Nemechek Wins Second Straight Champion Racing Oil “Master of the Pros” 144

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Salem, IN. (May 15, 2016) – John Hunter Nenechek left no doubt that he has mastered Lebanon I-44 Speedway Saturday night, when he won his second straight Champion Racing Oil “Masters of the Pros” 144, one of the top Pro/Crate Late Model events in the country sanctioned by the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance. Saturday night’s win was not as easy as last years, as fellow North Carolina native Trevor Noles battled Nemechek over the last 36 laps, swapping the lead a couple of times before Nemechek managed…

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Gus Dean Wins ARCA Thriller at Talladega

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TALLADEGA, Ala. (April 29, 2016) – Bluffton, South Carolina rookie Gus Dean had just enough momentum to inch ahead of Josh Williams when it counted most to win the action-packed General Tire 200 Friday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway.
Dean, in the No. 98 GREE-Cab Installers Chevrolet, powered ahead of Williams down the backstretch just as the final caution came out for a multi-car crash behind the leaders. With weather approaching, accompanied by lightning, series officials put a period on the race two laps shy of the intended finish. The margin of…

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Mason Mitchell Motorsports sweeps the board in Daytona testing; Mitchell fastest overall

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(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – January 17, 2016) – After engineering all three of his Mason Mitchell Motorsports (MMM) 98 cars into first, second and third on the chart in Saturday’s open test at Daytona Int’l Speedway, Mason Mitchell took his first turn at the wheel during the final hours of testing Sunday afternoon and went right to the top of the leader board.
Mason Mitchell Motorsports Test Daytona 2016Mitchell, the 2014 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards national champion driver and owner, not only took it to the top, the W.…

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Iowan Mitchell Wins ARCA 150 at Iowa Speedway Home Track

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(NEWTON, Iowa – July 17, 2015) – Mason Mitchell brought out Superman again. And, that meant he was headed to victory lane.
Mitchell, who grew up in West Des Moines, Iowa, won the #ThisIsMySpeedway150 at Iowa Speedway Friday night, winning at the .875-mile facility that he considers his home track.
“This is unbelievable,” an emotional Mitchell said after the race. “This was the whole reason we came to this race. These guys worked too hard to come home second. I didn’t care how much damage this car had, I wanted that checkered…

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Enfinger conquers Salem; takes first three wins of ARCA season

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(SALEM, Ind.) – Grant Enfinger made ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards history Sunday afternoon, winning his third race to start the 2014 season, becoming just the second driver in series history to do so.
“The stars are just lining up for us,” Enfinger said. “It’s pretty unbelievable.”
After leading the first 100 laps of the Federated Auto Parts 200 presented by Crunch’N Nutter at Salem, Enfinger moved back to the front late in the race and took the lead when Ken Schrader hit the wall in turn one on the last…

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Enfinger Wins 51st Lucas Oil ARCA 200 at Daytona

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(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — Grant Enfinger, in the Team BCR Motor Honey-Casite-Advance Auto Parts Ford, beat the field to the checkered flag Saturday afternoon, winning the Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAVTV American Real at Daytona Int’l Speedway. It was his third victory in the last 21 ARCA Racing Series races.
Enfinger, from Fairhope, Ala., took the lead from polesitter Dylan Kwasniewski on lap 52 and stayed there.
“Good track position won us this race,” he said. “We had the track position at the end.”
Frank Kimmel finished second in the Ansell-Menards Toyota with Clay…

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Double file restart procedure changed for 2014 ARCA Racing Series, starting in Daytona

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(TOLEDO, Ohio) – Officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America have announced the adoption of a revised “double file restart” procedure for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards 2014 season. The new rule will be in effect starting with the Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAVTV American Real at Daytona International Speedway Feb. 15.
Here’s how it will work: Following a caution period and pitting cycle, series officials will verify the running order and position cars in proper order. When the starter gives the “one lap to go,” signal, cars…

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Historic Day for Kimmel at Kansas

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Earns Record-Breaking 80th ARCA Victory after Securing Record 10th ARCA Title
(KANSAS CITY, Kan.) – Everyone at Kansas Speedway Friday was part of racing history as Frank Kimmel won his series-record 80th race, plus clinched his unprecedented 10th series championship.
“This is kind of a dream come true, to win the championship and get our 80th win on the same day,”
Kimmel said in victory lane. “It’s a great day for us, a great day for Ansell and Menards. It’s a cool day.”
Kimmel’s historic win broke the tie he had with Iggy Katona, each with…

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Corey LaJoie takes off at Kentucky, wins ZLOOP 150

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(SPARTA, Ky.) – Corey LaJoie grabbed the lead with 33 laps to go in Saturday’s ZLOOP 150 at Kentucky Speedway and took his No. 17 Medallion Financial Ford into victory lane for the third time this season.
“We’ve had really good set ups for these cars lately, but, for Iowa, for some reason, our car was off,” LaJoie said. “We went back to the drawing board after Iowa and put together what we thought would be good at Kentucky, and it ended up being really good. It was a great day.”
LaJoie,…

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15-year-old Kyle Benjamin takes ARCA checkers at Salem

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(SALEM, Ind.) – It’s been a big year for the number 15 in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards.
Fifteen-year-old Kyle Benjamin won his second race of the season Saturday, winning the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA Fall Classic presented by Federated Car Care at the Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery. Benjamin, fittingly, was driving the No. 15, which has now visited victory lane six times on the season for Venturini Motorsports.
Benjamin grabbed the lead from fellow teenager Kyle Weatherman on lap 192 of the 200 laps race and held…

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