DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Michael Self’s 2019 season ended one spot short of a championship. In the 2020 season opener, he made sure to put the field on notice, dominating from the pole to win the Lucas Oil 200 driven by General Tire for the second time in the last three years. “It’s unbelievable. I […]

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Christian Eckes and the Venturini Motorsports team collected the Lion’s share of the awards in Saturday night’s ARCA Menards Series Championship Awards Banquet at the Indiana State Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.   Eckes won four times in 2019 his way to the championship, which he won by 25 points […]

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He spent the summer stretch of races being hunted. Now, second in points heading into the ARCA Menards Series season finale at Kansas Speedway, Michael Self is the hunter.   He'd much rather be out front. But if he has to come from behind, he's confident he can do it […]

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April showers bring May flowers. April showers also brought Michael Self a victory lane celebration as he was the beneficiary of a cloudburst just one lap past halfway in the ARCA Menards Series annual April visit to Salem Speedway. It was Self’s second win of the season, and his second […]

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Christian Eckes scored his third ARCA Menards Series victory of the season with a dominant performance in the Southern Illinois 100 on the Magic Mile at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds.   Eckes started outside General Tire Pole Award winner Ken Schrader , […]

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Although he dominated the second half of the ARCA Menards Series Allen Crowe 100 presented by Lucas Oil, Michael Self held off his Venturini Motorsports teammate Christian Eckes on a two-lap dash to the checkered to earn his fourth series victory of […]

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The calendar says we are just one month into summer, but the racing schedule says the ARCA Menards Series season will reach its three-quarter mark with the completion of the FORTS USA 150 at Pocono Raceway. The 60-lap race will be the series’ 69th visit to the 2.5-mile Pocono triangle since 1983 and the 70th […]

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The nickname for Pocono Raceway is a cute and fitting slogan. And it might win the “overly obvious award” because the speedway’s triangular layout is indeed tricky for drivers and teams alike. For the drivers in Friday’s FortsUSA 150 at Pocono, the track’s three distinct corners present a challenge. Each has a different radius, a […]

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After leading the afternoon's practice session and winning the General Tire Pole Award, Chandler Smith put a period on a clean sweep of the ARCA Menards Series Fans with Benefits 150 with a dominant victory Friday night at Iowa Speedway. Smith led the first 106 laps before losing the lead […]

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Madison, IL -- For most accomplished veteran drivers there are few racetracks they haven’t been to or seen in some form or fashion. Michael Self is one of the more accomplished drivers in the ARCA Menards Series, with six career series wins on top of eight career NASCAR K&N Pro […]

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