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Frank Kimmel Set to Make 500th Career ARCA Start

Over the course of his illustrious career, 10-time Champion Frank Kimmel has etched his name into the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards record books more times than any other driver – he’s unquestionably the most identifiable driver in series history. Kimmel, driver of the No.25 Ansell-Menards Toyota and all-time series leader with 80 victories, is set to hit another major...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Late Race Engine Woes Spoil Kimmel’s Strong Springfield Performance

Frank Kimmel, running in the third position with less than 20-laps remaining in Sunday’s ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards marquee event at the Springfield dirt mile, started pouring white smoke out the rear of his No.25 Ansell-Menards Toyota. Seemingly on his way to another solid performance ARCA’s all-time dirt winner lost full power under the hood – forcing him to...

Stock car great Kimmel nears 500th career ARCA start

Frank Kimmel says he's a distant relative of outlaw Jesse James and has a six shooter with JJ carved into the revolver that is a prized family heirloom. Turns out, the infamous gang member wasn't the only one in the family tree who could pull a trigger. ''I met him when I was 8 years old,'' NASCAR champion Brad Keselowski said of Kimmel. ''We used to call him the big kid because...
Via AP on Fox
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Kimmel Inching Closer to Career ARCA Start 500: Return to Berlin Short-Track Awaits

10-Time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards champion Frank Kimmel is set to make his 498thcareer start this weekend in the Federated Auto Parts 200 at Berlin Raceway. Kimmel, driver of the No.25 Ansell-Menards Toyota, will make his 16th appearance at the distinctive Western Michigan .4375-mile paved oval short track. “It’s great to be back in the Ansell-Menards Toyota. Berlin...

ARCA: Consistency Key to Kimmel’s Success at Chicago

Concord, NC (June 17, 2015) – Confidence is building as Frank Kimmel prepares to make his third consecutive and sixth overall ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards start behind the wheel of his Ansell-Menards Toyota this weekend in the SCOTT 150 at Chicagoland Speedway. Kimmel, who’s sharing the No.25 Venturini Motorsports ride with Brandon Jones this season, is adjusting to...
Via On Pit Road
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Kimmel’s Misfortunes Result in 11th Place Finish at Pocono

Frank Kimmel and the No.25 Ansell HyFlex INTERCEPT-Menards Toyota team finished 11th in Saturday’s ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Pocono ARCA 200 at Pocono Raceway. Kimmel, who had a strong week of practice and high hopes going into the weekend, qualified third for the event. “The car was really good all week and it showed in qualifying. We were really happy. The guys...

ARCA: Menards to Back Two Venturini Entries for Jones and Kimmel at Talladega

Concord, NC (April 24, 2015) – The 2015 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season has been unique for the Venturini Motorsports (VMS) team. After several seasons of fielding at least one full-time driver for the series championship, the team focused its efforts on fielding its flagship No. 25 Ansell-Menards car in a split season for 10-time ARCA Racing Series champion Frank...
Via On Pit Road
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

ARCA driver survives crash after car flips over wall and into parking lot (VIDEO)

ARCA driver Will Kimmel was lucky to be alive after his car flew over a concrete wall, flipping into a parking lot before striking at least one parked car at Mobile International Speedway. The 26-year-old nephew of ARCA veteran Frank Kimmel said his throttle got stuck on his No. 69 car causing the out-of-control crash early in the Mobile 200 on Saturday. Because there...
Via The Other Paper
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

ARCA: Wasting No Time Kimmel and Jones Set to Test at Daytona with New Supporting Cast

Daytona Beach, FL (January 16, 2015) – Fresh off yesterday’s team announcement Venturini Motorsports, along with new partners Ansell and Menard, is ready to get things started with Frank Kimmel and Brandon Jones behind the wheel at today’s ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards testing session at Daytona International Speedway. As reported Kimmel and Jones will pair up for...
Via On Pit Road
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Kenny Mathews Driving for Kimmel Racing at Madison Int’l Speedway

(Mooresville, NC – August 21, 2014)  A change of plans has been made for rookie driver Kenny Mathews this weekend at Madison Int’l Speedway. Mathews will now enter in the Herr’s Live Life with Flavor 200 with Kimmel Racing in the No. 69 Epilepsy Foundation Ford Fusion. Kimmel Racing has a rich racing history starting with Bill Kimmel Sr. who held over 500 feature wins and...
Via On Pit Road
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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