Articles tagged ‘Kimmel Racing’

Jun 04

Will Kimmel describes Michigan, “loose is scary”, Corrigan Oil ARCA 200 June 12

Will Kimmel (TOLEDO, Ohio - June 4, 2015) - According to third-generation ARCA racer Will Kimmel, loose isn't fast at Michigan Int'l Speedway; it's just scary. "You hear that a lot...that loose is fast, and it is, but there (Michigan), it's just scary," said Kimmel, a veteran on the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards tour. "That place is one big giant arc, and you're in the corner most of the time. That's what stands out to me about Michigan...the speed and how fast you have to go through the turns. If the car's good, you can run it wide open around there." Beyond having the skill and courage to hold it wide open around Michigan, Kimmel knows how important handling ... FULL STORY »

Third-generation Matt Wallace to make ARCA debut in Menards 200 at Toledo Speedway

Matt and Mike Wallace (TOLEDO, Ohio - May 12, 2015) - Matt Wallace, part of the third generation in the family of famous Wallace racers, is scheduled to make his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut in the Menards 200 presented by ... FULL STORY »

Notch Agrees To Talladega ARCA Race Deal With Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey Jr. (April 28th, 2015) – The old saying “good things come to those who wait” certainly applies to Pittsburgh, PA’s Chris Bailey Jr.! After sitting idle for most of the start of 2015, the opportunity was presented to him at the ... FULL STORY »

Chris Bailey Jr. To Run Talladega ARCA Race; However, His Name Will Not Appear Above The Door

Chris Bailey Jr. (April 21st, 2015) -- In Chris Bailey Jr.'s almost 20 year racing career, he has always chosen to be an integral part of causes near and dear to his heart, such as The Littlest Heroes, etc. And with his first ... FULL STORY »

David Levine 2015 ARCA Lucas Oil 200 Race Preview

David Levine David Levine / Lira Motorsports ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards News & Notes: Daytona International Speedway David Levine No. 68 Gary Yeomans Ford Daytona International Speedway - Lucas Oil 200 February 14, 2015 Welcome to the sunshine state... The 2015 ARCA Racing Series presented ... FULL STORY »

Local Port Orange Racer Michael Lira to Test at Daytona International Speedway

Michael Lira Michael Lira, the seventeen-year-old high school senior at Spruce Creek High School and professional race car driver in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, is set to test this weekend at Daytona International Speedway. Lira will run the ... FULL STORY »

Will Kimmel Tops ARCA Racing Series Kentucky Speedway Test Session

Will Kimmel SPARTA, Ky. – Will Kimmel had a busy day at Kentucky Speedway Wednesday, getting behind the wheel of three different cars during the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards open test. Kimmel piloted one of those machines – the No. 69 ... FULL STORY »

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On new pavement, several ARCA Salem short-track testers on the way; Federated Car Care ARCA Fall Classic coming Saturday, Sept. 13
Posted 09.06.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio - September 5, 2014) - Salem Speedway is abuzz with excitement. It's also got a full slate of ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race teams clamoring to get out onto the grand-ole short track to check out the new pavement just in time for the next event ...FULL STORY »
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Kenny Mathews Driving for Kimmel Racing at Madison International Speedway
Posted 08.21.14
(Mooresville, NC – August 21, 2014) A change of plans has been made for rookie driver Kenny Mathews this weekend at Madison Int’l Speedway. Mathews will now enter in the Herr’s Live Life with Flavor 200 with Kimmel Racing in the No. 69 Epilepsy Foundation Ford Fusion. Kimmel ...FULL STORY »
Michael Lira
Michael Lira Returns to the Site of his ARCA Racing Series Debut
Posted 08.07.14
Michael Lira returns to familiar territory this weekend, as the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards heads to Berlin Raceway, the site of Lira’s first career ARCA start. The seventeen-year-old Kimmel Racing rookie finished 12th in his series debut at Berlin in 2013, and now returns with a fresh ...FULL STORY »
Michael Lira
ARCA Racing Series Rookie Michael Lira Scores Top-10 Finish in Pocono Raceway Debut
Posted 08.06.14
After Spruce Creek High School’s Michael Lira posted the fourth fastest qualifying lap of the weekend at Pocono Raceway, ARCA race fans were eager to see if the seventeen-year-old rookie from Port Orange, Florida, had an encore performance in him for the evening’s 125-mile ModSpace 125. Lira didn’t disappoint. ...FULL STORY »
Michael Lira
Michael Lira returns to scene of ARCA debut; Kimmel Racing ready for Federated Auto Parts 200 Saturday at Berlin
Posted 08.05.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio - August 5, 2014) - When you think restrictor plates, you think big - like Daytona and Talladega. But, believe it or not, many teams think the Berlin Raceway little track too. "We'll probably run a tapered spacer (at Berlin)," said Bill Kimmel, whose Kimmel Racing team fields ...FULL STORY »
Michael Lira
Michael Lira Heads to Pocono Raceway to Face the Biggest and Fastest Challenge of his Career
Posted 07.31.14
For seventeen-year-old Michael Lira, the Spruce Creek High School student from Port Orange, Florida, who doubles as a professional race car driver in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, the upcoming ARCA race at Pocono Raceway may just be the biggest challenge of his young career. At 2.5 miles in ...FULL STORY »
Michael Lira
Michael Lira Scores 12th-Place Finish in Lucas Oil Raceway Debut
Posted 07.29.14
Michael Lira, the seventeen-year-old Spruce Creek High School student from Port Orange, Florida, and professional race car driver in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, finished 12th in his first career start at Lucas Oil Raceway. After an 18th-place qualifying run Friday afternoon, Lira lined up in row nine for ...FULL STORY »
Will Kimmel
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way; Will Kimmel…next generation of Kimmel racers talks family legacy, Pocono, ModSpace 125 Friday on FOX Sports 1
Posted 07.28.14
(LONG POND, Pa. - July 28, 2014) - Where there's a Will, there's always a way. Determined to carve out his own road in racing, third-generation driver Will Kimmel is doing just that. Racing in the shadows of his famous Uncle Frank Kimmel, a 10-time ARCA Racing Series presented ...FULL STORY »
Michael Lira
Michael Lira Prepares for First Start at Lucas Oil Raceway in the ARCA Racing Series
Posted 07.24.14
Michael Lira will face yet another race track for the first time as the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards heads to Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Indiana, for the SCOTT Get Geared Up 200 presented by Federated Car Care. The talented seventeen-year-old stock car racer from Port Orange, Florida, has ...FULL STORY »

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