Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 presented by Jive at Lucas Oil Raceway (Indianapolis): With 11 races under their belt, Thomas “Moose” Praytor and his DK-LOK team head up to Indiana for the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 presented by Jive. This weekend the DK-LOK Ford is teaming back up with Project Semi Colon. The team will sport the newest Semi Colon T-shirt now available on Project Semi Colon’s website.
“We joined the DK-LOK Team in Madison and the family run team and crew won us over. They have strong ties to what we stand for and are a great extension of us,” Amy Bleuel.
Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 presented by Jive is a 1 day event at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indiana. The event gates open at 8:30 AM Friday July 22nd, with practice starting at 12:45 PM, qualifying at 5:30 PM followed by the start of the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 presented by Jive at 9:00 PM. Live timing and scoring at ARCARacing.com, there will also be live coverage on Fox Sports 1.
Channel Listing for FOX Sports 1: DIRECTV CH- 219, Mediacom CH- 53, COMCAST CH- 49/241 HD, AT&TU-Verse CH- 652, Dish TV 150.
MEET THE MOOSE: The Moose will be signing autographs and meeting the fans on Friday afternoon at 6:30 next to the ARCA Fan Gear Tent in the Midway at Lucas Oil Raceway.
PRIMARY SPONSOR: Project Semi Colon www.projectsemicolon.org 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, Greer’s Food Market, Campbell, Duke & Campbell, Golden Flake, Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, The FEVER Brand and Praytor Realty
ARCA CHAMPIONSHIP STANDING: 6th
CAR: Roush Chassis #500 “Carlos”-Chassis 500 is named for Carlos Lira at Lira Motorsports where we the car came from. Carlos is Praytor’s favorite short track car. Praytor’s DK-LOK Ford is powered by Roush Yates Ford Motors.
Lucas Oil Raceway: 0.686 Miles of Asphalt, with 12 degree banking
Project Semi Colon: Over the last 3 years Amy and Project Semi Colon have swept the nation as they are currently partnered with several foundations including Dignity Revolution, Honor Without Limits, Gallant Few, You Rock Foundation, and What’s Your Word. They have also been featured in People Magazine, Cosmopolitan, ABC News, and MTV.
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.