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Wentzville’s Kyle Weatherman leads the way among busy slate of ARCA testers at Fairgrounds Speedway; Nashville ARCA 200 coming April 8-9

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 22, 2016) – Kyle Weatherman, the defending polesitter for last year’s Nashville ARCA 200, led the way in testing at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville over the weekend in preparation for the 25th Nashville ARCA 200 coming to the iconic short track at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds April 8-9. Weatherman, the 2015 SCOTT Rookie of the Year and ARCA’s defending Short ...

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Bleacher Views by Mike Ruefer

It’s been 15 years since Dale Earnhardt died while racing in the Daytona 500 and my Dad died a day later. I remember those days as if it was yesterday. As a writer the best way that I could cope with the events that took place was to write and let my feelings out. This column was originally published in ...

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EPA Introduces Regulations that Threaten Racing

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Washington, DC (February 8, 2016) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a regulation to prohibit conversion of vehicles originally designed for on-road use into racecars. The regulation would also make the sale of certain products for use on such vehicles illegal. The proposed regulation was contained within a non-related proposed regulation entitled “Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel ...

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Ken Schrader Racing And Harrisburg Cruisers Host Annual Car Show To Benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation

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Concord, N.C. (October 21, 2015) — Ken Schrader Racing, Inc., the Harrisburg Cruisers Car Club and the Bank of North Carolina are hosting the 3rd Annual Dennis Peskir Memorial Car Show on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at Schrader’s race shop located at 4403 Stough Road in Concord, North Carolina. Proceeds from the show will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The show ...

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Federated Auto Parts Race Team Goes PINK During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Concord, N.C. – October 1, 2015 — Ken Schrader Racing, Inc. and its primary race team sponsor, Federated Auto Parts, will, for the fifth consecutive year, support the Breast Health Center at CHS Northeast in Concord, North Carolina during the month of October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. “Our Federated Auto Parts team has supported the local hospital ...

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Kenny Wallace Driving Experience Becomes Official Racing Experience of the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing

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CONCORD, N.C. – May 4, 2015 – The World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing announce today the Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience will be the Official Driving Experience of the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing. In addition to a long career in NASCAR, Kenny Wallace has raced on dirt for more than 10 years. Wallace, who won the DIRTcar ...

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My Two Cent$ by Mike Ruefer

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Time slows down for none of us and it was 10 years ago when my racing hero Ronnie Weedon passed away. I want to share with you my story as it was one of the most emotional Bleacher Views I’ve ever wrote. The following was originally published in April 2005. I hope you enjoy it as much as I still ...

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Jake Griffin Set for Martinsville NCWTS Debut this Saturday

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Quincy, Illinois (03/25/15) – 16-year-old Jake Griffin is eagerly preparing to pilot the MB Motorsports #63 Chevrolet Silverado entry in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at Martinsville Speedway (Martinsville, Virginia) this Saturday, March 28th. The Kroger 250 will mark Griffin’s first start in NCWTS competition, and it will be coming with a historic team. MB Motorsports is ...

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Ken Schrader Racing planning busy ARCA schedule for 2015

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(TOLEDO, Ohio – January 21, 2015) – There is more good news coming from the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards – expect to see a lot of Ken Schrader Racing (KSR) on the tour in 2015. The No. 52 Federated Auto Parts KSR Chevrolet Impala team, which finished sixth in 2014 owner points with three drivers, is expected to ...

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Jake Griffin Announces First Career NCWTS Start

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Quincy, Illinois (01/13/15) – 16-year-old Jake Griffin is excited to announce that he has inked a deal with MB Motorsports to pilot their #63 Chevrolet Silverado entry in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at Martinsville Speedway (Martinsville, Virginia) on Saturday, March 28th. The Kroger 250 will mark Griffin’s first start in NCWTS competition, and it will be ...

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My Two CENT$ by Mike Ruefer — Re-Living Hawkeye Downs

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The other night in the pits at LaSalle Speedway by friend Bobby asked where I was off to next. I said, “Hawkeye Downs for the ARCA Midwest Tour.” He said, “Are you ok,” as he was shocked. In a way I was ok with going to an asphalt race and I was looking forward to this race all year. It ...

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Tyler Reddick Fifth at Daytona; Receives NCWTS Clearance

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Corning, California (02/18/14) – Tyler Reddick obtained great news on Monday morning, when he received notification from NASCAR that he had officially received his super speedway certification, which will allow him to enter this week’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at Daytona International Speedway (Daytona, Florida). The clearance comes on the heels of Reddick advancing twenty-seven positions to ...

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Ken Schrader Racing, Inc. Off To A Good Start For The 2014 Racing Season

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Concord, N.C. (February 17, 2014) – Ken Schrader Racing, Inc. drivers Clay Campbell and Matt Tifft earned third and twelfth place finishes, respectively, at the season-opening races in Florida this past weekend. Campbell drove the #52 Federated Auto Parts Chevrolet to a third-place finish in the Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAVTV American Real ARCA race at Daytona International Speedway ...

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Trey Bright Collects NeSmith Street Stock Championship Awards

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DAWSONVILLE, GA – Trey Bright of Coker, AL collected his NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division Trophy and point fund check for $2,000 on Saturday night during the NeSmith Racing Annual Awards Banquet at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame and Thunder Road Museum. To the right of the stage where Bright addressed the gather was his new race car ...

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Ken Schrader Racing Announces 2014 Driver Lineup

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Concord, N.C. (December 19, 2013) – Ken Schrader Racing, Inc. announced today it will field a full-time team in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards in 2014 with veteran driver Ken Schrader sharing the driving duties with Matt Tifft and Clay Campbell. Federated Auto Parts will continue its primary sponsorship of KSR for the 15th consecutive year. “Everyone at ...

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Jake Griffin Races to Another Top Ten in JEGS/CRA Competition

Quincy, Illinois (07/24/13) – In what has become the norm for Jake Griffin Racing it was another busy weekend of dirt and pavement action for the 14-year-old driver. On Friday the team traveled to Anderson Speedway (Anderson, Indiana) with the JEGS/CRA All Star Tour as a teammate to Snowball Derby winner, Erik Jones.  Via qualifications he locked into the 14th ...

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Jason Leffler remembered as Father first!

(Cornelius, NC) — The funeral service for NASCAR driver Jason Leffler drew Sprint Cup stars Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne, Greg Biffle and Brad Keselowski among the more than 800 people who filled Grace Covenant Church on Wednesday. The 37-year-old Leffler, known by the nickname “LEFturn,” died a week ago when his sprint car crashed into a wall at a New ...

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Eric Turner: Pelican 100 – A Success

Story By: Trenton Berry Eric Turner had a good weekend in the Lucas Oil, Pannell Chipping, Don Babb Motorsports, Moyer Victory Circle. It was his first time to ever race at the highly regarded Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, LA. “That place was awesome,” commented Turner. “It was the perfect size and shape, in my opinion. The surface was smooth and ...

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