Matt Tifft Adds ARCA to Already Busy NASCAR Schedule

Venturini Motorsports

May 13, 2016 (Concord, NC) – Venturini Motorsports (VMS) announced today the addition of three ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards events with Matt Tifft to coincide with his already busy NASCAR XFINITY (NXS) and Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) schedules.

Already in the midst of partial race schedules with Joe Gibbs Racing (NXS) and Red Horse Racing (NCWTS), Tifft will rejoin VMS and pilot the No. 15 Toyota Camry in ARCA starting at Michigan Int’l Speedway on June 10. The busy 19-year old will also compete at Winchester Speedway and the ARCA finale at Kansas in October.

Matt Tifft Racing ARCAA native of Hinckley, Ohio, Tifft currently attends UNC-Charlotte as a business major while juggling his busy racing career.

“Matt is terrific kid with lots of talent behind the wheel,” said Competition Director Billy Venturini. “He’s young and continues to impress with every opportunity given. I’m happy to have him back with the team and expect we’ll have some good success together.”

Tifft, with 21 career ARCA starts since 2013, has earned nine top-5 and 13 top-10 finishes. Tifft and VMS have teamed up four times in the past with their best finish together coming via the NCWTS at Martinsville (2015) finishing eighth.

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Venturini Motorsports (VMS), fielding cars for over 30-years in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, is one of the premier NASCAR driver development programs in the country. Multiple team championships and consistent on-track success, VMS has evolved into one of the most recognizable names in motorsports. Since 2007, VMS has assisted in the career development of notable NASCAR drivers such as Joey Logano, Justin Allgaier, Brian Scott, Alex Bowman, Ryan Blaney, Brennan Poole, John Wes Townley, and Brandon Jones. Over the years the Venturini name has become synonymous with modern-day racing in America. In 2012, the Venturini family was inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame and now find themselves enshrined with such sports icons as Joe DiMaggio, Mario Andretti, Vince Lombardi, Tommy Lasorda and Rocky Marciano.