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Beyond the Cockpit: Larry Clement – an ARCA Owner with Nine Championships

Larry Clement

Steve Corell (left) with Larry Clement at the 1994 Des Moines Grand Prix (Photo: Larry Clement)

One of the most accomplished drivers in the ARCA Menards Series of the past 20 years is Frank Kimmel. During his run in ARCA, Kimmel won nine ARCA championships in a 10-year span from 1998 to 2007; all with team owner Larry Clement. Clement owned an ARCA car from the mid ’90s all the way …

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Turn Back the Clock: 2008 ARCA Season And Justin Allgaier’s Championship

2008 Charlotte Nns Justin Allgaier Face Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

When it comes to the ARCA Menards Series, there have been seasons where future stars are born and brought into the picture. In 2008, Justin Allgaier earned the ARCA Re/Max Series championship battling the likes of Frank Kimmel, Matt Carter, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and Scott Speed. The 2008 season saw many drivers who made it …

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Frank Kimmel II Joins Venturini Motorsports for 2015 Salem Fall Classic

Venturini Motorsports announced on Tuesday that two Kimmel’s will pilot rides at Salem Speedway on September 19 with the organization. Frank Kimmel, a 10-time ARCA champion, will pilot the No. 25 Toyota for the well-known ARCA Racing Series team. The other? If you had guessed Frank Kimmel II then you are correct! Kimmel II isn’t …

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Patrick Staropoli Tops ARCA Charts in Final Practice at Daytona

Patrick Staropoli

(Courtesy: Patrick Staropoli's website)

The doctor has arrived. Patrick Staropoli, who won the inaugural Peak Stock Car Dream Challenge with Michael Waltrip Racing, paced the way during final practice for the ARCA Series season-opener at Daytona. After testing with Empire Racing, the University of Miami medical school student received an opportunity to race the Lucas Oil 200 in the No. …

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