ARCA Alabama Gang Reunion at Tricky Triangle

Thomas Praytor at Pocono

Pocono Speedway, General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200: After a disappointing outing at New Jersey Motorsport Park, Thomas “Moose” Praytor and his DK-LOK team were testing at the  “Tricky Triangle” on Tuesday. We had a good test learned a lot gained a second from when we unloaded but we still have a lot of work to do.”

#anywhereispossible 200 marks the return of Alabama Gang Member and Defending ARCA Champion Grant Enfinger. “Looking forward to having Grant and his group back at the track again this weekend. We’ve always worked well together and Grant is a threat to win every time he is in an ARCA car.”

Pocono marks the first of the downforce tracks to be followed by Michigan next week. “Pocono is one of my favorite tracks, it’s so much fun to drive and the speed is wild. We’re continuing to work on our car all week trying break in the top 10 at Pocono.”

The General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200 is a 2 day event at Pocono Raceway. With Thursday being a full day of practice and Friday taking to the track for Qualifying and dropping the Green Flag at 4:45 CST. Live timing and scoring for practice, qualifying and the race will be on ARCARacing.com. This race will be televised live on Fox Sports 1, Channels in Mobile Comcast/Xfinity 49/241HD, Mediacom 52, Direct TV 219, Dish 150, AT&T Uverse 652.

PRIMARY SPONSOR: DK-LOK Fittings & Valves www.dklokusa.com

ASSOCIATE SPONSORS: G-Force, Nudraulix, REALTOR, Advanced Collision, APS Automotive Painters Supply, Dueitt’s Battery Supply, Airgas, John Thompson & Associates, Judy’s Place, Geer’s Food Market, Campbell, Duke & Campbell, Golden Flake, Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, The FEVER Brand and Praytor Realty

ARCA CHAMPIONSHIP STANDING: 7th

CAR: Roush Chassis: Roush #306. 306 was made as a downforce car but became the teams workhorse last year starting in 9 of 20 races.

What to Watch For: Fridays race is all about raw speed with a possible fuel mileage run coming in to play.

Pocono Raceway:
Length: 2.5 Miles
Banking: Turn 1: 14 degrees/ Turn 2: 8 degrees/ Turn 3: 6 degrees

Pocono Raceway
DK-LOK USA: Founded in 1986, DK-LOK Fittings and Valves supply industrial applications from analytical and process instrumentation, gas, power generation, petrochemical processing, ship building to semiconductor manufacturing. DK-LOK tube fittings, instrument pipe & weld fittings, and valves are manufactured to stringent industry standards. With the use of only the highest grade raw material and 1/1000″ tolerance control on each and every part, DK-LOK assures a leak-tight seal in all process, power, and instrumentation applications.  DK-LOK USA is a Mobile, Alabama based firm operating nationally and internationally.

THOMAS “MOOSE” PRAYTOR: In 2015 Praytor completed his third consecutive season in the top 10 in the ARCA Championship standings, 8th in 2015, 7th in 2014 and 9th in his rookie season including collecting the AG Adcox Sportsmanship Award. Praytor made his first ARCA start in the inaugural ARCA-Mobile 200 at Mobile International Speedway in 2012. Prior to ARCA competition, the Moose started cutting his racing teeth at 8 years old on short tracks across the Southeast, racking up local and state titles along the way. The Moose and his Max Force Racing Team earned the Ironman Status of the Gulf Coast in 2011 for competing in every Late Model (Pro & Super) Race at Mobile International Speedway and Five Flags Speedway, finishing in the top 10 in the Championship standings at both tracks. Away from the track Praytor was one of AJ McCarron’s centers through grade school and high school winning a state title in 2007. For the last 3 years the duo have teamed up with a specially prepared McCarron replica racing helmet that Praytor wears then donates to the Alabama Institute of Deaf & Blind for their annual Race Fever auction. For more on the Moose- www.maxforceracing.com.

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