Mar 11

Statement from Daytona International Speedway (DIS) President Joie Chitwood III on Safety Initiatives

Daytona International Speedway Logo Statement from DIS president Joie Chitwood III Following the completion of the February race events, Daytona International Speedway, working closely with NASCAR and International Speedway Corporation (ISC), performed an extensive review of the facility and developed a significant plan for additional safety initiatives. Prior to the July NASCAR weekend, the following safety initiatives will be completed: Additional 20,000 square feet of asphalt in Turn 1 Realignment of a portion of the inside retaining wall from infield road course exit to Turn 1 Installation of SAFER barrier (Steel and Foam Energy Reduction) on realigned retaining wall and existing retaining wall in Turn 1 Installation of SAFER barrier on retaining wall at pit road exit Installation of SAFER barrier between the exit of Turn 4 to pit road ... FULL STORY »

Townley scores first Truck Series victory in Las Vegas
By NASCAR Wire Service

John Wes Townley driver of the #05 Zaxby's Chevrolet celebrates after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rhino Linings 350 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on October 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images LAS VEGAS—John Wes Townley collected his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday night, saving just enough fuel during his final run to win the Rhino Linings 350. Townley, who qualified his No. 05 Chevrolet second, battled among the top five for much of the race taking the lead from two-time series champion Matt Crafton with five laps to go when Crafton was forced to pit road for a splash of fuel. Townley’s victory came in the Georgia veteran’s 89th career start. He scored a previous-best finish of third at Texas Motor Speedway in June. His best performance at Las Vegas had been a seventh place. Both Townley and crew chief Michael Shelton credited the team’s spotter, ... FULL STORY »

Sarah Cornett-Ching to contest full ARCA Racing Series schedule for RACE 101

Sarah Cornett-Ching March 10, 2015, DENVER, NC - RACE 101 management announced that Sarah Cornett-Ching will contest the full ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards this year. The news came just two weeks after Cornett-Ching made her ARCA racing debut at ... FULL STORY »

Mason Mitchell Motorsports has Eye on the Prize at Mobile

Mason Mitchell Motorsports teammates Mason Mitchell (L) and Austin Wayne Self (R) (Mooresville, N.C. March 11, 2015-) It’s been named “the coolest trophy in all of motorsports” a Crosley Radio Jukebox given to the winner of the ARCA Mobile 200. Saturday afternoon marks the fourth annual event at Mobile International ... FULL STORY »

David Levine 2015 ARCA Mobile ARCA 200 Race Preview

David Levine No. 59 Gary Yeomans Ford Mobile International Speedway - ARCA-Mobile 200 March 14, 2015 Looking for the checkered flag in ‘The City of Six Flags’... Often called the City of Six Flags because of successive rule of the French, British ... FULL STORY »

Grant Enfinger 2015 ARCA Mobile ARCA 200 Race Preview

Grant Enfinger Grant Enfinger No. 23 Snap Track / DSLD Homes / Allegiant Travel Chevrolet Impala ARCA Mobile 200 Event Preview Sweet Home Alabama … Grant Enfinger, the winner of the last two editions of the ARCA Mobile 200, looks to make it ... FULL STORY »

Everything You Need To Know About Mobile ARCA 200

Mobile ARCA 200 Event Logo It’s race week and the fourth ARCA Mobile 200 is just about a reality. Here is what you need to know: RACE: The ARCA Mobile 200 is the second race of the 2015 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season. The ... FULL STORY »

ARCA Owner, Driver champ Mason Mitchell sorting out new role at Mason Mitchell Motorsports; debuting new ARCA Racing Series composite body at Mobile

Mason Mitchell (TOLEDO, Ohio - March 10, 2015) - Mason Mitchell was one of only a handful of drivers over ARCA's rich history to win the driver and car owner championship in the same season. It happened in 2014 soon after ... FULL STORY »

Brandon Jones
Brandon Jones Returns to ARCA Competition; Piloting No. 25 Ansell / Menards Toyota at Mobile International Speedway
no responses - Posted 03.10.15
Concord, NC (March 10, 2015)— Two-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards winner Brandon Jones will make his Venturini Motorsports (VMS) No. 25 Ansell / Menards Toyota debut during ARCA’s first short track event of the season – the ARCA Mobile 200 at Mobile Int’l Speedway on Saturday, March 14th. As ...FULL STORY »
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Nationwide Extends Partnership With Speedway Motorsports, Inc. through 2017
no responses - Posted 03.06.15
CONCORD, N.C. (March 6, 2015) – Nationwide is continuing its long-time relationship with Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:TRK), renewing its status as the official insurance company of Charlotte Motor Speedway and Bristol Motor Speedway through 2017. “Nationwide’s original partnership with Speedway Motorsports Inc. (SMI) in 1999 marked the beginning of our sponsorship ...FULL STORY »
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ARCA Drivers David Levine and Michael Lira Among Several Scheduled To Test Saturday At Mobile International Speedway
no responses - Posted 03.06.15
Lira Motorsports drivers David Levine and Michael Lira are among several drivers participating the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards open practice session at Mobile International Speedway tomorrow in advance of the ARCA Mobile 200 next weekend. For Michael, it will be a return to the track where he kicked ...FULL STORY »
Racer David Levine Plans Visit With Kids At USA Children’s Hospital
no responses - Posted 03.06.15
Race car driver David Levine was born with a ventricular septal defect and had open heart surgery when he was just four months old. Now 21 years old, David is a college senior and a professional race car driver competing full-time in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. He ...FULL STORY »
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Mobile International Speedway Announced For Carter 2 Motorsports
no responses - Posted 03.06.15
Asheboro, N.C. (March 4, 2015) – Carter 2 Motorsports has announced its driver lineup for the ARCA Mobile 200 on March 14th. Ronnie Osmer will pilot the No. 40 Carter 2 Motorsports Dodge, making his first career start in the ARCA Racing Series. The 15-year-old Osmer will be making history ...FULL STORY »
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Daytona International Speedway Prepares to Remove Iconic Sprint Tower
no responses - Posted 03.06.15
490-Foot Crane To Disassemble Tower During 30-Day Demolition Process DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After providing fans with a sneak preview of DAYTONA Rising during Budweiser Speedweeks 2015, Daytona International Speedway (DIS) is now preparing to ramp up construction once again. Shortly following the Daytona 200 Week at Daytona International Speedway, a ...FULL STORY »
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Big Guns Are Lining Up for Saturday’s Open Test at Mobile International Speedway
no responses - Posted 03.05.15
Saturday’s Open Test for the ARCA Mobile 200 at Mobile International Speedway is drawing a big group of Drivers and Teams as the ARCA Racing Series prepares for the first short track race of the season. ARCA Champion Mason Mitchell and teammate Scott’s Rookie of the Year, Austin Wayne Self were ...FULL STORY »
Dominic Ursetta
Dominic Ursetta; Colorado’s Super Late Model Champion Ready for ARCA Debut at Mobile International Speedway
no responses - Posted 03.05.15
Concord, NC (March 5, 2015) – Hailing from the ‘Rocky Mountain State’, Dominic Ursetta is set to make his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut with Venturini Motorsports in next week’s Mobile 200 at Mobile International Speedway. Recently signed to a two race contract, Ursetta will drive the No. ...FULL STORY »

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