Testing Starts This Week For ARCA Mobile 200

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Two of ARCA’s biggest and most storied teams in the series are going to Mobile this week to prepare for the Fastest Week in Alabama.

Venturini Motorsports will bring four drivers to test on Thursday.

2013 Daytona winner and fulltime NASCAR Camping World Truck Series competitor John Wes Townley.

2013 ARCA SCOTT Rookie of the Year Justin Boston.

K & N West Driver and Birmingham, Alabama born Michael Self.

Joe Gibbs will announce its latest developmental driver on Wednesday night on NASCAR’s Race HUB on Fox Sports 1 and he will be part of the group testing on Thursday.  

On Friday, Cunningham Motorsports, Penske’s driver development program, will have four teams dialing in their Dodges in Mobile.

ARCA veteran Tom Hessert is coming off a fourth place finish in the 2013 Championship standings and his best finish at Daytona. Hessert is one of only 10 drivers that have competed in both ARCA Mobile 200’s.

In just six ARCA starts in 2013 Austin Wayne Self tallied five top 10 finishes. After making an impact in limited starts in 2013 Self will be competing for a Championship in 2014.

Anderson Bowen finished third in the inaugural ARCA Mobile 200 and took the 2013 edition off, expect him to be strong in 2014.

Shannon McIntosh used open wheel as a launching platform for her first ARCA start. The short track test at Mobile International Speedway will be key to getting her off on the right foot.

Tickets are on sale at www.arcamobile200.com or by calling the ticket office at 251 343-2929.

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