Saturday, 17 December 2011

$10,000 50/50 Draw Winner - Garnet Grimard

Congratulations to Garnet Grimard, the $10,000 50/50 draw winner. 

The annual ARCA OK Tire Sportsman Series 50/50 draw was won by Williams Lake's Garnet Grimard. A long time supporter of the series and competitor. Thanks to the Red Bluff pub in Quesnel for hosting the draw. Many thanks to all of the ARCA OK Tire Series supporters.

Sunday, 6 November 2011

All in

Great night of racing for bc sportsman drivers

A field of 26 sportsman cars took the green in las Vegas for the bullring fall classic. Korbin thomas took the pole and lead start to finish. "the restarts were tricky, but we were able to hold them off". Also racing hard was dave hemrich, finishing 7th, Tom berrow in 11th, darell midgley in 13, Tarasenko in 14, Williams tangled up early comes back to 16th. Bc young guns had a tough time with Brandon Carlson, ian Graham and Ryley Seibert unable to finish. In the super late race, korbin thomas and Tom berrow, put on the big tires and finished 11th and 9th. Congrats to all who competed. Bc racers were the class of the field.

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Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Berriau Wins Attendance Award

 Congratulations to Mark Berriau for winning the 2500.00 travel voucher compliments of Goodyear Tire / Finishline Racing Products

Monday, 31 October 2011

2011 ARCA OK Tire Awards

Award Winners ARCA OK Tire Sportsman Series - 2011
Points Champion                            Mark Berriau
2nd place points winner                 Ian Graham
3rd place points winner                 Matt Stephenson
4th place points Winner                 Ryley Seibert
5th place points winner                  Chris Babcock
6th place points winner                  Darren Swaan
7th place points winner                  Bob Williams
8th place points winner                 Sarah Cornett-Ching
9th place points winner (tie)         Dave Olson
9th place points winner (tie)         Bob Mear
10th place points winner               Trevor Adelman
Special Awards
Rookie of the year                       Sarah Cornett-Ching
Most Improved driver                  Sarah Cornett-Ching
Long Haul Award                         Chris Babcock
Most sportsmanlike driver           Mark Berriau
Sportsmanship award to              Darren Swaan – Dave Olson
Hard Luck                                     Bob Williams
Best appearing car                       Darren Swaan
Best appearing crew                    Trevor Adelman

Sunday, 30 October 2011



May 5                    Vernon, BC                         BC Motoplex speedway
May 26                  Williams Lake, BC             Thunder Mountain Speedway
June 16                  Prince George, BC             PGARA Speedway
July 21                   Quesnel, BC                       QARA Gold Pan Speedway
August 11              Agassiz , BC                       Agassiz Speedway
September 8          Vernon, BC                         Motoplex Speedway

Sunday, 16 October 2011


Hello Sportsman racers,

Mark Duthie, ARCA OK Tires Series official photographer, has uploaded many great pictures onto our website. Click on the race tab you would like to view and scroll down. Pictures can be purchased from Mark at

Saturday, 8 October 2011


 To be drawn at the ARCA OK Tire Series Banquet
·    All drivers competing in five or more ARCA OK Tire Sportsman Series races have been entered in a draw for a 2500.00 travel voucher.

·    Thanks to Goodyear Racing Tires for their continued support of the series.

Last call - ARCA OK Tire Series Banquet Tickets

Hello ARCA racers,

The last call for banquet tickets is Tuesday October 11. Please contact Contact Tina at Williams Petroleum for tickets, or call her at 250-564-9995.

The AGM will be at 12:30 in the Summit room at the Coast Inn of the North, 770 Brunswick Street, PG.

The doors open at 5.00
dinner at 6.30
Awards to follow.

See you in PG

Kendall Thomas

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Room Rate Change for ARCA OK Tire Banquet

Hello ARCA Sportsman Racers,

Please note the room rate emailed and posted on the website was incorrect. The room rate for the Banquet will be 103.00. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.


Kendall Thomas

Friday, 23 September 2011

ARCA OK TIRE Banquet Date Set - Saturday, October 15 in PG

Hello ARCA racers. The banquet date has been set for Oct 15 in Prince George.

It will be in the Coast Inn of the North, 770 Brunswick Street, PG. ph 250-563-0121
We have a block of rooms set aside. If we take more than 11 rooms the room rate will be 103.00. I expect we will easly exceed that number.Be sure to mention the ARCA banquet to ensure you get the rate.

Ticket prices will be 40.00 per plate

Contact Tina at Williams Petroleum for tickets, or call her at 250-564-9995.

You can also contact Kendall Thomas at 250-765-2188.

The Banquet is always awesome, so come on out and celebrate the season.

Please contact Tina ASAP as the date is closer than you think


Kendall Thomas

Sunday, 11 September 2011

Top Three Trophy Presentaion - Mark Berriau Crowned 2011 Champion

ARCA OK Tire Series Official Finish Championship Night Motoplex Speedway

1   Mark Berriau
2   Kalvin Loudoun
3   Matt Stephenson
4   Sarah Cornett-Ching
5   Steve Lengert
6   Bob Williams
7   Logan Jewel
8   Ian Graham
9   Chris Babcock
10 Don Nickel
11 Cory MacGiveren
12 Bob Mear
13  Dan Ursel
14 Jeff Cameron
15 Garnet Grimard
16 Trevor Adelman
17 Ryley Seibert
18 Dave Olson
19 Darren Swaan

Mark Berriau wins championship night and Arca championship

Thursday, 8 September 2011

Motoplex Championship Night ARCA OK Tire Series Weekend Schedule

Pit gate opens 10.00 am
on track for practice - between 12.00-100 pm
Practice will rotate through classes

Front gate opens 5.00
Qualifying 5.00
Racing at 6.00

Looking forward to a great night of racing

See you at the track


Sunday, 7 August 2011

Mark Berriau 1st - Ian Graham 2nd - Ryley Seibert 3rd 

Main Event results
127Mark Berriau
218Ian Graham
309Ryley Seibert
433Dave Hemrich
55Bob Williams
647Trevor Adelman
799Sarah Cornett-Ching
892Logan Jewel
989Darren Swaan
101Matt Stephenson
1174Dan Ursel
1222Chris Babcock
137Bob Mear
1471Dave Olson

Berriau wins ARCA OK TIRE Sportsman Series Mertin GM 100 - Agassiz

Ian Graham second
Ryley Seibert third

B heat winner Dave Olson
A heat winner Dave Hemrich

New track record Ryley Seibert 14.122

Friday, 29 July 2011

Getting ready for Agassiz Saturday Aug 6

Agassiz Times:

2:00 Pit Gate opens

HOT LAPS -         
3:00        ARCA
3:30        Track Open
4:00        ARCA
4:30        Track Open
4:40        Street
4:45        Midgets
4:50        Track Open
5:00        ARCA
5:15        Street
5:20        midgets
5:25        Track Open

5:45        Drivers Meeting

6:00        Time Trials

6:55        National anthem

B             Street
A             Street
B             ARCA
A             ARCA

5 Minute Intermission  


*Spectator gate open @ 4:30

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

ARCA OK Tire Sportman Series racer Ryley Seibert to run NASCAR race In Saskatoon

Driving the Lake Excavationg Ford Fusion, Ryley will compete in his first ever NASCAR race. The 2010 ARCA OK Tire series rookie of the year is looking forward to the opportunity.

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

ARCA OK Tire Sportsman racer to compete in NASCAR race at Motoplex Speedway

Sarah Cornett-Ching will compete in the cruising the dub 300 at Motoplex Speedway this weekend.

Sunday, 17 July 2011

Williams wins ARCA OK TIRE Sportsman race in Quesnel

The ARCA racers travelled to Quesnel's Gold Pan Speedway this weekend for race 4 of the ARCA OK Tire Sportsman series. Working around mother nature, the ARCA racers were able to dodge the rain showers and complete the night. Fast time was set by Ryley Seibert in the 09 car. B heat winner Chris Babcock. A heat winner Bob  Williams.

Feature event results

1.    5     Bob Williams
2.    22.  Chris Babcock
3.    09   Ryley Seibert
4.    1     Matt Stephenson
5.    89   Darren Swaan
6.    27   Mark Berriau
7.    71   Dave Oslon
8.    92   Logan Jewel
9.    18   Ian Graham
10.  47  Trevor Adelman
11.  52  Garnet Grimard
12.  99  Sarah Cornett-Ching
13.  7    Bob Mear

Thursday, 7 July 2011

Getting Ready for OK Tire Series - Quesnel

I just got the word. Les and Cyndie of OKTIRE Quesnel are once again hosting the annual bbq.
Les and Cyndie are preparing dinner Friday night and would like to invite series teams, officials and sponsors. Dinner will be anytime after 6:30 but come and eat at 9:00 if you get to town late, it doesn't matter.
Please E-mail or call RSVP if you can come please. or call 250-991-9890 (cyndie's cell).
Please call even if you aren't sure you can make it. We would rather people say yes and not make it in time, than run low on food and treats. Word on the street is Mike Ernst is making cake. Don't want to miss that.
If You didn't confirm, but can make it last second, please come, there will be lots.
Looking foward to seeing everyone
Les, Cyndie, and Mike
Gold Pan Speedway ARCA OK Tire Series schedule.
Gates open @ 12:30
Arca - 1:15-1:45
Arca - 2:10- 2:40
Streets - 2:40- 2:55
Minis - 2:55- 3:10
Arca - 3:10- 3:25
Streets - 3:25- 3:40
Minis - 3:40- 3:55

Arca Drivers meeting 4:00
QARA metting 4:10
Qualifying  4:30

Racing 5:30

Mini Dashes
Street Dashes
Arca Heats
Mini Heats
Street Heats
Mini Main
Street Main
ARCA 100 Lap Feature

Sunday, 12 June 2011

Gearing up for Race 3 - ARCA OK Tire Series Prince George

The ARCA OK TIRE Sportsman Series does NOT allow practice at the venue 5 days before the event.

Race day Info:

Track open at Friday at 4pm for vehicle entry and camper setup.
No charge for camping

Pit gates open Saturday at 12.00
** Pit Meeting 1.30 ARCA cars only **
ARCA practice at 2 – 2.45
We will rotate in the other 2 classes at 2.45
Time trials at 6.00
Racing at 7.00

While we continue to work on the ARCA OK Tire website, you can check the “Un-Official” ARCA Website at

Mylaps race results are posted as soon as possible on  - search ARCA

Monday, 30 May 2011

Welcome to the unoffical ARCA sportsman Series Blog.

Hopefully the Offical website will come online soon, but until then, here is the unoffical version.