Race Weekend Central

ARCA Racing Series Breakdown: 2019 Kansas 150

2019 Kansas Arca Christian Eckes Racing Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: The battle between Venturini Motorsports teammates Michael Self and Christian Eckes was the entirety of the story Friday night at Kansas Speedway, and at the end of a largely uneventful 100 laps it was Eckes that left with the trophy, leading the final 43 laps to his fourth win of the 2019 …

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ARCA Preview: 2019 ARCA Kansas 150

2019 Chicagoland Arca Restart Cars Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The ARCA Menards Series wraps up its season with the 2019 ARCA Kansas 150 at Kansas Speedway on Oct. 18. It is the 19th race for the series at the 1.5-mile track in Kansas City, Kan., and it will host the season finale next year too. Entering the final race, Christian Eckes leads Michael Self …

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Tanner Gray Attempting Final 3 Truck Races of 2019

2019 Gateway Arca Tanner Gray Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Tanner Gray will drive in the remaining three NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races this season, DGR-Crosley announced Wednesday, Oct. 16. Gray will attempt to make his Truck Series debut in the NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 at Martinsville Speedway in DGR-Crosley’s No. 15 and will also enter ISM Raceway and Homestead-Miami Speedway. “I’m excited …

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NASCAR 101: Other K&N Stalwarts Who Could Join Sam Mayer in the Truck Series (Or Beyond)

2019 Pocono Xfinity Zach Catanzareti Hailie Deegan

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The latest graduate of the K&N Pro Series to NASCAR’s national series is Sam Mayer, who made his Gander Outdoors Truck Series debut Thursday night, Aug. 15, at Bristol Motor Speedway. Mayer, 16, was announced in late 2018 as one of the drivers for GMS Racing’s Truck Series program in 2019. The catch? He wouldn’t …

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ARCA Points Leader Michael Self Docked 50 Championship Points After Michigan Victory

2019 Pocono Arca Zach Catanzareti Michael Self

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Venturini Motorsports driver Michael Self and the team were handed a 50-point penalty following their ARCA Menards Series victory at Michigan International Speedway last weekend. The car was found to violate page 31, #3, Body, Composite, which means the team made an illegal modification/alteration to the body of the car itself. Self would have entered …

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ARCA Preview: Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 at Toledo Speedway

Restart 2019 Music City 200

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

The ARCA Menards Series heads to Toledo, Ohio for round six of the 2019 season. The second straight short track race of the season will feature the continued points battle between Travis Braden, Michael Self, and the few others still eligible. Sunday’s race will be the 46th race at Toledo Speedway with the odds of …

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ARCA preview: Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200 at Salem Speedway

Arca Menard's Series Garage Logo

After taking over one month off, the ARCA Menards Series returns to action in the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200 at Salem Speedway on Sunday, April 14. The race will consist of 200 laps around the 0.555-mile track in Salem, IN. Salem Speedway will host two ARCA races this season, with the second race set …

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ARCA Preview: ARCA Pensacola 200 presented by Inspectra Thermal Solutions

2018 Arca Irp Christian Eckes Winner Arca Photo

(Photo: ARCA Photo)

The ARCA Menards Series returns this weekend after a few weeks off. The series takes to 5 Flags Speedway for the first time since 1996 for the ARCA Pensacola 200 presented by Inspectra Thermal Solutions. There are no former winners in the field (the last winner was Frank Kimmel). When ARCA was last on track, …

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Nitro Shots: How Do You Make Championships Exciting?

Nhra 2018 Las Vegas Steve Torrence Championship Courtesy Nhra Media

There’s still one more race left in the 2018 Mello Yello Series season, but one championship has already been awarded and a second is really just a matter of the driver just showing up in Pomona. Steve Torrence collected his Top Fuel championship trophy in Las Vegas, while Tanner Gray just needs to show up …

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Nitro Shots: 5 Races to Go

Nhra 2018 Reading Steve Torrence Jr Todd Vincent Nobile Hector Arana Jr Winners Courtesy Nhra Media

It seems like the 2018 season just started, and now there are just five more races to go before it’s all over — five races left for drivers to make their championship dreams come true this year. Four capitalized on that opportunity by winning the first event of the Countdown at Maple Grove. Steve Torrence …

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Nitro Shots: US Nationals in the Books, Countdown Field Set

Nhra 2018 Indy Terry Mcmillen Courtesy Nhra

The biggest racing weekend of the NHRA year has passed, and after the dust settled, it was Terry McMillen, J.R. Todd, Tanner Gray and LE Tonglet holding the big trophies and the bragging rights. For McMillen, it was just his second career Top Fuel win, but it was something he thought would never happen after …

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