NSCS: For Kenseth, Wins are the Only Difference

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PHOENIX, Ariz. — Story by Race Chaser Online West Coast correspondent Ryan O’Hara — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — In 2013, Matt Kenseth won seven races. So far this year, he’s had similar consistency, but has not found victory lane through 25 races this season. Last season was Kenseth’s first with Joe Gibbs Racing after 13 years with Roush …

ARCA: Schrader is Racing, Prepping Way for Trip to Springfield

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TOLEDO, Ohio – official release — Ken Simon photo — According to Ken Schrader, racing at the Illinois State Fairgrounds and the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds is a throwback to the old days. Those old days are very special to the 59-year-old veteran driver. “Springfield and DuQuoin were the really big races that we went to as kids,” Schrader said. “Went to …

ARCA: Schrader Tests Tifft at Toledo; Momentum Builds for Menards 200

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TOLEDO, Ohio – official release — ARCA photo — When Ken Schrader comes to town, he usually manages to sneak in the full ARCA tour. After testing all morning with rookie Matt Tifft at Toledo Speedway, ahead of the Menards 200 presented by Federated Car Care coming May 17-18, both Schrader and Tifft visited the ARCA home office. “Can’t test …

WOO: Swindell Rights the Ship; Earns Exciting Spring Classic Victory in Pevely

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PEVELY, Mo. — April 26, 2014 — Sammy Swindell had a Jekyll and Hyde weekend. A rough Friday night left him using a provisional starting position for the feature in Salina, Okla. Saturday night at Federated Auto Parts Raceway, the driver of the Big Game Treestands #1 reversed course and started on the outside pole of the World of Outlaws …

ARCA: Schrader files entry for Federated Auto Parts 200 at Salem

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(TOLEDO, Ohio – April 1, 2014) – By Don Radebaugh, ARCA PR — ARCA photo — Ken Schrader has filed an entry for the next race on tour – the Federated Auto Parts 200 presented by Crunch’N Nutter at Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery April 27. Schrader finished fourth at Salem last September behind race winner/rookie Kyle Benjamin, rookie …

SPEED ZONE BLOG: “Best (and worst) of” Awards for 2013

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January 28, 2014 — Blog by Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — Getty Images photo — All right, so two things here. First, in homage to my old fantasy motorsports league, I’ve hereby changed the official name of my RaceChaser blog to “The Speed Zone”! Just so you guys know. Second, and much more important, I know the 2014 …

AUDIO/FEATURE: For Matt Tifft, Christmas provides both celebration and hope of what’s to come

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December 26, 2013 — Audio and story by Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — Matt Tifft Racing photo — Hinckley, Ohio — Christmas came just a few days early for Matt Tifft this year, but that didn’t mean the young gun was through celebrating by any means. The 17-year-old rising star out of Hinckley, Ohio, was …