ELKHART LAKE, Wis. - Walter Vollrath scored his first podium finish behind the wheel of his 1978 Lola 497 Sports Racer at Road America over the weekend. Competing in the Vintage Sports Car Drivers Association's Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival Vollrath never put a wheel wrong while lowering his time each session on the track. Vollrath scored a fourth place finish in Saturday's sprint race in the Under 2-Liter Prototype category and followed that up with a third place result in the Feature event on Sunday.
Walter Vollrath drove his beautifully restored 1978 Lola 497 to a third place finish at the Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival
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ELKHART LAKE, Wis. - ArmsUp Motorsports dominated the SCCA Kettle Moraine Double Regional event last weekend at Road America. A constant rain turned the six car ArmsUp fleet into a flotilla with the first day and a half of racing held under wet conditions. The difficult conditions did not slow the Greist Family with Revere taking two poles along with an overall race win and John Greist taking the race two Formula Continental win to complete the sweep. Jose Paredes also picked up the overall victory in race two capping an ArmsUp Sweep of the weekend.
John Greist claimed his first SCCA victory this weekend at Road America.
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. - ArmsUp Motorsports had an eventful month of July, running in three different disciplines of motorsports over three weekends. Kicking off the three week stint, Walther Vollrath made his race debut in his beautifully-restored 1978 Lola 497 C-Sports Racer at the prestigious Kohler International Challenge vintage race. Returning to Road America one week later, Revere Greist led a five-car ArmsUp armada to a third-place result in the SCCA Club Racing Cathouse National. After a year absence, ArmsUp Motorsports returned to the Pro Racing scene; scoring a podium finish with Revere Greist in the F2000 Championship Series. The result was a continuation of the success ArmsUp Motorsports has achieved every time it has stepped up to the pro level.
Walter Vollrath had a trouble free debut with his 1978 Lola 497 C Sports Racer
Revere Greist scored his first professional podium finish with a third place during the F2000 Championship round at RA.
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SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. - ArmsUp Motorsports raced cars from two different racing eras in two consecutive weeks at Road America. After two years of refurbishing Walter Vollrath's 1978 Lola T497, the car made its debut at the prestigious Kohler International Challenge vintage racing event. One week later, ArmsUp was back in action with the Formula Continental and Formula Atlantic cars at the SCCA Cat Nationals; scoring podium finishes in both classes.
Elkhart Lake, Wis. - Revere Greist continued ArmsUp Motorsports' run of success at the June Sprints last weekend at Road America. Greist led an armada of ArmsUp Motorsports cars that took four of the top seven positions in the Formula Continental field. John Greist, Jim Victor, and Kirk Kindsfater ran in positions five though seven to complete a successful weekend for the ArmsUp team.
Revere Greist drove to his first SCCA National podium during the June Sprints
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ELKHART LAKE, Wis. - The first SCCA race of the season at Road America proved to be a successful one for the ArmsUp Motorsports group. Revere Greist and Jim Victor each scored a Formula Continental victory during the Susie Bonneau Double Regional. Greist would have the most success of the ArmsUp lineup, earning Buckeyes for two poles and Saturday's win with Victor earning Sunday's win. Jose Paredes, John Dickmann and John Greist also saw action for the first time this season, with each driver putting in solid performances.
Revere Greist scored his first SCCA race win for ArmsUp Motorsports last weekend at Road America.
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SOUTH BELOIT, Ill. - ArmsUp Motorsports competed in their second SCCA National of the season at Blackhawk Farms last weekend. Coming into the weekend the ArmsUp team's focus was to improve on the previous trip two weeks earlier. That goal was accomplished with drivers Jim Victor, Revere Greist, and Kirk Kindsfater all coming away with top-five finishes at the end of the event.
Jim Victor scored his first podium of the season at the Carl Mueller National.
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SOUTH BELOIT, Ill. - After a long and cold Wisconsin winter ArmsUp Motorsports returned to the Blackhawk Farms racetrack this past weekend for the opening SCCA Central Division national race. Returning ArmsUp drivers Jim Victor and Kirk Kindsfater were joined by the team's newest driver Revere Greist at the twisty two-mile track. At the end of the weekend Kindsfater would score a third place result with Greist scoring a fifth for an ArmsUp Motorsports double top-five in the competitive Formula Continental class.
Kirk Kindsfater leads ArmsUp Motorsports Teammates Revere Greist and Jim Victor at Blackhawk Farms.
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SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. - ArmsUp Motorsports is in the final stages of preparation for the 2008 racing season. Excitement is high after a successful 2007 season which saw the ArmsUp squad claim a fourth place finish in the Formula Continental class at the SCCA National Championships. Over the winter break ArmsUp Motorsports added two new drivers to its FC contingent with John and Revere Greist coming on-board. The Sheboygan Falls team also completed restoration on Walter Vollrath's beautiful 1978 Lola 497 C Sports Racer.
Revere Greist puts his new Van Diemen through its paces at a recent test in Savannah, Ga.
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TOPEKA, Ks. - Kirk Kindsfater claimed his first top-five finish at the SCCA National Championship Runoffs, finishing fourth in the Formula Continental class. Kirk's ArmsUp Motorsports teammate, Jim Victor, took home an 11th place finish moving up three spots from his 14th place starting position. The race topped what was a successful week for the ArmsUp Motorsports team that saw both of their cars run strong throughout the entire National Championships at the Heartland Park Topeka circuit.
Kirk Kindsfater claimed his and ArmsUp Motorsports best Runoffs result with a fourth place finish.