Series notebook 2008-11-17

ARCA RE/MAX Series Weekly Notes Package Monday, November 17th, 2008 ARCA RE/MAX Series Regulars Wrap Up 2008 NASCAR Season The 2008 ARCA RE/MAX Series concluded one month ago at Toledo Speedway but several Series drivers continued racing in...

ARCA RE/MAX Series Weekly Notes Package
Monday, November 17th, 2008

ARCA RE/MAX Series Regulars Wrap Up 2008 NASCAR Season

The 2008 ARCA RE/MAX Series concluded one month ago at Toledo Speedway but several Series drivers continued racing in NASCAR's top-three touring divisions through NASCAR's Championship Weekend at Homestead Miami Speedway this weekend. Scott Speed, Brad Keselowski and David Ragan were among the drivers in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series field. Other ARCA-affiliated drivers who competed at Homestead this weekend:

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Homestead Scott Speed started second and finished 16th Brad Keselowski started 31st and finished 23rd David Ragan started sixth and finished 24th

NASCAR Nationwide Series at Homestead Brad Keselowski started sixth and finished third Joey Logano started first and finished tenth David Ragan started third and finished 23rd Patrick Sheltra started 38th and finished 24th Marc Davis started 37th and finished 27th Justin Allgaier started 26th and finished 28th Jeremy Clements started 18th and finished 30th Bryan Clauson started ninth and finished 34th Michael Annett started 29th and finished 36th Scott Lagasse, Jr., started 20th and finished 37th

NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series at Homestead Brian Scott started 15th and finished second Scott Speed started seventh and finished tenth Chad McCumbee started 16th and finished 13th Colin Braun started second and finished 14th James Buescher started tenth and finished 19th Tayler Malsam started 22nd and finished 21st Mario Gosselin started 32nd and finished 24th Chrissy Wallace started 33rd and finished 31st

Norm Benning started 36th and finished 35th

Congratulations to the Jarretts

Congratulations to Jason and Christina Jarrett, who welcomed Anthony Ford Jarrett into their family on November 14th, 2008. Baby Jarrett weighed in at 6 lbs, 5 oz. and was 18.75 inches long.

Jason finished runner-up in the ARCA RE/MAX Series point standings in 2001 and 2003 and has ARCA RE/MAX Series race wins at Toledo (2004) and Kansas (2001) among his 34 top-5 finishes and 67 top-10 finishes. He was the 2001 ARCA RE/MAX Series Rookie of the Year.

Lofton, Umphries to Compete in 2008 Baja 1000

California native Justin Lofton is scheduled to race his Trophy Truck with his father in the November 20th-23rd Baja 1000. Lofton finished 13th in the 2008 ARCA RE/MAX Series Point Standings on the strength of one win, three top-5 and five top-10 finishes despite missing the first race of the year at Daytona Int'l Speedway.

Mr. Gasket Racing Services sponsor representative Shawn Umphries, who administrates the Mallory Ignition Program in the ARCA RE/MAX Series, also plans to compete in the 2008 Baja 1000.

Countdown to Daytona

The ARCA RE/MAX Series will test at Daytona Int'l Speedway in preparation for the 2009 ARCA 200 at Daytona from December 19th-21st. This year's test will consist of both drafting and single car runs and is designed to help race teams and drivers prepare for the 46th annual ARCA 200 at Daytona, which kicks off the 2009 ARCA RE/MAX Series. The ARCA RE/MAX Series has competed at Daytona since 1964 and the 2009 edition of the race rolls off live on SPEED on Saturday, February 7th as a preamble to the same-day NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Budweiser Shootout. Tickets are available.

ARCA RE/MAX Series Championship Awards Banquet December 6th

The 2008 ARCA RE/MAX Series Championship Awards Banquet is on Saturday evening, December 6th at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington, Kentucky. Honorees include 2008 ARCA RE/MAX Series Champion Justin Allgaier, car owner Mike Allgaier and the top-20 point finishers. The event is open to the public and tickets are available by contacting Shalene Williams at the ARCA Home Office (734) 847-6726.

-credit: arcaracing

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Series ARCA
Drivers Colin Braun , Scott Speed , Norm Benning , Scott Lagasse Jr. , Jeremy Clements , Brad Keselowski , David Ragan , Mario Gosselin , Justin Allgaier , Bryan Clauson , Chad McCumbee , Justin Lofton , Joey Logano , Michael Annett , Patrick Sheltra , Brian Scott , Tayler Malsam , James Buescher , Marc Davis , Chrissy Wallace
Teams Williams