Found February 16, 2013 on Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News: Yardbarker Blogger Network
On a night in which Daytona International Speedway and ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards legend Bill Venturini claimed his first victory in 31 years of competing at the "World Center of Racing," Frank Kimmel was pleased to get out of town with a fourth-place finish in Saturday's Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAV TV American Real.   Kimmel scored his eighth career top-five finish in 22 career starts -- but his first since 2008 -- when he started his No. 44 Ansell/Menards Toyota Camry in 19th, but took advantage of adept pit strategy, track position and a good drafting car to drive from outside the top-10 to his final finishing position.   Kimmel, who leaves Daytona fourth in the standings and more than 100 points ahead of where he was last season -- when a yellow-line violation penalty knocked him back to 21st in the final rundown -- was well aware of that fact.   "It's a good start to the season," Kimmel said. "It ran good and battled all day -- I...

Kimmel qualifies 19th for ARCA Racing Series Daytona opener

Frank Kimmel qualified his No. 44 Ansell/Menards Toyota Camry 19th-- right about where he expected to Friday in Menards Pole Qualifying presented by Ansell at Daytona International Speedway.   But it's in Saturday's ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season-opener, the Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAV TV American Real, that Kimmel, the nine-time ARCA champion, expects...

Sean Corr Brings Home Top 5 at Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAVTV American Real

Sean Corr moved up over a dozen spots during the course of the 200 mile ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season opener on Saturday Feb 16th to earn a 5th place finish. In three laps of practice before the Florida weather moved in, Corr had little time to assess the handling of his car prior to qualifying. Qualifying in the same car he won the pole with last year, Sean was...

Teams Scrambling After Rain-Shortened Practice; Menards Pole Qualifying by Ansell Next at 2. Live Timing & Scoring at

While some teams say no big deal, others are scrambling as a result of yesterday's rain-shortened practice session, which was supposed to be four hours long. However, the 44 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards cars in the garage for the 50th running of the Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona Int'l Speedway only got about an hour and 20 minutes on track before the steady rain came...
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