“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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Derek Griffith to Make Camping World Truck Series debut at WWTR with Kyle Busch Motorsports

By Kyle Busch Motorsports – Press Release MOORESVILLE, N.C.  – Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that Derek Griffith will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut behind the wheel of No. 51 Tundra Aug. 20 at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway in Madison, Ill. The 24-year-old driver’s Toyota will carry co-primary sponsorship […]

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Shredded tire derails runner-up finish for Sanchez at Charlotte

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer CONCORD, N.C. – Nick Sanchez had the speed for a runner-up finish, but a shredded tire dropped him to fifth in the ARCA Menards Series at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Sanchez briefly challenged eventual race winner Ty Gibbs on several restarts. The No. 2 Max Siegel Inc. Chevrolet SS edged ahead […]

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Despite Broken Exhaust Part, Jesse Love Brings Home First Top-Five Finish of 2021 at Toledo

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer The 2020 ARCA Menards Series West champion Jesse Love made his Venturini-season debut Saturday at Toledo.  Love found himself in-between the battle that has been brewing all season long between Ty Gibbs and Corey Heim. Though Love battled hard with Ty Gibbs for second with over 50 laps to go, […]

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Parker Chase Joins Venturini Motorsports for Five Races in 2021

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer 2018 Pirelli World Challenge Champion Parker Chase will be racing in the ARCA Menards Series this season. Chase, who raced for Kyle Busch Motorsports earlier this year on the Daytona Road Course in the Truck Series, will make his season debut at Charlotte Motor Speedway later this month. “I’m excited […]

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Jesse Love Joins Venturini Motorsports for Nine Races

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer 2020 ARCA Menards Series West Champion Jesse Love will make the move up to the ARCA Menards Series in 2021. Love, the 16-year old driver from Menlo Park, CA, moves from Bill McNally Racing to Venturini Motorsports, picking up nine ARCA Menards Series and one ARCA Menards Series East start.  […]

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Derrick Lancaster and Corey Heim Lead ARCA Preseason Testing at Daytona

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Derrick Lancaster turned the fastest lap in Friday’s (January 15) testing session at the Daytona International Speedway in his No. 29 Chevrolet with a 48.939 seconds/183.902 mph lap. Ty Gibbs was second, followed by Thad Moffitt and Sean Corr. Nick Sanchez rounded out the top 5. Lancaster’s quick lap was […]

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Gracie Trotter Signs With Venturini Motorsports For Partial 2021 ARCA Menards Series Season

CONCORD, N.C. – Poised for the next chapter in her career, Toyota Racing Development driver Gracie Trotter has signed with Venturini Motorsports for a 10-race ARCA Menards Series schedule for the 2021 season. Last September, the 19-year-old Trotter became the first female driver to win an ARCA Menards Series-sanctioned event when she captured the checkered […]

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Derek Griffith Returns To ARCA Menards Series With Venturini Motorsports In 2021

CONCORD, N.C. – Hard work, persistence and some spot-on timing helped Hudson, New Hampshire, native Derek Griffith fulfill his desire of returning to the race track after making eight starts throughout last year’s ARCA Menards Series season. Teaming with Venturini Motorsports and with support from San Francisco-based SpotOn, a small business software and payments company, […]

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