INDIANAPOLIS — official release — Bruce Nuttleman/Speed51.com photo — It’s time to get rowdy during the all-ARCA doubleheader on Friday night, July 25 at Lucas Oil Raceway, because NASCAR star Kyle “Rowdy’’ Busch will race in the 100-lap ARCA/CRA Super Series race before the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race.
The ARCA/CRA Circle City 100 presented by JEGS.com is at 7 and the SCOTT Get Geared up 200 presented by Federated Car Care is at 9 p.m.
Busch, the polesitter for today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Race in New Hampshire, already has a total of 135 NASCAR wins, and he will drive his CRA stock car on the 0.686-mile oval before the ARCA cars take over for the 200-lapper in prime time. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver David Ragan is also entered in the ARCA/CRA Super Series event.
Tickets, for $20 – which is $10 off the gate price – are now on sale at Menards stores in Anderson, Avon, Bloomington, Camby, Carmel, Columbus, Fishers, Fort Wayne East, Fort Wayne South, Fort Wayne West, Greenwood, Indy East, Indy South, Kokomo, Lafayette South, Lebanon, Muncie, Richmond, Terre Haute and West Lafayette. Tickets for anyone 11 and under will be $10 at the gate.
The ARCA Racing Series event will have its usual lineup of racing veterans and young guns. NASCAR/ARCA veteran Ken Schrader, 10-time ARCA Racing Series champion Frank Kimmel, ARCA point leader Grant Enfinger and red-hot Mason Mitchell highlight the ARCA Racing Series entries, which also include Shannon McIntosh making her ARCA debut, Venturini Motorsports drivers John Wes Townley, Justin Boston, J.J. Haley and Cody Coughlin.
There are several events taking place in the Indianapolis area to coincide with the ARCA race.
On Thursday, July 24, show cars for the Menards-sponsored No. 27 NASCAR Sprint Cup and No. 88 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series cars will be at the Indy South Menards from noon to 8 p.m. Drivers Paul Menard and Matt Crafton will appear at the store from 7 to 8 p.m.
Kimmel and the ARCA No. 44 Ansell-Menards Toyota will be at the Camby Menards from 4 to 5:30 p.m. that same day plus at the Avon Menards from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The No. 27 and No. 88 show cars will be at Lucas Oil Raceway from noon to 9 p.m. on race day, Friday, July 25.
ARCA Racing Series Menards Pole Qualifying presented by Ansell begins at 5:30 p.m. with the ARCA CRA Super Series 100-lap race following at 7. The SCOTT Get Geared Up 200 is scheduled for a 9 p.m. start, and is live on FOX Sports 1. ARCAracing.com will feature live timing and scoring of all ARCA Racing Series on-track activities, starting with the first of two practice sessions at 1:35. All times listed are Eastern.
For more ticket information, visit Trackenterprises.com and LucasOilRaceway.com.