ARCA

Minutaie RACE-TOBER 4, 2010

THE WORLD OF OUTLAWS…WINGED SPRINTERS SPENT THE WEEKEND AT WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY IN PENNSYLVANIA SQUARING OFF AGAINST THE PENNSYLVANIA POSSE…WHERE THE FRIDAY NIGHT OPENER SAW 58 WINGED SPRINTERS CHECK IN AND WHEN THE DUST CLEARED AT THE END OF THE ”ALPHABET MAINS (A,B,C,D)”…IT WAS POSSE MEMBER GREG HODNETT HOISTING HIS 5TH CHECKERED FLAG IN THE PAST 9 RACES…AT THE TRACK GIVING THE PENNSYLVANIA POSSE…9 STRAIGHT WINS IN HEAD-TO-HEAD COMPETITION…VS. THE OUTLAWS…

TIM SHAEFFER…ALSO A “POSSEE” MEMBER RAN 2ND AHEAD OF THE FIRST…”OUTLAW” REGULAR…RR-AZ ALUM…PAUL MC MAHAN..3RD

GLENDALE’S BEN GREGG STRUGGLED TO A 31ST QUALIFYING EFFORT AND A 7TH IN HIS HEAT RACE BEFORE ENDING HIS NIGHT 12TH IN THE “B” MAIN…

MOM NATURE…PICK UP ANOTHER WIN…

IN SATURDAY NIGHT’S FINALE OF THE KEYSTONE STATE SHOW IT WAS ”OLD GUY” 3 TIME OUTLAW CHAMP…SMILIN’ SAMMY SWINDELL COLLECTING THE 2ND…”NATIONAL OPEN” CHAMPIONSHIP…OF HIS CAREER…AS HE PARLAYED HIS…FAST QUALIFIER STATUS INTO THE MAIN EVENT WIN FINISHING AHEAD OF LANCE DEWEASE 2ND AND JASON MEYERS…3RD

GLENDALE’S…BEN GREGG QUALIFIED 23RD OF 56 ENTRIES RAN 6TH IN HIS HEAT RACE AND 7TH IN THE “B” MAIN BUT DID NOT TRANSFER TO THE FINAL…

WITH JUST 5 RACES REMAINING ON THEIR 2010 SCHEDULE…BEGINNING WITH NEXT SATURDAY NIGHT’S SHOW AT ELBRIDGE, NEW YAWK’S ROLLING HILLS RACEWAY…HERE IS HOW THE…WORLD OF OUTLAWS CHAMPIONSHIP POINT BATTLE LOOKS…

1. JASON MEYERS   8597
2. STEVE KINSER     8537 (-60)
3. JOEY SALDANA   8514 (-83)
4. DONNY SCHATZ   8502  (-95)
5. JASON SIDES        8364 (-233)

THE U.S.A.C NATIONAL MIDGETEERS 48 STRONG SHOWED UP AT ILL-ANNOYING’S TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY IN PONTOON BEACH FOR THE TRI-NIGHT $15,000 TO WIN GOLD CROWN NATIONALS WHICH SAW THE THURSDAY NIGHT OPENER GO TO MEXIFORNIA’S DARREN HAGEN WHO WON HIS HEAT RACE AND THEN LEAD ‘EM ALL TO COLLECT THE OPENING NIGHT WIN AHEAD OF NATIONAL POINT LEADER BRYAN CLAUSON 2NDBOBBY EAST…3RD… AND TUCSON’S …JERRY COONS, JR…4TH

ON FRIDAY NIGHT…IT WAS MORE DARREN HAGEN…AS THE MEXIFORNIAN MADE IT BACK-TO-BACK WINS…PASSING HEAT RACE WINNER JERRY COONS, JR …14 LAPS INTO THE 30 LAPPER AND THEN STAYING OUT FRONT TO COLLECT THE WIN…

COONS MAINTAINED HIS SPOT TO RUN 2ND WITH THURSDAY NIGHT BRIDESMAID…NATIONAL POINT LEADER…BRYAN CLAUSON…BRINGING IT HOME…3RD

THE SATURDAY NIGHT FINAL OF THE 3 RACE $15,000 TO WIN… GOLD CROWN MIDGET NATIONALS…SAW DARREN HAGEN WIN FOR THE 3RD AND FINAL NIGHT OF THE GOLD CROWN NATIONALS AS HE PASSED BRAD KUHN ON THE WHITE FLAG LAP…FOR THE…WIN…

KUHN SETTLED FOR 2ND WITH NATIONAL POINT LEADER BRYAN CLAUSON…3RD AND TUCSON’S JERRY COONS, JR…4TH

THE NATIONAL MIDGETEERS WILL NOW PARK THEIR STUFF FOR MORE THAN A MONTH BEFORE RESURFACING FOR A SEASON ENDING FOURPLE OF SHOWS IN NOVEMBER AT TULARE…VENTURA … IRWINDALE…AND…LASTLY…”WEASLEY FRENCH”…NAMED…PAREE, MEXIFORNIA…FOR THE 2010 ”FORK” SHOW…AND WE’LL BE WATCHING…ALL OF THEM AS BRYAN CLAUSON LEADS JERRY COONS, JR IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP POINT CHASE…BY A MERE 39 MARKERS…THIS IS A GOOD ONE!!!

THE A.R.C.A. CLAN JOINED UP WITH THE NASCARIANS IN KANSAS THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE PENULTIMATE RACE OF THEIR 2010 CAMPAIGN AND FOR THE 14TH TIME…IN 19 RACES…THE SERIES PRODUCED A…1ST TIME WINNER…

THIS WEEK…IT WAS 18 YEAR OLD TY DILLON DRIVING ONE OF… ”GRANDPA” RICHARD CHILDRESS’ OBAMALET’S…TO HIS INITIAL WIN…IN ONLY HIS 2ND CAREER START…

FOLLOWING DILLON ACROSS THE FINISH LINE WERE A PAIR OF TOYOTA’S…DRIVEN BY PATRICK SHELTRA…2ND…AND CHAMPIONSHIP …POINT CONTENDER…CRAIG GOESS…3RD

HERE’S A LOOK AT THE…A.R.C.A. POINT BATTLE…AND IT’S A GOOD ONE… WITH JUST ONE RACE REMAINING…A 200 LAPPER…AT… ROCKINGHAM… NEXT SATURDAY…

1. PATRICK SHELTRA                  4495
2. CRAIG GOESS                          4485 (-10)
3. TOM HESSERT                         4475 (-20)
4. FRANK KIMMEL                       4335 (-160)
5. JUSTIN MARKS                        4305 (-190)

THE INDY LITES SERIES…LIKE THE I.R.L…ENDED THEIR 2010 SEASON AT NORTH CUBA OVER THE WEEKEND WHERE IT WAS BRANDON WAGNER…COLLECTING THE WIN AHEAD OF JAMES HINCHCLIFFE…2ND…AND…WADE CUNNINGHAM…3RD

SCOTTDALE’S…ARIE LUYENDYK, JR…FINISHED 12TH…IN THE 17 CAR FIELD…

THE ”LEFTY-RIGHTY” .A.L.M.S. SERIES CONCLUDED THEIR 9TH AND FINAL 2010 SHOW ON SATURDAY….WHEN THEY CONTESTED THE…

13TH ANNUAL 394 LAP…1,000 MILE…”PETITE” LE MANS…AT ROAD ATLANTA WHERE IT WAS THE…”WEASLEY FRENCH” PEUGEOT TEAM OF FRANCK MONTAGNY…STEPHANE SARRAZIN & PEDRO LAMY BRINGING HOME THE 1,000 MILE CHALLENGE WIN…IN…9:10 MINUTES…

THE TOP FINISHING…LMP-2…HPD ARX-01C…CAR…11 LAPS BACK…WAS… DRIVEN BY…SIMON PAGENAUD…DAVID BRABHAM…AND…DARIO’S BROTHER…MARIANO FRANCHITTI…

THE TOP FINISHING GT-2 CAR WAS THE “VETTE” DRIVEN BY OLLIE GAVIN…JAN MAGNUSSEN AND…EMMANUEL COLLARD…WHO FINISHED…39 LAPS…BEHIND THE…LMP-1 WINNER

MARCO WARNER…BURT FRISSELLE…AND…SCOTT TUCKER…WERE THE TOP FINISHING…LMPC CAR…FINISHING…40 LAPS IN ARREARS…TO THE WINNER…

ROMAIN “LETTUCE” DUMAS…MIKE ROCKENFELLER, AND TIMO BERNHARD…DELIVERED THEIR…PORSCHE 911…TO THE WIN IN THE…GTH CLASS…

AND LASTLY…DARREN LAW…OUT OF SCOTTSDALE…CO-DROVE THE FLYING LIZARD PORSCHE 911…TO A…9TH PLACE…GT-2 FINISH…

NORTH CAROLINA’S…TONY AVE…PICKED UP…HIS 6TH WIN…IN THE… TRANS AM SERIES SEASON ENDER AT ROAD ATLANTA FRIDAY AFTERNOON…WHICH CONFIRMED HIS 10 RACE CHAMPIONSHIP…AS A TRIO OF…CORVETTES …POPULATED THE PODIUM…

FOLLOWING…AVE’S…WINNING CORVETTE…ACROSS THE LINE WAS THE “VETTE”…OF POLE SITTER…MIKE SKEEN…2ND…AND…TEXAS’…DOUG HERRINGTON…3RD…ALSO…IN A “VETTE”…

RR-AZ ALUM…BILLY MOYER…BACKED UP HIS FRIDAY NIGHT… PRELIMINARY WIN…WITH…A VICTORY…IN THE $40,000 DOLLAR…7TH ANNUAL…”DIRT” LATE MODEL CHAMPIONSHIPS…AT…KNOXVILLE, IOWA …SATURDAY NIGHT…FINISHING AHEAD OF…WEST VIRGINIA’S…JOSH RICHARDS…2ND…AND…KENTUCKY’S…DARRELL LANNIGAN…3RD

NEWS THIS WEEK…OUT OF DETROIT…LETS YOU KNOW THAT… GOVERNMENT MOTORS WHICH STILL OWES THE U.S. TAYPAYERS… $55 BILLION…HAS ENOUGH WALKING AROUND CASH TO BEGIN MAKING POLITICAL DONATIONS TO THE FOLKS THAT SUPPORTED THE… BAILOUTS… BOTTOM LINE…YOU BAILED US OUT…AND NOW WE’LL USE THE TAXPAYERS DOLLARS TO INSURE YOU GET RE-ELECTED…SURPRISE – SURPRISE – SURPRISE…

ROAD AMERICA…IN…ELKHART LAKE, WISCONSIN HAS ANNOUNCED THE ADDITION OF THE GRAND AM SERIES TO THE WEEKEND OF THE JUNE 24TH & 25TH, 2011…SHOW…WHERE THE…NASCAR  JOURNEYMAN SERIES IS THE…HEADLINER…

RYAN NEWMAN…IN TOWN…THIS WEEK…TO LAUNCH…”TROOP NEWMAN… A P.I.R – U.S. MILITARY…NASCAR…TICKET “OUTREACH” PROGRAM… WHICH WILL INCLUDE THE SUPPORT OF…AND PARTICIPATION BY… GOVERNOR…JAN BREWER…

JEFF GORDON & TONY STEWART…CONTINUE TO LOOK FOR “PRIMARY SPONSORS”…FOR THEIR…CUP…EFFORTS…(COMMENTS??)

AND THAT’S IT…HAPPY MOTORING…