Ross Kenseth picks up first ARCA win in third career start

BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Ross Kenseth has earned his first victory on the ARCA Racing Series, beating Frank Kimmel by 2.1 seconds at Michigan International Speedway on Friday.

Kenseth is the son of NASCAR Sprint Cup star Matt Kenseth. Ross Kenseth, 22, was making his third career ARCA start.

Kimmel, by contrast, has 80 career victories. This was his 270th finish in the top five.

Austin Wayne Self took third place.

Ross Kenseth was making his first ARCA start of 2015. He drove the No. 52 Chevrolet for Ken Schrader Racing.

"This is the best I've ran at a big track," he said. "I felt like right out of the bat we were real fast."