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May 18
Sunday

Port Orange’s Michael Lira Ties Season’s Best Finish in ARCA Racing Action

Michael Lira (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America) Port Orange high school student and ARCA racing driver Michael Lira tied his best finish of the season in the Menards 200 presented by Federated Car Care at Toledo Speedway. Lira finished ninth after starting 12th in Sunday’s race. It was his second ninth-place finish of the season. Lira finished ninth earlier this year at Mobile International Speedway in his first ARCA race of the season. "We held on for a strong finish,” said Lira, Driver of the No. 68 Gary Yeomans Ford Fusion. “I’m really happy with how this whole Kimmel Racing team battled throughout the weekend to get into the top 10.” The team battled transmission issues during Saturday's practice session leaving Lira with Limited time to get ... FULL STORY »

Late Mishap Squelches Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Chances
By NASCAR Wire Service

2015 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr and Crew Chief Greg Ives - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Dale Earnhardt Jr. may not have had a car capable of challenging Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson late in Sunday’s race at Atlanta, but Earnhardt never got a chance to find out—thanks to an unlucky turn of events. Earnhardt’s No. 88 Chevrolet ran over a wad of tape on the track in the late going, and the mishap adversely affected the aerodynamics of his car. As a result Earnhardt was unable to fend off Kevin Harvick in the closing laps and had to settle for his second straight third-place finish. “It knocked the whole grill out of the car,” Earnhardt said of the debris on the track. “Just destroyed the aerodynamics of the car, and it cost me a spot to the ... FULL STORY »

Justin Boston earns career-first ARCA victory; wins Menards 200 at Toledo Speedway

Justin Boston Wins At Toledo Speedway (TOLEDO, Ohio - May 18, 2014) - Justin Boston finally got 'The Kiss.' Boston, driver of the No. 25 ZLOOP Toyota, visited victory lane at Toledo Speedway Sunday afternoon, winning his first ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race. ... FULL STORY »

Spencer Gallagher 2014 ARCA Menards 200 Race Preview

Spencer Gallagher (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) SPENCER GALLAGHER NO. 23 ALLEGIANT TRAVEL CHEVROLET IMPALA ARCA RACING SERIES PRESENTED BY MENARDS TOLEDO SPEEDWAY SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014 ON A ROLL: During the first four ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards events, Spencer Gallagher and the No. 23 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet team ... FULL STORY »

Cody Coughlin 2014 ARCA Menards 200 Race Preview

Cody Coughlin (Photo Credit: ARCA) Cody Coughlin No. 55 JEGS.com Toyota Camry ARCA Menards 200 News and Notes Third Start's a Charm Cody Coughlin will be making his third career start in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards at Ohio's Toledo Speedway on Sunday. Coughlin enters Sunday's ... FULL STORY »

ARCA Racing Series turning 58 at Pocono; Pocono ARCA 200 Coming Saturday June 7

Pocono Raceway Logo (TOLEDO, Ohio - May 15, 2014) - The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards is headed back to a very familiar place, triangular in shape. While Pocono Raceway is an all day drive from the ARCA home office, the 2.5-mile ... FULL STORY »

ARCA Driver Michael Lira Gives Back to Local Community, Rallies Against Texting and Driving

Michael Lira (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America) Michael Lira is a sixteen-year-old high school student and race car driver from Port Orange, Florida, who competes in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. As a professional driver, Lira knows the risks presented by distracted driving better ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allison, grandson of NASCAR legend Donnie Allison, making ARCA short track debut in Toledo’s Menards 200

Justin Allison Allison family has solid ARCA connections over decades (TOLEDO, Ohio - May 14, 2014) - Justin Allison, grandson of NASCAR legend Donnie Allison and great nephew of Daytona 500 champion Bobby Allison (members of the original ... FULL STORY »



Justin Boston
Justin Boston 2014 ARCA Menards 200 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 05.14.14
Justin Boston Race Preview ARCA Racing Series News and Notes Event: Menards 200 presented by Federated Car Care Date: Sunday, May 18, 2014 Venue: Toledo Speedway Venturini Motorsports' ARCA Racing Series History at Toledo Speedway ... Since 1984, Venturini Motorsports has collected 52 starts at ...FULL STORY »
Thomas Praytor
Thomas Praytor 2014 ARCA Menards 200 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 05.13.14
MENARDS 200 PRESENTED BY FEDERATED CAR CARE-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY: As fate would have it, the ARCA Series presented by Menards is returning to Ohio the weekend after Thomas “Moose” Praytor’s former teammate AJ McCarron was selected to be the newest Cincinnati Bengal in the NFL Draft. “Really proud of AJ and ...FULL STORY »
Frank Kimmel (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America)
Frank Kimmel recalls first ARCA win at Toledo Speedway; looking for record 10th Toledo win this Sunday in Menards 200
no responses - Posted 05.13.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio) - Toledo Speedway will forever be a special place for 10-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards champion Frank Kimmel. It was the site of his first ARCA victory in 1994, and the place where he would, time and time again, return to the 7-UP Winners Circle, ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Benjamin Wins The Herr's Live Life With Flavor 200
16-year-old ARCA driver, winner Kyle Benjamin getting road course ready for Great Railing 150 at NJMP
no responses - Posted 05.13.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio - May 13, 2014) - There's a first time for everything, especially when you're only 16 years old. That's the case for Easley, South Carolina ARCA driver Kyle Benjamin, who is on track to make his road course debut in the upcoming Great Railing 150 June 1 ...FULL STORY »
Mason Mitchell
​Mason Mitchell Looking for Success at ARCA’s Home Track Toledo Speedway
no responses - Posted 05.13.14
(Mooresville, N.C. May 13, 2014 ) -- Mason Mitchell and Mason Mitchell Motorsports have proved in the early season that his newly found team will contend for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards championship in 2014. A career high 13 straight top-ten finishes has Mitchell looking forward ...FULL STORY »
No. 55 JEGS Toyota Camry
Cody Coughlin Anticipates Strong Run in ARCA Racing Series Event at Toledo Speedway
no responses - Posted 05.13.14
18-Year-Old Riding Momentum into a Home-State Battle (DELAWARE, OH - May 13, 2014) - Fresh off of his first career ARCA Racing Series top-10 finish at Salem Speedway, 18-year-old Joe Gibbs Racing Development driver Cody Coughlin is eager to make his third career ARCA start on Sunday, May ...FULL STORY »
Justin Allison (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America)
Justin Allison to Make ARCA Short Track Debut at Toledo Speedway
no responses - Posted 05.13.14
(Mooresville, NC – May 13, 2014) Having only speedway ARCA experience from Kansas, Daytona and Talladega, Justin Allison will make his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards short track debut at Toledo Speedway this weekend. Allison will pilot the No. 88 HaVACo Ford Fusion with Team BCR Racing. ...FULL STORY »
Grant Enfinger
Team BCR and Grant Enfinger Looking to Carry Momentum into Toledo
no responses - Posted 05.12.14
(Mooresville, NC – May 12, 2014) - - Team BCR’s Grant Enfinger and current ARCA Championship points leader is on a roll this season. Winning the first three races of the 2014 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season, and then the pole in last week’s Talladega race. As he ...FULL STORY »


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