ARCA Racing Series News and Notes
Event: Pocono ARCA 200
Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014
Venue: Pocono Raceway
Venturini Motorsports’ ARCA Racing Series History at Pocono Raceway … Since 1987, Venturini Motorsports has collected 71 starts at the Long Pond, Pa., facility. Between 27 different drivers, the Concord, N.C.-based organization has two victories at the raceway with Joey Logano in 2009 and Brennan Poole in June 2012. Over the past 27 years, Venturini Motorsports has six pole awards with Bill Venturini (1987), Mikey Kile (2010), Max Gresham (2011) and Brennan Poole (2011, 2012) as well as 13 top-five finishes, 35 top-10 finishes, and an average starting position of 11.87 as well as an average finishing position of 14.91.
No.25 ZLOOP Computer and Electronic Recycling Centers – JACO Environmental Toyota Camry
This Week’s Venturini Motorsports Toyota Camry at Pocono Raceway … Boston will pilot Chassis No. 61 in the Pocono ARCA 200 at Pocono Raceway. This is a new Toyota Camry to the Kevin Reed-led team, but it has been track-tested at Pocono Raceway earlier in the week.
It’s Tricky. Boston at Pocono Raceway … This weekend will mark Boston’s third start with Venturini Motorsports at Pocono Raceway. The Baltimore, Md., driver has made two ARCA Racing Series starts at the at the 2.5-mile triangle in Long Pond (Pa.), earning a career-best third-place finish at the track on August 2, 2013. In both attempts Boston has qualified sixth for the event.
Boston’s ARCA Racing Series History … Since entering the ARCA Racing Series in 2013, the 24-year old has logged 27 starts, including a career-first victory at Toledo Speedway on May 18. He has earned nine top-five finishes and 18 top-10 finishes, with an average starting position of 6.6, and an average finishing position of 11.2.
Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3 … Perhaps having the familiarity from the recent open test session for the ARCA Racing Series at Pocono will pay off for Boston this weekend. Of the 24 cars on hand for the test, Boston clocked in at fourth overall as Boston put the No. 25 Toyota Camry through its paces under the watchful eye of crew chief Kevin Reed. Turning a lap of 53.551 seconds at 168.064 mph, Boston posted the fastest speed in the morning session of open testing on Wednesday at Pocono Raceway.
Green is Good … This weekend the No. 25 Toyota Camry team will sport the green, orange and blue colors of ZLOOP Computer and Electronic Recycling Centers at Pocono Raceway. The JACO Environmental logo will adorn the rear quarter panels of the car.
Meet Boston … Boston is scheduled to participate in an autograph session with the ARCA Racing Series on Saturday, June 7, from 9:45 – 10:15 a.m. at Pocono, where he will be located in the autograph area (just outside the track).
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In the Rearview Mirror: New Jersey Motorsports Park … Justin Boston last piloted the No.25 ZLOOP Computer and Electronic Recycling Centers – JACO Environmental Toyota Camry on June 1, where he spent most of Sunday afternoon in front before a blown tire on Lap 60 cost him a shot at a New Jersey Motorsports Park win. Boston and the No.25 ZLOOP Computer and Electronic Recycling Centers – JACO Environmental Toyota team salvaged a seventh-place result after leading the most laps in the 150-mile event.
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Catch the Action … Race coverage for the Pocono ARCA 200 will be aired live starting at 1:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, June 7 on FOX Sports 1, with timing and scoring as well as the radio broadcast through the ARCA Racing Network (ARN) online at arcaracing.com.