FAST FACTS: General Tire 200  Where:                                    Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, Alabama When:                                     Friday, April 26, 2019 Television:                             FS1, Live Track Length:                        2.66 miles Banking:                                33 degrees Most Recent Winner:            Zane Smith, April 27, 2018, 115.007 miles per hour Most Recent Pole Winner:   Michael Self, April 27, 2018, 181.953 mph Track Qualifying Record:    Bill Venturini, May […]

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Complications from food poisoning sidelined Christian Eckes from the ARCA Menards Series event at Salem Speedway on April 14, but the 18-year-old driver is ready to return to the driver’s seat as the series goes to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend.   Following Saturday’s on-track activities for the ARCA event at Salem, Eckes was […]

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For the first time in his ARCA Menards Series career, Travis Braden leads the series championship standings. Braden, a two-time champion in the ARCA/CRA Super Series for late models, assumed the series lead after a 12th-place finish at Salem Speedway.   Although driver and team both have ARCA […]

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- After sitting out the first portion of the season to focus on his education, Cole Glasson is ready to get back in a race car.   The 18-year-old, who has maintained a 4.0 GPA at Liberty University, will make his second ARCA Menards Series start on May 23 at Charlotte Motor […]

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series rookie Gus Dean will take advantage of an off weekend and return to the ARCA Menards Series to compete in Friday afternoon’s General Tire 200 at the famed Talladega Superspeedway. The 2.66-mile superspeedway will always be a special race track for the Bluffton, S.C. […]

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Last year, Joe Graf, Jr. came to Talladega Superspeedway as a raw, untested rookie. His experience had been gained on the short tracks of the Midwest and the Northeast, and two ARCA Menards Series starts at Nashville and Salem. He had no experience in the draft at Talladega, or […]

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There are names in racing that are instantly recognizable. Petty. Andretti. Foyt. Senna.   Those are the names that transcend the sport and have permeated popular culture worldwide. From success on the track to references in movies, television, and music, those names could be mentioned virtually anywhere on the globe and someone would recognize them. […]

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Sheldon Creed, the 2018 ARCA Menards Series champion, will be inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame’s ARCA Wall of Champions on Thursday, April 25. Creed, who won four times on his way to the title, currently drives for GMS Racing’s NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series team. He has also maintained his presence in […]

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The ARCA Menards Series has been a part of Talladega Superspeedway’s history since the track’s inaugural season in 1969. Over the course of those 50 years, the series has run 55 races on the daunting 33-degree banks that sees speeds approach 200 miles per hour. The list of previous winners reads as a mixture of […]

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Former ARCA/CRA Super Series late model champion Travis Braden started his ARCA Menards Series career with a victory in his series debut at Lucas Oil Raceway in 2015. Driving a family-owned car on a tight budget, Braden finished second in his second series start at Kentucky later that […]

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