IN (April 28, 2013) -- Veteran ARCA driver Tom Hessert came from 16th place to
lead the final lap of the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 at Salem Speedway
to win his first race of the season on Sunday afternoon.
26-year-old driver "worked" his way through the field before taking
the lead from 15th starting Spencer Gallagher on the race's final
Gallagher finished in
second place followed by Will Kimmel in third.
his ARCA Series debut was 15-year-old Kyle Weatherman. Weatherman, a
high-school freshman, came home in fourth with Travis Swaim rounding out the
list of top five finishers.
marked the first time three 15-year-old drivers started an ARCA Series event.
Joining Weatherman (4th) was Kyle Benjamin (11th) and Anderson Bowen (20th).
a sixth place finish Frank Kimmel (630) takes over sole possession of first
place in the driver standings. Mason Mingus (600) drops to second place after finishing
10th in Sunday's race.
will go from one of the shortest tracks (.555 miles) on its schedule to the
longest (2.66 miles) when it travels next to Talladega Superspeedway on May
Tire sales and service was provided
by Hoosier's track service team comprised of; David Wroblewski, Kevin
Wroblewski, Chad Wright and Mike Haenes.
is proud to be the exclusive provider of race tires to the ARCA Racing Series
for the past 18 years.
information about the race at Salem or the ARCA Racing Series visit www.arcaracing.com.