(Mooresville, N.C. October 12, 2015-) 2014 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards champion, Mason Mitchell will be back behind the wheel of the No. 78 Chevrolet for Mason Mitchell Motorsports in the Full Throttle S’loonshine 98.9 at the Kansas Speedway Friday evening.
Mitchell will be sponsored by Karl Chevrolet. Karl Chevrolet sponsored Mitchell and the No. 78 Chevrolet in July at the Iowa Speedway for the West Des Moines native’s homecoming. Mitchell drove the No. 78 Chevrolet to an emotional hometown victory.
“I am really looking forward to being back in a racecar,” 2014 ARCA champion Mason Mitchell stated. I thought that Berlin was going to be my final race of the 2015 season but the great folks at Karl Chevrolet stepped up big time and helped make this happen.”
Mitchell made his 1.5 mile debut at the Kansas Speedway in 2012 where he finished a solid seventh.
“I really enjoy racing at the Kansas Speedway. I feel like every time I have raced there as a driver I have been better. I can’t thank everyone on this MMM team for working extra hours to prepare this car and everyone at Karl Chevrolet allowing me to represent them. I believe we can take them to victory lane for a second time this Friday evening at Kansas.”
Mitchell has three prior starts at the 1.5 mile track. The 21-year old has two top-five finishes and three top-ten finishes. Mitchell’s best finish at the Kansas Speedway came in the 2013 rain shortened event where he finished runner-up.
While Mitchell hasn’t been a full-time driver in 2015 his stats are impressive. In five ARCA starts in 2015 Mitchell’s earned one win (Iowa), three top-five’s along with four top-ten finishes.
Chassis: Mitchell will be behind a familiar chassis for MMM at the Kansas Speedway, chassis 594. Noah Gragson raced the chassis last month at the Kentucky Speedway. The chassis has four prior starts earning 1 top-five and two top-ten finishes.
The Full Throttle S’loonshine 98.9 at the Kansas Speedway will be live on Fox Sports 1 Friday, October 16th beginning at 7:30 p.m. CST. . ARCA will also provide live timing and scoring at Arcaracing.com will for all on-track activity.
About Karl Chevrolet: Karl Chevrolet has been owned and operated by Carl Moyer since 1978. Carl established a set of ground rules from the first day that put the customer number one, treating everyone the same after a sale as we do during the purchase process. With his hands-on approach and daily involvement we can proudly say this attitude has not change in over 35 years
The dealership campus is over 30 Acres and has over 1200 New Chevrolets and over 500 Pre-owned vehicles on the lot to help you find the right vehicle for your needs.
Karl Chevrolet has been the #1 GM Certified Pre-owned dealer in the nation since 2006.
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Mason Mitchell Motorsports: Is a championship driver development team fielding multiple entries in the ARCA Racing Series and the NASCAR K&N Pro Series for the 2016 season. The team is based out of Mooresville, North Carolina. http://www.masonmitchellmotorsports.com