Articles tagged ‘ARCA’

Apr 21

Michael Lira Completes Chart-Topping Laps at Talladega Superspeedway, Prepares for High-Speed Salem

Michael Lira (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America) Michael Lira, the sixteen-year-old race car driver from Port Orange, Florida, continues to attract attention in the motorsports world. Last week, the Spruce Creek High School student completed two full days of testing at the legendary Talladega Superspeedway with the ARCA Racing Series. It was Lira’s first time on the historic Alabama race track and he posted some of the best laps of the week. “Since I’ve already run at Daytona, it came pretty naturally to me here,” Lira said. “The tri-oval is kind of tricky. It’s a weird line that you have to take through there. It only took me about two laps to run wide-open all the way around the track though. It ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel in search of record 10th ARCA win at Salem Speedway

Frank Kimmel (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America) (TOLEDO, Ohio) - Frank Kimmel has won more ARCA races at Salem than anyone else, reaching back to his first win there on April 19, 1998. Since then, the 10-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards champion ... FULL STORY »

International Motorsports Hall of Fame to sponsor ARCA race at Talladega;

Talladega Superspeedway Logo ARCA open test coming April 16-17 in prep for May 3 race (TOLEDO, Ohio) - The International Motorsports Hall of Fame will be returning as title sponsor of the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards 200-mile race at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday, ... FULL STORY »

Daytona, Mobile winner Grant Enfinger full-ahead for Salem; going for third straight ARCA win

Grant Enfinger (TOLEDO, Ohio) - The last time a driver won back-to-back ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season openers was in 1990; that was until Grant Enfinger stepped to the plate in 2014. Enfinger, driver of the No. 90 Casite / ... FULL STORY »

Menards to sponsor Toledo race for sixth straight year

Menards 200 (TOLEDO, Ohio) -- Officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) and Menards Inc. announced today that the Wisconsin-based home improvement retailer will continue their marketing presence within the 2014 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. Menards will ... FULL STORY »

Cody Coughlin Finishes 13th in ARCA Debut at Mobile

18-Year-Old Joe Gibbs Racing Driver Races in Top Five Before Mid-Race Incident (DELAWARE, OH - March 24, 2014) - Everything that Cody Coughlin and his No. 55 Toyota team for Venturini Motorsports could control went flawlessly in the ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel nails down 33rd consecutive top-10 finish in ARCA Mobile 200

Frank Kimmel (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America) (MOBILE, Ala.).- Frank Kimmel's No. 44 Ansell-Menards Toyota looked a little skinned up after Saturday's ARCA Mobile 200 at Mobile Int'l Speedway, but the 10-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards champion shook it off with a smile, adding yet ... FULL STORY »

ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards
All new and improved on the way
Posted 03.10.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio) - An all new and improved is on the way, officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America announced today. The new site, scheduled to go live Wednesday afternoon, March 12, marks the seventh different website design for the ARCA sanction since first launched in 1997. ...FULL STORY »
Talladega Superspeedway Tickets On-Sale Monday, February 24
Save Big with Advanced Price, Kids Tickets to Aaron’s Dream Weekend at Talladega Superspeedway—On Sale Monday, Feb. 24
Posted 02.21.14
TALLADEGA, AL – Race fans rejoice! On Monday, February 24, Advanced Price tickets go on sale to the May 2-4 Aaron’s Dream Weekend at NASCAR’s Most Competitive Track—Talladega Superspeedway. The Advanced Price tickets, which are available from February 24 to April 3, save fans money at nearly every ticket option, and for this highly ...FULL STORY »
Frank Kimmel
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
Posted 02.10.14
(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," ...FULL STORY »
56th Annual Daytona 500 Logo
2014 Daytona Int’l Speedway Speedweeks Track Event Schedule
Posted 02.10.14
Team BCR owner Howard Bixman, driver Justin Allison and Donnie Allison
Justin Allison to carry on family legacy in ARCA’s 51st race at Daytona
Posted 02.06.14
(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 south racing stock cars, eventually landing in NASCAR where they ...FULL STORY »
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
He Said, She Said Featuring: Richmond International Raceway, Talladega Superspeedway and More!
Posted 05.03.13
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, and a former driver providing a plethora of angles from ...FULL STORY »
Granny Grump
Granny Grump: Talladega, Larry’s Boy, Wide Smilin’, G/B Brad And No Other Stuff
Posted 05.07.12
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 if ya recorded it you need to get your snacks ...FULL STORY »
Chad Hackenbracht
Through The Turn With Chad Hackenbracht
Posted 09.12.11
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 a blast and unfortunately most of them didn’t go as ...FULL STORY »
Rob Jones
Rob Jones: Amazing African American Driver on a Mission
Posted 06.14.11
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 get the media exposure as often as the big stars ...FULL STORY »

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