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.
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.
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.
Toyota Racing development driver Christian Eckes captured his first ARCA Menards Series championship after winning the season finale event at Kansas Speedway on Friday evening. Eckes is the sixth driver to run a Toyota to clinch an ARCA Menards Series championship, joining the group of previous champions including Sheldon Creed, Austin Theriault, Frank Kimmel, Patrick Sheltra and Justin Lofton.
Tanner Gray was the final car to take a lap in General Tire Pole Qualifying for tonight's ARCA Kansas 150 and he saved the best for last as he knocked Michael Self off the top of the leaderboard. For Gray (No. 54 Gray Motorsports/Valvoline/Durst, Inc. Toyota) it was his first career General Tire Pole Award and for Self, getting bumped off the pole means a loss of five bonus points that go to the pole winner.
DGR Crosley Racing teammates Drew Dollar (No. 4 Dollar Concrete Construction Toyota) and Tanner Gray (Gray Motorsports/Valvoline/Durst, Inc. Toyota) led the way in the day's only practice session for the ARCA Menards Series ARCA Kansas 150 on Friday afternoon at Kansas Speedway.
After a disheartening season in 2018, the 2019 ARCA Menards Series season has been one of resurgence for Munford, Alabama’s Bret Holmes.
Christian Eckes Takes Momentum and Championship Points Lead into ARCA Menards Series Season Finale...
Last year's ARCA Menards Series finale at Kansas Speedway had little championship drama, as Sheldon Creed needed to only present his car for practice to become the 35th driver to become the series champion in ARCA's then 67-year history.
NASCAR, NBC Sports and iRacing officially announced today a special two-hour edition of NASCAR America,which will broadcast the 2019 eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series™ championship from the virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway live on October 10 at 5 p.m. ET. The first-ever eNASCAR® championship telecast will showcase the crowning of a first-time series champion and determine who will take home the largest share of the $100,000 prize pool.