Ahead of his second career ARCA Menards Series start, Landen Lewis won the pole for tonight’s (Sept. 5) Southern Illinois 100 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds. It’s his first career pole.
Lewis finished seventh in his series debut this year at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
Lewis was 0.113 seconds faster than Ryan Unzicker. Unzicker will start second in his ninth appearance at DuQuoin, where he already has two top fives and six top-10 finishes. Unzicker earned his first ARCA victory in the 2020 race at the Springfield Mile.
In his first ARCA start since the 2019 DuQuoin race, Ken Schrader will start fifth. He has won at DuQuoin three times in this series.
The Southern Illinois 100 is slated to begin tonight at 9 p.m. ET with TV coverage provided by MAVTV and available on TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold.
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Mark Kristl joined Frontstretch at the beginning of the 2019 NASCAR season. He is the site's ARCA Menards Series editor. Kristl is also an Eagle Scout and a proud University of Dayton alum.