2016 ARCA Racing Series

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2016 ARCA Racing Series
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Chase Briscoe, the 2016 ARCA champion.
Tom Hessert finished second behind Briscoe in the championship.
Matt Kurzejewski finished third in the championship.

The 2016 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards was the 64th season of the ARCA Racing Series. The season began on February 13 with the Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire and ended on October 14 with the Kansas 150. Rookie Chase Briscoe, driving the No. 77 for Cunningham Motorsports, won the drivers' championship.[1]

Teams and driversEdit

Complete scheduleEdit

Manufacturer Team No. Driver
Chevrolet Bret Holmes Racing 23 Bret Holmes 7
Grant Enfinger 1
Ford Max Force Racing Brad Smith 1
Chase Storch 5
Chris Bailey, Jr. 4
Dick Doheny 1
9 Thomas Praytor
Empire Racing 6
James Hylton Motorsports 14
48 Sean Corr 3
Dylan Martin 3
Brad Smith 14
Toyota Venturini Motorsports 25 Tom Hessert
55 William Byron 1
Cole Williams 1
Dalton Sargeant (R) 15
Nicole Behar 1
Tanner Thorson 1
Ken Schrader 1
Chevrolet 11
Ford 9
Fast Track Racing 10 Ed Pompa 7
Rick Clifton 1
Dick Doheny 3
Austin Nemire 1
Rick Clifton 1
Tyler Speer 2
Kyle Weatherman 5
Chevrolet 2
Ford 18
27 Dick Doheny 3
Rick Clifton 1
Ed Pompa 1
RFMS Racing A. J. Fike 15
Chevrolet 15
Ford 5
Jent Motorsports 14 Joey Gattina 1
Dustin Knowles (R) 14
Cory Howard 2
Michael Whipple 3
Morgan Baird 1
Chevrolet 4
Ford 16
Kimmel Racing 17
Finney Racing Enterprises 3
69 Will Kimmel 11
Brian Finney 3
Barry Layne 1
Nick Higdon 2
Kevin Hinckle 2
Mark Meunier 1
Chevrolet 17
Ford 3
Mason Mitchell Motorsports 98 Gus Dean 5
Brady Boswell 6
David Levine 1
Kyle Weatherman 2
Quinnton Bear 1
Justin Haley 1
Mason Mitchell 2
Mason Mingus 1
Brent Sherman 1
Chevrolet 19
Ford 1
RACE 101 8
Hixson Motorsports 12
2 Sarah Cornett-Ching 8
Brad Smith 2 [N 1]
Steve Fox 1
Frank Jiovani 1
Mike Senica (R) 1
Ray Ciccarelli 2
Rick Tackman 1
Eric Caudell 3
Joe Cooksey 1
Chevrolet 12
Ford 8
Dodge 3
Wayne Peterson Racing 0 Cory Howard 1
Mike Senica (R) 1
Wayne Peterson 4
Tim Viens 1
Mat Vannier 1
Dale Matchett 1
Con Nicolopoulos 3
Richard Hauck 6
Dale Shearer 1
Brad Smith 1
Chevrolet 3
Dodge 17
06 Tim Viens 1
Alx Danielsson 1
Con Nicolopoulos 14
Joey Gattina 1
Don Thompson 2
Mark Meunier 1
Ford 3
Chevrolet 17
Josh Williams Motorsports 19
Lira Motorsports 1
6 Josh Williams 19
Michael Lira 1 [N 2]
Dodge 4
Chevrolet 16
Hamilton-Hughes Racing 4
Hixson Motorsports 16
64 Eric Caudell 2
Ronnie Osmer 1
Bobby Hamilton Jr. 1
Richard Hauck 1
Steve Fox 3
Morgen Baird 2
Mike Senica (R) 10
Dodge 3
Ford 17
Cunningham Motorsports 22 Kevin Thomas Jr. (R) 2
Blake Jones 1
Brady Boswell 1
Myatt Snider 9
Parker Kligerman 1
Will Kimmel 2
Clayton Weatherman 1
Ken Schrader 1
Frank Kimmel 1
Dodge 3
Ford 17
77 Chase Briscoe (R)
Ford 3
Chevrolet 17
Mullins Racing 3
Darrell Basham Racing 17
34 Willie Mullins 3
Mike Basham 17
Toyota 18
Chevrolet 2
Ken Schrader Racing 52 Matt Kurzejewski

Limited scheduleEdit

Manufacturer Team No. Driver Rounds
Chevrolet Alger Motorsports 70 Billy Alger 3
Allgaier Motorsports 16 Kelly Kovski 2
Athenian Motorsports 05 John Wes Townley 12
Cole Custer 1
Parker Kligerman 1
Braden Racing 01 Travis Braden 2
Braun Motorsports 74 Justin Haley 3
Brother-In-Law Racing 57 Bryan Dauzat 3
76 Andy Seuss 1
Carter 2 Motorsports 40 Justin Lloyd 1
Cushman Racing 13 J. J. Pack 1
George Cushman 2
Danny Glad Racing [N 3] 56 Josh Reeves 1
Derrick Lancaster Racing 83 Derrick Lancaster 1
DGM Racing 80 Russ Dugger 1
Ebert Motorsports 19 David Sear 4
Finney Racing Enterprises 80 Scott Reeves 3
Francis Engineering Racing 61 Jake Francis 1
Grant County Mulch Racing [N 4] 7 Codie Rohrbaugh 2
Higdon Racing [N 5] 08 Nick Higdon 4
Will Kimmel 1
Invicta Motorsports 43 John Ferrier 1
Ken Schrader Racing 54 Cole Custer 1
MacZink Racing 65 Jeffery MacZink 2
Mason Mitchell Motorsports 78 Cole Powell 1
Noah Gragson 1
Mason Mitchell 1
Gus Dean 1
Our Motorsports 02 Andy Seuss 1
Ranier Racing with MDM 8 Brandon Jones 5
Harrison Burton 1
Travis Miller 1
28 Kyle Benjamin 4
Matt Tifft 1
Michael Self 1
Tyler Audie Racing 12 Tyler Audie 2
Wayne Peterson Racing 00 Wayne Peterson 9
Dale Matchett 2
Bradley Frye 3
Dale Shearer 1
Mark Meunier 1
31 Brad Smith 1
Dodge Brett Hudson Motorsports [N 6] 15 Brett Hudson 2
Carter 2 Motorsports 97 Alx Danielsson 1
ESP Motorsports [N 7] 17 Gene Paul 2
Hamilton-Hughes Racing 4 Bobby Hamilton Jr. 1
63 Ray Ciccarelli 2
Hauck Enterprises Inc. 31 Richard Hauck 4
Universe Racing 37 Steve Fox 1
Ford 3 1
Max Force Racing [N 8] 5 Chris Bailey, Jr. 2
Cunningham Motorsports 99 Austin Cindric 4
Dale Shearer Racing 73 Dale Shearer 3
Empire Racing 18 Bret Holmes 1
82 Dylan Lupton 1
Fast Track Racing 1 Rick Tackman 1
Ed Pompa 1
Goodson Racing Kyle Plott 2
James Hylton Motorsports 49 Brad Smith 1
Kimmel Racing 68 Dale Shearer 1
Barry Layne 1
Lira Motorsports 36 Brandon Lynn (R) 4
Michael Lira 2
38 Gray Gaulding 1
Sheldon Creed 6
Ryan Reed 1
58 Kyle Weatherman 8
59 Jairo Avila Jr. 1
Travis Swaim 1
Tyler McQuarrie 1
Korbin Forrister 1
93 Clayton Weatherman 1
Minghenelli Racing 24 Steve Minghenelli 1
Mystic Motorsports 07 Brian Kaltreider 2
Roulo Brothers Racing 17 Ty Majeski 4
Team Stange Racing 46 Frank Kimmel 1
Toyota Chad Finley Racing 51 Chad Finley 4
Hendren Motorsports 24 Ryan Unzicker 2
MBM Motorsports 66 Mark Thompson 1
Tom Berte Racing [N 9] 20 Tom Berte 7
Venturini Motorsports 15 Cole Williams 1
Christopher Bell 4
William Byron 1
Matt Tifft 1
Christian Eckes 3
Dakoda Armstrong 1
Landon Huffman 1
Jake Griffin 1
Trista Stevenson 1
Zane Smith 1
Noah Gragson 1
66 Mark Thompson 2
Christian Eckes 1
Christopher Bell 1
Zane Smith 1
Win-Tron Racing 32 Shane Lee (R) 10
33 Austin Wayne Self 1
Gus Dean 1
Chevrolet 6
Ford 3
Bobby Gerhart Racing 6
Keselowski-Gerhart Racing 3
5 Bobby Gerhart 6
Brian Keselowski 3
Chevrolet Hixson Motorsports [N 10] 11 Eric Caudell 1
Ford Fast Track Racing Ed Pompa 4
Dick Doheny 1
Rick Clifton 1
Max Force Racing [N 11] Chris Bailey, Jr. 3
Chevrolet 2
Ford 1
Jent Motorsports 85 Dustin Knowles (R) 2
Scott Edwards 1
Chevrolet Bob Schacht Motorsports 5 Benny Chastain 1
Toyota 75 Bob Schacht 1
Dodge 3
Toyota 7
Crosley Sports Group 42 Bo LeMastus 8
Josh Reeves 2
Toyota Rette Jones Racing 30 Terry Jones 2
Ford Corey Deuser 1
Clair Zimmerman 1
Max Force Racing [N 12] Chris Bailey, Jr. 1

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Brad Smith's entry at Talladega was fielded in a collaboration with James Hylton Motorsports.
  2. ^ Entry was fielded in a collaboration with Josh Williams Motorsports.
  3. ^ Entries were fielded in a collaboration with Crosley Sports Group.
  4. ^ Entries were fielded in a collaboration with Win-Tron Racing.
  5. ^ Entries were fielded in a collaboration with Kimmel Racing.
  6. ^ It was a Brett Hudson Motorsports entry using Venturini Motorsports' owner points.
  7. ^ It was an ESP Motorsports entry using Roulo Brothers Racing's owner points.
  8. ^ It was a Max Force Racing entry using Bobby Gerhart Racing's owner points.
  9. ^ Entries were fielded in a collaboration with Venturini Motorsports.
  10. ^ It was a Hixson Motorsports entry using Fast Track Racing's owner points.
  11. ^ It was a Max Force Racing entry using Fast Track Racing's owner points.
  12. ^ It was a Max Force Racing entry using Rette Jones Racing's owner points.

ScheduleEdit

The 2016 schedule was fully released on November 25, 2015.[2]

No. Race title Track Date
1 Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach February 13
2 Music City 200 Fairgrounds Speedway, Nashville April 9
3 Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 Salem Speedway, Salem April 24
4 General Tire 200 Talladega Superspeedway, Lincoln April 29
5 Menards 200 presented by Federated Car Care Toledo Speedway, Toledo May 22
6 Twilight 150 Presented by Unique Pretzels New Jersey Motorsports Park, Millville May 28
7 General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200 Pocono Raceway, Long Pond June 3
8 Corrigan Oil 200 Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn June 10
9 Montgomery Ward Fathers Day 200 Madison International Speedway, Oregon June 19
10 Herr's Potato Chips 200 Winchester Speedway, Winchester June 26
11 ABC Supply 150 Iowa Speedway, Newton July 9
12 Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, Brownsburg July 22
13 ModSpace 150 Pocono Raceway, Long Pond July 29
14 Berlin ARCA 200 Berlin Raceway, Marne August 6
15 SuperChevyStores.com 100 Illinois State Fairgrounds Racetrack, Springfield August 21
16 General Tire Grabber 100 DuQuoin State Fairgrounds Racetrack, Du Quoin September 4
17 Eddie Gilstrap Motors Fall Classic Salem Speedway, Salem September 10
18 Scott 150 Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet September 15
19 Crosley 150 Kentucky Speedway, Sparta September 23
20 Kansas 150 Kansas Speedway, Kansas City October 14
Source:[3]

Television coverageEdit

In the United States, ten races were broadcast by Fox Sports on FS1 or FS2.[4] The eight races that were broadcast on FS1 include Daytona, Talladega, both Pocono events, Michigan, Indianapolis, Chicagoland, and Kansas, while Iowa and Kentucky were broadcast on FS2.[4] Nine races were also aired on American Sports Network. The Toledo, Winchester, Berlin, Madison, and Illinois Fairgrounds races were broadcast live, while the Duquoin, Nashville, and both Salem races were shown on tape delay.[5]

Results and standingsEdit

RacesEdit

No. Race Pole position Most laps led Winning driver No. Winning team Winning manufacturer
1 Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire[6] Cole Custer Cole Custer John Wes Townley 05 Athenian Motorsports Chevrolet
2 Music City 200[7] Chase Briscoe John Wes Townley Josh Williams 6 Josh Williams Motorsports
3 Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200[8] Chase Briscoe Christopher Bell Christopher Bell 66 Venturini Motorsports Toyota
4 General Tire 200[9] Tom Hessert Tom Hessert Gus Dean 98 Mason Mitchell Motorsports Chevrolet
5 Menards 200 presented by Federated Car Care[10] Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Myatt Snider 22 Cunningham Motorsports Ford
6 Twilight 150 Presented by Unique Pretzels[11] Parker Kligerman Parker Kligerman Parker Kligerman Dodge
7 General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200[12] Austin Cindric Myatt Snider Grant Enfinger 23 Bret Holmes Racing Chevrolet
8 Corrigan Oil 200 Myatt Snider Brandon Jones Brandon Jones 8 Ranier Racing with MDM
9 Montgomery Ward Fathers Day 200 Chase Briscoe Kyle Weatherman Josh Williams 6 Josh Williams Motorsports
10 Herr's Potato Chips 200 Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe 77 Cunningham Motorsports Ford
11 ABC Supply 150 Kyle Benjamin Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe
12 Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 Parker Kligerman Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe
13 ModSpace 150 Kyle Weatherman Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe
14 Berlin ARCA 200 Tom Hessert Tom Hessert Dalton Sargeant 55 Venturini Motorsports Toyota
15 SuperChevyStores.com 100 Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Justin Haley 98 Mason Mitchell Motorsports Chevrolet
16 General Tire Grabber 100 Grant Enfinger Tom Hessert Tom Hessert 25 Venturini Motorsports Toyota
17 Eddie Gilstrap Motors Fall Classic Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Christopher Bell 15
18 Scott 150 Shane Lee Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe 77 Cunningham Motorsports Ford
19 Crosley 150 Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Austin Cindric 99
20 Kansas 150 Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe Chase Briscoe 77

Drivers' championshipEdit

THIS TABLE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION / A WORK IN PROGRESS
(key) Bold – Pole position awarded by time. Italics – Pole position set by final practice results or rainout. * – Most laps led.

Pos Driver DAY NSH SLM TAL TOL NJ POC MCH MAD WIN IOW IRP POC BLN ISF DSF SLM CHI KEN KAN Points
1 Chase Briscoe 5290
2 Tom Hessert 4755
3 Matt Kurzejewski 4585
4 Josh Williams 4175
5 Thomas Praytor 4055
6 Brad Smith 3445
7 Kyle Weatherman 3165
8 Dalton Sargeant 3040
9 A. J. Fike 2945
10 Mike Basham 2925
11 Con Nicolopoulos 2540
12 John Wes Townley 2650
13 Will Kimmel 2060
14 Ed Pompa 2010
15 Dustin Knowles 1930
16 Shane Lee 1615
17 Myatt Snider 1475
18 Wayne Peterson 1430
19 Bo LeMastus 1380
20 Mike Senica 1330
21 Bret Holmes 1310
22 Sarah Cornett-Ching 1260
23 Richard Hauck 1170
24 Brady Boswell 1150
25 Christopher Bell 1085
26 Gus Dean 1060
27 Sheldon Creed 970
28 Chris Bailey, Jr. 965
29 Tom Berte 965
30 Austin Cindric 895
31 Brandon Jones 875
32 Kyle Benjamin 855
33 Nick Higdon 850
34 Dick Doheny 800
35 Justin Haley 780
36 Bobby Gerhart 750
37 Ty Majeski 750
38 Eric Caudell 700
39 Dale Shearer 680
40 Christian Eckes 625
41 Brandon Lynn 610
42 Mason Mitchell 570
43 Rick Clifton 550
44 David Sear 520
45 Brian Finney 520
46 Steve Fox 505
47 Chase Storch 505
48 Scott Reeves 500
49 Willie Mullins 490
50 Chad Finley 485
51 Brian Keselowski 460
52 Parker Kligerman 450
53 Sean Corr 435
54 Ken Schrader 430
55 Josh Reeves 425
56 Matt Tifft 425
57 Ryan Unzicker 425
58 Michael Lira 415
59 William Byron 415
60 Morgen Baird 410
61 Travis Braden 405
62 Grant Enfinger 400
63 Cole Custer 390
64 Tyler Speer 390
65 Kelly Kovski 375
66 Mark Thompson 370
67 Frank Kimmel 370
68 Cory Howard 365
69 Dylan Martin 360
70 Kevin Thomas, Jr. 345
71 Bryan Dauzat 330
72 Brett Hudson 320
73 Clayton Weatherman 320
74 Ray Ciccarelli 300
75 Dale Matchett 295
76 Zane Smith 295
77 Mark Meunier 285
78 Noah Gragson 285
79 Brian Kaltreider 280
80 Billy Alger 255
81 Rick Tackman 255
82 Cole Williams 255
83 Tyler Audie 250
84 Bradley Frye 250
85 Gene Paul 240
86 Codie Rohrbaugh 235
87 Travis Miller 225
88 Nicole Behar 215
89 Harrison Burton 215
90 Michael Self 215
91 George Cushman 205
92 Blake Jones 205
93 David Levine 205
94 Kyle Plott 200
95 Clair Zimmerman 200
96 Jeffery MacZink 190
97 Don Thompson 190
98 Joe Cooksey 190
99 Mason Mingus 190
100 Dakoda Armstrong 185
101 Gray Gaulding 185
102 Jake Griffin 185
103 Steve Minghenelli 185
104 Brent Sherman 185
105 Trista Stevenson 180
106 Quinnton Bear 175
107 Tyler McQuarrie 175
108 Ryan Reed 170
109 Bob Schacht 170
110 Tanner Thorson 170
111 Tim Viens 155
112 Austin Nemire 155
113 Kevin Hinckle 155
114 Landon Huffman 150
115 Barry Layne 145
116 Benny Chastain 145
117 Corey Deuser 145
118 Michael Whipple 145
119 Frank Jiovani 130
120 Bobby Hamilton Jr. 130
121 Alx Danielsson 125
122 Terry Jones 120
123 John Ferrier 120
124 Korbin Forrister 120
125 Jake Francis 120
126 Dylan Lupton 110
127 Mat Vainner 105
128 Travis Swaim 95
129 Joey Gattina 90
130 Derrick Lancaster 75
131 Andy Seuss 75
132 Cole Powell 60
133 Austin Wayne Self 50
134 Jairo Avila Jr. 35
Russ Dugger 25
Ronnie Osmer 25
J. J. Pack 25

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Associated Press (October 14, 2016). "Chase Briscoe claims ARCA championship before win at Kansas". ESPN. Kansas City: ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  2. ^ Bonkowski, Jerry (November 25, 2015). "ARCA releases 2016 schedule; Mobile out, Madison (Wisc.) returns". Motorsports Talk. NBC Sports. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  3. ^ "2016 ARCA Racing Series Results". Racing-reference.info. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "PRESS RELEASE: ARCA and FOX Sports announce 2016 broadcast schedule". Fox Sports. Fox Sports Interactive Media, LLC. December 10, 2015. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  5. ^ "American Sports Network to televise 9 ARCA Racing Series events". ARCA Racing. ARCA Racing. March 29, 2016. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
  6. ^ "ARCA: Lucas Oil 200". National Speed Sport News. Turn 3 Media, LLC. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  7. ^ "Music City 200". ARCA Racing. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  8. ^ "2016 Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200". Racing-Reference.info. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  9. ^ "2016 General Tire 200". Racing-Reference.info. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  10. ^ "2016 Menards 200 Presented by Federated Car Care". Racing-Reference.info. Retrieved May 24, 2016.
  11. ^ "2016 Twilight 150 Presented by Unique Pretzels". Racing-Reference.info. Retrieved June 7, 2016.
  12. ^ "2016 General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200". Racing-Reference.info. Retrieved June 7, 2016.

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