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Jan 27
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Zaxby’s Declares Full Season ARCA Effort with John Wes Townley And Venturini Motorsports

John Wes Townley (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images) Concord, NC (January 27, 2014) - Venturini Motorsports (VMS) and long-time marketing partner Zaxby’s have agreed on a full season sponsorship deal featuring John Wes Townley. Townley will be piloting VMS’s No.15 Zaxby’s Toyota Camry during the upcoming 20-event ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards schedule. “What an incredible opportunity to come back with Venturini in such a big way after all the success we’ve had together. They have a dominant team and I’m expecting nothing less this coming season,” said Townley. VMS will pair Townley with newly acquired crew chief Rich Lushes for their championship bid. With a decorated history Lushes joins VMS after spending the last two seasons with ThorSport Racing as car chief for Frank Kimmel and the reigning ... FULL STORY »

Late-race surge at Atlanta puts Kahne in Victory Lane—and in the Chase
By NASCAR Wire Service

Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 31, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images HAMPTON, Ga. – It was Tony Stewart’s return to racing that dominated the headlines before Sunday night’s Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but it was Kasey Kahne who stole the show—and a berth in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. In a race that went 10 laps beyond its scheduled distance of 325 laps, Kahne surged past Matt Kenseth on the second attempt at a green-white-checkered-flag finish to win for the first time this year and the third time at the 1.54-mile speedway. Kenseth finished second and clinched a Chase spot on points, leaving just two of 16 positions in NASCAR’s 10-race playoff available in Saturday’s regular-season finale at Richmond International Raceway. After streaking into the lead on a restart ... FULL STORY »

Daytona International Speedway to be New Home of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America NOVI, MI and DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Two of the greatest names in racing soon will share the same address. The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America, motor racing’s Cooperstown, announced today that it will move its operations and collection ... FULL STORY »

Double file restart procedure changed for 2014 ARCA Racing Series, starting in Daytona

ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards (TOLEDO, Ohio) - Officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America have announced the adoption of a revised "double file restart" procedure for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards 2014 season. The new rule will be in effect ... FULL STORY »

Through The Turn With Chad Hackenbracht – Thanksgiving Edition

Chad Hackenbracht Hello Everyone! So as I’m sitting here writing this blog entry I am chewing on a piece of deer jerky from my recent hunting trip to Ohio and unwinding at home. Besides for my trip to Ohio and trip ... FULL STORY »

Through The Turn With Chad Hackenbracht

Chad Hackenbracht Hello Everyone, It's been a few weeks since the last edition to the blog here, but here comes another blog. Since last time, we’ve been to Salem to race and Kansas to test. Both went fairly well for us. The Salem ... FULL STORY »

Through The Turn With Chad Hackenbracht

Chad Hackenbracht Hello Everyone, Blogs are beginning to get a little spaced out these days, but I always follow up with one that covers all of the lost ground. This time it'll be Springfield, Madison, and DuQuoin. All of these races were ... FULL STORY »

Through The Turn With Chad Hackenbracht

So since the last blog, there has been a ton that has happened in the season. We are now halfway through the season, the team and I have been on an up and down roller coaster thus far. Everything has ... FULL STORY »



Rob Jones
Rob Jones: Amazing African American Driver on a Mission
1 response - Posted 06.14.11
We at Catchfence have been proudly active in presenting relatively unknown drivers to our readers. This a valuable way to put faces with names and allows race fans a chance to get to know more about the drivers who don't get the media exposure as often as the big stars ...FULL STORY »
Through The Turn With Chad Hackenbracht
no responses - Posted 05.20.11
Hello Everyone! Well, rushed, could probably be the new word for this week if one was needed. This week, I’ve been at the shop until eleven fitting my seat in the road course car, and starting on the Michigan cars seat, it’s been a couple more long nights, but its part ...FULL STORY »
Through The Turn With Chad Hackenbracht
no responses - Posted 05.11.11
Hello Everyone! Well, frustrated is the word of this week’s blog! That one word can pretty much sum up my race in Salem, Indiana. From the very first day we unloaded at the track we were fast and I thought it would continue throughout the weekend and it did but we ...FULL STORY »
Through The Turn With Chad Hackenbracht
no responses - Posted 04.27.11
Hello Everyone, So since my last blog, we’ve had a lot go here at CGH Motorsports with the Talladega ARCA race and some activity around the CGH shop. We’re also gearing up for this weekend at Salem, which marks the third race of the year. We decided to move from ...FULL STORY »
“Through the Turn” With Chad Hackenbracht
no responses - Posted 04.09.11
So it has actually been a while since I last updated my blog. A lot has gone on around the shop, at one point we only had two of our six cars left in the shop. The rest were out getting frame work done, at Performance Vehicle Works or at ...FULL STORY »
“Through the Turn” With Chad Hackenbracht
no responses - Posted 03.24.11
In the week or two since my last addition to the blog, I have been fairly busy, running around with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule. I’ve been to Darlington and helped out with a hospitality event there, as well as Bristol for Food City. ...FULL STORY »
“Through the Turn” With Chad Hackenbracht
no responses - Posted 03.08.11
So the season is finally almost here, and I’m excited and ready to go. Since my last blog, we’ve made a crew chief change on the team which I think is going to help us out moving forward in this season. Since Daytona, the days have pretty much been laid ...FULL STORY »


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