Articles tagged ‘Elko (Minn.) Speedway’

Jun 23

Cunningham Motorsports Excited to be Back at Short Tracks

Cunningham Motorsports June 23, 2014 – Elko, MN – The need to rebound with some strong finishes was obvious in the Cunningham Motorsports camp last week. After a few weeks of less-than-satisfactory race results, the organization may be back on track. As the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards pulled into Elko, Minnesota, Tom Hessert and Austin Wayne Self hoped that the Akona 250 at the Elko Speedway would provide the beginning of a boost in their finishing results. Both Hessert and Self practiced strong during the two 45 minute practices. Hessert grabbed the 6th starting spot and Self the 9th in Menards Pole Qualifying presented by Ansell. After the green flag flew, Self spun (with help from a ... FULL STORY »

Spencer Gallagher Earns Hard-Fought 12th-Place Finish at Elko Speedway

Spencer Gallagher Spencer Gallagher, driver of the GMS Racing No. 23 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet, had to struggle against an ill-handling car throughout the course of the Akona 250 presented by Federated Car Care at Elko (Minn.) Speedway on Saturday evening, and finished ... FULL STORY »

Mason Mitchell Rebounds from Early Incident at Elko Speedway for Top-10 Finish

Mason Mitchell (Mooresville, N.C. June 23, 2014) - - For the first time in his ARCA Racing Series career Mason Mitchell and Mason Mitchell Motorsports brought the championship point lead to a race track. Unfortunately for the driver of the ... FULL STORY »

Thomas Praytor; No. 2 DK-LOK Chevrolet Settle for Disappointing 15th in Elko

Since wrapping up his first ARCA top 10 a year ago Thomas "Moose" Praytor has been waiting to return to the 3/8ths mile bull ring in Elko Minnesota. Years of competing at 5 Flags Speedway was the perfect training for ... FULL STORY »

J.J. Haley and Justin Boston Score Top-Five Finishes at Elko Speedway; John Wes Townley Ninth

Venturini Motorsports Logo Haley impresses becoming Youngest Pole Sitter in Series History Concord, NC (June 22, 2014) – The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards once again made the trek North to the great state of Minnesota for the 3rd annual Akona 250 ... FULL STORY »

Team BCR and Grant Enfinger Win Akona 250 at Elko Speedway

Grant Enfinger Wins Akona 250 presented by Federated Car Care At Elko (Minn.) Speedway (Elko, MN – June 22, 2014) Team BCR’s Grant Enfinger dominated the race last night when he earned his fourth win of the season in the No. 90 Triple K Construction - Casite Ford Fusion. The win will ... FULL STORY »

Florida’s Michael Lira Records 14th Place Finish at ARCA Race in Minnesota

Michael Lira Elko, Minnesota — Florida-based teenage racer Michael Lira battled his way to a 14th-place finish in the Akona 250 in the ARCA Racing Series presented By Menards at Elko Speedway in Minnesota Saturday night. Lira’s No. 69 Gary ... FULL STORY »

Grant Enfinger Wins Akona 250 presented by Federated Car Care At Elko (Minn.) Speedway
Grant Enfinger dominates on Elko short track; wins Akona 250; regains ARCA point lead
Posted 06.22.14
(ELKO, Minn. - June 21, 2014) - Grant Enfinger said he had a rocket ship from the start Saturday night at Elko Speedway. That rocket ship, otherwise known as the No. 90 Triple K Construction / Casite Ford, lapped all but three cars and cruised into victory lane in the ...FULL STORY »
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CBS Sports Network to broadcast live ARCA race at Elko Speedway Saturday night
Posted 06.21.14
(ELKO, Minn. - June 21, 2014) - The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards and the CBS Sports Network together will be launching a new venture at Elko Speedway where the network will broadcast its first-ever ARCA race at 9 p.m. ET Saturday, June 21, live from the Elko ...FULL STORY »
Grant Enfinger
Team BCR’s Grant Enfinger Making Elko Speedway Debut
Posted 06.19.14
(Mooresville, NC – June 19, 2014) As a 2014 ARCA Racing Series Championship contender, Grant Enfinger will make his Elko Speedway debut on Saturday with Team BCR Racing. Driving the No. 90 Team BCR Racing Ford Fusion, Grant Enfinger will go into the ARCA Akona 250 just 30 points behind ...FULL STORY »
Michael Lira
Port Orange Racer Michael Lira Prepares for ARCA Race at Elko Speedway
Posted 06.19.14
Michael Lira heads to Elko, Minnesota, this weekend for the the Akona 250 presented by Federated Car Care at Elko Speedway. The sixteen-year-old Spruce Creek High School student from Port Orange, Florida, is off to a hot start in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. Driving the ...FULL STORY »
Thomas Praytor 2014 ARCA Akona 250 Race Preview
Posted 06.19.14
AKONA 250 PRESENTED BY FEDERATED CARE CARE-ELKO SPEEDWAY, MINNESOTA: Thomas “Moose” Praytor had one of his best races in 2013 in the Akona 250 at Elko Speedway in Minnesota. This week’s ARCA fan guide features the Moose with his thoughts on racing at Elko. From the fan guide: “Elko Speedway ...FULL STORY »
Spencer Gallagher
Spencer Gallagher 2014 ARCA Akona 250 Race Preview
Posted 06.19.14
GMS Racing Race Preview ARCA Racing Series News and Notes GMS Racing's ARCA Racing Series History at Elko Speedway ... This weekend will mark GMS Racing's second start at the Elko, Minn. facility. Follow GMS Racing, LLC on Social Media ... To keep up-to-date with the latest news, information and exclusive content, ...FULL STORY »
Mason Mitchell
Mason Mitchell; Mason Mitchell Motorsports Bring Point Lead to Elko Speedway
Posted 06.18.14
(Mooresville, N.C. June 11 2014---- ) The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards heads from the fastest track on the schedule the Michigan International Speedway to the smallest track on the schedule Elko Speedway for race number nine of the 2014 season. Fresh off of his third ...FULL STORY »
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‘Kid’ Kyle Benjamin and Ken Schrader…they meet at Elko Speedway bull-ring;
Posted 06.18.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio - June 18, 2014) - There are 43 years between them - the oldest ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards winner, Ken Schrader, and the youngest winner in series history, Kyle Benjamin. Despite the generational gaps and years apart, Schrader, 59, and Benjamin, 16, will likely get inches ...FULL STORY »
Cunningham Motorsports
Upcoming Short Tracks Look Attractive to Cunningham Motorsports
Posted 06.17.14
June 15, 2014 – Mooresville, NC – With both Cunningham teams having sub-par finishes in the last four ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards races, the organization is looking to get back on track at the next two short track races—at Elko Speedway next weekend and Winchester Speedway on ...FULL STORY »

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