ARCA Racing Series News and Notes
Event: Great Railing 150
Date: Sunday, June 1, 2014
Venue: New Jersey Motorsports Park
GMS Racing’s ARCA Racing Series History at New Jersey Motorsports Park … This weekend will mark GMS Racing’s second start at the Millville, N.J., facility. In 2013, the team finished in 16th-place with Spencer Gallagher.
Follow GMS Racing, LLC on Social Media … To keep up-to-date with the latest news, information and exclusive content, visit GMS Racing’s Twitter page – @GMSRacingLLC and Facebook page – www.facebook.com/GMSRACINGLLC. Also, follow Spencer Gallagher on his personal Twitter page – @23SpeedRacer, and “Like” Spencer Gallagher on his official Facebook page at Facebook.com/SpencerMGallagher.
Catch the Action … Race coverage for the Great Railing 150 will be aired live starting at 1:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, June 1 with timing and scoring as well as the radio broadcast through the ARCA Racing Network (ARN) online at arcaracing.com.
No. 23 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet
This Week’s GMS Racing’s Chevrolet at New Jersey Motorsports Park … Spencer Gallagher will pilot Chassis No. 684 in the Great Railing 150 at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Gallagher started the Ryan London-prepared Chevrolet at New Jersey Motorsports Park in 2013 from the 14th position and was able to salvage a 16th-place finish after suffering a battery issues in the race. Prior to being in the GMS Racing fleet, Chassis No. 684 spent time at Dale Earnhardt Incorporated (DEI).
Gallagher in the “The Garden State” … This weekend marks Gallagher’s third appearance at New Jersey Motorsports Park, as well as the second appearance there for GMS Racing. The Las Vegas, Nev., driver earned a career-best 14th-place finish at the track in July 2012.
Road Course Stats … Gallagher has two starts on road courses in the ARCA Racing Series, with an average starting position of 22.0 and an average finishing position of 15.0. He also has three starts on a road course in NASCAR K&N Pro Series West, including a top-10 finish.
Come Fly with Me … The No. 23 Chevrolet team will sport the blue and orange colors this weekend at New Jersey Motorsports Park, with Allegiant Travel adorning the hood and quarter panels. With low-low fares, nonstop, all-jet service and premier travel partners, Allegiant provides a complete travel experience with great value and without all the hassle.
Travel is Our Deal … Where does Allegiant fly? Local Allegiant destinations to New Jersey Motorsports Park include: Allentown / Lehigh Valley, Pa. (ABE) (115 miles) to Punta Gorda, Fla. (PGD), Myrtle Beach, S.C. (MYR), Orlando / Sanford, Fla. (SFB) and Tampa Bay Area, Fla. (PIE) or Harrisburg, Pa. (MDT) (151 miles) to Orlando / Sanford, Fla. (SFB) and Tampa Bay Area, Fla. (PIE).
Meet Gallagher … There will be an ARCA Racing Series driver autograph session from 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Sunday, June 1 on the frontstretch.
In the Rearview Mirror: Toledo Speedway … Spencer Gallagher last piloted the No. 23 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet on May 18, running inside the top-10 for 150 laps and finishing in the 13th position due to a flat tire with less than 10 laps remaining.
Spencer Gallagher Quote:
“Since the start of the ARCA Racing Series season I’ve had New Jersey Motorsports Park circled on my calendar. As a former road racer, there is no better challenge then to return to the form of racing that I knew first and showing off my skill. New Jersey is a technical track with just the right amount of passing capability, and I can’t wait to show everyone what my No. 23 Allegiant Travel GMS Racing Chevrolet can do.”
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