Denver, NC (June 17, 2008) - After the tough start to the season, Gabi DiCarlo has rebounded to start the climb up the ARCA/REMAX series championship points. The Great Clips Race Team has been able to put together a series of strong runs and with Gabi finishing 15th at the Racing for Wildlife 200 from Michigan International Raceway, she has been able to make some strong strides towards the points championship.
TOLEDO OH (6-17-08)--GLOCK Marketing and Advertising Director Stephanie Plumecocq, Justin Lofton, ARCA Insider Phil Parsons, Crew Chief Patrick Donahue, Win-Tron Racing's Nate Thiesse, ARCA Late Model driver Stan Yee, Jr. and ARCA Sportsman driver Art Rozane are among the guests on Inside ARCA Radio presented by Team Glock Racing on Tuesday, June 17th, 2008. The show streams live on arcaracing.com from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday marks the debut of the show's new presenting sponsor--Team GLOCK Racing.
Chris Wimmer; Win-Tron Racing Solider To Top-20 In Michigan
BROOKLYN, Michigan (June 17, 2008) - - Returning to the ARCA RE/MAX Series at the site of his inaugural debut a year later, American Speed Association Midwest late model driver Chris Wimmer maneuvered a solid 16th place finish in the rain-delayed Racing for Wildlife 200 at Michigan International Speedway (MIS).
Tough Weekend For Tom Hessert; ABR Team At Michigan
BROOKLYN, Michigan (June 17, 2008) - - Hoping to recover from a tough weekend at Pocono Raceway the week before, Andy Belmont Racing (ABR) and SunTrust Rookie-of-the-Year candidate Tom Hessert headed towards the Irish Hills of Brooklyn, Michigan to change their luck in the Racing for Wildlife 200 at Michigan International Speedway.
Hattori Racing Has Another Strong Showing at Michigan
Brooklyn, MI (06-17-2008) - Rain pushed back the ARCA RE/MAX Series race at Michigan International Speedway from Friday afternoon to Saturday morning. The delay did nothing to hamper the no. 01 AISIN AW Camry team's spirits or efforts. Sean Caisse, driving for Hattori Racing Enterprises, started seventh in the 41-car field. Caisse steadily moved through the field, getting to the front by lap 31 and leading twice for 51 of the 100 laps of the Racing for Wildlife 200.
Phelps had a Bear of a time at the Racing For Wildlife 200
BROOKLYN MI (6-17-08)--The Racing For Wildlife 200 at Michigan International Speedway turned out to be a race against the rain on Friday the 13th. In fear of racing in the dark, officials called the race until the next morning at 8:30am. Before the race was called, Michael Phelps in the Bowen Family Homes Dodge, #45 car, was onto a great start in practice with a 39.588 lap time. He did even better in qualifying which put him in to a 9th place starting position.
Third Consecutive Top Ten Finish for Bean and Team GLOCK in Michigan
Mooresville, NC (6.17.08) -#37 Dexter Bean and Team GLOCK finished ninth in the ARCA RE/MAX series Racing For Wildlife 200 at Michigan International Speedway. The race was delayed on Friday the 13th due to rainy conditions and was postponed until 8:30a.m. the following Saturday morning.
Brooklyn, Mich. (June 14, 2008) - Eddie Sharp Racing's Ken Butler, III and his Aaron's Lucky Dog team travelled to Michigan International Speedway this weekend. Butler, III qualified in the 14th position on Thursday afternoon with a 39.831 second lap. The Racing for Wildlife 200 was postponed until Saturday morning due to rain Friday afternoon. In the closing laps of the race, Butler charged hard into the top 10, finishing the day in the seventh position.
Mechanical Troubles Hamper Owens' Effort in Michigan
Brooklyn, Mich. (June 17, 2008) - The old adage ‘When it rain's it pours' rang true for Alli Owens in the Racing for Wildlife 200 ARCA RE/MAX Series race at Michigan International Speedway. The 200-mile race was postponed a day due to severe weather and Owens, driving the No. 12 ElectrifyingCareers.com Chevrolet, faced a storm of her own while battling to a 24th place finish.
"Irish Hills" Turn Out No Luck for Carter at Michigan
Brooklyn, MI (06-17-08) Not even the luck from the "Irish Hills" could keep mother nature from running her course on Friday, causing a rain delay for the start of the ARCA RE/MAX series Racing for Wildlife 200 at Michigan International Speedway until Saturday morning.
As the race went under green for the 100 lap race, Matt Carter in the No. 46 Stine Seed/Fort Dodge Animal Health accelerated to top speeds in the sixteenth position; where he qualified just two days prior. After running second fastest during practice on Thursday morning, the clutch went out in the car; allocating the majority of Carter's practice time to garage time. This left Carter with about seven laps to lay rubber down on the track before qualifying Thursday afternoon.
Lofton Becomes 8th Different ARCA RE/MAX Series Winner of 2008
BROOKLYN MI (6-16-08)--ARCA RE/MAX Series SunTrust Rookie of the Year contender Justin Lofton became the eighth different winner in 2008 and one of six first time series winners this season with his victory in Saturday morning's Racing for Wildlife 200 at Michigan Int'l Speedway. In addition to earning his career first series victory, the finish represented the Westmorland, California, native's first top-5 and top-10 finish in his eighth series start.
NELLES CORNERS, ON (6-16-08) - For the last five years, Amherstburg, Ontario's Terry Jones has been patiently passing over the border into the United States to race with the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA).
With the inaugural Cayuga ARCA RE/MAX 250 coming soon to Cayuga Motor Speedway, the tables have turned now, and it's about time according to Jones.
BROOKLYN MI (6-15-08)--Coming off a career best, third place finish at last week's Pocono 200, Seattle's Tayler Malsam appeared headed to another strong ARCA RE/MAX Series finish at the Racing for Wildlife 200, Saturday.
Speed Finishes Fourth at MIS; Climbs to 2nd in Series Point Standings
Brooklyn, Mich. (June 14, 2008) - Scott Speed and his Red Bull team traveled to the Irish Hills of Michigan this weekend for the Racing for Wildlife 200. With a flawless qualifying effort, the No. 2 Red Bull Toyota started on the pole at Michigan International Speedway, becoming the first repeat SIM Factory Pole award winner of the season. The 100-lap event was postponed until Saturday morning due to rain Friday afternoon. Struggling with a tight condition, Speed wrestled the Red Bull Toyota home in the fourth position. Despite the disappointing finish, Speed and his Eddie Sharp Racing team climbed to second in the ARCA RE/MAX Series Championship points, only 95 points out of the top spot.
Justin Lofton Soars to First ARCA RE/MAX Series Win
Brooklyn, Mich. (June 14, 2008) - Under bright blue skies, Eddie Sharp Racing's Justin Lofton drove to his first career ARCA RE/MAX Series win in the Race for Wildlife 200 at Michigan International Speedway. Qualifying on the outside pole and starting beside teammate Scott Speed, the Westmorland-native ran up front all day, calmly, and patiently taking the lead in the final laps for the win.