ARCA’s Carter-2-Motorsports fielding four cars at ‘Dega

The final restrictor plate race of the season is upon the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards and Carter-2-Motorsports, one of the full-time teams on the tour will field four Dodge Chargers in Friday’s International Motorsports Hall of Fame 250 at Talladega Superspeedway.

On the heels of their season-best finish last Sunday afternoon at Salem (Ind.) Speedway, the Mooresville, North Carolina-based team is hoping to turn the finish into some momentum at the 2.66-mile superspeedway.

Larry Barford Jr., (read’s article on Larry) will play the lead role for the C2M team on Friday behind the wheel of the No. 04 First (1st) Mariner Bank / Trauma Doc Dodge Charger while team owner Roger Carter II takes his turn behind the wheel for the first-time in 2012 behind the wheel of the No. 67 Ron Paul 2012 Dodge Charger.

Superspeedway veteran Donnie Neuenberger (read’s article on Donnie) returns to the series vying for a starting spot in the No. 97 Eagle Convenience Stores Dodge Charger and the team welcomes newcomer Greg Hutto Jr., a native of Grand Bay, Alabama behind the wheel of the No. 40 Affordable Auto Glass / Suncoast Auto Sales Dodge Charger.

Barford Jr., a rookie on the ARCA Racing Series tour finished 19th at Salem Speedway last weekend and turns to Talladega as an opportunity to sharpen his superspeedway skills and improve on his Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway finish.

Carter will look to make his fourth career ARCA start, while Barford Jr. aims for his third with Hutto and Neuenberger look to make their inaugural run.

The International Motorsports Hall of Fame 250 (94 laps / 250 miles) is the fourth of 20 events on the 2012 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards with practice beginning Thursday, May 3rd with a three hour practice session planned from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Menards Pole Qualifying presented by Ansell is set for later in the day slated to begin at 5:05 p.m. Coverage is available online through the ARCA Racing Network (ARN) online at in collaboration with Alabama’s local WTDR Thunder 92.7 FM. A 45-minute final practice has been etched in on Friday, April 4th from 10:00 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. The event will take the green flag that afternoon shortly after 4:00 p.m and will be televised live on SPEED.

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