boston and Josh Williams just before taking the white flag and ... FULL STORY »

A & N’s Motorsports Heaven Teams Up With ARCA Driver Steve Fox

Steve Fox Berwick, PA (July 19, 2013)- Steve Fox and Universe Racing are proud to announce an alliance with A & N's Motorsports Heaven in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. The A & N's Motorsports Heaven brand will appear ... FULL STORY »

Roger Carter Makes A Tough Decision Heading Into Chicagoland Race

Carter 2 Motorsports Logo After an extremely tough race at Winchester Speedway where Roger Carter lost not only a primary motor in the 97 car but also a complete chassis and significant damage to the teams #40 second car, Chicagoland Speedway is a welcome ... FULL STORY »

Mason Mingus; Win-Tron Racing Reach Halfway Point In ARCA Competition

Mason Mingus JOILET, Illinois (July 18, 2013) - - After a welcomed two-week break from ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards competition, the 61-year old tour resumes competition Sunday afternoon from Chicagoland Speedway for the running of the Ansell ActivArmr® 150. ... FULL STORY »

Venezuela’s Milka Duno climbing the ARCA Championship Points Standings to New Jersey Motorsports Park

Milka Duno (TOLEDO, Ohio) - Caracas, Venezuela's Milka Duno holds four Masters Degrees - in Organizational Development, Naval Architecture, Aquaculture, and Maritime Business. As it turns out, she also holds an ARCA steering wheel pretty well too. And, the driver of ... FULL STORY »



Barbera’s Autoland 150 presented by Driven Racing Oil Event Logo
“Finish Line Pub Live Music Series” kicks off Saturday night of ARCA weekend
no responses - Posted 07.17.13
"Megan Knight, The Truth to headline activities at on-site Pub on July 27th" MILLVILLE, N.J. – Adding another element to the upcoming ARCA Racing Series weekend, New Jersey Motorsports Park has announced a live music event at The Finish Line Pub on Saturday night, July 27th. Local recording artist Megan Knight ...FULL STORY »
ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards
51st running of the Allen Crowe 100 coming to Springfield Mile Dirt; ARCA Racing Series Stock Cars & Stars take National Tour to Illinois Capital City
no responses - Posted 07.17.13
(SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) - The Allen Crowe 100 national championship stock car race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, featuring the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, is turning 51. The 51st running of the Allen Crowe 100, one of the capital city's largest sporting events, takes center stage on the ...FULL STORY »
Justin Boston
Justin Boston Poised for Success at Chicago; Rookie Searching for First Victory
no responses - Posted 07.17.13
Concord, NC (July 17, 2013) – Justin Boston's last race on a speedway appeared to be his best chance yet at a first ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards victory. Not only did Boston (No. 25 ZLOOP™ Computer & Electronic Recycling Centers Toyota) lead 15 laps at Michigan International Speedway ...FULL STORY »
Josh Williams
Josh Williams Welcomes Partnership with Gallagher Motorsports and Allegiant Travel at Chicagoland Speedway
no responses - Posted 07.17.13
"Williams to Pilot No. 02 Allegiant Travel Ford Fusion" MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 17, 2013) – Having finalized all of the details on a newly-formed partnership with Gallagher Motorsports, Josh Williams is set to compete in this weekend’s ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Ansell ActivArmr 150 at Chicagoland Speedway. Typically running his ...FULL STORY »
Thomas Praytor
Race Week for Thomas Praytor And Realtor Car Starts at Roush Yates
no responses - Posted 07.17.13
As a 3rd generation Realtor driving the Realtor car at the home of the National Association of Realtors in Chicago, Thomas “Moose” Praytor and his Hixson Motorsports / Max Force team have been working overtime to take their best piece to the Ansell ActiveArmr 150 at Chicagoland Speedway this weekend. ...FULL STORY »
Berlin Raceway
From big Pocono triangle to Berlin short track, ARCA on the move; 26th Berlin ARCA 200 coming Saturday, August 10
no responses - Posted 07.16.13
(TOLEDO, Ohio) - From a road course in New Jersey, to a 2.5-mile triangular superspeedway in Long Pond, Pa., to the quirky, less-than-a-half-mile Berlin Raceway short track oval in Marne, Mich., the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards is preparing for its late-summer shove down the road of diversity. With Pocono ...FULL STORY »
Milka Duno
Venezuela’s Milka Duno Seventh in Points to Chicagoland; Driving for Chicagoans Bill and Cathy Venturini in ARCA’s Ansell ActivArmr 150
no responses - Posted 07.15.13
(TOLEDO, Ohio) - Caracas, Venezuela's Milka Duno holds four Masters Degrees - in Organizational Development, Naval Architecture, Aquaculture, and Maritime Business. As it turns out, she also holds an ARCA steering wheel pretty well too. In 36 career ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards starts, Duno is beginning to make ...FULL STORY »
Spencer Gallagher (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Spencer Gallagher Cleared by Doctors to Return to Racing Action this Weekend at Chicagoland Speedway
no responses - Posted 07.15.13
"Gallagher Set to Climb Behind the Wheel of Familiar No. 23 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet Impala SS" MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 15, 2013) – Gallagher Motorsports officials are pleased to announce today that Spencer Gallagher will return to the seat of the No. 23 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet Impala SS for this weekend’s ARCA ...FULL STORY »


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