(MADISON, Wis. - August 22, 2012) - When the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards returns to Madison International Speedway for the Herr's Live Life With Flavor 200, drivers and crew members will be a welcome sight for race fans throughout south central Wisconsin.
Stan's Club LaMark, located at 1525 North Stoughton Road in Madison, will welcome ARCA to town Friday night at 5 p.m. ARCA Team Messina Rookie Challenge contender Spencer Gallagher will have his No. 23 Allegiant Air Chevrolet on display, and he and several other drivers will be on hand to meet fans and sign autographs. Stan's Club LaMark is Madison's NASCAR Party Bar.
Club LaMark's annual "Welcome ARCA" party will also feature a viewing of the NASCAR Nationwide Series race from Bristol Motor Speedway, and the public is invited to stick around to watch the action.
As the ARCA Racing Series continues through its 60th Anniversary Season, race fans in Wisconsin have the chance to "Save Big Money" on tickets to see the action live.
Through Saturday, August 25, fans can buy tickets for Sunday's race at $15 - a $10 discount off of the advertised at-track price - at two Menards stores in Madison, as well as stores in Baraboo, Beaver Dam, Beloit, Burlington, Franklin, Germantown, Janesville, Johnson Creek, Milwaukee, Monona, Oak Creek, Pewaukee, Platteville, Waukesha, West Allis, West Bend, and West Milwaukee.
Championship leaders Chris Buescher, Frank Kimmel, and Brennan Poole top the list of headliners at the track. Alex Bowman, who won in his ARCA Racing Series debut last season at Madison and is fourth in this year's point standings, will also compete. Chase Elliott, son of NASCAR champion Bill Elliott, will make his fifth career ARCA start at Madison.
Practice for the Herr's Live Life with Flavor 200 will take place from 1-1:45 p.m. and 2:15-3 p.m. Saturday, with Menards Pole Qualifying presented by Ansell following at 4:30 p.m.
ARCA Racing Series drivers will appear on the frontstretch for an autograph session open to all fans at noon Sunday, and the 200-lap, 100-mile race will begin at 2 p.m. All times are Central. ARCARacing.com will feature live timing and scoring coverage throughout the weekend, and ARCA Racing Network hosts Charlie Krall and Tim Clagg will deliver a live audio call for the race on the site.
Madison International Speedway is located at 1122 Sunrise Dr. in Oregon, just south of Madison.