Since being picked number one in the Speed51 Short Track Draft last April, Chandler Smith has continued to back up his selection with his on track success in the ARCA Menards Series with Venturini Motorsports. After five ARCA short track wins in 2019, Smith went to Phoenix Raceway (AZ) on Friday night and continued the […]

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Venturini Motorsports (VMS) officials announced today that ARCA Menards Series (ARCA) standout, Corey Heim, has joined the storied team for a partial schedule throughout the 2020 season. Heim, will pilot the teams Toyota Camry’s in seven starts, covering all three of the ARCA Menards Series; National, East and West.   “I am really looking forward […]

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CONCORD, N.C.  – After contributing to the Owners Championship in 2019, Venturini Motorsports (VMS) officials announced today that Chandler Smith will once again pilot the No. 20 Toyota Camry in 2020. Smith will handle the driving duties in the 13-races he will be age eligible throughout the season and rejoin with crew chief and team owner […]

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CONCORD, NC - Venturini Motorsports (VMS) officials announced today that Drew Dollar has joined the storied organization to compete full-time in the ARCA Menards Series (ARCA). Dollar will be joined by veteran crew chief Shannon Rursch and the No. 15 team in their 2020 championship bid.   “With the addition of Drew Dollar to our […]

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Venturini Motorsports has been involved in the ARCA Menards Series since 1982, meaning the team’s run has lasted longer than all but three teams that currently field cars in the NASCAR Cup Series. While Venturini has branched out into the upper levels of NASCAR for select races, they will extend their reach to the ARCA […]

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In a do or die night at Kansas Speedway, Christian Eckes out-duled fellow Venturini Motorsports driver Michael Self and took home the 2019 ARCA Menards Series Title.   The 2016 Snowball Derby winner started in the rear of the field after an engine change earlier in the day, took the lead just before the halfway […]

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Rarely does a new driver step up the ladder into a new racing series and thoroughly dominate.   Sure, Davey Allison won two Monster Energy Cup Series races as a rookie back in 1987, but he also finished outside the top ten in 12 of his 22 starts, and failed to finish six times. Six […]

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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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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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