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This Week's RCR Chevrolet at Mansfield ... Tim George Jr. will pilot chassis No. 152 from the Richard Childress Racing ARCA Racing Series stable in this weekend's Tim Richmond Memorial ARCA 200 at Mansfield Motorsports Park. George drove this ...

This Week's RCR Chevrolet at Mansfield ... Tim George Jr. will pilot chassis No. 152 from the Richard Childress Racing ARCA Racing Series stable in this weekend's Tim Richmond Memorial ARCA 200 at Mansfield Motorsports Park. George drove this Chevrolet to a 31st-place finish at Toledo Speedway in May after a lap 98 accident and a 16th-place finish at Salem Speedway in April. Prior to the ARCA Racing Series, this chassis competed in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with driver Clint Bowyer, producing a sixth-place finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway in March 2007. Bowyer also drove this car in NSCS races at Michigan (June 2007; finished 16), Texas (April 2007; finished 16 and November 2007; finished 19) and Dover (June 2007; finished eighth and September 2007; finished 12).

Last Weekend at Iowa ... George contributed to a strong weekend for Richard Childress Racing Development teams and Earnhardt-Childress Engines at Iowa last weekend, earning a 12th-place finish, leading six laps and moving up one position in the ARCA Racing Series presented by RE/MAX and Menards point standings, to eighth. His ARCA Racing Series teammate, Ty Dillon, earned a second-place finish and pole award in his series debut, while fellow RCR development driver Austin Dillon earned his career first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory and his third consecutive pole award in NASCAR's No. 3 tour on Sunday.

Mansfield Stats ... Tim George Jr. has one previous start at Mansfield, finishing 22nd after starting 13th in the 2009 edition of the race.

Point Me in the Right Direction ...Following his 12th-place finish in Saturday's Prairie Meadows 200 at Iowa Speedway, George moved up one position, to eighth, in the ARCA Racing Series driver's point standings with 11 races remaining in the 20-race series.

TIM GEORGE JR.:

Give us a recap of Iowa.

"Iowa was a good weekend for RCR. My ARCA teammate, Ty Dillon, captured the pole and Truck teammate Austin Dillon earned the pole and then went on to win on Sunday. I ran competitively as well. Going out first for qualifying is tough, but leading a lap in the race was good. We backed up a bit at the end, but all in all it was a good points weekend."

What are your thoughts on Mansfield?

"I'm excited to get back to a short track. We rolled off the truck pretty fast at the last two, and I'm looking forward to a good finish on a short track. We have been competitive recently and need to hold that intensity till the end of the race. Mansfield hosts some exciting races for the fans and I'm looking forward to being part of the show."

-source: rcr

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Series ARCA
Drivers Tim George Jr. , Austin Dillon , Tim Richmond , Ty Dillon
Teams Richard Childress Racing