Coopersville, Michigan native Johnny VanDoorn, a former
winner at Toledo Speedway, turned in the fastest lap during the third and final
practice session Saturday as dozens of drivers are getting set for the 7-Up
VanDoorn completed the fast lap at just over 117 mph with
Chris Wimmer, Kyle Benjamin, Eddie Hoffman and Anderson Bowen rounding out the
Cars are now in the garage and crews are making last-minute
fixes before the 3 p.m. qualifying session.
Today’s 7-Up 150 at Toledo Speedway is scheduled for racing
at 5 p.m.
The first-ever meeting of the ARCA/CRA Super Series and ARCA
Midwest Tour takes place today at the high-banked half-mile track in Toledo.
Today’s schedule has practice from 11 a.m. to Noon and from
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Qualifying is set for 3, with two last-chance races at
5 p.m., followed by a driver autograph session, driver introductions and the
7-Up 150 lap main event.
ARCAracing.com will provide live timing and scoring and audio all day.
(TOLEDO, Ohio - April 19, 2013) - Wausau, Wisconsin's Chris Wimmer, in his own No. 52 Wimmer Racing Chevrolet, was fastest overall Friday during a four-hour practice session at Toledo Speedway in preparation for Saturday's "Border Wars" 7-UP 150. Wimmer, among the 40 drivers who posted time, circled the half-mile oval with an average speed of 114.935 mph. Raceday Saturday gets underway with practice at 11 a.m., followed by qualifying at 3 p.m. Last chance races will begin at 5 followed by a driver autograph session that leads to pre-race ceremonies, and ultimately, the 7-Up 150 main event. All on-track activities will feature live timing and scoring and live streaming audio.
(DeWITT, Mich. - April 19, 2013) - If Chad Finley runs as well this weekend in the "Border Wars" 7-UP 150 at Toledo Speedway as he did in last month's annual Rattler 250 at South Alabama Speedway, the DeWitt, Michigan second-generation racer will be a force to be reckoned with.
We are ready for our first open practice this Saturday, April 20.The pit area will open at 10 a.m., and
practice is from Noon to 5 p.m.
Pit passes are $15 each; age
restriction in the pit area is no younger than12; minor’s release signed by
both parents at registration.
Please do not go out into the far west end of the
pits to park your rig!Go no farther
than the final concrete pad on the west end!
The grandstand will be open
for spectators at no charge.The pit
area concession stand will be open.
ARCA memberships, tires and
fuel will be available at practice. In the event of weather issues, we will at
the very least tech cars and sell the above-mentioned items.You may check the website at www.flatrockspeedway.com for
IF we have a monsoon, we may
opt to do nothing, but we won’t decide that until Saturday.So plan on getting through tech, etc. this
Wednesday, April 24 we will
hold another practice from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.The pits open at 4 p.m.
The track is in good shape,
most of the new poles and catch fence in turns 3-4 are up, about 25 foot of the
concrete wall in turn 2 has been replaced and we are making progress despite
the crazy weather of the past 3-4 weeks.
Saturday, April 27 is the
Jet’s Pizza Season Opener!Pits will
open at 1:30, practice at 3, time trials at 5 and racing at 7 p.m.We will not wait for you to get through tech
on opening night.Please get to one of
the practices, go through tech, get some laps and you will be ready!
**Our gate times may change
after a few weeks of racing, depending on car counts, much like we did last
ARCA’s “Road to Daytona” begins this weekend in 'Border Wars' 7-UP 150 at Toledo Speedway
(TOLEDO, Ohio - April 17, 2013) - Aspiring young race car drivers have many things in common: the need for speed, a certain skill set, and a fearlessness that allows them to accomplish things the ordinary person would not event attempt.
only a week away and it just keeps getting bigger. At least a fifth of the country
will be represented next week when the 7-Up 150 takes place at Toledo Speedway.
expected, the entry list for the historic event has hit 50. It also has drivers
from 11 different states entered.
are now on sale for the 7-Up 150, which will feature drivers from the ARCA/CRA Super
Series, the ARCA Midwest Tour and several other late model drivers from across
the Midwest and South compete together on the same track for the first time.
FLAT ROCK READY FOR JET’S PIZZA SEASON OPENER; 60TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON
(FLAT ROCK, Michigan - April 11, 2013)
- Saturday, April 27
Flat Rock Speedway will open its gates to begin the 60th Anniversary
season at the Telegraph Road speedplant.The Jet’s Pizza Opening Day event will feature the ARCA Moran Chevrolet
Late Models, Parts Galore Figure 8’s and the DTS Drive Train Specialists Street
Stocks for a full race card at the ¼ mile asphalt oval.
(TOLEDO, Ohio - April 11, 2013) - So what do you do in the off-season? It's a question that comes ARCA's way with relative frequency. Much like the hard-working ARCA race teams that chase race schedules after all the preparation, ARCA, in its 61st consecutive season, is also perpetually on the march. Whether there is a foot of snow on the ground in December, or temps are topping 100 degrees in early August, ARCA is always full-ahead.
PAD RENTALS:Flat Rock and Toledo Speedway pad rental fees are due by April 12.After this
date, the price goes up.You may
download the pad rental forms from the web pages.They are located under forms.Questions?419-727-1100.
**ENGINE SEAL DAY:Your chance to have your engine sealed before we start!Crate or performance engine.Thursday, April 18 at Toledo, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.CALL
to reserve a time.IF no one signs up by
Monday, April 15 at 5 p.m., this program will be cancelled.
Will be available at
the practice days:$90 each, earbuds
included, batteries are NOT included.
Tires go on
sale tomorrow, Thursday, April 11 at both tracks and the ARCA office.
Toledo's 7-Up 150 spotlight brightens; add live audio, live timing & scoring at ARCAracing.com
(TOLEDO, Ohio - April 10, 2013) - Toledo Speedway's home-opener - the "Border Wars" 7-Up 150 - is getting bigger by the day. With more than 50 quality entries expected from 10-plus states across the country for the Saturday afternoon, April 20 big show late model race, the media spotlight is also getting brighter by the moment.