Cross Insurance Company of Bangor will be the primary sponsor on Austin Theriault's ARCA Series race car Friday night at Kentucky Speedway.

With just two races left on the ARCA schedule, the 23-year-old Fort Kent racer owns a 375 point lead in the driver championship standings. Theriault has six wins and has finished in the top 10 all 18 ARCA events this season.

“We are honored to partner with Austin and the rest of the team at Ken Schrader Racing,” Jonathan Cross, COO, Cross Insurance said. “We are looking forward to many more successful races together.”

“Our team has had a ‘dream’ season and we are really looking forward to Kentucky,” Ken Schrader, team owner said. “Cross Insurance has been a loyal supporter of Austin’s and we are thrilled to feature them on the car this week.  The Cross name will also be on the car as an associate for the season finale at Kansas.”

“I am excited to have the support of Cross Insurance at Kentucky and Kansas, the last two races that will decide the 2017 ARCA Championship,” Theriault said. “Maine is where it all started for me, so to have a well-known and respected Maine company like Cross partnering with us is very special.  I hope we can keep our streak of Top-3 finishes going.” - Ken Schrader Racing Team Press Release

Many of the race teams tested at Kentucky Speedway yesterday. Theriault's #52 Ken Schrader Racing Team car was fifth fastest with a speed of 179.706 MPH.

Pole qualifying for the Crosley Brands 150 Race on Friday is 4pm. The 150 mile race starts Friday night at 8pm