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Oct 04
Saturday

Mason Mitchell Becomes First Iowa Native to Capture ARCA Title in 40 Years

Mason Mitchell Wins 2014 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Championship at Kansas Speedway (Mooresville, N.C., October 4, 2014--) Mason Mitchell driver of the No. Musselmans / Wildlife Foundation of Florida / TTS Ford Fusion became the first Iowa native to win the ARCA Racing Series championship presented by Menards in 40 years Friday evening by finishing fifth in the ARCA 98.9 at the Kansas Speedway. Mitchell also became the first owner and driver to win an ARCA championship since 1993 when Tim Steele won the title with his own race team. “We set our goal at the beginning of the year to win a championship. Mitchell said after becoming the 32nd ARCA champion in the series 62 year history. “I thought that we would have some bumps along the way but we honestly didn’t. ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Finishes 16th In Last Sonoma Run
By NASCAR Wire Service

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 AARP Member Advantages Chevrolet, races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on June 28, 2015 in Sonoma, California. - Photo Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Jeff Gordon fought a chancy setup early in Sunday’s race at Sonoma. Then his team incurred a penalty when a crew member threw a spring rubber over the roof of the No. 24 Chevrolet—a violation of NASCAR’s rule against throwing equipment on pit road—and Gordon had to drop to the rear of the field. Despite the adversity, Gordon restarted third with a glimmer of hope when pit strategy left him near the front of the field on old tires, but the top-five position didn’t last long at the 1.99-mile road course Gordon considers his home track. Ultimately, the four-time champion finished 16th in his final run at Sonoma as a full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver. “I was really optimistic going into the race,” ... FULL STORY »

ARCA Teams Carrying Special Decal in Honor of Shawna Robinson

Shawna Robinson "The Women’s Auxiliary of Motorsports Makes $500 Donation" CONCORD, N.C. (October 3, 2014) – With the beginning of October signifying the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Women’s Auxiliary of Motorsports (WAM) is pleased to announce drivers in the ARCA ... FULL STORY »

ARCA Aligns Competition Department, Grayling Call Joins Staff

ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards (TOLEDO, Ohio - October 2, 2014) - ARCA announced today the enhanced structure of its Competition Department, including the addition of industry veteran Grayling Call and alignment of the responsibilities of long time department leaders Joe Wells and Bobby Thomsen. ... FULL STORY »

Venturini Motorsports Aiming for Sixth Season Victory in ARCA Finale

Venturini Motorsports Logo Crew Member, David “Lightning” Smith Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month October 2, 2014 (Kansas City, KS) – As the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards 2014 Season comes to a close Friday night with the ARCA 98.9 from Kansas ... FULL STORY »

Kansas Season Finale Friday Night for Thomas Praytor / DK-LOK Team

KANSAS LOTTERY 98.9-Kansas Speedway- The ARCA Series presented by Menards 2014 Season comes to a close Friday night at Kansas Speedway. For Thomas “Moose” Praytor and his DK-LOK Team it’s the end of a long journey started 9 months ago ... FULL STORY »

Austin Wayne Self nears ARCA’s SCOTT Rookie of the Year award; fourth ROY title for Cunningham Motorsports in last six years; ARCA 98.9 at Kansas Friday

Austin Wayne Self (KANSAS CITY, Kan. - October 1, 2014) - It's almost official; at least it is if you add up the points, which place Austin Wayne Self clearly atop the standings for the 2014 SCOTT Rookie of the Year award. ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allison Eager To Debut Team In ARCA 98.9 At Kansas Speedway

Justin Allison (SALISBURY, N.C. – October 1, 2014) – Coming off a seventh place finish at Kentucky Speedway two weekends ago, Justin Allison is eager to get back behind the wheel for the ARCA 98.9 at Kansas Speedway while debuting his own ... FULL STORY »



Cody Coughlin
Fast Car and High Expectations Lead Cody Coughlin to Kansas
no responses - Posted 09.30.14
Joe Gibbs Development Driver Has High Hopes for ARCA Season Finale (DELAWARE, OH - September 30, 2014) - Cody Coughlin will head to Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas this Friday for the ARCA Racing Series season finale with high expectations. This will be his 11th start and already has ...FULL STORY »
Michael Lira
Michael Lira Invited to NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity Combine
no responses - Posted 09.30.14
Michael Lira, the seventeen-year-old race car driver and high school student from Port Orange, Florida, has been selected to compete for a spot in NASCAR through the NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D) program. In recent years, the NASCAR Drive for Diversity program has been a hotbed for some of ...FULL STORY »
Spencer Gallagher (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Spencer Gallagher 2014 Kansas 98.9 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 09.30.14
Spencer Gallagher No. 23 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet This Week's GMS Racing’s Chevrolet at Kansas Speedway ... Spencer Gallagher will pilot Chassis No. 664 in the ARCA 98.9 at Kansas Speedway. Gallagher last started this Jeff Stankiewicz-prepared Chevrolet at Pocono Raceway in both of the 2013 ARCA Racing Series events. He ...FULL STORY »
Grant Enfinger
Grant Enfinger 2014 ARCA Kansas 98.9 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 09.30.14
Grant Enfinger No. 90 Motor Honey/ Casite / Allegiant Travel Chevrolet This Week's GMS Racing’s Chevrolet at Kansas Speedway ... Grant Enfinger will pilot chassis No. 200 in the ARCA 98.9 at Kansas Speedway. This GMS Racing chassis has unloaded four times this season for GMS Racing: at Michigan International Speedway, ...FULL STORY »
Justin Allison
ARCA winner Justin Allison brings confidence to Kansas finale
no responses - Posted 09.30.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio - September 30, 2014) - There's nothing quite like a good dose of confidence in motorsports, and a win will do it every time. It certainly did for Justin Allison, who, in only his eighth ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards start, went to Victory Lane at Pocono ...FULL STORY »
John Lowinski-Loh
John Lowinski-Loh Scheduled to make Kansas Debut with Team BCR Racing
no responses - Posted 09.30.14
(Mooresville, NC - September 30, 2014) After a successful ARCA open test with Team BCR at Kansas Speedway just one month ago, John Lowinski-Loh is set to make his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut in the No. 09 Auto Go Ford Fusion. “I’m getting really excited about the ...FULL STORY »
Charles "CJ" Evans Jr.
Charles Evans Jr. Returns to Team BCR Racing
no responses - Posted 09.30.14
(Mooresvillle, NC – September 30, 2014) Charles (CJ) Evans Jr. will make his first ARCA Racing Series start since 2013 with Team BCR Racing this Friday at Kansas Speedway for the Kansas Lottery 98.9. Evans will be behind the wheel of the No. 88 Elevator Transportation Services / ...FULL STORY »


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