It’s Race Week On ARCA Thunder!
Topics: ARCA Thunder
Race Talk Radio
April 8, 2008
“Host Mike Harper with Lori Munro, Chris Knight And Dennis Michelsen To Discuss ARCAville USA !”
CHICAGO, Illinois (April 8, 2008) - - The wait is finally over. After nearly a two month break the ARCA RE/MAX Series (ARS) will fire the engines back up Sunday afternoon for the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 by Federated Auto Parts, round number two on the ARCA calendar. Tonight the ARCA Thunder crew presented by Rockingham Speedway will have a jammed-pack show previewing the first of two events at Salem Speedway this season!
Before switching gears and welcoming Tuesday’s night guests the ARCA Thunder crew presented by Rockingham Speedway will talk about the qualifying accident involving former ARCA phenomenon Michael McDowell at Texas Motor Speedway. The ARCA Thunder crew presented by Rockingham Speedway will focus on the COT (Car of Today) and determine whether or not it’s need in ARCA now or later.
Also on deck is the “Hero or Zero” topic. The ARCA Thunder crew presented by Rockingham Speedway will draw three-to-four drivers who are entered in this weekend’s activities and whether or not they will finish in the top-10 (hero) or not (zero).
Following the first segment, ARCA Thunder focuses on the SPEEDtv.com Hot Seat focusing on “ Salem .” It’s the first of two trips for the ARCA RE/MAX Series this year and the ARCA Thunder crew presented by Rockingham Speedway will cover the entry list from top to bottom. Also the focus on the recent testing at the half-mile oval and the anticipation of a potential first time winner on Sunday.
Preceding the “ Salem ” topic will be well-known Motorsports writer Bethann Puderbaugh in the Around The Track installment presented by Team GLOCK. Welcoming Puderbaugh from Inside The Pit Box for the first ever time to ARCA Thunder the crew will get her insight on the ARCA RE/MAX Series. Her thoughts on the upcoming race at Salem Speedway and who she feel will take home the coveted 2008 ARCA RE/MAX Series championship. Puderbaugh has also had experience in the ARCA RE/MAX Series as a team Public Relations representative.
With the conclusion of the Around The Track installment presented by Team GLOCK the focus shifts on the ARCA whackers from Texas Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series. A former ARS driver netted his first win of the season in NASCAR’s number two division this past Saturday.
Before segment four Chris Knight will inform everyone of the latest news and rumors in the ARCA garage presented by Race City Steel.
In the white flag portion of the show the ARCA Thunder crew presented by Rockingham Speedway will survey “who must finish in the top-five at Salem ?”
Before closing out the show, the ARCA Thunder crew presented by Rockingham Speedway will give their Office Depot Pick ‘Em for Salem Speedway this weekend.
Mike Harper, ARCA Thunder Host offered "It's race week and we plan on getting you ready for Salem . Hero or Zero, giving away great things from Team GLOCK and Office Depot, plus Chris Knight's News and Rumors, what more can an ARCA fan ask for? And Bethann Puderbaugh joins us for the first time. This will be a fun night!!”
Next week, ARCA Thunder presented by Rockingham Speedway is expected to welcome the winner of the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 plus preview the Prairie Meadows 250 from Iowa Speedway.
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RaceTalkRadio.com ownership combines NASCAR writers Dennis Michelsen and Mike Harper with the creative talents of digital media artist Lori Munro. This unique blend has produced some of the most cutting edge programming in the racing industry!
About ARCA Thunder presented by Rockingham Speedway :
Each week, Mike Harper, Dennis Michelsen, Chris Knight and Lori Munro break down the stories surrounding the ARCA RE/MAX Series including race previews and recaps, news from the garage area and interviews with industry insiders. From a fun, fast-paced Hot Seat interview segment to the show’s Driver Question of the Week, the show will bring fans closer to the most competitive stock car racing series in the nation!
The Rock Is Back:
Racing has returned to the Rock! Get your tickets to the Carolina 500 and the American 200 today by visiting the Rock online at rockinghamracewaypark.com. Join us Sunday May 4, 2008 as 50 cars will start the longest race on the 2008 ARCA RE/MAX Series circuit as history is made and racing returns to the Rock! Rockingham Speedway is a proud sponsor of ARCA Thunder and Race Talk Radio.
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