STAUNTON, Va. – Federated Auto Parts has announced it will serve as the title sponsor of three ARCA races this season, including two at the Salem (Ind.) Speedway.
The Federated Auto Parts ARCA 200 will be held April 27, while the Federated Car Care ARCA Fall Classic will take place Sept. 13 at Salem. In addition, Federated will be the title sponsor of the Federated Auto Parts 200, which takes place on Aug. 9 at the Berlin Raceway in Marne, Mich. Federated Car Care also will be the presenting sponsor of three ARCA races in 2014: May 18 at the Toledo Speedway, June 21 at the Elko (Minn.) Speedway and Sept. 1 at the DuQuoin (Ill.) State Fairgrounds.
In addition to its ARCA race sponsorships, Federated will be the primary sponsor of the Schrader Racing ARCA car this season. Longtime Federated spokesperson Kenny Schrader will share the driving duties with Matt Tifft and Clay Campbell. Schrader will drive the No. 52 Federated Auto Parts car in 10 races, while Tifft, a 17-year-old high school senior who has been racing since 2007, will be behind the wheel for eight events. Campbell, president of Martinsville Speedway, will drive the No. 52 Federated Auto Parts car in two ARCA races.
“Everyone at Federated is excited about continuing our full-season sponsorship of the Schrader Racing ARCA team in the coming year,” said J.R. Bishop, director of motorsports and event marketing for Federated. “We have enjoyed a great relationship with ARCA for several years now and are looking forward to what promises to be some exciting weekends of racing. We have put together a strong hospitality program surrounding the ARCA schedule for our members and customers to enjoy. We can’t wait to get racing this season.”