LAKE, WI (June 22, 2013) -- Chris Buescher patiently watched and waited as
Chase Elliott and Andrew Ranger battled it out for the race lead on the final
lap in the SCOTT® 160 race at Road America on Saturday.
Finally, when the two drivers made heavy contact
in turn five, Buescher saw his opportunity and drove around them for the
It was the first time the ARCA Racing Series
competed at the picturesque road course facility.
Buescher, making just his second start of the
2013 season, earned his 10th career win in the series and his first on a road
The defending series
champion now joins a very select group of
drivers to have won on all four forms of tracks in the ARCA Series--a paved
short track, a dirt track, a superspeedway, and a road course.
Buescher joins Nelson Stacy, Curtis Turner, Jack
Bowsher, Bob Schacht, Ken Schrader, and Justin Allgaier as drivers who have won
all track designs.
Andrew Ranger won the pole for the event when he
posted a time of 132.356 seconds around the 4.048-mile, 14-turn road course.
Austin Dillon was second followed by Chase Elliott, Ryan Blaney and Tom Hessert.
40-lap race featured eight leaders among four different drivers. Leaders
included; Chase Elliott 1, 19-21, 39 (5 laps), Andrew Ranger 2-15, 36-38 (17
laps), Austin Dillon 16-18, 22-35 (17 laps) and Chris Buescher 40 (1 lap).
the final lap skirmish between Elliott and Ranger, Buescher motored around the
duo to take the win 2.615 seconds ahead of Ranger.
Hessert finished in third followed by Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney to round
out the top five.
The race had just one
full course caution for a total of four laps.
a seventh place finish, Frank Kimmel extends his lead in the driver standings
to 115 points over Mason Mingus who finished in 10th.
ARCA Racing Series returns to action this weekend, June 30, at Winchester
Frank Kimmel is still in
search of his 79th series win that will tie him with legendary ARCA driver Iggy
Trackside tire sales and service
at Road America was again provided by Hoosier's track service group consisting
Wroblewski, Eriks Bers, Tyler Hartle, Ryan Craft and Mike Haenes.
Racing Tire is proud to be the exclusive tire supplier to the ARCA Racing
Series since 1995.
For more information
about the ARCA Racing Series visit www.arcaracing.com.