ARCA Gold Cup Dates Set


TOLEDO, Ohio – The six-race ARCA Glass City Gold Cup Late Model Series dates have been set for the upcoming 2013 racing season.

A total of 3 tracks – Flat Rock, Toledo and Spartan Speedway will host Gold Cup races again in 2013. Cedar Springs, Mich., driver Dakota Carlson is the reigning Gold Cup champion.

The series begins May 10 at Toledo with a 100 lap contest on the half-mile paved oval. Event number 2 is scheduled at Flat Rock (Mich.) Speedway June 22 at the quarter-mile paved oval.

On June 30 the series returns to the quarter-mile paved oval at the Spartan Speedway, located in Mason, Mich., just a few miles from the state capitol of Lansing. This will be the second Gold Cup race at Spartan, with the 2013 event to be the “Chargin” Charlie Ryan Memorial race, a 100 lap contest.

Event number four takes the Gold Cup teams back to Toledo for another 100 lap event on July 12, while round five heads back to Flat Rock for the Moran Chevrolet-Stan Yee Memorial 150 on July 27.

New for this season is an open practice session at Flat Rock July 26, with a welcoming party scheduled after practice. More details will be announced at a later date.

The sixth and final leg of the series is set at Toledo on Aug. 16 for the Miller Lite 100, which will see the Main Event Racing Series joining forces with the ARCA Gold Cup Series for this event. A rain date of the following Friday, Aug. 23, has been set for the Miller Lite 100.

All roads lead to the season-ending Glass City 200 Invitational at Toledo on Sept. 28. The 2013 edition of the event will be the Silver Anniversary of the 200 lap classic.

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