The ARCA Series Active Pest Control 200 race at Atlanta Motor Speedway started with Joel Kilburn #40 capturing the Marc Cohn Pole Award, Because as Joel Says “I F***** Love It Dude!” and Ellery Queen recording the fastest lap of the race. Niels Clyde all gained 21 spots for the most positions gained bonus. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Joel Kilburn led 31 laps, with Kevin Pearson going on take the win. This week the drivers displayed good race-craft, resulting in 3 cautions with 14 lead change as there was 1 disqualification with 3 disconnects in a 26 car field ending with Kevin Pearson capturing his 3rd win of the season with Brian Glass finishing 2nd, Dode Hoskins 3rd and Niels Clyde in 4th
This week the ARCA Series is at the DC Solar 200 road race at Lime Rock Park with the current points leader Eddie Jones looking for ways to maintain his lead in the series. The question is … can he hold off the charging Old Bastards?
We shall see when the green flag drops at 9:05 pm Eastern time. In the ARCA Series points championship Mike Schrader in 2nd, Brian Glass 3rd, Robert Vining 4th and Joel Kilburn in 5th.
The Lime Rock Park race will be intense, and expect to see close battles all over the track.
July 31, 2018
Written By Michael Schrader