Cautions continue to be down in 2014

Cautions continue to be down in 2014

(TOLEDO, Ohio – May 22, 2014) – The number of cautions during the 2014 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards races continues to stay below 2013 figures. In fact, the current average of 5 cautions for 36.8 laps a race is...
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After Elko Speedway, ARCA cautions still lower than 2013

After Elko Speedway, ARCA cautions still lower than 2013

(TOLEDO, Ohio – June 24, 2014) – As the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards heads to Winchester Speedway for the 10th race of the 20-race 2014 season, the number of cautions and caution laps is down significantly from the...
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The Calm After The Storm: Rebuilding A Car After A Horrific Crash

The Calm After The Storm: Rebuilding A Car After A Horrific Crash

By GREGG PAUL -- Every race driver in the ARCA Midwest Tour presented by SCAG Power Equipment and Lester Buildings knows the risks that are inherent to the sport of auto racing. While the cars are indeed much safer nowadays than they have ever been, there is no way to make them 100% injury proof. There are still many times when drivers feel extremely fortunate to escape injury when they are involved in a crash. ...
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SFI Certification Required for All Seats in 2013

SFI Certification Required for All Seats in 2013

All teams participating in events throughout the 2013 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season will be required to have SFI-certified seats in their race cars, beginning with the season-opening event at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, February 16.

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No Jet Dryer? No Problem, as ARCA Safety Initiative Truck, Others Dry Madison Track

No Jet Dryer? No Problem, as ARCA Safety Initiative Truck, Others Dry Madison Track

The jet dryer truck has been in use at race tracks for years, and likely received its greatest share of news coverage and notoriety when one was crashed into by an out-of-control car driven by Juan Pablo Montoya in this year's Daytona 500.

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ARCA announces four in-season open tests

ARCA announces four in-season open tests

(TOLEDO, Ohio – January 22, 2014) – The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will host four in-season test sessions this year, allowing series teams and drivers a chance to test at four superspeedways on the ARCA circuit.

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New Guidelines Set for Fire Bottle Recertification

New Guidelines Set for Fire Bottle Recertification

ARCA competitors are encouraged to note new guidelines regarding fire bottle recertification for the 2013 racing season.

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Kimmel at Talladega: "We're all rookies today"

Kimmel at Talladega: "We're all rookies today"

(TALLADEGA, Ala. – May 2, 2014) – Veteran ARCA Racing Series driver Frank Kimmel said it best this morning at a gathering of drivers getting set for practice and qualifying today at Talladega Superspeedway. “Remember,”...
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Rookies get ready for superspeedway ‘rides’

Rookies get ready for superspeedway ‘rides’

TOLEDO, Ohio – January 17, 2014 – First-time drivers at Daytona International Speedway in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will get a close-up view of the 2.5-mile superspeedway long before hitting the track for the first time.

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Safety rules apply at test sessions, which begin today

Safety rules apply at test sessions, which begin today

(TOLEDO, Ohio – April 16, 2014) – The first of five ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards open tests began this morning at Talladega Superspeedway. The session is the first of two days for about two dozen drivers and cars...
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Safety Initiative gets ready for Talladega

Safety Initiative gets ready for Talladega

(TALLADEGA, Ala. – May 1, 2014) – Thursday was Tech Day at Talladega Superspeedway for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. Nearly 40 cars piled into the series garage as ARCA officials inspected the cars before they...
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AMKUS Tools to Rescue in Lucas Oil Wall Repair

AMKUS Tools to Rescue in Lucas Oil Wall Repair

Last month, the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards traveled to Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis for the second consecutive season and all seemed ready at the track for another night of short track ARCA action.

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ARCA Hosts Hardcore Motorsports Safety Seminar

ARCA Hosts Hardcore Motorsports Safety Seminar

SFI Explained At Annual Toledo Speedway Gathering…

TOLEDO, OH (12-2-06)-- Officials from ARCA hosted racers, track officials and industry vendors for the 5th annual Hardcore Motorsports ARCA Safety Seminar on Saturday, December 2, at the Toledo Speedway Bar and Grill Meeting Room, adjacent to Toledo Speedway. 

Carl Olson, Motorsports Manager for The SFI Foundation, served as Keynote Speaker for the off-season seminar, and explained the purpose and role SFI plays in motorsports safety. From left to right: SFI Motorsports Manager Carl Olson & Hardcore Motorsports owner Bill Wells...
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ARCA cautions down from 2013

ARCA cautions down from 2013

(TOLEDO, Ohio – May 9, 2014) – The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards left Talladega Superspeedway with the distinction of having the fewest cautions and caution laps of any of the series races this decade. Only once in...
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Safer barriers, progressive banking highlight safety features at relatively new Iowa Speedway

Safer barriers, progressive banking highlight safety features at relatively new Iowa Speedway

(NEWTON, Iowa – Sept. 7, 2013) – Iowa Speedway is one of the newest tracks on the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards circuit. ...
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ARCA Safety Initiative Participates in NASCAR Summit; Full-Ahead in 'Off-Season' Activities

ARCA Safety Initiative Participates in NASCAR Summit; Full-Ahead in 'Off-Season' Activities

(TOLEDO, Ohio - January 11, 2013) - One of the biggest misnomers in professional auto racing is this idea of the ‘off-season' and what goes on during the months that on-track activity is essentially idle. To put it another way - there really is no such thing as the ‘off-season'.

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Affarano's Generosity Shines in Wake of Crash

Affarano's Generosity Shines in Wake of Crash

Earlier this month at Talladega Superspeedway, two things were on full display: the tremendous safety efforts surrounding an ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards event, and driver Mike Affarano's generosity in an unexpected moment.

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49 Techies Show up for ARCA Safety & Technical Training

49 Techies Show up for ARCA Safety & Technical Training

Hardcore Motorsports ARCA Safety Initiative Helps Teach Tech Officials
TOLEDO OH (1-15-07) – Safety and technical training, regarding the inspection of ARCA RE/MAX Series cars, were at the forefront this past Saturday at the ARCA home office.  

In all, 49 ARCA officials, from all over the Midwest, showed up for hands-on training in an effort to be fully prepared for the upcoming 55th annual ARCA RE/MAX Series season, which soon starts at Daytona Int’l Speedway with the 44th running of the ARCA 200 Saturday, February 10. ...
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ARCA Announces Safety Initiative; Hardcore Motorsports to Support Program

ARCA officials announced the formal designation of the ARCA Safety Initiative, a vertically integrated safety program that will take effect beginning with the 2006 racing season.  ...
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Safety Solutions/LFT Technologies Joins ARCA Safety Initiative

TOLEDO OH (4-11-06)-- North Carolina based Safety Solutions / LFT Technologies has become the latest firm to join in support of the Hardcore Motorsports ARCA Safety Initiative. ...
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