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Feb 22
Saturday

Frank Kimmel “happy” with Daytona; testing at Mobile

Frank Kimmel (TOLEDO, Ohio) - Despite an all-time high of 80 career ARCA wins, Frank Kimmel is still winless at Daytona. However, you can still put Kimmel in the "very happy" category following the recent Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona Int'l Speedway. The 10-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards champion, in the No. 44 Ansell / Menards Toyota, tied his career-best finish at Daytona with yet another runner-up run at the "World Center of Racing". "I'm very happy; we had a great day," Kimmel said. "We avoided some big wrecks, didn't put a scratch on it. We beat up the front bumper so they'll have to fix that, but that's about it. Anytime you can roll it back on straight after ... FULL STORY »

Contender Media Day Notebook; Featuring Talladega; Joey Logano and Keelan Harvick
By NASCAR Wire Service

Contenders concerned about Chase cut-off at Talladega: The key to surviving the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, a three-race stretch that begins this Sunday at Kansas Speedway, then rolls into Charlotte Motor Speedway on Oct. 11 and finally ends Oct. 19 at Talladega Superspeedway, is to arrive at Talladega not having to worry about surviving. So said the Chase drivers interviewed Wednesday at Contender Media Day at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. None said they relish the idea of arriving at 'Dega needing to win -- or even pull off a strong finish -- to avoid being one of the four drivers who will be eliminated from the Chase field after that race. “My guess ... FULL STORY »

Former Cunningham Motorsports Drivers Make First Daytona 500 Start

Cunningham Motorsports February 21, 2014 – (Mooresville, NC) – Cunningham Motorsports, one of the premier teams competing in the ARCA Racing Series for the past 18 years, now holds a distinction that no other ARCA Series team can … two former ... FULL STORY »

Save Big with Advanced Price, Kids Tickets to Aaron’s Dream Weekend at Talladega Superspeedway—On Sale Monday, Feb. 24

Talladega Superspeedway Tickets On-Sale Monday, February 24 TALLADEGA, AL – Race fans rejoice! On Monday, February 24, Advanced Price tickets go on sale to the May 2-4 Aaron’s Dream Weekend at NASCAR’s Most Competitive Track—Talladega Superspeedway. The Advanced Price tickets, which are available from February 24 to April 3, save fans ... FULL STORY »

Daytona Heartache for Justin Boston

Justin Boston Boston Finishes 40th at Daytona International Speedway HICKORY, N.C. (February 19, 2014)- Justin Boston wasn't the only contender who dealt with more Daytona heartache this week, where his run for the checkered flag unfortunately ended well before the finish line. ... FULL STORY »

Larger High-Definition Video Boards, Kids Free Initiative Highlight Fan Enhancements at Talladega Superspeedway

Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway Fans Attending Aaron’s Dream Weekend, May 2-4, To Get “Must See View” In NASCAR TALLADEGA, AL – Watching 43 cars pack race three- and four-wide at 200 mph around NASCAR’s biggest and most competitive race track – Talladega Superspeedway – ... FULL STORY »

Terry Jones Drafts To Daytona Best With Win-Tron Racing

Terry Jones DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (February 17, 2014) - - In his 51st career ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards start, Terry Jones delivered a strong eighth place finish in last Saturday’s Lucas Oil 200 presented by MATV American Real. Not only ... FULL STORY »

Derrick Lancaster Finishes 13th in ARCA Debut

DAYTONA BEACH, FL :: Christiansburg’s Derrick Lancaster avoided an early accident and some near-misses late in Saturday’s Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAVTV American Real at the Daytona International Speedway to score a 13th place finish. The race was ... FULL STORY »



Extreme Bus Makeover Bus
Extreme Bus Makeover arrives at Michigan International Speedway
no responses - Posted 02.17.14
BROOKLYN, Mich. (Feb. 17, 2014) — NASCAR’s fastest track is covered in snow, but that did not stop Ken Schneider from bringing his camper to Michigan International Speedway as the winning bidder for an Extreme Bus Makeover. What started as a trip to Michigan International Speedway to enjoy NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
Mason Mitchell
Mason Mitchell Overcomes Adversity at Daytona for Seventh Place Finish
no responses - Posted 02.17.14
(Mooresville, N.C. - February 17, 2014) - Mason Mitchell and newly formed Mason Mitchell Motorsports made an immediate impact in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards this past weekend, in the 51st running of the Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAV TV American Real, at the famed Daytona International ...FULL STORY »
Bobby Gerhart (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Bobby Gerhart 2013 ARCA Lucas Oil 200 Post Race Report
no responses - Posted 02.17.14
Eight time Daytona Lucas Oil 200 champion Bobby Gerhart put on quite a performance in the Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAVTV American Real at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday afternoon. After sitting on the pole on Friday, Gerhart’s Lucas Oil Chevy was disqualified by ARCA officials for a rear ...FULL STORY »
No. 88 Havacosales.com Ford Fusion
Tough Luck for Justin Allison and Team BCR Racing at Daytona
no responses - Posted 02.17.14
(Daytona Beach, FL – February 17, 2014) Justin Allison and Team BCR Racing had a strong car, qualifying 12th for the Lucas Oil 200, but due to a 15-car wreck early in the race, their day ended early. Allison tested at Daytona back in December with over 70 ...FULL STORY »
Grant Enfinger Wins Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona International Speedway
Grant Enfinger and Team BCR Racing Wins the Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona
no responses - Posted 02.17.14
(Daytona Beach, FL – February 17, 2014) Grant Enfinger’s dreams came true Saturday night when he drove the No. 90 Motor Honey/Casite – Advance Auto Parts Ford into victory lane at Daytona International Speedway with Team BCR Racing. “This means so much not only to me but to everyone ...FULL STORY »
No. 2 Mobile ARCA 200 / DK-LOK Chevrolet Impala battles Maryeve Dufault (No. 46) for the lead at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway
Daytona Heartbreak: Thomas Praytor Breaks Taking Lead
no responses - Posted 02.17.14
Thomas “Moose” Praytor wheeled the ARCA Mobile 200/DK-LOK Chevy from 34th to 2nd in the Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAVTV American Real at Daytona International Speedway. Praytor took the lead on a restart until the transmission broke sending him tumbling back through the field relegating the Max Force/Hixson Motorsports ...FULL STORY »
No. 13 Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff Toyota Camry
Jeb Burton victimized in Daytona melee; Finishes 29th
no responses - Posted 02.16.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 15, 2014) -- Jeb Burton's ThorSport Racing debut in his No. 13 Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff Toyota Camry in Saturday's Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAVTV American Real at Daytona International Speedway was a rollercoaster of emotions. You want irony? Burton's car was as fast -- wrecked ...FULL STORY »
Spencer Gallagher (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Spencer Gallagher Battles for 20th-Place Finish at Daytona
no responses - Posted 02.16.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 16, 2014) – After a suburb ending to 2013 and a long offseason of preparation, Spencer Gallagher couldn’t wait to get back in the driver seat of his Allegiant Travel Chevrolet and on track at Daytona International Speedway. Year after year, the ARCA Racing Series presented ...FULL STORY »


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