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Tom Hessert Remains Hot in Kentucky
Posted September 27, 2016

CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 26, 2016) – Tom Hessert had a big night at Kentucky Speedway, coming out with a finish inside the top-five when the checkered flag fell Friday night on the 23rd running of the Crosley 150 on General Tire Super Weekend.

Tom Hessert (No. 25 Acadiana Neurosurgery Toyota) captured a fourth place finish in the 150 mile event. Hessert's finish also further cemented his stronghold on second place in the overall championship driver standings.

Tom Hessert, second behind Briscoe in ARCA’s driver championship point standings, holds a commanding 185 point lead over third-place competitor Matt Kurzejewski. Hessert, behind a late season surge, highlighted with a victory at DuQuoin, is poised to earn his highest career finish (second) in the ARCA standings.

In Hessert’s previous nine seasons he’s finished third twice (’10 & ’14) in ARCA’s national point standings.

“It was a great night for this Venturini Motorsports 25-team,” Hessert said. “We started thirteenth and finished fourth – gives us a lot to work with going into Kansas in a few weeks.”

Coming on strong when it mattered, Hessert has earned three top-5’s including a win and runner-up finish at Salem to go along with eight consecutive top-10 finishes during a stretch which started in August at Lucas Oil Raceway.

“It’s a true testament to the character of this team. We never gave up and we’ll keep going until the checkered flag waves at Kansas. ”

The ARCA Series season finale will take place at Kansas Speedway on Friday, October 14. Practice for the Kansas 150 is the same day from 9:30 a.m. to 10:25 a.m., with final practice following from 10:35 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Menards Pole Qualifying presented by Ansell is slotted in for 2:30 p.m. The 16th Kansas ARCA 150 is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m., with live coverage on FS1. All times central, local time. ARCAracing.com will also feature Live Timing and Scoring and Live Chat of all on-track activities

 

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