Articles tagged ‘ARCA’

Feb 10

In final week ahead of biggest ARCA race, family man, champion Frank Kimmel preps for daughter’s wedding; onto Daytona for 51st Lucas Oil 200

Frank Kimmel (TOLEDO, Ohio) - Frank Kimmel's final week of preparation for the 51st Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona wasn't exactly what one might expect. "Well, I've been cleaning house, just got done pushing the vacuum, making way for the new couch, getting ready for my daughter's bridal shower this weekend," said Kimmel, whose daughter Holly will be getting married March 29. "I'm really excited. Holly's a great girl. She's marrying a really nice young man. I'm really happy for her. "Donna (Frank's wife) wants things to look nice, so we've been getting ready around the house. I think I got everything done, for now, that was on the 'honey-do list', so I'm about ready to head out to the barn." Kimmel ... FULL STORY »

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Justin Allison to carry on family legacy in ARCA’s 51st race at Daytona

Team BCR owner Howard Bixman, driver Justin Allison and Donnie Allison (TOLEDO, Ohio) - The legacy of the Allison name is well documented in the annals of stock car racing. It started with brothers' Bobby and Donnie Allison - part of the infamous Alabama Gang - who barnstormed across the ... FULL STORY »

He Said, She Said Featuring: Richmond International Raceway, Talladega Superspeedway and More!

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Bell Helicopter Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on April 27, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Welcome to round five of “He Said, She Said”, where members of the racing community sound off on a variety of topics in the Motorsports community. This year’s panel includes current writers and editors, a current NASCAR Nationwide Series team owner, ... FULL STORY »

Granny Grump: Talladega, Larry’s Boy, Wide Smilin’, G/B Brad And No Other Stuff

Granny Grump Hello loyal readers and other folks. Well let me begin by tellin' ya one somethin' right now, this here race weekend was as excitin' and nerve wrackin' as it could be. If ya missed it I feel for ya and ... 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 »

Rob Jones: Amazing African American Driver on a Mission

Rob Jones 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 ... FULL STORY »

Granny Grump
Talladega, Dillon, Rowdy, Johnson And Other Stuff
Posted 04.18.11
Hello loyal readers and other folks. This weekend we were treated to a 3 day race weekend crammed, due to Mother Nature's bad attitude, in to 2 days. It was another round of duelin' duets for certain, but this time I think the racers had a little more experience on ...FULL STORY »
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Puts Ford, RFR on Nationwide Pole at Bristol; NASCAR Plans Competition Caution
Posted 03.19.11
Today may be the 29th annual Scotts EZ Seed 300 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, and if the shoe was to fit, Carl Edwards in the No. 60 Scotts EZ Ford Mustang should be on the pole. But, it was his fellow Roush Fenway Racing teammate Ricky Stenhouse Jr., in ...FULL STORY »
Chad Hackenbracht
“Through the Turn” With Chad Hackenbracht
Posted 02.22.11
Hello Everyone, The past few weeks have been busy and eventful to say the least from the beginning of our Daytona weekend, to my wreck and to the week after the race. To start off with the race weekend did not start out very well for us in practice, because ...FULL STORY »
Granny Grump
The Busch Boys, Who’s Where, Bobby Gerhart And Other Stuff
Posted 02.13.11
Hello again loyal readers and other folks. Now that I am fully breathin' again I have to say Saturday was one heck of a race day. Why I am still shakin' a bit, if ya know what I mean. I have been preparin' for this day for a few days ...FULL STORY »
Brian Rose
Brian Rose’s Comeback! In His Own Words
Posted 02.07.11
In 2002 at California Speedway I was in the garage area for the then Craftsman Truck Series to track down a young gun I had read about who had announced that his team would be running Petty power. I found this young man, watched him for awhile before approaching him ...FULL STORY »
Milka Duno
Milka Duno: Gaining Speed On The Track; Continuing To Make A Difference Off
Posted 06.16.10
Ever since Milka Duno entered the IZOD IndyCar Series in 2007, the Venezuelan has seen her name in the headlines for the right and what some say the wrong reasons. While I have not agreed with a lot of her negative publicity, Duno is gaining speed on and even off ...FULL STORY »
Down The Road With Mike Harmon
Posted 06.02.10
It has been awhile since I've been able to write my column. I have been very busy as team manager for Jennifer Jo Cobb, dealing with personal issues and working for sponsorship to run a few races myself this season. I guess I should begin this with the recap of ...FULL STORY »
Bill Kimmel, Sr.; Frank Kimmel II; Frank Kimmel; Donna Kimmel; Holly Kimmel
“The Way It Was” With Frank Kimmel
Posted 05.19.10
Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing 9 time ARCA Champion Frank Kimmel about the whys and hows of the formation of his own team at the end of 2008 and any future plans, etc. Frank was very gracious with his time and as that interview was coming to an ...FULL STORY »
Frank Kimmel
Frank Kimmel “This Is Our Life, This Is What We Do”
Posted 05.11.10
I must admit to not really knowing a great deal about 9 time ARCA Champion Frank Kimmel prior to a recent interview with him. Oh I knew some stats, knew his brother Bill was his crew chief, knew this white haired veteran racer was the one to beat almost every ...FULL STORY »

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