Long Pond, PA – Michael Lira, in the final moments of the session, shot to the top of the speed charts in ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards open testing Wednesday afternoon at Pocono Raceway. Lira, in the No. 58 Ford Performance-TraqGear Ford, circled the 2.5-mile Pocono triangle in 53.055 seconds, an average speed of […]

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After skipping Talladega, Michael is revved up to return to the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards at Toledo Speedway. Still a few months away from meeting ARCA’s age requirements for racing at Talladega, the 17-year old Port Orange, FL driver kept his mind off the Alabama high-banks with a trip to the west coast […]

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Week number four of the NASCAR Whelen All American Series racing action at New Smyrna Speedway saw track officials go into “hurry up mode” as rain was approaching from the north. But all racing was completed with only a light drizzle during the last race of the night as the expected precipitation actually dissipated before it ever reached the […]

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Michael Lira’s racing resume got a little bit longer yesterday as he participated in a test session driving a LATAM (Latin America) Formula 2000 car on the road course at Palm Beach International Raceway. The session was the result of Michael being picked by Autotv Magazine to compete in the 2015 LATAM F2000 season. Every […]

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Lira Motorsports is excited to officially announce their acquisition of 18,000 square feet of race shop and office space in Mooresville, NC. The new facility will be the home of the teams current ARCA Racing Series operations, consisting of the Michael Lira number 58 and David Levine number 59 racing teams. The North Carolina space […]

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Oklahoma’s Tyler Thomas and the Tim Russell Driver Development group have shown glimmers of excellence in his foray into asphalt racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL), but victory had escaped him in the 49th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing leading up to the final night of action.  It looked to be that […]

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Lira Motorsports is excited to welcome John Lowingski-Loh to its ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards driver lineup for Daytona. Lowinski-Loh will be behind the wheel of the No. 58 Ford Fusion for the up-and-coming race team based out of Port Orange, Florida.   A native of Milford, MA, John began his racing career at […]

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Port Orange, FL — When the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards takes to the track on Friday, January 16th it will be the first time in series history for an open test in January at Daytona ahead of the race in February.   For Michael Lira, it will be his third time testing an […]

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Part-time ARCA driver, Michael Lira, who recorded a fourth-place qualifying effort at Pocono Raceway in his Superspeedway debut in the series in August, will shift gears and make his way to New Smyrna Speedway this weekend at an attempt to take the trophy during the 49th Annual Florida Governor’s Cup 200 Super Late Model (SLM) […]

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Michael Lira, the seventeen-year-old race car driver and high school student from Port Orange, Florida, has been selected to compete for a spot in NASCAR through the NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D) program. In recent years, the NASCAR Drive for Diversity program has been a hotbed for some of the most promising young talent in […]

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