Cunningham Motorsports

"ARCA's Top Team, Earning Winning Results for
America's next Great Stock Car Racers"

Cunningham Motorsports Throughout its history Cunningham Motorsports has demonstrated a track tested ability to develop young talent and has become a well-respected, race team under the vision of team principals, Kerry Scherer & Briggs Cunningham and the NASCAR Championship Winning Direction of Crew Chief Paul Andrews.

As the official driver development partner for Penske Racing, Cunningham is the results driven, no-nonsense team in the ARCA series where racers go to gain the seat time and experience necessary to help them climb the next steps up the motorsports ladder.

Proof of this is that recent Cunningham graduates, Alex Bowman, Parker Kligerman and Dakoda Armstrong each earned ARCA Rookie of the Year Awards and all three are now competing successfully in NASCAR's upper echelons.

Cunningham Motorsports Among other top notch racers who have developed and honed their skills at Cunningham are Chase Miller, Scott Lagasse Jr., Tim Andrews, Frank Kimmel, Steven Wallace and when it was time for his NASCAR debut, ex-Formula 1 race winner, Juan Pablo Montoya. During this season, current NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver, Ryan Blaney ran three races with the team as a means to gain experience on race tracks where he had little previous race time.

The 2013 ARCA season saw the Cunningham organization return to a two car effort as Tom Hessert returned to the team, after finishing 3rd in the 2010 driver's championship with the team. Hessert completed the 2013 season 4th in championship points. The team's second car had 10 different drivers throughout the season, including Austin Wayne Self, Anderson Bowen, Blaney and Scott Lagasse. The organization also moved into the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Series as Self competed in six races, while Bowen raced in two.

The 2014 racing season is shaping up as another interesting year with Austin Self announcing that he will compete for the ARCA Series Rookie of the Year, as well as the championship. There are a lot of fun things in the works for the second Cunningham team...so stayed tuned for updates.

Our Drivers

Austin Wayne Self info

Austin Wayne Self

Austin Wayne Self will drive a partial season of five ARCA short-track races and 7 NASCAR K&N Series Pro East (NKNSPE) races during 2013 with Cunningham Motorsports.
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Tom Hessert info

Tom Hessert

Tom Hessert returns to Cunningham Motorsports after a two year absence and will drive the team's #77 Dodge Charger in the 2013 ARCA Racing Series.
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Shannon McIntosh info

Shannon McIntosh

Shannon has announced a 6-7 race season with the Cunningham organization. With 18 years of racing experience the driver from St. Petersburg, Florida, tested with her Cunningham team during the ARCA open test in December at Daytona International Speedway.
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Anderson Bowen info

Anderson Bowen

Anderson Bowen, the 15 year old from Suwanee, Georgia, plans to run three ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards short track races and two NASCAR K&N Pro Series races during the 2013 season for Cunningham Motorsports.
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Tyler Reddick info

Tyler Reddick

Reddick, currently from Du Quoin, Illinois, will drive the #22 Dodge at Daytona International Speedway in February, as a preliminary race for his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series seaon with Brad Keselowski Racing (BKR).
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Will Kimmel info

Will Kimmel

Will Kimmel, third generation driver from Clarksville, Indiana, will pilot the Cunningham Motorsports #22 for three ARCA Racing Series races during the 2013 season.
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ARCA News

Austin Wayne Self Leaving Cunningham Motorsports after Stellar Rookie Season
October 12, 2014
Cunningham Motorsports co-owner, Kerry Scherer was notified just a few hours prior to the start of the ARCA 98.9 at Kansas Speedway on Friday that rookie Austin Wayne Self would not be returning to the organization for the 2015 season. The decision by the Selfs comes at the completion of a season where Self earned 5 top-5 finishes and 13 top-10 finishes in 19 starts. Self finished the season 6th in the championship points in spite of his ineligibility to compete in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway because he was only 17.

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