Feb. 23, 2010 – Armstrong On Talladega ARCA Pole


    ARCA Racing Series rookie and Penske Racing developmental driver Dakoda Armstrong earned the pole for today’s Talladega ARCA 250 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway with his 51.346-second lap around the 2.66-mile track. Mikey Kile will join him on the front row.

    The National Hot Rod Ass’n has rescheduled the remainder of the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Firebird Int’l Raceway in Phoenix, Ariz., for most Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competitors for July 19 following the 23rd annual FRAM Autolite NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif.

    The Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Dirt Series events at Riverside Int’l Speedway in Memphis, Ark., scheduled for Friday and Saturday have been rained out. They have been rescheduled for Oct. 1-2.

    Scott Wimmer has signed a three-race contract to drive the No. 27 Red Man Moist Snuff Ford fielded by Baker Curb Racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series beginning this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway.

    This weekend the No. 36 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet will sport a special throwback Baldwin Automotive paint scheme to honor team owner Tommy Baldwin’s father.

    NASCAR Canadian Tire Series champion Andrew Ranger will drive the No. 35 Waste Management Chevrolet for NDS Motorsports in seven of the remaining eight NASCAR K&N Pro Series East events.