Saturday, January 9, 2016

What Is the Fans Opinion? - Which Driver Do You Want to See In the #32 in 2016?

Earlier last week we asked our fans on our poll of Which Driver Did They Want to See In the #32 in 2016? It was one of our largest turnouts we have ever had with the blog and the results may surprise you. Your Options were Patrick Carpenter, Andrew Ranger, Jacques Villeneuve, Regan Smith, David Ragan, and Other. Below are the results to this poll along with the new poll that we will have posted today!

  • David Ragan - 5 Votes - 22%
  • Andrew Ranger - 4 Votes - 18%
  • Regan Smith - 4 Votes - 18%  
  • Jacques Villeneuve - 4 Votes - 18% 
  • Other - 3 Votes - 13%
  • Patrick Carpenter - 2 Votes - 9% 

New Poll!

The newest poll will be up until next Sunday when Testing in Daytona is over and we head home and prepare for The Road to Daytona's Home Stretch. The question will be........
What is your Most Memorable Daytona 500 out of the chosen on the list with the story line attached to it the Options are below and will be on the poll to the right of the posts!
  • 2011 Daytona 500 - Trevor Bayne Triumphs in Daytona
  • 2004 Daytona 500 - Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins the Daytona 500
  • 2001 Daytona 500 - Michael Waltrip Finally Wins in the Cup Series
  • 1998 Daytona 500 - 20 Years of Trying Dale Earnhardt Sr. finally wins the Daytona 500
  • 1997 Daytona 500 - Jeff Gordon wins the Daytona 500
Be sure to go and vote and check back for the results after the Poll concludes!

Bobby Gerhart to Return Part Time in 2016, Re-Signs Lucas Oil

The King of Restrictor Plate Races in the ARCA Racing Series Bobby Gerhart has revealed that he will return in 2016 on a part time schedule. 2016 will be the 57 year old Lebanon, PA driver's 29th season in the ARCA Racing Series. Over the years Bobby has became an important part to the ARCA Racing and in 2016 expect that to be nothing different than the previous 28 seasons. Bobby will have made 314 starts once the green flag falls on February 13th. Bobby has won at the Superspeedway races a total of 9 times in his career and come the 13th of February expect him to look for #10. Bobby Gerhart will run a Part Time Schedule in 2016 Starting at Daytona International Speedway next month. Long time sponsor Lucas Oil will be on the #5 car once again this season as they return to Bobby for the 12th year. We look forward to seeing the Legend Bobby Gerhart behind the wheel this season and wish him the best! (Koelle, 2016)

Jent Motorsports Announces Formation Of ARCA Racing Team

Jent Motorsports announced today of the formation of an ARCA Racing Series Team that will compete in all ARCA Racing Series Races in 2016. Team owner Darrell Jent, and Driver Joey Gattina are looking forward to a very successful season. The team will be racing Chevrolet's with Ilmor power plants under the hoods.
 Joey has made starts in both the ARCA Racing Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Joey made his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Gateway for Norm Benning Racing in 2015. In 2014 Joey made his ARCA Racing Series Debut driving for Wayne Peterson in the #06. He drove both Mobile and Talladega.
The Alabaster, AL native has been a racing instructor for The Dale Jarrett Racing Experience for almost 9 years and currently still works with the racing adventure.
 Joey will also be getting another shot in the trucks this year. His main goal is to be in the field when the trucks return to his home of Talladega Superspeedway. The team will run a select amount of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Races.
The team will not be in Daytona next weekend for the ARCA Racing 2 day test but will come out of the hauler wide open in February where the team will make their ARCA Racing Series Debut. The team will also have a second car availible for a driver who is funded. If interested contact me at christiank9540@gmail.com and I will get you the the right sources!
If you live in the Mobile, AL area you can hear Joey Gattina on Full Throttle Racing Radio at 10 am where he will discuss more about what is to come in 2016. If you are not from Mobile you can listen online at the link www.fmtalk1065.com.
You are sure to hear more from Joey Gattina and Jent Motorsports in 2016. Car number and Sponsorships will be released at a later date. (Koelle, 2016)