Jun 09

Chase Elliott Wins Pocono ARCA 200; Becomes Youngest Superspeedway Winner in ARCA Racing Series History

Chase Elliott and father Bill Elliott Celebrate Pocono ARCA 200 Win (LONG POND, Pa.) - Seventeen-year-old Chase Elliott became the youngest superspeedway winner in ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards history Saturday, winning the Pocono ARCA 200 at Pocono Raceway. Elliott, in the No. 9 Aaron's Dream Machine / Hendrickcars.comoo Chevrolet, raced his way from the 32nd starting position, took the lead with 21 laps to go, and then held back a hard charge from fellow 17-year-old driver Erik Jones to earn his career-first ARCA victory. "This was a lot of fun," Elliott said. "This means a ton to me. It was about 10 years ago that I was sitting in victory lane here with my dad." Elliott, who had to test at Pocono beforehand just to be eligible to enter the race, is ... FULL STORY »

Darlington Raceway is still a magical place for NASCAR racing
By NASCAR Wire Service

Darlington Raceway Logo Darlington Raceway LogoDARLINGTON, S.C.— By now, everyone has heard the rumors. When I left Darlington Raceway after Saturday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500, I turned to a friend who has worked at the track for years and said what I always say: “See you next year.” The response I got was decidedly different this time. “I hope so,” he said. In the rumor mill, Darlington’s place on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule is tenuous. That being the case, it was gratifying to sit in on a Saturday noon press conference at the venerable speedway, where track president Chip Wile and NASCAR president Mike Helton talked about plans for the 2015 event. No, Darlington doesn’t have a specific date for next year’s race. That won’t be set ... FULL STORY »

ModSpace to Sponsor ARCA Race at Pocono Raceway

ModSpace Logo "ModSpace ARCA 125 set for August 2" Long Pond, PA (June 8, 2013) - - ModSpace, one of the largest North American suppliers of permanent and temporary modular buildings, will sponsor the ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards race at ... FULL STORY »

All On-Track Friday at Pocono Canceled. Starting Field Set by Car Owners Points for Saturday’s Pocono ARCA 200 Live on SPEED

ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards (LONG POND, Pa.) - All on-track activity Friday for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards has been canceled due to a steady rain at Pocono Raceway. The ARCA garage will close at 3 p.m. today. The 34-car ... FULL STORY »

Rookie Ryan Blaney files entry for Michigan ARCA 200

Michigan International Speedway Logo (TOLEDO, Ohio) - Penske Racing's Ryan Blaney has filed an entry for the 32nd running of the Michigan ARCA 200 Friday, June 14, live on SPEED. Blaney, who is scheduled to drive in three ARCA Racing Series ... FULL STORY »

Steve Fox Forced to Sit Out ARCA Event at Pocono

Steve Fox Berwick, PA (June 6, 2013)- After thrashing in the garage over the last few months in anticipation for the upcoming ARCA 200, presented by Menards, all of the hard work still wasn’t enough to get Steve Fox and the ... FULL STORY »

Thomas Praytor Ready to Mix It Up at Pocono Raceway

Thomas Praytor and his No. 2 USA Boxing Ford Fusion Coming off a career best finish at Elko Speedway (10th) in the Akona 250 presented by Federated Car Care, Scott's Rookie of the year candidate, Thomas "Moose" Praytor, is looking to capitalize on last week's strong performance at the "Tricky ... FULL STORY »

Mason Mingus; Win-Tron Racing Turn Focus To Tricky Triangle

Mason Mingus LONG POND, Pennsylvania (June 6, 2013) - - “This place is really the tricky triangle.” Those are the words expressed from ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards championship contender Mason Mingus, Wednesday afternoon after conducting an eight-hour test at Pocono ... FULL STORY »

Winchester Speedway
ARCA Racing Series Returns to Winchester Speedway for All-ARCA Triple Header Weekend; Herr’s Chase the Taste 200 Finale Set For Sunday, June 30
no responses - Posted 06.06.13
(TOLEDO, Ohio) - The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will return to Winchester Speedway, the "World's Fastest Half-Mile," on Sunday, June 30, 2013 for the Herr's Chase the Taste 200, marking the series' 24th appearance at the historic half-mile oval located near the Indiana-Ohio border, just northeast of Indianapolis. The ...FULL STORY »
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Chase Elliott, Ryan Blaney file entries for ARCA’s debut at Road America
no responses - Posted 06.06.13
(TOLEDO, Ohio) - The first annual SCOTT® 160 at Road America is already attracting an interesting mix of rookies and veterans vying for supremacy on the renowned 14-turn, 4-mile road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The event marks the first appearance of the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards at Road ...FULL STORY »
2013 NCWTS Driver Ryan Blaney (Cooper Standard) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Ryan Blaney Joins Cunningham Motorsports for Three ARCA Series Events
no responses - Posted 06.05.13
Mooresville, NC – (May 28, 2013) – Cunningham Motorsports has announced that Penske Racing driver, Ryan Blaney, will pilot the #22 Dodge in three select ARCA Racing Series events. The first of the three races will be at the 2-mile Michigan International Speedway in the Irish Hills of Brooklyn, ...FULL STORY »
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ARCA Rookies Erik Jones, Chase Elliott fast in Pocono testing; Saturday’s Pocono ARCA 200 Live on SPEED
no responses - Posted 06.05.13
(LONG POND, Pa.) - Rookies Erik Jones and Chase Elliott were among the fastest in ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards open testing at Pocono Raceway Wednesday. Both 17-year-old drivers will be making their superspeedway debuts in Saturday's Pocono ARCA 200, live on SPEED at 1:00 p.m. "Our day really ...FULL STORY »
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Venturini Motorsports Returns to Familiar Pocono Raceway
no responses - Posted 06.05.13
Long Pond, Pennsylvania (June 5, 2013) – Year after year Pocono Raceway has been a welcome sight on the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards schedule for Venturini Motorsports (VMS). In the last six events at the “Tricky Triangle” VMS drivers have captured five pole positions and one victory. Last ...FULL STORY »
Spencer Gallagher (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Spencer Gallagher 2013 ARCA Pocono 200 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 06.04.13
Spencer Gallagher No. 23 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet Impala SS Pocono Raceway Pre-Race Report No. 23 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet Impala SS – Spencer Gallagher heads to the 2.5-mile “Tricky Triangle” this weekend for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Pocono ARCA 200. Saturday’s event is the seventh of 21 scheduled events ...FULL STORY »
Frank Kimmel
Frank Kimmel likes Pocono chances as ARCA record looms
no responses - Posted 06.04.13
SANDUSKY, Ohio (June 4, 2013) -- Nine-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards champion Frank Kimmel's at the stage of his storied career at which additional accolades seem to be around virtually every corner -- and Saturday's Pocono ARCA 200 at Pocono Raceway is just another example. Kimmel has the ...FULL STORY »
Thomas Praytor and his No. 2 USA Boxing Ford Fusion
USA Boxing Joins Thomas Praytor for Pocono and Michigan
no responses - Posted 06.04.13
The USA Boxing’s Junior Olympic National Championships logo will adorn the hood of Thomas “Moose” Praytor’s Hixson Motorsports/Max Force Racing Ford Fusion at Pocono Raceway and Michigan International Speedway on June 8th and 14th. In partnership with the Mobile Sports Authority and the Mobile Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau the USA ...FULL STORY »

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