Christian Eckes scored his third win of the 2019 ARCA Menards Series season last Saturday at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds (IL).  Now, he’ll carry that momentum into the final weekends of the 2019 season, eyeing an ARCA Championship and his first career NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory.   Eckes’ win was his sixth with […]

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Toyota Racing Development’s (TRD) Logan Seavey will suit up and grab the wheel of Venturini Motorsport’s (VMS) No.20 Craftsman Toyota this weekend to defend his 2018 ARCA Menards Series’ Southern Illinois 100 victory at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds.   Last year’s race winner in just his second series start, Seavey looks to add more hardware […]

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In the 1980s, the starting line up at any given ARCA Menards Series race would be populated by upwards of half a dozen drivers from the state of Illinois. Drivers like three-time series champion Bob Dotter, from Chicago, led the charge. With him came Lombard’s Bob Schacht, Northlake’s Don Marmor, Joliet’s Dennis Devea, East Peoria’s […]

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Four-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series winner and 18-time ARCA Menards Series winner Ken Schrader will make his first appearance with the ARCA Menards Series since last June when he straps in for the Southern Illinois 100 at DuQuoin on Saturday night. Schrader will pilot his familiar No. 52 Federated Auto Parts Ford in what […]

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In the 1960s, a small group of upstart drivers from Alabama earned a deserved reputation whenever they would pull into the dark, dusty short tracks of the south. Bobby and Donnie Allison, Charles “Red” Farmer, and later on Neil Bonnett would travel throughout the big money races and take away the lion’s share of the […]

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With two miles to go in the Allen Crowe 100 at Springfield, it looked like Corey Heim (No. 22 Speedway Children’s Charities Ford) was sitting pretty. He was in second place, right alongside leader Michael Self (No. 25 Sinclair Lubricants Toyota) as the field was readying for a two-lap dash to the checkered flag. When […]

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Although he dominated the second half of the ARCA Menards Series Allen Crowe 100 presented by Lucas Oil, Michael Self (No. 25 Sinclair Lubricants Toyota) held off his Venturini Motorsports teammate Christian Eckes (No. 15 JBL Audio/Illinois Truck & Equipment Toyota) on a two-lap dash to the checkered to earn his fourth series victory of […]

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Few drivers come into the ARCA Menards Series making their third-ever start and are considered one of the favorites to win. That’s exactly the case for Logan Seavey (No. 20 Craftsman Toyota) as he returns to the Illinois State Fairgrounds in the Allen Crowe 100 presented by Lucas Oil on Sunday, August 18. Seavey is […]

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Christian Eckes continues to build momentum in the ARCA Menards Series championship hunt, scoring his second win of the season Friday at Pocono Raceway (PA).   Eckes inherited the lead with 26 laps to go after a round of green-flag pit stops.  It has been an up-and-down year for the New York native, but the […]

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It’s been a meteoric season and a half in the ARCA Menards Series for seventeen-year-old Chandler Smith (No. 20 Craftsman/828 Logistics Toyota). The Talking Rock, Georgia native made his series debut at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville in March 2018 and, at the age of 15, started a streak of four consecutive General Tire Pole Awards to […]

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