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Jun 13

Mason Mitchell Motorsports Corrigan Oil 200 Pre-Race

Mason Mitchell Motorsports Corrigan Oil 200 Pre-Race

 

STATESVILLE, North Carolina – Statistically Michigan International Speedway (MIS) has been one of Mason Mitchell Motorsports best tracks on the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards circuit with an average finish of 3.7 in three starts. There’s only one more thing for the championship team left to do in the “Irish Hills” and that’s capture a win at the 2.0-mile oval.

ARCA veteran Kyle Weatherman will be behind the wheel of the No. 78 Turn One Condos/St. Charles Glass Chevrolet for the championship team. Weatherman led 17 laps last year at MIS before the fuel tank sputtered with four laps remaining resulting in a 12th place finish. Weatherman will make his 50th career ARCA start next month at the Iowa Speedway.

Weatherman’s No. 78 will feature Detroit Lions Safety Don Carey’s REECH Foundation on the car.

Driver Kyle Weatherman Quotes:

“Michigan is the fastest track that we race at so keeping your momentum through to corners is going to be key,” Weatherman explained. “It’s always important to run well every week but it’s critical to run well at MIS with all of the manufactures watching. Kevin Reed has it figured out at MIS. We’ve had a lot of speed this season. We just need all of the pieces to line-up. If we can make that happen, we can end the day in victory lane.”

“It’s going to be great having Detroit Lions Safety Don Carey at the track this weekend to help him with promoting his foundation. I think it’s great to see other athletes taking interests in what we’re doing on the racing side of things.”

Owner Mason Mitchell Quotes:

“We’ve always had speed at Michigan, Owner Mason Mitchell stated. “It’s one of my favorite tracks as a drive. To be fast you have to be on edge all race long. I know we will have speed with Kyle behind the wheel and Kevin Reed calling the shots on top of the box. This is a track we want to win at really bad.”

Chassis Information: Weatherman will race chassis No. 593 out of the MMM stable. The chassis has 12 starts, most recently last weekend at the Pocono Raceway. The chassis has one win (Chicago 2014), four top-five’s and seven top-10 finishes.

MMM Stats at MIS: MMM has three starts at the 2.0-mile oval. The championship team has two top-fives, three top-tens and an average finish of 3.7. MMM also won the pole for the 2014 event.

#KyleKares REECH Foundation: Reaching, Educating & Empowering Children. Success is not only defined by the number of milestones we obtain for ourselves, but also by the number of people we REECH back and pull along the way. For more information visit their website
www.reechfoundation.org

Michigan Schedule. The on-track action begins Thursday, June 15 with practice from 1 - 3 p.m. General Tire Pole Qualifying starts at 1:40 p.m. Friday afternoon. The Corrigan Oil 200 is scheduled to get underway Friday at 6 with live coverage on FS1. ARCAracing.com will provide live timing, scoring and chat.

For more on Kyle Weatherman, please visit kyleweatherman.com. Follow him on Twitter @KyleWeatherman and Facebook at Kyle Weatherman Facebook.

Follow MMM on Social Media: To keep up-to-date with the latest, news, information and race updates, follow MMM racing’s twitter page @MMM_Race and “Like” their Facebook page at Mason Mitchell Motorsports.

About Mason Mitchell Motorsports:

Mason Mitchell Motorsports (masonmitchellmotorsports.com) is a championship driver development team fielding multiple entries in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. The team is headquartered in Statesville, North Carolina and owned by 2014 ARCA champion Mason Mitchell.