Derek Kraus needed only to start the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West (NKNPSW) race at ISM Raceway to be declared the series champion on Saturday evening. When the green flag waved, it was official, and the 18-year-old Camry driver became the fourth Toyota driver to capture a NKNPSW driver’s title.
The ARCA Menards Series East officially enters a new era with a seven-race slate in 2020 that will provide a mix of short-track showcases and national series companion events. The compact stand-alone schedule will also allow for the opportunity for competitors to compete for the new ten-race ARCA Menards Series Showdown championship.
The Nascar Whelen Euro series was first founded in 2008 and it established official European series in January 2012 with the assistance of a long-term relationship signed with NASCAR and Whelen Engineering as title sponsor of the series.
This month, Flying Lizard Motorsports completed its most successful Porsche Trophy West USA season since joining the series in 2017. The eight race championship concluded earlier this month at Sonoma Raceway, and the Lizards closed out the year with an astounding 47 podiums and three class championships for drivers Martin Brauns, Erin Vogel, and Andy Wilzoch.
Eighteen drivers will get to compete in 2020 and have their shot at a championship for the second year in the W Series. The announcement comes as many drivers took to the track for a test at Almeria in southern Spain in an attempt to qualify and get to race in season two.
Looking back almost one-week removed from the ARCA Menards Championship season finale, we saw a ratings increase during the exciting finale from Kansas Speedway last Friday night. The event featured a battle between two Venturini Motorsports teammates, Michael Self and Christian Eckes.
Rising superstar Hailie Deegan currently competes full-time in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series driving the No. 19 for Bill McAnally Racing.
Christian Eckes Clinches ARCA Menards Series Championship with Victory in Season Finale at Kansas...
The ARCA Kansas 150 was a microcosm of the entire season for Christian Eckes. The Middletown, New York native was fast in practice, but engine issues necessitated a change following qualifying. That sent Eckes to the rear of the field for the start, but he quickly knifed his way through the field to the top five.