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Jan 18
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Empire Racing tops speed charts again in Daytona testing; new ARCA composite body makes speedway debut

Sean Corr Topped ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards preseason testing at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway again on January 16 (DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - January 16, 2015) - It just wasn't enough for Empire Racing to top the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards charts in open testing at Daytona Int'l Speedway back in December. One month later, Empire returned and did it again, topping the charts with the No. 48 Hylton / Empire Ford Fusion with Sean Corr at the helm Friday afternoon at the "World Center of Racing". Corr was fastest overall with a speed of 187.692 mph. Then, in the final seconds, right before the five o'clock closing bell, his Empire Racing teammates Austin Hill and Patrick Staropoli drafted their way to the front, taking their places in second and third right behind the boss. "I thought we'd ... FULL STORY »

Daytona Testing Friday for Thomas Praytor No. 9 DK-LOK Ford Fusion

Thomas Praytor's No. 9 DK-LOK Ford Fusion in primer After weeks of preparation in the Max Force Racing shop in Mobile, Alabama, Thomas “Moose” Praytor will roll his No. 9 DK-LOK Ford on to a race track for the first time. “It was kind of surreal looking at the entry ... FULL STORY »

Ansell / Menards Shift ARCA Team Sponsorship to Venturini Motorsports

Venturini Motorsports Logo Toledo, OH (January 15, 2015) – Officials from Ansell Protective Products and Menards announced today that they will move their ARCA Racing Series team sponsorship program to Venturini Motorsports in 2015. In addition to the team sponsorship announcement, Ansell and Menards ... FULL STORY »

Cody Coughlin Prepping for his First Daytona Race Next Month

Cody Coughlin Joe Gibbs Racing Development Driver is Ready for Season Opener (DELAWARE, OH - January 14, 2015) - The road to Daytona is underway for Cody Coughlin as he is eager to make his first start at Daytona International Speedway next month. ... FULL STORY »

Arizona Native Cassie Gannis Signs With Carter 2 Motorsports For Daytona

Cassie Gannis Seagrove, N.C. (January 9, 2015) – Carter 2 Motorsports has announced it has signed 2012 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Most-Popular Driver, Cassie Gannis, to drive the #96 Dodge at the Daytona International Speedway on February 14th. “We are excited to ... FULL STORY »

Kaz Grala Set To Participate In ARCA Test At Daytona With Lira Motorsports

Kaz Grala (Port Orange, FL) Sixteen year old driver Kaz Grala will be behind the wheel for Lira Motorsports in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards open test session on Friday, January 16th. This session is the first time the ARCA series ... FULL STORY »

Michael Lira Excited To Participate In ARCA’s First Ever January Daytona Test Day

Michael Lira (Port Orange, FL) When the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards takes to the track on Friday, January 16th it will be the first time in series history for an open test in January at Daytona ahead of the ... FULL STORY »



Cole Powell
Team BCR Signs Development Driver Cole Powell for Daytona Race
Posted 01.14.15
(Mooresville, NC – January 14, 2015) Canadian driver, Cole Powell has signed with Team BCR Racing and Development Team to drive the No. 88 Tricar Ford Fusion at Daytona International Speedway for the Lucas Oil 200. Before making his Daytona debut in 2014, Powell was named the 2013 NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
Ronnie Osmer
15 Year Old Ronnie Osmer Newest ARCA Driver from Mobile International Speedway
Posted 01.14.15
When the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards returns to Mobile on March 14th for the ARCA Mobile 200, Ronnie Osmer will become the latest Mobile International Speedway driver to join the ARCA ranks and will become the 2nd youngest ARCA Series driver of all time. “Having a chance to race ...FULL STORY »
Kenny Wallace - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt / Getty Images
Speedway Benefits to Host Northeast Promoter’s Workshop with Key Note Speaker Kenny Wallace
Posted 01.13.15
January 13, 2015 (Charlotte, NC): Just 6 weeks after its popular promoter’s conference at PRI-Indy, Speedway Benefits is headed to the northeast. They will present a half day promoters workshop featuring NASCAR and short track great, Kenny Wallace, at The Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2015 Trade Show, Saturday, January ...FULL STORY »
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Ryan “Pickle” London Named Crew Chief for Mason Mitchell Motorsports
Posted 01.13.15
(Mooresville, N.C., January 13, 2014--) Veteran ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards crew chief Ryan “Pickle” London to serve as crew chief for 2014 Scott Rookie of The Year Austin Wayne Self for 2015 season. London won two races last season with GMS Racing at Berlin Raceway and the DuQuoin ...FULL STORY »
Frank Kimmel (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America)
Frank Kimmel Expected To Join Once Rival Venturini Motorsports
Posted 01.13.15
10-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards champion Frank Kimmel is expected to join Venturini Motorsports for Friday’s open-test session at Daytona International Speedway, CATCHFENCE.com has learned. Kimmel with backing from longtime partner Ansell and Menards has left Win-Tron Racing and is certain to fill the spot for graduated driver ...FULL STORY »
Blake Jones
Dreams Do Come True…. Just Ask Blake Jones, As He Joins Cunningham Motorsports
Posted 01.12.15
January 12, 2015 – (Mooresville, NC) – Ask Blake Jones if dreams do come true and he will give you a definitive “YES”. As a five year old, Blake Jones dreamed of the day when he would be old enough to drive on the high-banks of the historic ...FULL STORY »
JR Motorsports
JR Motorsports Expands into NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
Posted 01.12.15
JRM’S No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet to enter 10 Races with Cole Custer MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 12, 2015) – JR Motorsports will expand into the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) for 10 races in 2015 with driver Cole Custer, general manager Kelley Earnhardt Miller announced today. Custer, who turns ...FULL STORY »
Thomas Praytor (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America)
Thomas Praytor to Campaign No. 9 DK-LOK Ford in 2015
Posted 01.11.15
With sponsorship from No. 9 DK-LOK USA Ford Fusion Thomas “Moose” Praytor and his Mobile, Alabama based Max Force Race Team will attempt to become the first full time ARCA team based out of Mobile, Alabama. The last two seasons Praytor and Max Force Racing have been paired with Soddy Daisy, ...FULL STORY »
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Start Times Finalized For Budweiser Speedweeks 2015 Events
Posted 01.09.15
57th annual DAYTONA 500 set for a 1 p.m. ET start DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 57th annual DAYTONA 500 on Sunday, Feb. 22, NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious race, will start at 1 p.m. (TV – FOX, FOX Deportes; Radio – MRN Radio, SiriusXM). It’s the sixth straight year ...FULL STORY »


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