Chandler Smith won the rain shortened ARCA Menards Series Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 presented by Federated Car Care at Toledo Speedway, leading 140 of the race’s 152 laps.   Rain threatened throughout the day, but the race started on time. Smith started second, alongside Venturini Motorsports teammate Michael Self (No. […]

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Two-time 2019 winner Michael Self stormed to the pole for Sunday’s ARCA Menards Series Sioux Chief PowerPEX200 presented by Federated Car Care at Toledo Speedway. Self, who won earlier in the season at Five Flags Speedway and Salem Speedway turned a quick lap of 15.777 seconds/114.090 miles per hour to […]

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Rookie standout Chandler Smith will make his fourth start of the season Sunday afternoon behind the wheel of Venturini Motorsports’ series’ leading Toyota entry when the ARCA Menards Series returns home for the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 at Toledo Speedway.   Already with three consecutive finishes inside the top four spots […]

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The championship battle in the ARCA Menards Series may have looked to be a runaway before the season started, but it has proven to be anything but a quarter of the way into the 2019 season.   The pre-season favorites were the powerhouse Venturini Motorsports teammates, Christian Eckes and Michael […]

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Toyota Racing Development driver Hailie Deegan will make her highly anticipated ARCA Menards Series debut with Venturini Motorsports on Sunday, May 19 in the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 at Toledo Speedway.   Making her first of six ARCA starts on the season, Deegan, 17, will drive the team’s No.55 TRD 40th Anniversary […]

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Toledo, Ohio is the glass capital of the world, nicknamed the Glass City, due to the production of a wide range of glass products. A significant amount of window glass used in the automotive manufacturing boom of the early to mid-20th Century was produced in Toledo, and the process that produces glass bottles was perfected […]

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For most drivers rocketing up the stock car ladder system, their eventual goal is to reach the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Their dream is to race and win at Daytona and go on to become a champion to join the likes of Petty, Pearson, Yarborough, Gordon, Waltrip, Allison, Earnhardt and Johnson as legends of […]

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In today's racing world, becoming a star takes more than just on-track performance. Just like the high component braking systems and components offered by StopTech, it takes the full package. Part of that package involves a driver's presence, creativity and ability to interact with fans on social media.   With that in mind, Speed51.com has […]

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The sport of automobile racing has evolved greatly since the 1950s, moving from dusty fairgrounds tracks carved out of unused farm land to glitzy stadiums that encircle ribbons of pavement as smooth as a billiard table. The cars have changed, from street cars driven off the showroom floor then modified for racing to purpose-built tube […]

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Sixteen drivers have earned their first ARCA Menards Series victory at the series’ home track, Toledo Speedway. Of those, three of them earned their way into victory lane in their series debut, including current NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series championship contender and recent ARCA winner at Talladega Superspeedway Todd Gilliland.   Hailie Deegan, from Temecula, […]

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