Toledo: Brad Keselowski Racing preview

17-year-old Chad Finley to make ARCA RE/MAX Series debut this weekend at Toledo Speedway for Brad Keselowski Racing. DeWitt, Michigan (Thursday, May 14, 2009): All the anticipation, preparation, and testing for 17-year-old Chad Finley will all...

17-year-old Chad Finley to make ARCA RE/MAX Series debut this weekend at Toledo Speedway for Brad Keselowski Racing.

DeWitt, Michigan (Thursday, May 14, 2009): All the anticipation, preparation, and testing for 17-year-old Chad Finley will all come together this Sunday, May 17th at Toledo Speedway in Toledo, Ohio.

The historic 1/2 mile high-banked paved oval will host the ARCA RE/MAX Series' sixth race of the 2009 racing season, the Menards 200 Presented by Federated Car Care. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver, Paul Menard as well as veteran, Ken Schrader, and eight-time series champion, Frank Kimmel are amongst the 33 entries turned in thus far.

Finley will be amongst the cars and stars of the nation's most diverse touring series as the DeWitt, Michigan driver will make his ARCA debut behind the wheel of the #29 Auto Value / Bumper to Bumper Parts Stores and Certified Service Centers Chevrolet for Brad Keselowski Racing.

"We tested at Toledo at that went really good," An excited Finley stated as he prepares for his ARCA RE/MAX Series debut. "I'm excited to get the chance to make my first start in ARCA. Wayne Setterington and all the guys from B.K.R. (Brad Keselowski Racing) have done a great job preparing the car, so hopefully we get a good finish."

There's a lot of talent in this series that's for sure." He added. "If I need some advice, I'll lean on Kenny Schrader. He's helped my Dad (Jeff Finley) a bunch and I'm sure he will help me. I can't wait for this weekend, I'm looking forward to it." The Great Lakes State teenager ended.

So far in four (4) overall Outlaw Super Late Models starts in 2009, Finley has one (1) Feature Win, which came at his home track of Spartan Speedway in Mason, Michigan on April 25th as well as a second place finish also at the tight 1/4 mile semi-banked paved oval on May 8th. The Great Lakes State teenager currently leads the tracks' Super Late Models points standings.

In addition, he led the first 49 laps of the 2009 Main Event Racing Series season opener at Angola Motor Speedway in Angola, Indiana on May 2nd before finishing second to eventual winner, John Doering Jr. Finley also has a 10th place finish in the 2009 season opener at Berlin Raceway in Marne, Michigan back on April 18th.

Throughout the 2009 racing season, all of Finley's cars will sport prominent decals from Auto Value / Bumper to Bumper Parts Stores and Certified Service Centers as well stickers from AutoParts2020.com on his #29 Chevrolet in the ARCA RE/MAX Series as well as his #42 Outlaw Bodied Super Late Model.

-credit: bkr

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Series ARCA
Drivers Ken Schrader , Frank Kimmel , Chad Finley , Brad Keselowski