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June 2015

  • Justin Boston returns to Venturini Motorsports for Winchester: Justin Boston will reunite with Venturini Motorsports for this weekend's Herr's Chase the Taste 200 at Winchester Speedway. Boston currently races full-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with Kyle Busch Motorsports. “It feels like I’m coming home,” Boston said on his return to the ARCA Racing Series. “This is really exciting. I’m looking forward to seeing everyone and getting back together with my old team. We’ve had a lot of success the last two years and I’m confident we’ll pick up where we left off.” Boston, a two-time ARCA winner and 2013 SCOTT Rookie of the Year, drove for VMS during the 2013 and 2014 seasons. He will mark his return driving the No.55 Hydraulics Cylinders Inc. Toyota. Boston has two previous starts at Winchester Speedway, earning a best third-place finish in 2014. (In part from Venturini Motorsports PR) (06-24-15)
  • 31 cars entered at Chicagoland: Thirty-one cars are currently entered for this weekend's race at Chicagoland Speedway. Entries include #5 Bobby Gerhart, #6 Tyler Audie, #10 Ed Pompa, #14 Ryan Heavner, #15 Daniel Suarez, #20 Tom Berte, #22 Josh Williams, #25 Frank Kimmel, #38 John Lowinski-Loh, #48 James Swanson, #52 Matt Tifft, #54 Matt Kurzejewski, #58 Ryan Reed, and #69 Will Kimmel. Full Entry List (06-20-15)
  • Ryan Reed driving for Lira Motorsports at Chicagoland: Ryan Reed will pilot the No. 58 Lira Motorsports Ford in the ARCA race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday, June 20. Reed, who competes full time in the NASCAR XFINITY Series for Roush Fenway Racing, captured six top-10 finishes in a partial ARCA Racing Series schedule in 2012. He will return to the series this weekend behind the wheel of Lira's No. 58 Ford, with primary sponsorship from Lilly Diabetes. "We are very excited to have Reed with us for Chicagoland," commented team owner Carlos Lira. "As we build our team into a championship-caliber organization, and plan for future growth and expansion, receiving feedback from a driver of his experience and talent will be invaluable." “I’m so grateful for the opportunity to return to the ARCA Racing Series this weekend with Lira Motorsports,” said Reed. “The team has proven they are here to compete for wins and it would be great to get one for them this weekend.” (In part from Lira Motorsports PR) (06-20-15)
  • Ryan Heavner enters Chicagoland event: Ryan Heavner Racing is in the final preparations stage as they get the race car and driver ready for a return to the ARCA Racing Series. The North Carolina team will be hitting the road shortly for the 750 mile trip to Chicagoland Speedway. Viking Steel has returned as the primary sponsor of the Heavner Team #14 and makes their 2015 debut on the car. The family business, Triple H Diesel, will also be present on the machine of the family owned racing team. The team is excited to unload the hauler at Chicagoland Speedway. They are also looking ahead and hope to add a few more events to the 2015 schedule, sponsorship pending. (In part from Ryan Heavner Racing PR) (06-20-15)
  • 27 cars on Michigan entry list: Twenty-seven cars are currently entered for Friday's Corrigan Oil 200 at Michigan International Speedway. Entries include #10 Rick Clifton, #22 Blake Jones, #25 Frank Kimmel, #28 Mike Buckley, #48 James Swanson, #52 Ross Kenseth, #58 Cole Powell, #65 Jeffrey MacZink, and #69 Will Kimmel. Entry List (06-09-15)
  • Josh Williams to drive for Cunningham at Chicagoland: Josh Williams will pilot the #22 when the Cunningham Motorsports team races at Chicagoland Speedway on June 20. Co-owner Kerry Scherer announced [yesterday] that the 21 year old, who stands second in championship points, will take over the reins of the Paul Andrews-led Ford for the Chicagoland weekend. While Williams currently sits 2nd in driver championship points, his car owner (mother, Theresa) is 5th in car owner points. The team will fill the #6 seat at Chicago with Tyler Audie. (In part from Cunningham Motorsports PR) (06-03-15)
  • Cole Powell to return to Lira Motorsports at Michigan: Cole Powell will reunite with Lira Motorsports for the upcoming ARCA Racing Series race at Michigan International Speedway. The Mount Brydges, Ontario driver, who raced to a third place finish in his debut with Lira Motorsports at Talladega Superspeedway earlier this year, will get behind the wheel again for the team in less than two weeks for the June 12th Corrigan Oil 200. Powell will drive the teams Number 58 entry, with primary sponsorship from Tricar. “We are so excited to have Cole back with our team for Michigan,” stated team owner Carlos Lira. “Along with Cole, we want to thank Joe Carapella, the owner of Tricar, for making this possible. Tricar has been a great sponsor for Cole, and we greatly appreciate their support in giving Cole the opportunity to make a run for another great finish at Michigan.” (In part from Lira Motorsports PR) (06-03-15)