2016 ARCA Racing Series

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2016 ARCA Racing Series
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The 2016 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards was the 64th season of the ARCA Racing Series. The season began on February 13 with the Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire and ended on October 14 with the Kansas 150. Chase Briscoe, driver for the Cunningham Motorsports team, won the drivers' championship.[1]

Teams and drivers[edit]

Team Manufacturer No. Driver Rounds
Peterson Motorsports Chevrolet
Ford
Dodge
00 Wayne Peterson 9
Dale Matchett 2
Bradley Frye 3
Dale Shearer 1
Mark Meunier 1
06 Tim Viens 1
Alx Danielsson 1
Con Nicolopoulos 14
Joey Gattina 1
Don Thompson 2
Mark Meunier 1
0 Cory Howard 1
Mike Senica 1
Wayne Peterson 4
Tim Viens 1
Mat Vannier 1
Dale Matchett 1
Con Nicolopoulos 3
Richard Hauck 6
Dale Shearer 1
Brad Smith 1
31 1
Braden Racing Chevrolet 01 Travis Braden 2
Our Motorsports Chevrolet 02 Andy Seuss 1
Athenian Motorsports Chevrolet 05 John Wes Townley 12
Cole Custer 1
Parker Kligerman 1
Brian Kaltreider Racing Ford 07 Brian Kaltreider 2
Higdon Racing Chevrolet 08 Nick Higdon 4
Will Kimmel 1
Goodson Racing Ford 1 Kyle Plott 2
Fast Track Racing Rick Tackman 1
Ed Pompa 1
RACE 101 Chevrolet 2 Sarah Cornett-Ching 8
Hixson Motorsports Steve Fox 1
Frank Jiovani 1
Mike Senica 1
Ray Ciccarelli 2
Rick Tackman 1
Eric Caudell 3
Joe Cooksey 1
Brad Smith 1
James Hylton Motorsports Ford 1
48 14
Universe Racing Ford 3 Steve Fox 1
Dodge 37 1
Hamilton-Hughes Racing Dodge 4 Bobby Hamilton Jr. 1
63 Ray Ciccarelli 2
64 Eric Caudell 2
Ronnie Osmer 1
Bobby Hamilton Jr. 1
Hixson Motorsports Chevrolet Richard Hauck 1
Steve Fox 3
Morgen Baird 2
Mike Senica 10
Gerhart Racing Chevrolet 5 Bobby Gerhart 6
Keselowski-Gerhart Racing Ford Brian Keselowski 3
Max Force Racing Ford Chris Bailey, Jr. 2
Bob Schacht Motorsports Chevrolet Benny Chastain 1
Toyota 75 Bob Schacht 1
Josh Williams Motorsports Ford
Chevrolet
6 Michael Lira 1
Josh Williams 19
Win-Tron Racing Chevrolet 7 Codie Rohrbaugh 2
Toyota 32 Shane Lee 10
33 Austin Wayne Self 1
Gus Dean 1
Ranier Racing with MDM Chevrolet 8 Brandon Jones 5
Harrison Burton 1
Travis Miller 1
28 Kyle Benjamin 4
Matt Tifft 1
Michael Self 1
Max Force Racing Ford 9 Thomas Praytor All
23 Brad Smith 1
Chase Storch 5
Chris Bailey, Jr. 4
Richard Doheny 1
Bret Holmes Racing Chevrolet Bret Holmes 7
Grant Enfinger 1
Fast Track Racing Chevrolet
Ford
10 Ed Pompa 7
Rick Clifton 1
Richard Doheny 3
Austin Nemire 1
Rick Clifton 1
Tyler Speer 2
Kyle Weatherman 5
Chevrolet
Ford
11 Ed Pompa 4
Eric Caudell 1
Richard Doheny 1
Rick Clifton 1
Max Force Racing Ford Chris Bailey, Jr. 3
Tyler Audie Racing Chevrolet 12 Tyler Audie 2
Cushman Racing Chevrolet 13 J. J. Pack 1
George Cushman 2
Jent Motorsports Chevrolet
Ford
14 Joey Gattina 1
Dustin Knowles 14
Cory Howard 2
Michael Whipple 3
Morgan Baird 1
Brett Hudson Motorsports Dodge 15 Brett Hudson 2
Venturini Motorsports Toyota Cole Williams 1
Christopher Bell 4
William Byron 1
Matt Tifft 1
Christian Eckes 3
Dakoda Armstrong 1
Landon Huffman 1
Jake Griffin 1
Trista Stevenson 1
Zane Smith 1
Noah Gragson 1
25 Tom Hessert All
55 William Byron 1
Cole Williams 1
Dalton Sargeant 15
Nicole Behar 1
Tanner Thorson 1
Ken Schrader 1
66 Mark Thompson 2
Christian Eckes 1
Christopher Bell 1
Zane Smith 1
Allgaier Motorsports Chevrolet 16 Kelly Kovski 2
ESP Motorsports Dodge 17 Gene Paul 2
Roulo Brothers Racing Ford Ty Majeski 4
Ebert Motorsports Chevrolet 19 David Sear 4
Tom Berte Racing Toyota 20 Tom Berte 7
Cunningham Motorsports Dodge
Ford
22 Kevin Thomas Jr. 2
Blake Jones 1
Brady Boswell 1
Myatt Snider 9
Parker Kligerman 1
Will Kimmel 2
Clayton Weatherman 1
Ken Schrader 1
Frank Kimmel 1
77 Chase Briscoe All
99 Austin Cindric 4
Minghenelli Racing Ford 24 Steve Minghenelli 1
Hendren Motorsports Toyota Ryan Unzicker 2
Fast Track Racing Chevrolet
Ford
27 Dick Doheny 3
Rick Clifton 1
Ed Pompa 1
RFMS Racing Ford A. J. Fike 15
Rette Jones Racing Toyota 30 Terry Jones 2
Ford Corey Deuser 1
Clair Zimmerman 1
Fast Track Racing Chris Bailey, Jr. 1
Hauck Enterprises Inc. Dodge 31 Richard Hauck 4
Mullins Racing Ford 34 Willie Mullins 3
Darrell Basham Motorsports Chevrolet Mike Basham 17
Lira Motorsports Ford 36 Brandon Lynn 4
Michael Lira 2
38 Gray Gaulding 1
Sheldon Creed 6
Ryan Reed 1
58 Kyle Weatherman 8
59 Jairo Avila Jr. 1
Travis Swaim 1
Tyler McQuarrie 1
Korbin Forrister 1
93 Clayton Weatherman 1
Crosley Sports Group Dodge
Toyota
42 Bo LeMastus 8
Josh Reeves 2
Invicta Motorsports Chevrolet 43 John Ferrier 1
Team Stange Racing Ford 46 Frank Kimmel 1
Empire Racing Ford 48 Sean Corr 2
Dylan Martin 1
82 Dylan Lupton 1
Chad Finley Racing Toyota 51 Chad Finley 4
Ken Schrader Racing Toyota 52 Matt Kurzejewski All
Chevrolet 54 Cole Custer 1
Danny Glad Racing Chevrolet 56 Josh Reeves 1
Bryan Dauzat Racing Chevrolet 57 Bryan Dauzat 3
Jake Francis Inc. Chevrolet 61 Jake Francis 1
MacZink Racing Chevrolet 65 Jeffery MacZink 2
MBM Motorsports Toyota 66 Mark Thompson 1
Kimmel Racing Ford 68 Dale Shearer 1
Barry Layne 1
69 1
Nick Higdon 2
Kevin Hinckle 2
Mark Meunier 1
Will Kimmel 6
Chevrolet 2
Finney Racing Enterprises Brian Finney 2
Ford 1
Chevrolet 80 Scott Reeves 3
Alger Motorsports Chevrolet 70 Billy Alger 3
Dale Shearer Racing Ford 73 Dale Shearer 3
Braun Motorsports Chevrolet 74 Justin Haley 3
Mason Mitchell Motorsports Chevrolet 78 Cole Powell 1
Noah Gragson 1
Mason Mitchell 1
Gus Dean 1
Chevrolet
Ford
98 Gus Dean 5
Brady Boswell 6
David Levine 1
Kyle Weatherman 2
Quinnton Bear 1
Justin Haley 1
Mason Mitchell 2
Mason Mingus 1
Brent Sherman 1
DGM Racing Chevrolet 80 Russ Dugger 1
Derrick Lancaster Racing Chevrolet 83 Derrick Lancaster 1

Schedule[edit]

The 2016 schedule was fully released on November 25, 2015.[2]

No. Race title Track Date
1 Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach February 13
2 Music City 200 Fairgrounds Speedway, Nashville April 9
3 Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 Salem Speedway, Salem April 24
4 General Tire 200 Talladega Superspeedway, Lincoln April 29
5 Menards 200 presented by Federated Car Care Toledo Speedway, Toledo May 22
6 Twilight 150 Presented by Unique Pretzels New Jersey Motorsports Park, Millville May 28
7 General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200 Pocono Raceway, Long Pond June 3
8 Corrigan Oil 200 Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn June 10
9 Montgomery Ward Fathers Day 200 Madison International Speedway, Oregon June 19
10 Herr's Potato Chips 200 Winchester Speedway, Winchester June 26
11 ABC Supply 150 Iowa Speedway, Newton July 9
12 Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, Brownsburg July 22
13 ModSpace 150 Pocono Raceway, Long Pond July 29
14 Berlin ARCA 200 Berlin Raceway, Marne August 6
15 SuperChevyStores.com 100 Illinois State Fairgrounds Racetrack, Springfield August 21
16 General Tire Grabber 100 DuQuoin State Fairgrounds Racetrack, Du Quoin September 4
17 Eddie Gilstrap Motors Fall Classic Salem Speedway, Salem September 10
18 Scott 150 Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet September 15
19 Crosley 150 Kentucky Speedway, Sparta September 23
20 Kansas 150 Kansas Speedway, Kansas City October 14
Source:[3]

Television coverage[edit]

In the United States, ten races were broadcast by Fox Sports on FS1 or FS2.[4] The eight races that were broadcast on FS1 include Daytona, Talladega, both Pocono events, Michigan, Indianapolis, Chicagoland, and Kansas, while Iowa and Kentucky were broadcast on FS2.[4] Nine races were also aired on American Sports Network. The Toledo, Winchester, Berlin, Madison, and Illinois Fairgrounds races were broadcast live, while the Duquoin, Nashville, and both Salem races were shown on tape delay.[5]

Results and standings[edit]

Races[edit]

No. Race Pole position Most laps led Winning driver Winning manufacturer
1 Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire[6] Cole Custer Cole Custer John Wes Townley Chevrolet
2 Music City 200[7] Chase Briscoe John Wes Townley Josh Williams Chevrolet
3 Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200[8] Chase Briscoe Christopher Bell Christopher Bell Toyota
4 General Tire 200[9] Tom Hessert Tom Hessert Gus Dean Chevrolet
5 Menards 200 presented by Federated Car Care[10] Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Myatt Snider Ford
6 Twilight 150 Presented by Unique Pretzels[11] Parker Kligerman Parker Kligerman Parker Kligerman Dodge
7 General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200[12] Austin Cindric Myatt Snider Grant Enfinger Chevrolet
8 Corrigan Oil 200 Myatt Snider Brandon Jones Brandon Jones Chevrolet
9 Montgomery Ward Fathers Day 200 Chase Briscoe Kyle Weatherman Josh Williams Chevrolet
10 Herr's Potato Chips 200 Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Ford
11 ABC Supply 150 Kyle Benjamin Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Ford
12 Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 Parker Kligerman Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Ford
13 ModSpace 150 Kyle Weatherman Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Ford
14 Berlin ARCA 200 Tom Hessert Tom Hessert Dalton Sargeant Toyota
15 SuperChevyStores.com 100 Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Justin Haley Chevrolet
16 General Tire Grabber 100 Grant Enfinger Tom Hessert Tom Hessert Toyota
17 Eddie Gilstrap Motors Fall Classic Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Christopher Bell Toyota
18 Scott 150 Shane Lee Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Ford
19 Crosley 150 Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Austin Cindric Ford
20 Kansas 150 Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Ford

References[edit]

  1. ^ Associated Press (October 14, 2016). "Chase Briscoe claims ARCA championship before win at Kansas". ESPN. Kansas City: ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved October 15, 2016. 
  2. ^ Bonkowski, Jerry (November 25, 2015). "ARCA releases 2016 schedule; Mobile out, Madison (Wisc.) returns". Motorsports Talk. NBC Sports. Retrieved April 30, 2016. 
  3. ^ "2016 ARCA Racing Series Results". Racing-reference.info. Retrieved April 30, 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "PRESS RELEASE: ARCA and FOX Sports announce 2016 broadcast schedule". Fox Sports. Fox Sports Interactive Media, LLC. December 10, 2015. Retrieved April 30, 2016. 
  5. ^ "American Sports Network to televise 9 ARCA Racing Series events". ARCA Racing. ARCA Racing. March 29, 2016. Retrieved May 15, 2016. 
  6. ^ "ARCA: Lucas Oil 200". National Speed Sport News. Turn 3 Media, LLC. Retrieved April 30, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Music City 200". ARCA Racing. Retrieved April 30, 2016. 
  8. ^ "2016 Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200". Racing-Reference.info. Retrieved April 30, 2016. 
  9. ^ "2016 General Tire 200". Racing-Reference.info. Retrieved April 30, 2016. 
  10. ^ "2016 Menards 200 Presented by Federated Car Care". Racing-Reference.info. Retrieved May 24, 2016. 
  11. ^ "2016 Twilight 150 Presented by Unique Pretzels". Racing-Reference.info. Retrieved June 7, 2016. 
  12. ^ "2016 General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200". Racing-Reference.info. Retrieved June 7, 2016. 

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