ARCA: Hessert Returning to Venturini Motorsports in Part-Time Slate

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CONCORD, N.C. – Tom Hessert, the popular 10-year veteran of the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, announced today his return to Venturini Motorsports (VMS) with an abbreviated 2017 race schedule beginning with the series’ season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Coming off of a career best, second-place finish in last year’s ARCA National Championship standings, Tom Hessert will return …

ARCA: Veteran Hessert emerges winner at DuQuoin Mile Dirt

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It was a one lap shootout for the ages, and when the dust settled in overtime, ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards veteran Tom Hessert emerged the winner of the 63rd annual General Tire GRABBER-Southern Illinois 100 Sunday night under the lights at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds.

ARCA: Snider Shows the Speed; Cunningham Driver Sweeps Both Michigan Practices

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BROOKLYN, Mich. — official series release by Don Radebaugh, ARCA — ARCA photo — If you look at the cover photo, you get the idea that rookie Myatt Snider was fairly-well satisfied with his day at Michigan Int’l Speedway. And who wouldn’t be?…After all, the Charlotte, North Carolina driver was fastest in both ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards practice …

AUDIO/RECAP: Back Where It All Began; Kligerman Nets Road-Course Win at NJMP

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Parker Kligerman completed a perfect scorecard Saturday afternoon at New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP), capping off the day with a big win in the Twilight 150 presented by Unique Pretzels.

ARCA: By A Skosh; Dean Edges Williams Before Yellow Flies; Wins Eventful Talladega Race

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — ARCA photo — A matter of inches made the difference in Friday’s General Tire 200 at Talladega. Gus Dean and Josh Williams ran side-by-side until a multi-car crash behind them erupted. ARCA officials ended the race under yellow with lightning in the area and at the time …

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: Mitchell Team Fast Again in the Draft; Gus Dean Leads Lone Talladega Practice

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — official series release — ARCA photo — Bluffton, South Carolina’s Gus Dean, in the No. 98 GREE-Cab Installers Chevrolet, was the fastest in ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards practice Friday morning at Talladega Superspeedway. Dean circled the 2.66-mile superspeedway in 50.822 seconds, an average speed of 188.422 mph. Dean’s looking to rebound after getting caught up …

ARCA: Tom Hessert Looks to Continue Winning Ways at Salem

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  CONCORD, N.C. — official team release — Venturini Motorsports Twitter photo –With three of his five ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards (ARCA) career wins coming at Salem Speedway, Venturini Motorsports (VMS) driver and ARCA veteran Tom Hessert looks to take victory lane once more in the No.25 Renton Coil Spring-Slinger Apparel Toyota this weekend at the 99th running …

ARCA: Rookies Shine in Top-Five; Smaller Teams Run Well in Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — ARCA photo — The checkered flag flew on Saturday’s Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona and only three words came to mind after a dominating performance in the race: John. Wes. Townley. The Georgia driver led the final 31 laps to score his second career ARCA Series …

ARCA: Will Kimmel Scrambles to the Top; Paces Final Lucas Oil 200 Practice at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — official series release — ARCA photo — After wrecking both superspeedway cars in the open test less than a month ago, Kimmel Racing had to go into scramble mode to prepare a car in time for Saturday’s 53rd running of the Lucas Oil 200 Driven By General Tire at Daytona Int’l Speedway. Today, the Clarksville, Indiana-based team …

ARCA: Hessert, Venturini Motorsports Complete Daytona Test with Championship In Mind

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TOLEDO, Ohio — by Don Radebaugh, ARCA — ARCA photo — If you’re going through the process of lining up potential ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards championship contenders for 2016, you can make a strong case for putting veteran Tom Hessert at the top of the column. After seven full seasons with a variety of teams, including Andy Belmont …