Christian Eckes, No. 15 JBL Audio Toyota Preview: Salem

Christian Eckes, No. 15 JBL Audio Toyota Preview: Salem

ARCA Menards Series championship contender Christian Eckes (No.15 JBL Audio Toyota) will return to Salem Speedway for the first time since sitting out of ARCA’s spring event after being hospitalized with food...
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Colby Howard, No. 32 Project HOPE/YurPal.com Chevrolet Preview: Salem

Colby Howard, No. 32 Project HOPE/YurPal.com Chevrolet Preview: Salem

This Saturday, Simpsonville, South Carolina’s Colby Howard will make his return to the ARCA Menards Series at Salem Speedway. In just three career ARCA starts, Howard has earned three Top 10 finishes, with an average finish...
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Herr Foods to Sponsor ARCA Menards Series Race at Lucas Oil Raceway

Herr Foods to Sponsor ARCA Menards Series Race at Lucas Oil Raceway

Herr’s® to sponsor ARCA Menards Series event at Lucas Oil Raceway Herr Foods, Track Enterprises and the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) announced today that Herr’s will sponsor the ARCA Menards Series fall visit to...
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Christian Eckes Looking for Another Salem Win to Jump Start ARCA Menards Series Championship Chase

Christian Eckes Looking for Another Salem Win to Jump Start ARCA Menards Series Championship Chase

The ARCA Menards Series returns to Salem Speedway for the 106th time in its 67-year history – and for the second time in 2019 – in Saturday night’s Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200. Series championship contender Christian Eckes...
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Venturini Motorsports: Teammates Self and Eckes Zero In on ARCA Championship Dreams

Venturini Motorsports: Teammates Self and Eckes Zero In on ARCA Championship Dreams

Combining for seven of Venturini Motorsports’ (VMS) 12 ARCA Menards Series victories so far in 2019, teammates Michael Self (No. 25 Sinclair Oil Toyota) and Christian Eckes (No. 15 JBL Audio Toyota) enter the final three...
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ARCA Menards Series Points Battle Officially "On Fire" Headed to Salem

ARCA Menards Series Points Battle Officially "On Fire" Headed to Salem

The battle for the ARCA Menards Series championship has been heating up throughout the summer. With Michael Self (No. 25 Sinclair Lubricants Toyota) holding the lead over his Venturini Motorsports teammate Christian Eckes...
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PHOTOS: A Look Back at Some of the Best Salem Throwback Schemes

PHOTOS: A Look Back at Some of the Best Salem Throwback Schemes

In 2016, Salem Speedway celebrated a major milestone. It became the first race track to host its 100th ARCA Menards Series race that September. With the success of the annual NASCAR throwback weekend at Darlington Raceway...
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ARCA to Honor Best Throwback Scheme at Salem with Trophy Honoring First ARCA Salem Winner Jack Harrison

ARCA to Honor Best Throwback Scheme at Salem with Trophy Honoring First ARCA Salem Winner Jack Harrison

With the turn of the calendar from August to September, the attention of the teams in the ARCA Menards Series turns from the dirt of the Illinois state fair circuit to the high banks of Indiana's Salem Speedway. The...
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DuQuoin Wrap Up - Stockers, Champ Cars, and Modifieds

DuQuoin Wrap Up - Stockers, Champ Cars, and Modifieds

DuQuoin, IL-(September 3, 2019)-The 2019 DuQuoin State Fair is now in the history books and the traditional Labor Day auto racing weekend reached some historical milestones.  Here is a brief look back at the accomplishments...
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Eckes Takes Charge of Special Awards at DuQuoin

Eckes Takes Charge of Special Awards at DuQuoin

Christian Eckes (No. 15 JBL Audio Toyota) might claim he’s no dirt ace, but his performance this weekend at DuQuoin suggests otherwise. Eckes picked up his second career ARCA Menards Series win on the dirt and his first at...
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Venturini Motorsports Releases Throwback Schemes for Kentuckiana Ford Dealers Fall Classic 200 at Salem

Venturini Motorsports Releases Throwback Schemes for Kentuckiana Ford Dealers Fall Classic 200 at Salem

Following NASCAR’s fan favorite throwback weekend at Darlington Raceway, which was highlighted by former Venturini Motorsports (VMS) Toyota driver Erik Jones winning his second career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory,...
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Southern Illinois 100 Post-race Notes

Southern Illinois 100 Post-race Notes

Erik Jones earned his first, and to date only, ARCA Menards Series win at Berlin Raceway when he was just 17 years of age. On Sunday - actually, early Monday morning - Jones scored his second career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup...
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Salem Speedway's 106th ARCA Menards Series Race to Feature Several Throwback Paint Schemes

Salem Speedway's 106th ARCA Menards Series Race to Feature Several Throwback Paint Schemes

With the annual two-race dirt track swing through Illinois now in the books, the ARCA Menards Series now turns its focus to a pair of Indiana short tracks, Salem Speedway in southern Indiana and Lucas Oil Raceway in suburban...
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Christian Eckes Wins Third of 2019 in Southern Illinois 100 at DuQuoin

Christian Eckes Wins Third of 2019 in Southern Illinois 100 at DuQuoin

Christian Eckes (No. 15 JBL Audio/Illinois Truck & Equipment Toyota) 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...
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Ken Schrader Becomes Oldest Pole Winner in ARCA History with General Tire Pole Award for Southern Illinois 100 at DuQuoin

Ken Schrader Becomes Oldest Pole Winner in ARCA History with General Tire Pole Award for Southern Illinois 100 at DuQuoin

Three-time DuQuoin winner Ken Schrader (No. 52 Federated Auto Parts Toyota) became the oldest pole winner in the history of the ARCA Menards Series with his 22nd career General Tire Pole Award in qualifying for this evening's...
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Ryan Unzicker Leads DuQuoin Practice

Ryan Unzicker Leads DuQuoin Practice

El Paso, Illinois' Ryan Unzicker (No. 24 RJR Transportation Toyota) led practice for this evening's ARCA Menards Series Southern Illinois 100 on the Magic Mile at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds. Unzicker turned a fast lap...
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FAST FACTS: Southern Illinois 100 at DuQuoin

FAST FACTS: Southern Illinois 100 at DuQuoin

  FAST FACTS: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS 100  Where:                                    Magic Mile, DuQuoin State Fair, DuQuoin, Illinois When:                                     9 pm ET/8 pm CT, Saturday, August 31,...
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Tyler Speer Transitions from Water to Land for Southern Illinois 100 at DuQuoin

Tyler Speer Transitions from Water to Land for Southern Illinois 100 at DuQuoin

Drag boat champion Tyler Speer will return to racing on dry land this weekend as he makes his first appearance of the season in the ARCA Menards Series in Saturday night's Southern Illinois 100 on the Magic Mile at the...
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Logan Seavey, No. 20 Craftsman Toyota Preview: DuQuoin

Logan Seavey, No. 20 Craftsman Toyota Preview: DuQuoin

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...
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Venturini Team Looks to Continue Dream Season at DuQuoin

Venturini Team Looks to Continue Dream Season at DuQuoin

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...
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