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Bryan Silas, No. 11 Nortrax-Shell Rotella T Chevrolet Winchester ARCA 200 Fast Facts

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Bryan Silas, No. 11 Nortrax-Shell Rotella T Chevrolet Winchester ARCA 200 Fast Facts

Chris Knight
Fast Track Racing
May 2, 2007

Bryan Silas, Fast Track Racing,
No. 11 Nortrax-Holland Pump-Shell Rotella T- Palm Beach Grading (PBG)
Chevrolet Monte Carlo

ARCA RE/MAX Series Race No. 6, Winchester ARCA 200
Winchester Speedway, Winchester , Indiana

Race Information: Event: Winchester ARCA 200, Sunday, May 6 at 1:00 p.m. Local Time Track: Winchester Speedway Qualifying: Saturday, May 5 at 4:15 p.m. Local Time; Track Length: .5-mile high-banked paved oval. .

Kansas Recap: In his ARCA RE/MAX Series (ARS) debut at Kansas Speedway, Silas finished 22nd after matching a career-best speedway qualifying effort of 16th last Friday. Silas also made his NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series (NCTS) debut in last Saturday’s O’Reilly 250 starting 36th and finishing a respected 29th.

Inaugural Winchester Event: Silas will make his first ever ARCA RE/MAX Series start at Winchester Speedway on Sunday afternoon. While Silas’s resume includes the short tracks of Berlin Raceway, Toledo Speedway, USA International Speedway and Salem Speedway, the Winchester ARCA 200 will be the first ever battle at Central Indiana-based track.

Looking Good: Nortrax, Shell Rotella-T, Holland Pump and Palm Beach Grading (PBG) will sponsor Silas’s No. 11 Chevrolet Monte Carlo this Sunday. The duo group of sponsors continues their foray into the ARCA RE/MAX Series (ARS) and will hold sponsorship of the Fast Track Racing entry.

Points Chase: Despite the performance at Kansas Speedway last week, Silas maintains the ninth position in the ARCA RE/MAX Series point standings tied with fellow Floridian Patrick Sheltra. Silas is sixty five points behind eighth place competitor Justin Marks. Silas sits third and continues to chase Phillip McGilton for the ARCA RE/MAX Series Rookie-of-the-Year crown heading into the sixth race of the season.

Testing, Testing, Testing: Bryan Silas and Fast Track Racing quickly headed from Kansas Speedway to Kentucky Speedway this past weekend to participate in the open test session at the 1.5-mile speed plant on Monday. Silas is preparing for his Bluegrass debut at the Sparta-Kentucky based track next weekend.

Coming Soon: In the next few weeks, Fast Track Racing will unveil a brand new BryanSilasRacing.com. The website will include the latest news and notes from the track, a personal message from Bryan and much more.

Fast Track Racing, Winchester Pre-Race Quotes:
Bryan Silas, driver of the No. 11 Nortrax-Holland Pump-Shell Rotella-T-Palm Beach Grading Chevrolet:

On Kansas : “We didn’t have the run we were looking for in the ARCA RE/MAX Series, but we’ll regroup and try again this weekend at Winchester . The last time we were on a short track, we had a top-10 finish; we’ll look to do that again on Sunday.”

On His NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Debut At Kansas : “It was something I will never forget it. I think we did everything we needed to do last Saturday. The run paid off because NASCAR approved us to run the next truck race at Lowes Motor Speedway in two weeks, so it will be a busy couple of weeks for us, but we’ll be ready.”

On Winchester Speedway : “I like short track racing. It should be a weekend of fun. I honestly think we have a chance at running up front and winning the race. If we can’t win, we just want to finish the best we can and collect some points and stay in the hunt.”

On Early Season Success: “We’re ahead of our game. I think we’ve made some excellent progress with our ARCA program this season and we still have a long way to go. I only think our start and finishes will only improve and I wouldn’t count us out for a win or two by seasons end.”

PRIOR RESULTS:

Bryan Silas, Winchester Speedway ARCA Race Results:

Date Event Start Finish Laps Status

No prior ARCA RE/MAX Series starts at Winchester Speedway

Fast Links:

Driver/Team: Fast Track Racing, Bryan Silas on the web: BryanSilasRacing.com

Sanction: ARCA RE/MAX Series: ARCARacing.com

The Winchester ARCA 200 (200 laps/100 miles) is the sixth of 23 events on the 2007 ARCA RE/MAX Series schedule. Practice begins Saturday, May 5 with an hour and a half (1:30pm-3:00pm Local Time) session planned. ARCA SIM Factory pole qualifying is slated for later in the afternoon at 4:15pm Local Time. The event will take the green flag on Sunday, May 6 shortly after 1:00pm Local Time. The event will not be televised. However, race coverage can be found online at arcaracing.com

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MEDIA CONTACT:
NAME: Chris Knight, Fast Track Racing
PHONE: 239.834.9797
EMAIL: knight849@aol.com

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