ARCA: Local Favorite Briscoe Bringing Hoosier Flavor to 99th Salem ARCA Race

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SALEM, Ind. – official series release — ARCA photo — If all goes to plan, the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200 will have another hometown hero in the line-up this weekend at Salem Speedway. Chase Briscoe, who hails from nearby Mitchell, Ind., is preparing to take on the historic high-banks alongside his fellow ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards warriors. …

ARCA: 99th Stop at Salem on Tap for ARCA Racing Series; Multiple Teams Set to Test in Indiana

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TOLEDO, Ohio – official series release — ARCA photo — For the 99th time, the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will invade Salem Speedway later this month. The Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 is set to come to life Saturday and Sunday, April 23-24 at the historic, high-banked southern Indiana short-track. But first, several ARCA teams are headed to Salem …

MIDWEST: Salem Gearing Up for 70th Season; Silver Crown and 100th ARCA Race Among Headlines

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SALEM, Ind. – official track release — ARCA photo — The return of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series and the historic 100th Salem ARCA race headline an exciting 2016 slate of events at Salem Speedway. With a diverse schedule of 12 events and 15 days of on-track activity, the outlook is bright for the venerable racing facility as it gears up …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Overcoming All Odds; Dippel Completes Racing Comeback With Successful Springfield Debut

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WALKILL, N.Y. — Story and audio by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Tyler Dippel Racing photo — There was a time during the summer months that Tyler Dippel admittedly wondered if he would be back in a race car during the 2015 season. Dippel, 15, was involved in a freak accident at Lebanon Valley Speedway on May …

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 …

AUDIO/RECAP: Guts and Glory; Daring Move Takes Gerster to Second Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial Win

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SALEM, Ind. – Audio and recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman – Chris Seelman photo – With a daring third-to-first maneuver on a lap seven restart, Brian Gerster charged around polesitter John Turnbull Jr. and championship leader Jimmy McCune and led the final 24 laps of Saturday night’s 56th annual Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial 30 at Salem …

CRA: JEGS All-Star Tour Set For Salem Return

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SALEM, Ind. – official track release — The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour late models return to Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery on June 20 for the John Jones Auto Group Midwest 150. Topping the list of early entrants for the only late model race of the season at Salem is former track champion and local favorite, Chuck Barnes Jr. …

MSR: 56th Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial Set For August At Salem

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HOLLY, Mich. — official series release — Chris Seelman photo — The Salem Speedway and Must See Racing (MSR) tradition continues with the 56th annual Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial, scheduled for Saturday, August 8, 2015. As the event prepares for the 56th running, it is notable that it remains one of the most important and enduring memorial races in the United …

ARCA: Hessert Sets New Salem Race Record in Thrilling Triumph

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TOLEDO, Ohio – official release – ARCA photo — It was a race record that held for nearly 50 years, but it finally came tumbling down Saturday night at Salem Speedway. Tom Hessert, who after earning his third victory at Salem in the Federated Car Care ARCA Fall Classic, also established a new race record at 95.746 mph, surpassing the …

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 …