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From Pocono Big Track To Berlin Raceway Little Track, ARCA To Make 27th Appearance On Berlin Short Track Saturday, August 9
Posted by: newsla on Jul 22, 2014 - 06:23 PM
From Pocono Big Track To Berlin Raceway Little Track, ARCA To Make 27th Appearance On Berlin Short Track Saturday, August 9

From a 2.5-mile triangular superspeedway in Long Pond, Pa., to the quirky, less-than-a-half-mile Berlin Raceway short track oval in Marne, Mich., the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards is adjusting as necessary during its annual late summer grind across the country.


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With Pocono Raceway on the calendar the week before, the ARCA Racing Series warriors will switch gears just in time to take on Berlin Saturday, August 9 in the Federated Auto Parts 200, marking the 27th appearance of the world's most versatile tour since debuting on the Berlin fairgrounds dirt track oval in 1958.

The present-day .4375-mile paved configuration is more circle than oval, has no backstretch wall, and requires drivers to make a 90-degree turn onto pit road, and a 180-degree turn to come off pit road. It all combines to make one of the most event-filled and exciting short track shows of the season.

"Berlin Raceway is unlike any of the short tracks we go to in terms of its unique layout and pit road," said Ron Drager, president of ARCA. "It's been a staple of the tour for a number of years, and it seems that everyone from local guys like 2002 winner Fred Campbell to multi-time champions like Frank Kimmel has a chance to be successful."

The ARCA Racing Series is often regarded as the most versatile tour in America with its unique combinations of superspeedways, short tracks, road courses and even a couple of mile dirt tracks upcoming on the schedule in Springfield, Illinois in late August and in DuQuoin, Illinois in early September.

The unique layout of the Berlin oval only adds to the abundant flavor throughout the annual ARCA schedule.

The 200-lap race at Berlin begins at 8:30 p.m. eastern, with live audio coverage and live timing and scoring featured on ARCAracing.com.

Frank Kimmel is the leading winner at the track, with three victories (1999, 2003, 2004).

"I really enjoy Berlin," said Kimmel, who also has 10 ARCA Racing Series championships. "We have had a lot of success there and won a few races there. It's a quirky little race track. It's not all about power, and it's not about aerodynamics. None of that really plays into the outcome of the race at Berlin. It's more about how to get your car handling in order to get enough power so you can get through and up off the turns."

Expected entrants also include NASCAR veteran Ken Schrader, ARCA point leader Mason Mitchell, Galesburg, Illinois' AJ Fike, Mobile, Alabama's Grant Enfinger, Baltimore, Maryland's Justin Boston, leading SCOTT Rookie contender Austin Wayne Self and many more.

Former ARCA winners at Berlin include Nelson Stacy, Iggy Katona, Ramo Stott, Bob and Brian Keselowski, Tim Steele, Fred Campbell, Scott Speed and Joey Coulter to name a few.

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