Kansas 150 at Kansas Speedway: The 2016 season that has been filled with career best for Thomas “Moose” Praytor will come to a close on Friday night in Kansas. The Mobile, Alabama driver will be making his 4th appearance in the Sunflower State and trying to finish out a top 5 Season in the Championship standings. “It’s a big weekend for our Chive Charities/GoodBookey team, trying to finish out the year strong and in the top 5, plus we’ve moved Chris Bailey from a support role to going the distance. We have a lot of family and friends coming out from Mobile and it will be a big weekend.”
MEET THE MOOSE: Thomas “Moose” Praytor will be signing autographs and meeting fans before the Kansas 150 on Friday Night at 5:30. Praytor will be at the turn 1 end of the grandstands behind section 169-170 next to the tent and the crossover.
ARCA CHAMPIONSHIP STANDING: 5TH
CAR: Chassis #RK461 “Black Betty” Betty started as a short track car a few years ago and has had a new complete downforce body installed. She has already been used at Kentucky and Chicago both top 15 efforts.
Kansas 150 is a hectic 2 day event starting off with inspection on Thursday. Friday is kicked off with a 2 hour practice session starting at 9:30, followed by Menards Pole qualifying at 2:30. The race to checkered flag, and the end of the season will begin at 7:30 CDT. 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.
What to look for this weekend: With Kansas hosting the finale everyone will be fighting for their spot in the Championship standings. In the middle of the Championship fighters will be young guns only going for the win, it’s always wild!
Kansas Speedway Track Specs:
1.5 Mile Tri-Oval
Banking-17-20 Degrees in Corners, 9-11 Degrees in Tri-Oval and Back Straight 5 degrees
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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.
MAX FORCE RACING: Max Force Racing is based out of Mobile, Alabama and is fielding cars in its 19th season of competition.