A few weeks after the tease that was the ARCA Menards Series test at Daytona International Speedway, the real deal arrives Saturday, Feb. 13. The tradition of starting the ARCA Menards Series season at the World Center of Racing continues for the 42nd consecutive year with the Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire. But for the first time, the season-opener in 2021 will run the day before the Daytona 500 as part of a Saturday doubleheader with the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
Concord, NC – Handwork, persistence and some spot-on timing helped New Hampshire born driver Derek Griffith fulfill his desire of returning to the racetrack after making eight starts during the 2020 ARCA Menards Series season.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2020) – ARCA and Daytona International Speedway officially announced today, that for the first time in history, the 2021 Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire – the season-opener for the ARCA Menards Series – would be held the day before the DAYTONA 500 on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021.
The ARCA Menards Series will resume its 2020 schedule with a return to the race track at Talladega Superspeedway. The General Tire 200 at Talladega will run on Saturday, June 20, at 2 p.m. ET, and air live on FS1. “Talladega Superspeedway holds a unique and special place in ARCA’s history, and we are eager for the ARCA Menards Series to return to action on June 20 at Talladega,” said ARCA Racing President Ron Drager. “We will continue to work closely with the industry to ensure a safe return to…
This weekend was the start of the NASCAR racing season with the ARCA race that saw Michael Self towing the remaining cars across the finish line, with Hailie Deegan staying in line to record her first ever runner up position at Daytona. She tied Shawna Robinson and Erin Crocker for the best finish by a woman in ARCA history.
Greetings race fans! Welcome to the 2019 NASCAR season. One thing you can be sure of is that there have been a lot of changes since the end of 2018 in all three NASCAR series. Well, all four, if you count ARCA.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 11, 2019) – Daytona Beach residents are familiar with the roar of engines being heard from Daytona International Speedway, especially this time of the year. On Friday however, it was the loud distinct noise of ARCA Racing Series’ stock cars testing the high banks of the speedway for February’s Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire that could be heard throughout the city.
What: Approximately 50 drivers from the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will conduct a two-day test session in preparation for the season-opening 56th annual Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire, part of February’s DAYTONA Speedweeks Presented By AdventHealth.