Event: Full Throttle S’loonshine 98.9
Date: Friday, October 16, 2015
Venue: Kansas Speedway
Length: 100 laps, 150 miles
Time: 7:30 p.m. CDT on Fox Sports 1
Points Position: 1st (+320)
No. 23 Champion Power Equipment Chevrolet Impala
Full Throttle S’loonshine 98.9 Event Preview – Kansas Speedway
Champion Continues Partnership with GMS… GMS Racing officials are pleased to announce that longstanding partner Champion Power Equipment, a leading supplier of durable engine powered products, will be the primary sponsor of Grant Enfinger for the Full Throttle S’loonshine 98.9 Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) race at Kansas Speedway on Friday, October 16. This will mark Champion’s first primary sponsorship in the motorsports realm.
This Week’s Champion Power Equipment Chevrolet at Kansas Speedway… Enfinger will pilot chassis No.664 in this weekend’s 100-lap event. This GMS Racing-prepared chassis has been utilized five times this season, most recently at Kentucky Speedway where Enfinger finished fifth and visited Victory Lane with Spencer Gallagher behind the wheel at Kansas Speedway in 2014.
Kansas Speedway Statistics… The Fairhope, Ala., native has collected three top-five’s and three top-10 finishes with 28 laps led in six starts at the 1.5-mile tri-oval. Enfinger has an average starting position of 13.5 and an average finishing position of 10.3.
Get to the Points… Heading into the ARCA Series season finale at Kansas Speedway, Enfinger holds first position with 4620 points; 320 points ahead of second place Josh Williams. Enfinger has won the manufacturer’s championship and will be running for the owner’s Championship. By starting the race in Kansas, Enfinger will capture his first ARCA Series Championship.
Meet Enfinger… On Wednesday, October 14 from 7-9 p.m. Enfinger will be signing autographs at Cabelas in Kansas City. On Friday, October 16 at 1 p.m. CDT Enfinger is scheduled to takeover Kansas Speedway’s Twitter account, answering fans questions using #KSAskGrant. Also, Enfinger will be at the Team Chevy stage in the midway at 4:30 p.m. CDT
Catch the Action… The ARCA Racing Series wraps up the season Friday night, October 16 at Kansas Speedway for their 2015 season finale. Enfinger and his No. 23 Champion Power Equipment Chevrolet team will take the green flag shortly after 7:30 PM CDT, and it can be seen LIVE on FOX Sports 1.
About Champion Power Equipment… Since 2003 Champion Power Equipment has earned a reputation for designing and producing the market’s finest power equipment. From our original headquarters in Santa Fe Springs, California Champion has expanded its North American footprint to include facilities in Jackson Tennessee, Milwaukee Wisconsin and Toronto Canada. Today Champion’s product line has expanded to include portable generators, home standby generators, inverter generators, engines, winches and log splitters. With over 2.5 million generators sold in North America, Champion is a market leader in the power equipment field.
Social Media… Be sure to follow GMS Racing on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram @GMSRacingLLC, Grant Enfinger on Facebook and @GrantEnfinger on Twitter. For additional information on GMS Racing, visit www.GMSracing.net.
Tune-In Alert… GMS Racing hosts a weekly webcast series as a behind-the-scenes experience for fans. “Before the Green Flag” features race previews and storylines leading up to race weekends with interviews from drivers and all of the personalities that make up GMS Racing. Before the Green Flag can be found on the GMSracing.net Multimedia page, GMS Racing’s Youtube Channel, and at GMSRacingLLC on Facebook and Twitter.
GRANT ENFINGER QUOTE:
What are your thoughts heading into the Finale at Kansas Speedway?
“I am looking forward to the ARCA Series finale at Kansas Speedway this Friday. We are bringing the same car that Spencer won in at Kansas in 2014. I am confident that our team will come out strong and hopefully return to Victory Lane. I am excited to have a great partner on board for this weekend’s event, Champion Power Equipment. I want to thank everyone at GMS Racing, Champion Power Equipment, Allegiant Travel, Alamo Rent-A-Car, Chevrolet, Triple K Construction, WURTH U.S.A and Portable Shade for giving me the opportunity to race for the championship.”
ABOUT GMS RACING, LLC: GMS Racing LLC, competes full-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards with drivers Spencer Gallagher, Brandon Jones, and Grant Enfinger. Formerly based out of Las Vegas, Nevada, home of Allegiant Travel, GMS Racing is now housed in a state of the art 51,000-square-foot shop in Statesville, North Carolina.