Richard Petty’s Grandson Thad Moffitt to Make ARCA Debut This Weekend in Nashville

Thad Moffitt, the 16-year-old grandson of seven time NASCAR Cup champion Richard Petty, will make his ARCA Racing Series debuit on Saturday night in the Music City 200 presented by Azure Foundation at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville, Tennessee. This weekend’s race will mark Moffitt’s first career ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards start. The 16-year-old tested with Empire Racing Group, a development team of Richard Petty Motorsports, on the historic high-banked short-track last week, and proved he was ready for the next challenge.

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Austin Theriault Wins Race Shortened Lucas Oil 200 ARCA Season Opener at Daytona

Daytona Beach, Fla – Multi-car wrecks, red flags and six cautions could not keep ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards championship contender Austin Theriault from finding his way to victory lane at Daytona Int’l Speedway. Theriault, in Ken Schrader’s No. 52 Orlando Longwood Auto Auction Chevrolet, kept himself up front most of the way and, as a result, out of harm’s way to win the action-packed Lucas Oil Complete Engine Treatment 200 Driven by General Tire Saturday afternoon. Theriault, who led just four laps, drove around the outside of Terry…

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Tom Hessert Wins the Pole for Saturday’s ARCA Season Opener at Daytona

Daytona Beach, Fla – ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards veteran Tom Hessert, in the No. 25 Andrews-Renton Coil Spring/Venturini Motorsports Toyota, won the General Tire Pole Award Friday afternoon at Daytona Int’l Speedway for Saturday’s Lucas Oil Complete Engine Treatment 200 Driven by General Tire. Hessert, in the sixth qualifying group, was the last car off pit road among his six-car pack. His strategy was to lay way back in order to get a run. It worked. “Being in the back of group was obviously advantageous, so we could…

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Matheus Leist To Run for Carlin in 2017

Reigning BRDC British F3 champion Matheus Leist will make the switch across the Atlantic and join Carlin’s championship winning Indy Lights team for 2017.  The 18 year-old racer who has marked himself out as one to watch on the European racing scene has enjoyed an impressive career in both Formula 4 and Formula 3. Leist is a well known name in the junior motorsport ranks in Europe, having been a front runner in both the British F4 and BRDC British F3 fields.  Liest’s debut season in the UK came in…

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Townley to Return to Racing This Weekend in Pocono

After missing the last few races with concussion like symptoms, John Wes Townley will return to racing this weekend at the Pocono Raceway. Townley, will race in both the ARCA Series race as well as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at the 2.5-mile Pennsylvania track this weekend, as they will be his first two races in over a month. Townley, issued a statement on Tuesday thanking everyone for their help in his absence. “I’d like to thank Parker Kligerman, Cole Custer and Brady Boswell for filling in for me,”…

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Chase Briscoe Brings Points Lead Into ARCA Race at Lucas Oil Raceway

INDIANAPOLIS – The ARCA Racing Series is back to action this weekend, as they will race the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 presented by Jive on Friday night at Lucas Oil Raceway. Entering this weekend’s race, rookie Chase Briscoe brings in a commanding 230 point lead over second place Josh Williams. He’s hoping to extend that lead tomorrow night, as the former USAC driver is getting a chance to race on a track he’s made several starts at during his career of coming up through the ranks.

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Chase Briscoe Cruises to 2nd Straight ARCA Win With Victory in Iowa

NEWTON, IA – Rookie Chase Briscoe is on a roll, as the current ARCA points leader took his No. 77 Big Tine-Cunningham Motorsports Ford to victory lane for a second straight race in winning tonight’s ABC Supply Co. 150 at the Iowa Speedway. Briscoe, ran away from pole sitter Kyle Benjamin over the final 20 laps en route to his second career win, both coming in consecutive races. But, if not for an early race adjustment, Briscoe likely would have had to settle for a top five instead. “We had…

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