ARCA: Schrader Explains ‘Simplicity’ of Salem; Federated Car Care Fall Classic Coming Sept. 19

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TOLEDO, Ohio – official series release — ARCA photo — Ken Schrader was already the oldest winner in ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards history after winning at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds mile-dirt in 2013. Then, just prior to the ARCA race at Salem Speedway earlier this year, he said, “that only means we want to be an older winner …

ARCA: All-Star Cast Revealed for Four-Car Lira Motorsports Effort at Salem Fall Classic

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — Lira Motorsports collage — After announcing last week that they would field four cars for the upcoming ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Federated Car Care Fall Classic 200 at Salem (Ind.) Speedway, Lira Motorsports officially announced their driver line-up for the Sept. 19 race event on Thursday. The four-car stable will include two …

ARCA: Double Trouble; Venturini Motorsports Enters Two Kimmels for Salem Fall Classic

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TOLEDO, Ohio – official team release — Venturini Motorsports photos — If race fans were disappointed that Frank Kimmel wasn’t in the line-up in the spring ARCA Racing Series presented Menards race at Salem Speedway, they’ll be super excited, times two, when the Federated Car Care Fall Classic rolls off Saturday night, Sept. 19 Not only will Kimmel be back …

ARCA: Salem Gearing Up for Fall Classic; 98th All-Time ARCA Race at Salem On Tap Next Month

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TOLEDO, Ohio – official series release — Salem Speedway photo — For more than 60 years, the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards has been traveling to the small southern Indiana city of Salem, Ind. If you add it up from the inaugural event in 1955, the upcoming Federated Car Care Fall Classic Saturday night, Sept. 19 marks the 98th …

ARCA: Hessert Wins for Third Time at Salem in Wild Finish

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SALEM, Ind. – official release – ARCA photo — Tom Hessert won for the fifth time in his career Saturday and third time at Salem Speedway, but it’s safe to say he has never won like this before. Hessert grabbed the lead from Mason Mitchell with 12 laps to go, then held on and beat Mitchell despite both cars bouncing …

ARCA QUALIFYING: Ken Schrader Wins Menards Pole Award at Salem

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SALEM, Ind. – official release – ARCA photo — Ken Schrader won his 18th career Menards Pole Award Saturday, topping the field of cars in the qualifying session for tonight’s Federated Car Care Fall Classic presented by JayC Food Stores. In doing so, the 59-year-old Schrader topped his own record to become the oldest short track pole winner in series …

ARCA: Kimmel Closes In On 8,000 Laps Completed at Salem

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SALEM, Ind. – official release — ARCA photo — Today’s Federated Car Care ARCA Fall Classic presented by JayC Food Stores will mark Frank Kimmel’s 42nd career ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards start at Salem (Ind.) Speedway. Over a span of 22 years, Kimmel has recorded nine wins, 29 top-five and 35 top-10 finishes, in addition to nine poles. …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Brotherly Rivalry; Clayton Weatherman Ready for ARCA Debut, Chance to Race With Brother Kyle

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WENTZVILLE, Mo. — Audio and story by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — Weatherman Motorsports photo — From small-town cars to big-time opportunites, 15-year-old Clayton Weatherman has seen a lot through his short time behind the wheel of a race car. Saturday, the young gun will see something brand-new, however, as he embarks on …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Kyle Weatherman Showing Speed with Roulo Bros. Team in 2014

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WENTZVILLE, Mo. — Story by Race Chaser Online Correspondent Kyle Magda — Audio by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman, Senior Editor Tom Baker and Kyle Magda — ARCA photo — 17-year-old Kyle Weatherman signed a development deal with Roush-Fenway Racing (RFR) in February to further his racing career. And slowly but surely, the Wentzville, Missouri native is starting …

ARCA: Clayton Weatherman to Test at Salem in Advance of ARCA Debut

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SALEM, Ind. – official release – ARCA photo — Clayton Weatherman has a couple of goals next week when he makes his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut. He’d like to gain experience behind the wheel of a 3,400-pound stock car, finish as high as he can and, oh yeah, beat his brother. Clayton, who turned 15 in the …