SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Justin Haley had never driven a stock car on a dirt track before, nor had he ever won an ARCA race. It was also the first time the Winamac, Indiana driver had driven a Mason Mitchell Motorsports (MMM) car. None of it mattered though to the 17-year-old driver who wheeled the No. […]

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It was another busy weekend of short track racing action in all four corners of the country this past weekend.  We understand that between attending races and enjoying the summer weather that you may have missed a few stories from those races throughout the weekend.  That’s why we have put together a list of the […]

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1. It is an action packed weekend at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.  Saturday it’s the Tony Bettenhausen 100, which is also round eight of the 2015 USAC Silver Crown Championship Series.  Over 37 drivers have already entered for the event.  Then Sunday the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards hits the track for their first […]

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Fifteen-year old dirt modified driver Tyler Dippel will be making his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut behind the wheel for Lira Motorsports in the Allen Crowe 100 this weekend. The young driver from Wallkill, New York brings years of dirt racing success to the one-mile clay oval at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.   […]

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The task of driving two different types of race cars at the same track on different days happens frequently but it is usually two different types of open wheel or stock cars. The task of driving an open wheel championship car and a full bodied stock car on the same weekend isn’t as frequent, especially […]

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(TOLEDO, Ohio – March 13, 2015) – Officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America announced today that CBS Sports Network will televise at least three live events from the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards this summer.   CBS Sports Network’s coverage, part of its CBS Sports Spectacular programming, begins with the traditional spring […]

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Springfield, IL – Kody Swanson of Kingsburg, Calif. led wire-to-wire to win Sunday’s “Tony Bettenhausen 100” USAC Silver Crown race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. He won the pole in the Radio Hospital Maxim/Hampshire and never trailed, finishing a half-lap ahead of runner-up Tracy Hines. The point battle was affected only minimally, with second-place Hines […]

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Over the course of a 20-race schedule, the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards makes two stops on non-asphalt tracks. The first event on dirt took place on Sunday afternoon at the legendary Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. After a rain shower altered the day’s activities, Frank Kimmel completed every lap inside the top-10 […]

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(SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) – As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, Kevin Swindell wasn’t sure what he was doing this weekend, but he didn’t plan on racing.   That changed when Venturini Motorsports’ Billy Venturini called and offered him a chance to drive the No. 15 Zaxby’s Toyota on the one-mile dirt track in Springfield, Illinois. Swindell accepted […]

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