Jake Finch Earns First Career ARCA Menards Series East Pole at Nashville


By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer

NASHVILLE – 16-year-old Jake Finch will lead the field to green Saturday Night in the Music City 200 at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway. Finch turned a 19.529-second lap around the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway to earn his first career pole in the ARCA Menards Series East. 

2021 Nashville winner Sammy Smith will start from the second position while Leland Honeyman, Taylor Gray, and Michael Lira round out the top-five starting positions.

Starting Lineup for the Music City 200 at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway

The Music City 200 at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway will kick off at 9:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcasted live on FloRacing. It will also be audio broadcasted on ARCARacing.com. The race will also be shown via tape delay on the USA Network on Monday, May 16th at 1 p.m. ET. Tickets are still available but must be purchased at the NFS ticket office. 

Christian Koelle
Christian Koelle returns to Kickin' the Tires in 2022 for his second season. Koelle mainly covers the ARCA Menards Series, East, and West for Kickin' but also provides photography. He also serves as the Executive Vice President with Overbey Photography handling scheduling and assignments. Christian's favorite tracks are Nashville Superspeedway, Barber Motorsports Park, Iowa Speedway, Martinsville Speedway, Talladega Superspeedway, Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway, Salem Speedway, and Phoenix Raceway to name a few.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.