(TOLEDO, Ohio - July 18, 2012) - This weekend, the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will compete at Chicagoland Speedway, and nine-time series champion Frank Kimmel will be front and center.
Kimmel, driver of the No. 44 Ansell/Menards Toyota for ThorSport Racing, will appear at a Menards store in Joliet, Ill., just north of Chicagoland Speedway, to promote ARCA's 12th appearance at the track and Ansell's title sponsorship of Saturday's race.
Kimmel's appearance will take place Thursday, from 6-7:30 p.m. at 2524 West Jefferson Street.
The 74-time ARCA race winner will meet and greet fans, sign autographs, and pose for pictures next to his No. 44 show car. Guests who purchase a pair of Ansell gloves inside the store will receive a voucher for a free second pair of gloves, presented by Kimmel outside the store.
The Ansell ActivArmr 150 will air live on SPEED at 5 p.m. Saturday; on-track activity starts with practice at 7 Friday night. ARCARacing.com will feature live timing and scoring coverage of all on-track activity. Times listed are Eastern, one hour ahead of Chicagoland Speedway and Central Daylight Time.