ARCA MT: Chicagoland Showdown at Illiana Motor Speedway Officially Cancelled

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SCHERERVILLE, Ind. — official series release — Despite best efforts by event promoters, the May 29 Chicagoland Showdown featuring the ARCA Midwest Tour, ARCA/CRA Super Series, Mid-American Stock Car Series and Midwest Compact Touring Series at Illiana Motor Speedway has been canceled. It was announced last month that the Schereville, Indiana speedway would not open for the season unless a new …

ARCA: Over 100 Series-Sanctioned Events In Store for 2016; Nashville Up Next on Schedule

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TOLEDO, Ohio — official series release — ARCA photo — The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards is the sanction’s marquee tour, and has been since its inception in 1953. However, the ARCA sanction runs a lot deeper than the national division, often including well over 100 events throughout any given season. As it shakes out in 2016, 122 events …

MIDWEST: ARCA Midwest Tour Announces Stop at Gateway Motorsports Park for 2016

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MADISON, Ill. – official series release — Doug Hornickle/ARCA MT photo — The ARCA Midwest Tour presented by Scag Power Equipment will visit Gateway Motorsports Park on June 25 as part of a triple-header race day along with NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the USAC Silver Crown Series. “Our goal, from day one has been to provide our race …

ARCA MT: 2016 Slate for ARCA Midwest Tour Features 12 Races; Return to Classic Venues

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ROCKFORD, Ill. — official series release — Doug Hornickel/ARCA MT photo — The ARCA Midwest Tour presented by Scag Power Equipment announced its 2016 series schedule on Wednesday. The 2016 season will again return to the best short tracks in the Midwest presenting some of the best racing in the country. Many of the historic events that drivers and fans have …

ARCA MT: Howie Lettow Memorial Moves to Madison International Raceway

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OREGON, Wis. – official series release — ARCA MT photo — Cheryl Lettow and Madison Int’l Speedway owner Gregg McKarns have announced that round three of the Super Late Model Triple Crown Challenge on Friday, Aug. 21 will be the Howie Lettow Memorial 50. “We are very honored to be able to host this event at Madison for the final …

ARCA MT: Bubba Pollard Headed North; Preparing to Tackle Wisconsin’s Dixieland 250

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KAUKAUNA, Wis. – official series release — Scott McIlwain photo — In 1981 NASCAR great Mark Martin became the first winner of what would become an event that drivers from all over the nation sought to be a part of. This year will be no different when the ARCA Midwest Tour presented by Scag Power Equipment returns to Wisconsin Int’l Raceway …

ARCA MT: ARCA Midwest Tour, B&B Lawn Care Announce Formation of Chicagoland Driver Championship

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ROCKFORD, Ill. — official series release — The ARCA Midwest Tour presented by Scag Power Equipment announced the creation of the Chicagoland Driver Championship presented by B&B Lawn Care on Tuesday. The CDC program was an idea originally based on a Chicago series back in 1958 and again implemented in the 1970’s. A separate points system and point fund, funded …

ARCA MT/CRA: New Format Unveiled for Illiana’s Calypso Lemonade Chicagoland Showdown

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SCHEREVILLE, Ind. — official series release — A brand new format will feature triple fifty lap feature events when the ARCA Midwest Tour and ARCA/CRA Super Series visit Illiana Motor Speedway for the Calypso Lemonade Chicagoland Showdown on May 25. Both popular Midwest based Super Late Model Series will contest a 50-lap points event, which will include the top regional …