ARCA: Cresting a Century; Will Kimmel to Make 100th ARCA Start on Springfield Dirt

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When the 54th annual Central Illinois SuperChevyStores.com 100 presented by Jive rolls off at the Illinois State Fairgrounds on Aug. 21, it’ll be Will Kimmel’s 100th career ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards start.

ARCA: Venturini Adds Jake Griffin For Dirt Events at Springfield and DuQuoin

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CONCORD, N.C. — official team release — VMS photo — Venturini Motorsports (VMS) and Jake Griffin Racing jointly announced today the pairing for two ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards races in the No. 15 Toyota Camry. The Quincy, Illinois native will make his debut on Aug. 21 in the running of the Central Illinois SuperChevyStores.com 100 at the Illinois …

ARCA: Date With the Dirt; Return to Springfield Marks 11th Confirmed Race on 2016 ARCA Slate

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TOLEDO, Ohio – official series release – ARCA photo — It’s one thing to win an ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race. It’s another to win one in front of your hometown fans. A handful of ARCA Racing Series drivers got to experience such a thing in 2015, including A.J. Fike, the winner at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in …

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 …

Young Guns Sargeant and Weatherman Star on Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show Tonight at 7 ET on PMN

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Race Chaser Online / Performance Motorsports Network release – Jonathan Moore via Getty Images/ARCA Racing photos – ARCA’s Bill France Four Crown Award co-champion, Kyle Weatherman, and rising NASCAR Next star Dalton Sargeant headline two hours of lively motorsports conversation as the Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show takes to the airwaves tonight at 7 p.m. Eastern on the …

Dillon Bassett Headlines Quartet of Short Track Stars During Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show Tonight at 7 ET on PMN

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Race Chaser Online/Performance Motorsports Network release — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo — Talented teenager Dillon Bassett, who became the 100th different winner in NASCAR K&N Pro Series East history last weekend at Motordrome (Pa.) Speedway, will headline an all-star guest cast when the Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show takes to the airwaves tonight at 7 p.m. …

USAC Silver Crown: Strong Illinois Contingent Looking for Victory in Tony Bettenhausen 100

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — TeeJay Crawford photo — Illinois will be well represented in the August 22 Tony Bettenhausen 100 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. The event is round eight of the 2015 USAC Silver Crown Championship Series. Continuing a tradition dating all the way back to 1934, the annual auto racing spectacular unfolds on the one-mile dirt …

ARCA: CBS Sports Network to Televise Three Live ARCA Events in 2015

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TOLEDO, Ohio – official series release – Officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America announced Friday that CBS Sports Network will televise at least three live events from the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards this summer. CBS Sports Network’s coverage, part of its CBS Sports Spectacular programming, begins with the traditional spring ARCA event from Toledo Speedway in …

ARCA: Bill France Four Crown Championship Set for 2015

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TOLEDO, Ohio — official series release — ARCA photo — Officials from the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards have released the 2015 schedule for the Bill France Four Crown championship. The Bill France Four Crown, which provides a link to the series’ roots by featuring a diverse combination of tracks in any given season, will include the New Jersey …

USAC Silver Crown: Swanson Takes Tony Bettenhausen 100 at Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, IL — official release — Patrick Davis photo — Kody Swanson of Kingsburg, Calif. led wire-to-wire to win Sunday’s “Tony Bettenhausen 100” USAC Silver Crown race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Swanson won the pole in the Radio Hospital Maxim/Hampshire and never trailed, finishing a half-lap ahead of runner-up Tracy Hines. The point battle was affected only minimally, with …