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Frank Kimmel’s Talladega win gives ThorSport Racing a 50 percent season

Frank Kimmel Wins the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 250 at Talladega Superspeedway TALLADEGA, Ala. (May 3, 2013) -- Frank Kimmel improved ThorSport Racing's overall 2013 winning percentage to a stunning 50 percent with his victory Friday in the rain-shortened International Motorsports Hall of Fame 250 at Talladega Superspeedway. Kimmel's win in the No. 44 Ansell / Menards Toyota was his second career victory at the 2.66-mile oval and his 77th career win in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. That brings him to within two wins of the mark of ARCA's all-time career victories leader, Iggy Katona, who had 79 wins in his career that spanned 1953-1977. "That's a big deal to me," Kimmel said about the win record. "I've never been a big stat guy, but Iggy was a hero ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel takes Talladega Superspeedway – 77th career ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards win

Frank Kimmel Wins the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 250 at Talladega Superspeedway (TALLADEGA, Ala.) - Frank Kimmel won his 77th all-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race Friday afternoon, taking the checkered flag in the rain-shortened International Motorsports Hall of Fame 250 at Talladega Superspeedway. Kimmel, driving the No. 44 Menards ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel leads ARCA to Talladega ‘crapshoot’

Frank Kimmel SANDUSKY, Ohio (April 30, 2013) -- Frank Kimmel's unique in ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards' history, as a nine-time champion. But Kimmel falls in step with the masses when it comes to this weekend's venue, the Talladega Superspeedway. "It's a ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel and Mason Mingus, a Rookie and a Veteran Vying for an ARCA Championship; Next stop – Talladega Superspeedway for the Int’l Motorsports Hall of Fame 250

ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards TOLEDO, Ohio (4-30-13) - They couldn't be further apart in the race of life; but in the race on the track, they are as close as it gets. Albeit early in the 2013 season, nine-time ARCA Racing Series presented ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel takes ARCA Racing Series points lead with sixth at Salem Speedway

Frank Kimmel SALEM, Ind. (April 28, 2013) -- Salem Speedway record-holder Frank Kimmel was bitten twice by "short-track surprises" in the last 10 laps of Sunday's Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200 presented by Crosley Radio, which knocked him into a battle-scarred sixth-place ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel comes ‘home’ to Salem Speedway a leader

Frank Kimmel SANDUSKY, Ohio (April 25, 2013) -- The Salem Speedway, site of Sunday's third round of the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200 presented by Crosley Radio, means something special to nine-time series champion Frank ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel’s outstanding Salem Speedway stats endure, but winless at home track since 2008

Frank Kimmel (TOLEDO, Ohio) - If nine national championships in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards aren't enough, Frank Kimmel's Salem Speedway stats we'll surely get your attention. With the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 presented by Crosley Radio coming April 27-28, Kimmel ... FULL STORY »



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ThorSport Racing gives Frrank Kimmel new view of old school Mobile
Posted 03.05.13
SANDUSKY, Ohio (March 4, 2013) -- Frank Kimmel knew he had a great possibility to score his first ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards victory with ThorSport Racing at the 2012 ARCA Mobile 200. But three laps from the end of the series' inaugural event at the half-mile short ...FULL STORY »
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Frank Kimmel; ThorSport Racing fourth in Daytona draft-fest
Posted 02.16.13
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2013) -- On a night in which Daytona International Speedway and ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards legend Bill Venturini claimed his first victory in 31 years of competing at the "World Center of Racing," Frank Kimmel was pleased to get out of town with ...FULL STORY »
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Todd Bodine Set for ThorSport Racing debut at Daytona International Speedway
Posted 02.11.13
SANDUSKY, Ohio (Feb. 11, 2013) -- Todd Bodine, who won the 2008 and 2009 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season openers, will try to repeat the feat in 2013 as part of a three-truck Toyota Tundra lineup at ThorSport Racing. Team owner Duke Thorson announced Monday that Bodine, a two-time ...FULL STORY »
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ARCA Making 20th Appearance at Kentucky Speedway in 2013; September 20 Race First for ARCA at Track Since 2009
Posted 11.14.12
(TOLEDO, Ohio) - Kentucky Speedway will be back on the ARCA Racing Series schedule in 2013, a return to the Speedway Motorsports, Inc. facility for the first time since 2009. ARCA and track officials announced the Friday, September 20, 2013 race today, and the event will be the 20th for ...FULL STORY »
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Frank Kimmel to Cap Comeback Season at Kansas Speedway
Posted 10.17.12
A differential of 85 points separates Frank Kimmel from a record 10th ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards title. Kimmel and the #44 Ansell/Menards Toyota will look to erase that deficit on Friday night over the course of 99 laps at the Kansas Speedway. While the majority of Kimmel's success ...FULL STORY »
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Lap After Lap, Points Leader Chris Buescher Moves Closer to ARCA History
Posted 10.05.12
(TOLEDO, Ohio) - With two races remaining in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season, points leader Chris Buescher can thank consistency for placing him on the verge of ARCA history. Buescher and the No. 17 Roulo Brothers Racing Ford have completed every lap - 2687 in all - ...FULL STORY »
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Speedway Challenge Leader Brennan Poole Tops ARCA Test at Kansas
Posted 10.02.12
(KANSAS CITY, Kan.) - Brennan Poole, by one measure, has been the best speedway driver this season in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. Today, the 21-year-old showed the way in testing at Kansas Speedway. Poole, testing his No. 25 Venturini Motorsports Toyota on the 1.5-mile oval, finished with the ...FULL STORY »
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ARCA Championship Contenders Chris Buescher, Frank Kimmel Take Title Fight Back to DuQuoin for Late Season Show on the Mile Dirt
Posted 10.02.12
(TOLEDO, Ohio ) - Dirt tracks always fit into the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards championship equation, but possibly not quite as poignantly as they will this year. While the event at the Illinois State Fairgrounds went off without a hitch in August, the annual Southern Illinois 100 at ...FULL STORY »
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Chevrolet Narrowing In on ARCA’s Manufacturer Championship
Posted 09.24.12
(TOLEDO, Ohio) - With just two races remaining in the 2012 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season, Chevrolet is close to its fourth manufacturer championship in five years and its 13th in the last 25. In fact, the manufacturer will clinch the title by merely having one of its ...FULL STORY »


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