AL (March 9, 2013) -- Grant Enfinger scored his first-ever ARCA Racing Series
win Saturday leading 165 of 200 race laps in the ARCA Mobile 200.
From the outside pole, the 28-year-old driver
from Fairhope, Alabama dominated the ARCA Series' second event of the season at
Mobile International Speedway.
drivers took the green flag with Mason Mingus on the pole. The 18-year-old
driver captured his first pole award after circling the half-mile track in
17.634 seconds (102.076 mph).
A pair of
drivers (unable to legally drive alone on public roads) qualified third and fourth for
Fifteen-year-olds Anderson Bowen and Kyle Benjamin earned second row starting positions
for the race as the series continues to develop another crop of young and talented
The race featured ten leaders
among four different drivers. The list of leaders included; Grant Enfinger
1-60, 80-153, 155-157, 173-200 (165 laps), Kyle Benjamin 61-74, 154, 158-161,
166-172 (26 laps), Frank Kimmel 75-79 (4 laps), and Josh Williams 162-165 (4
In the end, Grant Enfinger captured the win
seconds ahead of the two 15-year-old starters, Kyle Benjamin (2nd) and Anderson
Mason Mingus finished in
fourth place from the pole position followed by Frank Kimmel in fifth place.
and Mingus are now tied in the driver standings with 420 points each.
note, prior to the event, back-to-back National Champion Alabama
quarterback A.J. McCarron was the Grand Marshall for the race and gave the
command to start engines before an adoring crowd.
1995, the ARCA Racing Series has raced exclusively on Hoosier racing tires.
Tire sales and service for the event was provided by Hoosier's traveling
service crew comprised of David Wroblewski, Kevin Wroblewski, Chad Wright and
The ARCA Racing Series
will resume action April 28, at Salem Speedway for the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers