Gerhart Aiming for Record 4th Daytona Win; Quickest in Testing

Gerhart Aiming for Record 4th Daytona Win; Quickest in Testing

NOTE: Sunday's On-Track Testing Was Rained Out
DAYTONA BEACH FL (12-17-05) - Bobby Gerhart will be chasing the Daytona International Speedway record books in the season-opening ARCA 200 ARCA/REMAX Series race on Saturday, Feb. 11.

Gerhart, a native of Lebanon, Penn., has captured the 1999, 2002 and the 2005 season-opening ARCA RE/MAX Series events joining him with Iggy Katona as the only three-time ARCA 200 winners at Daytona. 
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10 Questions for Frank Kimmel, Answers too.....

CORNELIUS, NC (6-25-09) - Ever wondered what it takes 9-time series champ Frank Kimmel to set up a racecar? ...
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Record 77 Drivers Go in 3-Day Test at Daytona

Record 77 Drivers Go in 3-Day Test at Daytona

Toyota Tops ARCA RE/MAX Series Speed Charts
Kimmel Family Tradition Continues; 3rd Generation Turns Laps at DIS
DAYTONA BEACH FL (12-17-06) – In 54 consecutive years of ARCA RE/MAX Series racing, the renowned national tour has taken its share of twists and turns with a variety of interesting personalities and poignant story lines. 

One such name forever synonymous with the ARCA story is Kimmel. It started with three-time series winner Bill Kimmel, Sr. before his son Frank Kimmel stepped up with an unprecedented eight ARCA RE/MAX Series national titles for the record books. 

Now, make way for the third generation of Kimmel racers, two of which took their first laps Sunday afternoon around Daytona Int’l Speedway aboard Frank’s no. 46 Ford Fusion. Left to right: Frank Kimmel, Frankie Kimmel, Will Kimmel, Bill Kimmel
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"Moose" makes his way back to dirt; veteran Hixson team helps rookie's learning curve

"Moose" makes his way back to dirt; veteran Hixson team helps rookie's learning curve

(SODDY DAISY, Tenn. - September 1, 2013) - There's a first time for everything. In fact, for Thomas ‘The Moose' Praytor, there are a lot of firsts when it comes to the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards tour. As a first-year participant, each track, all challenging in their own right, is new to the Mobile, Alabama SCOTT rookie contender.

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Rookies' Krisiloff, Kinser Share Front Row at MIS

Rookies' Krisiloff, Kinser Share Front Row at MIS

BROOKLYN MI (8-18-05) – ARCA RE/MAX Series rookie Kyle Krisiloff, in the ditech.com Chevrolet, won the Pork Pole Award Thursday afternoon at Michigan Int’l Speedway for Friday’s Hantz Group 200.

The Indianapolis, Indiana second-generation driver qualified with a speed of 185.620 mph around the 2-mile Michigan oval. It was Krisiloff’s second consecutive pole at Michigan having qualified first here back in June. 

“I got on the radio on the backstretch, and I said I didn’t think we got it (the pole),” said Krisiloff. “The late draw helped. If we would have gone out first or second, we probably would have qualified third or fourth.
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Play it again Joey!!; Miller is Nashville's Music City Man

Play it again Joey!!; Miller is Nashville's Music City Man

NASHVILLE TN (8-13-05) – Despite temperatures close to 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the hottest thing in Tennessee Saturday afternoon was ARCA RE/MAX Series rookie Joey Miller, who picked up his third victory of 2005 and career-second win at Nashville Superspeedway.

Miller led 98 laps en route to his fourth career win overall over fellow rookies Ken Weaver, Erin Crocker, David Odell and Chad McCumbee. 

“This is my second guitar,” said Miller. “Last year was my first win here and it feels good. I love this track.”...
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2007 ARCA RE/MAX SERIES SCHEDULE RELEASED

2007 ARCA RE/MAX SERIES SCHEDULE RELEASED

TOLEDO OH (10-27-06) – The ARCA RE/MAX Series, headed toward its 55th consecutive season of competition, has released its 2007 schedule to include 23 events in 12 states. ...
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Brian Keselowski Earns Career-First Win at Berlin

Brian Keselowski Earns Career-First Win at Berlin

MARNE MI (7-15-06)--Second-generation ARCA RE/MAX Series racer Brian Keselowski, in the no. 29 Holloway Motorsports-Dusty's Collision Dodge, held off late-races charges from veteran Frank Kimmel and rookie Blake Bjorklund to earn his career-first victory in the Sara Lee-GFS Marketplace 200 Saturday night at Berlin Raceway.

Ironically, Keselowski's father and 1989 ARCA RE/MAX Series champion Bob Keselowski, who crew-chiefed his son during the race, won his first ARCA race at Berlin in 1986, 20 years earlier.  Tom De Vette photo...
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Rookie Bozell Rules on Milwaukee Mile

Rookie Bozell Rules on Milwaukee Mile

WEST ALLIS WI (8-27-06)—ARCA RE/MAX Series rookie Phil Bozell used pit strategy and patience Sunday afternoon at the Milwaukee Mile to earn his career-first victory in the Governor’s Cup 200.    

Bozell, in Matt Hagans’ Eagle Creek Aviation-Sappanos Brothers Racing Dodge, pitted just twice during the 200-lap, 200-mile race while the other front-runners pitted three times. Regardless, no driver in the end had enough to catch Bozell, who finished 10 lengths in front of Sparta, Wisconsin rookie Tim Schendel.  ...
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RCR's Naset Wins Cometic Crew Chief of the Year

RCR's Naset Wins Cometic Crew Chief of the Year

(TOLEDO, Ohio - December 6, 2011) - Scott Naset, crew chief for ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards champion Ty Dillon and the No. 41 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet, is the winner of the Cometic Crew Chief of the Year Award for the 2011 season.

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Hall of Famer Andy Hampton, ARCA's Only Two-Time Winner of Daytona ARCA 300 Mile Race Event

Hall of Famer Andy Hampton, ARCA's Only Two-Time Winner of Daytona ARCA 300 Mile Race Event

(SYLVANIA, Ohio - December 27, 2012) - The February 16, 2013 Daytona ARCA 200 will be the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards 50th Anniversary race at the "World Center of Racing", and preparations for the big event are full speed ahead.

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Dillon Crowned 29th ARCA Racing Series Champion at Series' Annual Championship Awards Banquet

Dillon Crowned 29th ARCA Racing Series Champion at Series' Annual Championship Awards Banquet

(COVINGTON, Ky. - December 10, 2011) - Richard Childress Racing's Ty Dillon finished the 2011 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season as the champion 55 days ago, but has since watched brother Austin win and celebrate a title of his own. This evening was Ty's time to shine, with his brother, parents, grandparents, and a wealth of team members at his side.

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Comeback Kimmel Wins Pennsylvania 200 at Pocono

Comeback Kimmel Wins Pennsylvania 200 at Pocono

LONG POND PA (7-22-06)--Not even Mother Nature could stop ARCA RE/MAX Series veteran Frank Kimmel from picking up his third career victory at Pocono Raceway Saturday afternoon. 

The seven-time and defending champion, who went a lap down after pitting under green when his car picked up a vibration early in the race, capitalized on Chase Miller’s mechanical problems to win the Pennsylvania 200 by 1.116 seconds in the No.46 Pork the Other White Meat Ford. 

“Wow, this is a really big win for us,” said Kimmel. “I wasn’t sure how it was going to play out when I felt the vibration there early in the race. ...
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Record 55 Drivers Post Speed at Nashville; McCall Quickest Overall

Record 55 Drivers Post Speed at Nashville; McCall Quickest Overall

NASHVILLE TN (3-28-06) – Some were there by series procedure in order to get approval to race on superspeedways, while some were there testing for the upcoming PFG Lester 150 at Nashville Superspeedway. 

Either way, they were all there in full force as an eye-catching 55 ARCA RE/MAX Series drivers posted time and speed Tuesday afternoon at Nashville Superspeedway during the series’ first superspeedway open-test session of the year. 

Rookie Matt McCall (above), in a Robert Yates Racing Ford, unofficially topped the speed charts with a speed of 163.580 mph. Plus complete speeds.........
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Rookie Brad Coleman Shines Under Kentucky Lights

Rookie Brad Coleman Shines Under Kentucky Lights

SPARTA KY (7-7-06)—Rookie Brad Coleman came from one lap down to win the WLWT Channel 5-150 under the lights Friday night at Kentucky Speedway, claiming his first ARCA RE/MAX Series victory in his sixth series start. 

“We definitely had a great car,” said Coleman. “I can’t thank my team enough. I don’t think my team wanted to get worried--they didn’t tell me I was a lap down. It was a lot of fun moving back up to the front. I love going through traffic and weaving back and forth through cars. At points, it was pretty scary though.” 

Coleman, who is part of a driver development program for Brewco Motorsports, parked his car on the front stretch, climbed out, and took several bows to the crowd before driving his No. 62 Federated Car Care Ford into victory lane. ...
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Kimmel "Likes" MIS; Live on SPEED Friday at 5 ET

Kimmel "Likes" MIS; Live on SPEED Friday at 5 ET

(SANDUSKY, Ohio) -- In Frank Kimmel's 24-year career in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, he's never met a racetrack he didn't like, and considering his two career victories at Michigan International Speedway, site of Friday afternoon's Michigan ARCA 200, the "pride of the Irish Hills" is closer to the top of his list.

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Montoya Officially Enters Talladega Food World 250

CONCORD NC (9-27-06) - Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced today Juan Pablo Montoya will drive the No. 4 Texaco/Havoline Dodge in the ARCA RE/MAX Series event on Friday, October 6 at Talladega Superspeedway.  Montoya Talladega Test Video News Clip...
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Gerhart Goes at Daytona; Fastest in P1

Gerhart Goes at Daytona; Fastest in P1

DAYTONA BEACH FL (2-9-06) – Three-time Daytona ARCA 200 winner Bobby Gerhart is leaving no stones unturned in his quest for a record fourth Daytona victory. The Pennsylvania-based driver was quickest during the first practice session with a speed of 186.784 mph. 

Gerhart tested heavily at both Daytona and Talladega in preparation for this year’s event. However, he is competing in a brand new car. 

“We switched engines seven times in the shop, just to make sure we got it right,” said Gerhart. “I wouldn’t say my years are limited, but I do want to make them count.” ...
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Allgaier Answers Hometown Crowd On Springfield Mile-Dirt

Allgaier Answers Hometown Crowd On Springfield Mile-Dirt

SPRINGFIELD IL (8-20-06)—Springfield, Illinois waited more than 70 years to put one of their own in victory lane at the Illinois State Fairgrounds; and it finally happened compliments of hometown favorite Justin Allgaier who, after a last lap pass, made history winning the thrilling ARCA RE/MAX Series Allen Crowe 100 on the historic fairgrounds mile-dirt oval Sunday afternoon. 

Not only was it Allgaier’s career-first RE/MAX Series victory, it was also the first time in 72 years of national championship racing at the central Illinois fairgrounds that a local Springfield resident graced victory lane. 

And the impressive crowd, which could be heard over the roar of the engines, went wild when Allgaier, in the family-owned AG Tech-Trashman-Schluckebier Farms Pontiac, raced under Mokena, Illinois veteran Bob Strait on the final lap in turn three to gain the lead en route to the extremely emotional victory lane celebration.
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Gerhart Quickest at Daytona; Open-Wheeler Tracy Turns Laps

Gerhart Quickest at Daytona; Open-Wheeler Tracy Turns Laps

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 16, 2005) -- Open-wheel star Paul Tracy has competed at historic Daytona International Speedway in a Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype but he’s never turned laps around the 2.5-mile tri-oval until Friday’s first day of a three-day ARCA RE/MAX Series test session.

Tracy, the 2003 Champ Car champion and a native of Scarborough, Ont., Canada, tested a Chevrolet belonging to Andy Hillenburg as he continues to try to gain experience for a potential move to the NASCAR ranks.
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