ARCA: Hessert On Top Again at Talladega; Wins Menards Pole Award for General Tire 200

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — official series release — ARCA photo — Qualifying has ended and Tom Hessert is the winner of the Menards Pole Award presented by Ansell. Hessert has had pretty good luck here at Talladega with fast cars the last two years, winning in 2014 and leading until he ran out of gas in 2015. Another fast car today was …

ARCA: Daniel Doubles Down; Suarez Takes Pole for Full Throttle S’loonshine 98.9

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — ARCA photo — For the second straight race, the No. 55 Venturini Motorsports Toyota leads the field to green in an ARCA event. NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Daniel Suarez ran a lap of 29.918 (180.493 mph) to grab the pole for Friday night’s Full Throttle S’loonshine …

AUDIO/QUALIFYING: How Sweep It Is; Byron and Suarez Make Up All-Venturini Front Row at Kentucky

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SPARTA, Ky. — Audio and report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — ARCA photo — A harmless spin during final ARCA practice wasn’t going to slow down William Byron. Byron ran a fast lap of 30.435 seconds (177.427 mph) to claim his first career Menards Pole Award presented by Ansell at the Kentucky Speedway. He is joined …

ARCA: Tying a Record; Kimmel Deadlocks Katona at Pocono With 43rd Career ARCA Pole

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LONG POND, Pa. – official series release – ARCA photo — Frank Kimmel won his first Menards Pole Award presented by Ansell in five years and tied an all-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards record in doing so Friday. Kimmel, driver of the No. 25 Ansell-Menards Toyota, will start on the front row of Saturday’s ModSpace 125 with his …

ARCA: Sweet Home Chicago; Venturini Motorsports Sweeps Front Row for SCOTT 150

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JOLIET, Ill. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — ARCA photo — The Chicago area has a special place in the heart of the Venturini family, where their race team was first based in Illinois before moving Venturini Motorsports to Concord, N.C. in 1989. Their hometown roots showed Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway after Cody Coughlin posted …

ARCA: Michigan Qualifying Rained Out; Kimmel to Start From Pole In Corrigan Oil 200

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BROOKLYN, Mich. – official series release – ARCA photo — Rain showers that hit Michigan International Speedway this morning during Menards Pole Qualifying have caused ARCA Racing Series officials to cancel qualifying. The starting grid for today’s Corrigan Oil 200 at MIS will be set by practice speeds from Thursday’s full, 2.5-hour session. It is the first time ARCA has …

AUDIO/RECAP: Trevor Time; Bayne Nabs Pole in ARCA Debut for Cunningham Motorsports

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LONG POND, Pa. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Kyle Magda photo — NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Trevor Bayne turned the fastest lap during the whole week for the ARCA Series at Pocono Raceway. Bayne reeled off a speed in the 170 mph range, then he played the waiting game until some of the …

ARCA: Enfinger Shoots Pole for Menards 200 at Toledo

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TOLEDO, Ohio – official series release – ARCA photo — Grant Enfinger, in the No. 23 Allegiant Travel-GMS Racing Chevrolet SS, won the Menards Pole presented by Ansell Saturday afternoon at Toledo Speedway for Sunday’s 74th running of the Menards 200 presented by Federated Car Care. Enfinger, in his first attempt in the new ARCA Racing Series composite body car, circled …

ARCA: First Time for Everything; Coughlin Earns Talladega Pole

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — official series release — ARCA photo — Cody Coughlin won his first Menards Pole Award presented by Ansell today, grabbing the pole for tonight’s International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 at Talladega Superspeedway. Coughlin, in the No. 55 JEGS Toyota, won the pole with a speed of 187.883 mph during group qualifying Friday. He beat out Cunningham …

ARCA: Mobile Qualifying Rained Out; Self on Pole by Virtue of Owner Points

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MOBILE, Ala. – official series release – ARCA photo — The starting lineup for Saturday’s ARCA Mobile 200 will be set by 2014 owner points as qualifying has been canceled due to a steady rain at Mobile International Speedway. The persistent rain began early Friday and didn’t let up. ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards officials canceled two practice sessions …

ARCA: Still Got It; Mark Thompson Makes History at Daytona, Becomes Oldest ARCA Pole Winner

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — ARCA photo — At 63 years of age, Cartersville, Georgia native Mark Thompson still has it. “It” is the ability to go fast behind the wheel of a stock car, and Thompson showcased that ability Friday afternoon during group qualifying for the ARCA Racing Series season-opening …

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 …