ARCA Unveils 2019 Schedule

The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards 2019 schedule has been released and includes 20 races at 18 different race tracks in 13 states, starting with the season-opener at Daytona International Speedway in February and concluding with the finale at Kansas Speedway in October. Other highlights on the schedule include a return to Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida, for the first time since 1992, a pair of events at both Pocono Raceway and Salem Speedway, a new May date for the event at Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville, the 77th…

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Self Makes Up For Last Year With Late Pass On Final Restart To Win ARCA Race In Chicagoland Speedway

JOLIET, Ill – Last year, Michael Self was at the Chicagoland Speedway with Mason Mitchell Motorsports and was in prime position to earn his first career ARCA Racing Series victory. Unfortunately, with 10 laps-to-go, Self had a right front tire go down and would bring out the final caution of the night. Despite leading 29 laps, he’d finish a disappointing 17th. Christopher Bell would win as a result of that. In the offseason, Self joined Venturini Motorsports, the same team that Bell drove for in that race last year and walks…

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From US Nationals Through The Brickyard 400, Indianapolis To Be Motorsports Capital Of The World

When the Brickyard 400 was moved from it’s July date to the early portions of September it garnered a lot of attention. But, I think motosports fans are really discounting just how much action that the Indianapolis area is going to be treated to. Now, with the most recent announcement for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to host a two-day USAC Midget race on its property as well, the entire Circle City becomes the motorsports Capital of the World for nearly two straight weeks in September. 

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Austin Theriault Wins Race Shortened Lucas Oil 200 ARCA Season Opener at Daytona

Daytona Beach, Fla – Multi-car wrecks, red flags and six cautions could not keep ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards championship contender Austin Theriault from finding his way to victory lane at Daytona Int’l Speedway. Theriault, in Ken Schrader’s No. 52 Orlando Longwood Auto Auction Chevrolet, kept himself up front most of the way and, as a result, out of harm’s way to win the action-packed Lucas Oil Complete Engine Treatment 200 Driven by General Tire Saturday afternoon. Theriault, who led just four laps, drove around the outside of Terry…

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Tom Hessert Wins the Pole for Saturday’s ARCA Season Opener at Daytona

Daytona Beach, Fla – ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards veteran Tom Hessert, in the No. 25 Andrews-Renton Coil Spring/Venturini Motorsports Toyota, won the General Tire Pole Award Friday afternoon at Daytona Int’l Speedway for Saturday’s Lucas Oil Complete Engine Treatment 200 Driven by General Tire. Hessert, in the sixth qualifying group, was the last car off pit road among his six-car pack. His strategy was to lay way back in order to get a run. It worked. “Being in the back of group was obviously advantageous, so we could…

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Chase Briscoe Brings Points Lead Into ARCA Race at Lucas Oil Raceway

INDIANAPOLIS – The ARCA Racing Series is back to action this weekend, as they will race the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 presented by Jive on Friday night at Lucas Oil Raceway. Entering this weekend’s race, rookie Chase Briscoe brings in a commanding 230 point lead over second place Josh Williams. He’s hoping to extend that lead tomorrow night, as the former USAC driver is getting a chance to race on a track he’s made several starts at during his career of coming up through the ranks.

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ARCA Racing Series on Tap for IndyCar Doubleheader This Weekend in Iowa

Like last year, the ARCA Racing Series will team up with the Verizon IndyCar Series at the 7/8-mile Iowa Speedway this weekend. The ARCA drivers will race in the Iowa ARCA 250 on Saturday night at the Newton track, as it will be the 10th year the series has been coming there. Kyle Weatherman who finished second in two of the last three years like the chance to team up with IndyCar at Iowa. “That’s really cool…to be running with IndyCar,” Weatherman said. “Last year was my first IndyCar race,…

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Mason Mitchell Primed to Win at Iowa For 2nd Straight Year

No driver has ever won the ARCA Series race at the Iowa Speedway in two consecutive seasons. In the nine previous ARCA races at Iowa since the inaugural event in 2006, there have been no repeat winners. This weekend, Mason Mitchell will try to become the first on his hometown track. Mitchell, will pilot the No. 78 Karl Chevrolet in Saturday night’s ARCA 150 presented by Casey’s General Store (8 pm ET/FS2), as the defending race winner will try to repeat again in 2016. If he could, he would enjoy…

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