2007 Awards banquet preview

55th Annual ARCA RE/MAX Series Championship Awards Banquet Coming December 8; Kimmel, Clement Top Honorees COVINGTON KY (11-26-07) -- Preparations are full-ahead for the 55th annual ARCA RE/MAX Series national championship awards banquet at...

55th Annual ARCA RE/MAX Series Championship Awards Banquet Coming December 8; Kimmel, Clement Top Honorees

COVINGTON KY (11-26-07) -- Preparations are full-ahead for the 55th annual ARCA RE/MAX Series national championship awards banquet at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington, Kentucky on Saturday night, December 8. The event is open to the public.

This year's event will honor the top-20 drivers and owners including nine-time series champion Frank Kimmel along with nine-time champion car owner Larry Clement. ARCA RE/MAX Rookie of the Year and runner-up championship driver Michael McDowell will also receive a healthy share of the top accolades to include the 2007 SIM Factory Pole Award. Other top honorees include third place driver Dexter Bean, fourth place Justin Allgaier and fifth place Justin Marks.

Special Award presentations include the Hoosier Tire Superspeedway Challenge championship going to car owner Ray Evernham and driver Erin Crocker as the first female recipient, the Bill France Triple Crown, the HG Adcox Sportsmanship award, the Manufacturer title, the Marcum award, the ARCA Motorsports Media award, the Bob Loga Memorial Scholarship, the Spirit Award and the Cometic Engine Mechanic of the Year.

SPEED TV's John Roberts, host of NASCAR RaceDay and NASCAR Victory Lane on SPEED, will be Master of Ceremonies for the second consecutive year.

In addition to the on-stage ceremonies, the audience will be treated to coordinated big-screen video productions as well as special tributes to Benny Parsons and Bill France, Jr.

The annual ARCA RE/MAX Series press conference, also open to the public, will precede the banquet at 2:00 pm eastern at the same location.

TICKETS: Check your order for accuracy. Any ticketing or seating questions should be directed to Shalene Williams (swilliams@arcarcing.com or 734-847-6726).

AGENDA

All functions Saturday, December 8 at NKCC
9 am-3 pm Focus Motorsports Ministries Silent Auction
2 pm Press Conference (open to all; attendance encouraged)
3 pm Focus Motorsports Ministries Auction (open to all; attendance encouraged)

Reminder: Black Tie required for participation in any functions listed below

5:15 pm Banquet Reception by Sunoco Race Fuels/K&K Insurance
6:15 pm Banquet Reception Ends
6:30 pm Awards Banquet & Dinner

-credit: arca

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Series ARCA
Drivers Frank Kimmel , Michael McDowell , Justin Marks , Ray Evernham , Benny Parsons , Justin Allgaier , Dexter Bean
Teams Williams