Articles tagged ‘Kimmel Racing’

Apr 21

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 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menard's start at the ultra fast Talladega Superspeedway, driving for Bill Kimmel and the legendary #68 Kimmel Racing Ford team, Bailey is again thinking of others. Amid discussions about the event, Bailey's Public Relations Coordinator Kevin Schwarze mentioned his youngest brother Brian would've been 46 years old May 16th. Without hesitation, Bailey offered to put Brian's name above his driver's door for the race. Schwarze's only sibling passed last July 19th from psoriasis of the ... 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 »

On new pavement, several ARCA Salem short-track testers on the way; Federated Car Care ARCA Fall Classic coming Saturday, Sept. 13

Salem Speedway Logo (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 ... FULL STORY »

Kenny Mathews Driving for Kimmel Racing at Madison International Speedway

No. 69 Epilepsy Foundation Ford Fusion Layout (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 ... FULL STORY »

Michael Lira Returns to the Site of his ARCA Racing Series Debut

Michael Lira 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 ... 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 »
Michael Lira
Michael Lira Completes First ARCA Weekend at Winchester Speedway
Posted 07.07.14
It was an exciting weekend of racing at Winchester Speedway for Michael Lira in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. The young stock car racer and Spruce Creek High School student from Port Orange, Florida, showcased his impressive driving ability throughout the weekend. Despite never having tested or ...FULL STORY »
Michael Lira
Michael Lira Takes on Historic Winchester Speedway in the ARCA Racing Series
Posted 07.02.14
Michael Lira heads to Winchester, Indiana, this weekend as the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards takes to Winchester Speedway for the Herr’s Chase the Taste 200. The talented 16-year-old racer from Port Orange, Florida, already has two top-10 finishes this season with Kimmel Racing, and he’ll be looking ...FULL STORY »
Michael Lira
Florida’s Michael Lira Records 14th Place Finish at ARCA Race in Minnesota
Posted 06.22.14
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 Yeomans Ford Fusion suffered a loose spark plug wire early ...FULL STORY »

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