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Michael Self (No. 25 Sinclair Lubricants Toyota) scored his second consecutive ARCA Menards Series victory in Sunday’s rain-shortened Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 at Salem Speedway. Self started fourth, took the lead at lap 27 and from there he dominated until Mother Nature intervened at lap 98.
Chandler Smith returns to his ARCA Menards Series pole-winning ways, setting a fast time of 16.990 to start up front in his No. 20 Craftsman Toyota Camry for the ARCA Pensacola 200 presented by Inspectra Thermal Solutions. Sitting to his outside is the only car that was faster than him in practice, his Venturini Motorsports teammate Michael Self in the Sinclair Oils No. 25.
“It means a lot, especially for this place. I feel like it’s going to be whoever gets out front, sets the pace for everybody, and that’s how the rest of the field is gonna end up pacing. So I’m really glad I’m sitting out front and I’m definitely gonna be able to set the pace.”
Chandler Smith, The ARCA Pensacola Pole Sitter at Five Flags Speedway
Sheldon Creed (No. 28 United Rentals Toyota) locked up the 2018 General Tire Pole Award when Chandler Smith (No. 20 Smith General Contractors/Craftsman Toyota) qualified fifth for last Saturday’s Shore Lunch 200, the final ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards short track race of the season. Continue reading →
Christian Eckes (No. 15 JBL Audio Toyota) scored his third career ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards victory with a dominant performance in Saturday’s rain-delayed Shore Lunch 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway. Eckes led 171 of the race’s 200 laps, including the final 42 en route to the win.
Mother Nature may have scuttled the Primera Plastics 200 on its original date back in July, but the rescheduled date on Saturday, August 25 will give race fans one of the biggest nights of racing in Berlin Raceway’s storied history. Continue reading →