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Posted On October 14, 2016By Motorsports TribuneIn ARCA, Headline News

ARCA Kansas Qualifying Rained Out, Field Set by Points

By Don Radebaugh, ARCA Racing Series Communications KANSAS CITY, Kan. — ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards morning practice and Menards Pole Qualifying presented by Ansell here at Kansas Speedway have been cancelled because of morning mist that covered the area. The mist has cleared off and clear skies are expected to follow. Series officials have also announced that there will be one practice session this afternoon from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Eastern time. The starting line-up for Friday’s 16th annual Kansas 150 is set by current car owner points.Read More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer SPARTA, Ky. – Matt Tifft was originally scheduled to compete in over thirty races this season between the NASCAR Camping World Truck and XFINITY Series and the ARCA Racing Series. That planned changed in June when the 20-year-old driver went in for an MRI as a result of a back condition. Doctors discovered a low-grade glioma in his brain that would require surgery and keep Tifft out of competition as he recovered. After almost three months of rehabilitation, Tifft returned to competition last weekend atRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer SPARTA, Ky. – At Kentucky Speedway, Chase Briscoe needed to finish seventh or better to clinch the ARCA Racing Series championship with one race still remaining in the 2016 season. Briscoe finished worse than seventh just three times in 18 races heading into Friday night’s race at the 1.5-mile track and hadn’t had a finish worse than sixth since Pocono in June. After setting a new track record in qualifying, Briscoe led the field to green and despite not leading a lap, ran inside theRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer SPARTA, Ky. – The 2016 season has seen 18-year-old Austin Cindric compete in the Pirelli World Challenge Series for K-PAX Racing, the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East for Martin-McClure Racing and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for Brad Keselowski Racing. On Friday night at Kentucky Speedway, Cindric made just the fifth ARCA Racing Series start of his career, all with Cunningham Motorsports, and earned his first victory. Cindric led a race-high 64 laps in the No. 99 Pirtek Ford and never took tires, beatingRead More

Posted On September 23, 2016By Brian EberlyIn ARCA, Headline News

Chase Briscoe Continues Roll, Wins Pole at Kentucky

By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer SPARTA, Ky. – The impressive 2016 season of Chase Briscoe continued at Kentucky Speedway as the 21-year-old rookie from Mitchell, Indiana set a new track record to win the pole for Friday night’s ARCA Racing Series Crosley Brands 150. “It was pretty hairy. We’re almost wide open all the way around here,” Briscoe said, of his lap around the recently repaved 1.5-mile track. The pole was Briscoe’s series-leading sixth of the season in the 19th race. The top nine qualifiers all broke the previous trackRead More

Posted On August 6, 2016By Motorsports TribuneIn ARCA

Dalton Sargeant Survives to Win First ARCA race at Berlin

By Don Radebaugh, ARCA Racing Series Communications As difficult as it was for several, Dalton Sargeant kept himself out of trouble for 200 laps and out in front when it counted the most to win the action-packed, spark-filled Berlin ARCA 200 Saturday night at Berlin Raceway. Sargeant, in the No. 55 Toyota Racing Development-Windows 10 Toyota, drove away from Chase Briscoe over the final 10 laps, denying Briscoe what would have been his fifth consecutive win, but ensuring himself of his career-first ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards victory inRead More

Posted On July 23, 2016By Aaron BeardenIn ARCA

Travis Miller Surprises in ARCA Debut at Lucas Oil Raceway

By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer Journeyman driver Travis Miller made the most of his ARCA Racing debut for Ranier Racing with MDM, giving the organization its best finish on the year with a runner-up result. “The first long run we had, I was fighting for the lead and I made the mistake of burning the front tires off of it,” Miller said. “If I could have done it any different it would’ve been riding around and waiting for a caution. For the 30-40 laps we had on that last green-flag runRead More

Posted On July 22, 2016By Motorsports TribuneIn ARCA

Parker Kligerman on pole for Lucas Oil Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200

Parker Kligerman, in the No. 05 Athenian Motorsports-Jive Chevrolet, won the Menards Pole presented by Ansell Friday afternoon at Lucas Oil Raceway for tonight’s Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 presented by Jive. Kligerman, who was also fastest in the first practice session earlier, circled the .686-mile oval in 22.415 seconds, an average speed of 110.176 mph. “We started the day off really loose,” Kligerman said. “They tested with Grant (Enfinger) when it was a lot cooler. This track is very temperature sensitive. We tried to keep the car tighter on theRead More
LONG POND, Pa. (June 3, 2016) – ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards veteran Grant Enfinger held off a hard-charging, hungry rookie to win Friday’s hard-fought General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible200 at Pocono Raceway. Despite being in the fuel conversation mode over the last 20 laps, Enfinger had to go as hard as he could over the final three laps to hold off Austin Cindric who had been chopping off as much as a half-second per lap over the final 10. “We didn’t have the car to do it with…we made soRead More
By Don Radebaugh, ARCA RACING Series TOLEDO, Ohio — If rookie Myatt Snider wasn’t exactly sure of his ability to win going into his career-first ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race, he’s more than convinced now. The 21-year-old Charlotte, North Carolina driver, in the No. 22 Original Louisiana Hot Sauce-Cunningham Motorsports Ford, won the Menards 200 presented by Federated Car Care Sunday afternoon at Toledo Speedway. “I knew Cunningham Motorsports was capable of doing it; I just wasn’t sure if I was capable,” Snider said from the 7-Up Winner’sRead More