Gracie Trotter Excited to Finish Top-Five at Salem with Future Unknown

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer SALEM, IN. – It has been a very tough year for Gracie Trotter.  Between wrecking while contending at Daytona to wrecking out before even taking a lap in the second race at Phoenix, it seems what could go wrong has gone wrong. Despite the two bad incidents, Trotter has managed to […]

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Rajah Caruth Earns Career Best Finish at Salem

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer SALEM, IN. – Rajah Caruth has slowly begun to bust onto the scene in the ARCA Menards Series, and on Saturday night, the amount of experience he has earned running a full ARCA Menards Series East campaign and part-time in the National Series, translated into him earning his career-best finish on […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: Saturday at Salem Speedway (ARCA Menards Series)

By Christian Koelle The ARCA Menards Series headed to Salem Speedway Saturday Night for the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 presented by Scott County Tourism. Jesse Love took advantage of the wrong decision by Ty Gibbs to earn his first career ARCA Menards Series victory.  Here are the shots from all of Saturday’s action from practice […]

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Ty Gibbs Fastest at Salem, Tallies 10th General Tire Pole Award of 2021

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer SALEM, IN. – Ty Gibbs will lead the field to green Saturday Night for the 10th time in 2021.  Gibbs turned a 17.176-second (116.325-mph) lap around Salem Speedway to earn the pole on Saturday.  Taylor Gray tied his career-best start of second, turning a 17.206-second (116.122-mph) lap. He was just .03-seconds […]

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2022 ARCA Menards Series, East, and West Schedules Slowly Taking Shape

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer The 2022 schedules for the ARCA Menards Series, East, and West are beginning to take shape.  Although the schedule usually doesn’t get fully released until December, dates are beginning to be released. In conjunction with the NASCAR Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series schedules, tracks are releasing entire weekend schedules […]

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Josef Newgarden Leaves Portland with Opportunity to Steal Championship

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer After starting off the season strong, Josef Newgarden kind of fell off as the temp rose.  The 12th place finish at the Indianapolis 500 kind of kicked off a string of bad luck for the No. 2 Team Penske team including the 21st place finish at Road America. Mid-Ohio kind […]

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From Pole to Victory Lane, Alex Palou Regains Championship Lead with Victory in Portland

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer This season, Alex Palou has been one of the most consistent drivers in the IndyCar Series garage. He kicked off the 2021 season with a victory in Barber. In nine of the first 11 races of the season, Palou finished seventh or better including a victory at Road America but […]

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“The reality kind of set in that it was going to be extremely tough.” – After Departing from ARCA Menards Series, Michael Self talks Current State of Being

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer 2021 was the first ARCA Menards Series season without Michael Self since 2015.  Despite leaving the ARCA Menards Series, Self still holds a steering wheel. Self runs in the TransAm Series and serves as the general manager of Silver Hare Racing. With the TransAm Series racing in downtown Nashville, Kickin’ the […]

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Landen Lewis Talks About Debut, Working with Ron Hornaday Jr., and More

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer What do Ron Hornaday Jr., Austin Theriault, and the ARCA Menards Series have in common? Landen Lewis is that common ground. Lewis, a 15-year old, made his ARCA Menards Series debut two weeks with Rette Jones Racing at Springfield. Though the seventh-place finish was just the latest step in his […]

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Josh Bilicki Earns First Career NASCAR Top-10 Finish at Daytona

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Josh Bilicki had made 60 previous starts in the NASCAR Cup Series before Saturday’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona. In those 60 previous starts, Bilicki had never once earned a top-10 finish but Saturday’s chaos and a little bit of luck helped end that streak.  Bilicki, who crossed the […]

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