Articles tagged ‘ARCA’

Mar 19

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Puts Ford, RFR on Nationwide Pole at Bristol; NASCAR Plans Competition Caution

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 the No. 6 Blackwell Angus Ford Mustang that kept Turner Motorsports from an all Chevrolet front-row. The Olive Branch, Mississippi native whipped his Ford powered automobile around “Thunder Valley” in 15.220 seconds at 126.071 miles per hour. Stenhouse's previous NASCAR Nationwide Series outing at the .533-mile paved oval was last Spring when he rolled his sponsor-less No. 6 Ford Fusion from the 24th position. BMS marks the second NASCAR Nationwide Series ... FULL STORY »

“Through the Turn” With Chad Hackenbracht

Chad Hackenbracht 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 ... FULL STORY »

The Busch Boys, Who’s Where, Bobby Gerhart And Other Stuff

Granny Grump 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 ... FULL STORY »

Brian Rose’s Comeback! In His Own Words

Brian Rose 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 ... FULL STORY »

Milka Duno: Gaining Speed On The Track; Continuing To Make A Difference Off

Milka Duno 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 ... FULL STORY »

Down The Road With Mike Harmon

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. ... FULL STORY »

“The Way It Was” With Frank Kimmel

Bill Kimmel, Sr.; Frank Kimmel II; Frank Kimmel; Donna Kimmel; Holly Kimmel 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 ... 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 »
Brandon McReynolds (sitting) with father Larry McReynolds - Photo Credit: Brandon McReynolds
Two Successful ARCA Tests Show McReynolds Is Ready
Posted 03.17.10
We first presented young Brandon McReynolds to our readers last year. In case you are wondering, Brandon is the son of well known race announcer and accomplished crew chief Larry McReynolds. I was impressed with Brandon then. He was an excited High School student, enjoyed racing in the UARA-STARS Series competing ...FULL STORY »
Daytona, Danica, GoDaddy and Other Stuff
Posted 02.09.10
Well loyal readers and other folks, it's that time again. How was your "off season"? Lord have mercy, it's been a rough one for so many people. Rain, rain and more rain out West. Seems some of those people out there are about to wash away and it ain't over ...FULL STORY »
Sounding Off with Andy Belmont
Posted 02.09.10
Well the ARCA portion of speedweeks 2010 is over and done with. I guess there are lots of ways to look at this, but we got out of there with a couple of whole race cars and that is an accomplishment in itself. Nothing broke, nothing fell ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Hamlin Deserves A Full-Time Shot
Posted 10.25.09
You know the name and you’ve probably seen his face at the tracks of NASCAR throughout the 2009 season but if there’s a guy that eats, breathes and lives racing, Kevin Hamlin’s name ranks at the top of my list. Hamlin, the Snohomish, Washington native has made his fair share ...FULL STORY »
Rockingham Bound To Be Exciting In ARCA Finale
Posted 09.29.09
Without a doubt, the October 11 race at Rockingham Speedway could be one of the best races of the 2009 ARCA RE/MAX Series season. And not because it’s the final race of the year, but a new rising star could just emerge through the limelight and other hot topics surrounding ...FULL STORY »
Talladega Notes
Posted 04.29.09
Well race fans I just got back from Dega and what a fiasco we had there. Ol' Edwards hit it on the head when he said NASCAR is gonna wait until somebody gets killed to change anything. You may want to take a look back in IRA's archives to see ...FULL STORY »
ARCA RE/MAX Series Set To Return To Action With Test At Rockingham
Posted 03.18.08
It's hard to believe that it's been more than a month since the ARCA RE/MAX Series has been in action, but business is about to pick up as the open test for the ARCA RE/MAX Series at Rockingham Speedway kicks off this Friday and Saturday preparing the team's for one ...FULL STORY »
ARCA Young-Guns Set To Take Control In 2008
Posted 01.14.08
Of course, you would like to think that nine time ARCA RE/MAX Series champion Frank Kimmel has another shot to win the 2008 ARCA RE/MAX Series championship but if ARCA's stout young-guns have anything to do with it, they'll try to keep the legendary ARCA icon at bay. Patrick Sheltra, Dexter ...FULL STORY »

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