Championship weekend activities underway

ARCA Championship Weekend Activities Underway TOLEDO OH (10-9-07)--The Northwest Ohio Ford Dealers, The National Pork Board and media partner WXKR 94.5 FM kicked off the promotional activities for ARCA Championship Weekend on Monday at...

ARCA Championship Weekend Activities Underway

TOLEDO OH (10-9-07)--The Northwest Ohio Ford Dealers, The National Pork Board and media partner WXKR 94.5 FM kicked off the promotional activities for ARCA Championship Weekend on Monday at Brondes Ford in Maumee, with the first of several show car appearances scheduled for this week throughout the greater Toledo area.

WXKR 94.4 on-air personality Andi McKay hosted a live remote broadcast at Brondes from 4-6 p.m., giving away free tickets to ARCA Championship Weekend and inviting race fans to stop by and see Frank Kimmel's No. 46 Pork Ford Fusion show car simulator. Fans were also provided the chance to register to win a "Rock and Ride" Victory Vegas Jackpot motorcycle, and a VIP Prize Package for Ford Championship Weekend in Homestead-Miami Speedway for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup and Busch Grand National Series.

The "ARCA Championship Weekend Promotional Tour" continues as XKR 94.5 hosts live remotes at Ford Dealerships through Wednesday evening. On Thursday, Tower 98 and XKR will host remote broadcast promotions at The Andersons, and 106.5 The Zone will make a live appearance at Champion Credit Union in Sylvania, Ohio. The Kimmel Show Car / Simulator will appear at all promotions.

ARCA Championship Weekend kicks off at Toledo Speedway on Friday, Oct. 12, with The Andersons ARCA Fan Fest, presented by Wolverine, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. 106.5 The Zone and WLQR 1470 Sports Radio will both be on hand for the opening day of the Fan Fest activities. Admission to The Andersons Fan Fest presented by Wolverine Boots is free. There will be a charge for rides in the racecars, and admission to the races on Saturday and Sunday.

The ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck Series will serve as the headliner for Saturday, October 13, as the Champion Credit Union 50 event will serve as the season finale for the ARCA Truckers.

The nationally touring, nationally televised ARCA RE/MAX Series Hantz Group 200, presented by Belle Tire, is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14. Tickets are available.

Toledo Speedway is located at 5639 Benore Rd., Toledo OH, near the intersection of I-75 and Alexis Road. For more information, please call ARCA at (734) 847-6726, or Toledo Speedway at (419) 727-1100.

Race Fans Can Catch the ARCA RE/MAX Series No. 46 Pork Ford Show Car/Simulator at the Following Locations:

Monday, October 8th

4-6 p.m.
Brondes Ford-Maumee
1511 Reynolds Rd.
Maumee, Ohio 43537

Tuesday, October 9th

1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Whitman Ford
7555 Lewis Avenue
Temperance, Michigan 48182

4-6 p.m.
Kistler Ford
5555 W. Central Avenue
Toledo, Ohio 43615

Wednesday, October 10th

1-3 p.m.
Mathews Ford
2811 Navarre Avenue
Oregon, Ohio 43616

4-6 p.m.
Brondes Ford-Toledo
5545 Secor Road
Toledo, Ohio 43623

Thursday, October 11th

11 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Andersons-Maumee
530 Illinois Avenue
Maumee, Ohio 43537

2-4 p.m.
Champion Credit Union
7525 Sylvania Avenue
Sylvania, Ohio 43560

5-7 p.m.
The Andersons-Toledo
4701 Talmadge Road
Toledo, Ohio 43623

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 12-14, the ARCA RE/MAX Series No 46 Pork Ford Show Car/Simulator will be on display at Toledo Speedway.

-credit: arca

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