Matt Lofton Heads To Kansas For ARCA Race In No. 16 Chevy

Matt Lofton Heads To Kansas For ARCA Race In No. 16 Chevy

by October 17, 2012 0 comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (October 17, 2012) – Matt Lofton and the No. 16, Coulter Motorsports Chevrolet team head to Kansas City, Kan., this Friday for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season finale at Kansas Speedway, the Kansas Lottery 98.9.

Lofton, while in his first full-time season on the ARCA tour, is no stranger to the newly repaved Kansas Speedway. Lofton lasted visited the 1.5-mile d-shaped oval October 2nd when the series held its annual open test session for teams. Throughout the test session,Lofton worked closely with crew chief Clyde “Skip” Eyler and veteran NASCAR racer Kelly Bires to continuously improve on the No. 16 Chevrolet. Lofton posted the 10th fastest time overall at 30.175 seconds with a top speed of 178.956 mph, a lap that surpassed the 2008 track qualifying record.

Kansas Speedway was the site of Lofton’s second career start with his Coulter Motorsports team in 2011, where he triumphantly worked his way through the field to earn a hard fought sixth-place finish. Lofton also has one other start at the seasoned facility in 2010, marking his first career ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards start.

Before heading to the speedway Friday for a jam packed day of racing action, Lofton will be visiting with fans and signing autographs at the local Kansas City, Kan., Cabelas Thursday night from 6 – 7 p.m. before heading over to the Great Wolfe Lodge for a meet and greet at 7 p.m.

Racing action from Kansas Speedway kicks off Friday with practice from 9 – 11:15 a.m., followed by Menards Pole Qualifying at 5:35 p.m. The Kansas Lottery 98.9 will kick off with live coverage on SPEED at 7:30 p.m. (All times Central.)

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