General Tire 150 (Kentucky)

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The General Tire 150[1] was a 150 miles (240 km) ARCA Menards Series race held at the Kentucky Speedway.

General Tire 150
ARCA Menards Series
VenueKentucky Speedway
Corporate sponsorGeneral Tire
First race2013
Last race2020
Distance150 miles (240 km)
Laps100
Previous namesZLOOP 150 (2013–2014)
Crosley Brands 150 (2015–2017)
Most wins (driver)Corey LaJoie
Brennan Poole
Ryan Reed
Austin Cindric
Austin Theriault
Ty Gibbs (1)
Most wins (team)Randy LaJoie Racing
Venturini Motorsports
Lira Motorsports
Cunningham Motorsports
Ken Schrader Racing (1)
Most wins (manufacturer)Ford (4)

The track hosted the series twice a year between 2000 and 2009 (except 2003), with this race being held in July as a supporting race to the NASCAR Truck Series. The other race at the track was held as a standalone race in May, except for its first year in 2000 when it was held in August.

The ARCA Series would return to the track in 2013,[2] and the race was held in September. After five years, it was removed from the schedule again after the 2017 season when its supporting race, the NASCAR Xfinity Series VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 was also removed. The race was re-added in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 schedule changes resulting in the Charlotte Motor Speedway race being cancelled.

List of winnersEdit

Current raceEdit

Year Date Driver Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Laps Miles (km)
2000 July 2 Tim Steele Ford 100 150 (241.402) 1:23:53 107.313
2001 July 13 Frank Kimmel Ford 100 150 (241.402) 1:40:27 120.06
2002 July 12 Chad Blount Dodge 100 150 (241.402) 1:39:23 121.348
2003 Not held
2004 July 10 Ryan Hemphill Dodge 100 150 (241.402) 0:59:57 100.584
2005 July 8 Chad Blount Chevy 100 150 (241.402) 1:26:53 103.587
2006 July 7 Brad Coleman Ford 110 1:41:51 97.202
2007 July 13 Michael McDowell Dodge 100 150 (241.402) 1:30:01 99.981
2008 July 18 Scott Speed Toyota 100 150 (241.402) 1:40:28 93.165
2009 July 18 Parker Kligerman Dodge 100 150 (241.402) 1:23:20 108
2010

2012
Not held
2013 September 21* Corey LaJoie Ford 100 150 (241.402) 1:12:30 124.138
2014 September 19 Brennan Poole Toyota 100 150 (241.402) 1:15:06 119.84
2015 September 26* Ryan Reed Ford 100 150 (241.402) 1:26:58 103.488
2016 September 23 Austin Cindric Ford 102 153 (246.230) 1:27:55 104.466
2017 September 22 Austin Theriault Ford 100 150 (241.402) 1:37:14 92.561
2018

2019
Not held
2020 July 11 Ty Gibbs Toyota 100 150 (241.402) 1:25:48 104.692
  • 2013 and 2015: The race was postponed a day because of rain.
  • 2006 and 2016: Race extended due to green-white-checker finish.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "General Tire 150 Increases Robust Kentucky Speedway Weekend Racing Lineup". ARCARacing.com. June 25, 2020. Retrieved June 27, 2020.
  2. ^ "2013 ARCA Racing Series Schedule Announced; Season at 21 Races for First Time Since '09". arcaracing.com. arcaracing.com. November 21, 2012. Retrieved February 16, 2013.

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