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It will be a busy racing season at Grandview Speedway. The 2021 schedule just released has more than 40 events set to take place starting with an Outlaw Racing Series Enduro and Outlaw Vintage Racing Series doubleheader on Saturday, March 20th. This will mark the 59th consecutive season of racing at the one-third-mile, banked clay track in Bechtelsville, PA.
The very popular Free-To-The-Public practice session, open to all divisions of competition, is set for Saturday, March 27th with a 12-Noon starting time.
On April 4th the 4th Annual Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker, a 50 lap race featuring Big and Small Block Modifieds will remember the late race track owner and promoter. The winner of this prestigious event goes home with at least $7,500. Sportsman stocks will also be featured.
The T.P. Trailers Modifieds and T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman will be featured each Saturday night, right on up to the Freedom 76, starting on April 10th.
On five Saturdays the 602 Sportsman will join the Modifieds and Sportsman making for a tripleheader show.
Again this season the Saturday night Modifieds and Sportsman will be part of the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts National Weekly Racing Series.
The first Thunder on the Hill Racing Series event, a Bob Miller/Rogers Family promotion, will be offered on Thursday, April 22nd and will feature the USAC National Sprint Tour and 358 Modifieds. The Thunder on the Hill Series will be seen on seven dates in 2021.
Craig Von Dohren, an 11-time track champion and winner of more than 100 features, will be in action on Saturday nights looking for his 12th title. Jeff Strunk, shooting for his 11th title, will be driving for new owner Zubi Racing and is expected to have young Dillon Steuer as his teammate. And rising star Danny Bouc will be a regular in Saturday night Modified action with the Norm Hansell #357. As the season opener gets closer more race team information is expected to be released.
A complete schedule of events for 2021 can be found at www.grandviewspeedway.com.
Season tickets covering all Saturday night events are available for $350. A check covering each pass being ordered can be sent to Grandview Speedway, 87 Wilt Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505. Enclosing a self-addressed postage paid envelope will speed delivery.
The track is located on Passmore Road in Bechtelsville, PA just off Rt. 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown. The track phone number for information is 610.754.7688.
GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY 2021 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (1/15/2021)
This schedule is subject to change without notice. For information on events, weather, etc. call 610-754-7688 or visit www.Grandview Speedway.com. A NASCAR license is required for all of those entering the pit area on a Saturday Night event.
Weekly Saturday night Modifieds and Sportsman are sponsored by T.P.Trailers and T.P.Truck Equipment.
Saturday, March 20 Outlaw Racing Series Enduro and Outlaw Vintage Racing Series 1 PM (Rain Date Sunday, March 21 -1 PM)
Saturday, March 27 FREE to the Public Open Practice All Divisions, 12 Noon
Saturday, April 3 4th Annual Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker - 50 laps for Big & Small Block Modifieds, $7,500 to win, plus Sportsman 7 PM
Saturday, April 10 Modifieds, Sportsman 7 PM
Sunday, April 11 Outlaw Racing Series Enduro & Outlaw Vintage Racing Series 1 PM
Saturday, April 17 Modifieds, Sportsman, 602 Sportsman 7PM
Thursday, April 22 Thunder on the Hill Racing Series-USAC National Sprint Tour and 358 Modifieds* 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 24 Modifieds, Sportsman, Outlaw Vintage Racing Series 7 PM
Saturday, May 1 Modifieds, Sportsman 7:30 PM
Friday, May 7 Outlaw Racing Series Enduro, & Outlaw Vintage Racing Series 7PM
Saturday, May 8 Modifieds, Sportsman, 602 Sportsman 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 15 Modifieds, Sportsman & East Coast USAC Sprints 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 22 Modifieds, Sportsman, Outlaw Vintage Racing Series 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 29 Modifieds, Sportsman 7:30 PM
Sunday, May 30 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES - Triple 20’s Modifieds*, Sportsman & Outlaw Vintage Racing Series 7:30 PM
Saturday, June 5 Modifieds, Sportsman 7:30 PM
Friday, June 11 Outlaw Racing Series Enduro, & Outlaw Vintage Racing Series 7 PM
Saturday, June 12 Modifieds, Sportsman, 602 Sportsman 7:30 PM
Tuesday, June 15 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES 7:30 PM
Jesse Hockett Classic USAC National Sprint Tour & 358 Modifieds*
Saturday, June 19 Modifieds, Sportsman, Wingless Super Sportsman 7:30 PM
Saturday, June 26 Modified, Sportsman, Outlaw Vintage Racing Series 7:30PM
Tuesday, June 29 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES 7:30 PM
$10,000 to Win Hodnett Cup PA 410 Sprint Speed Week & 358 Modifieds* 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 3 Modifieds & Sportsman Firecracker 40 7:30 PM
Friday, July 9 Outlaw Racing Series Enduro & Outlaw Vintage Racing Series 7PM
Saturday, July 10 Modifieds, Sportsman 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 17 Modifieds, Sportsman & URC Sprints 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 24 Modifieds, Sportsman & Outlaw Vintage Racing Series 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 31 Modifieds, Sportsman, 602 Sportsman 7:30 PM
Tuesday, August 3 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES 7:30 PM - USAC National Midgets Ken Brenn Masters & 358 Modifieds* 7:30 PM
Friday, August 6 Outlaw Racing Series Enduro & Outlaw Vintage Racing Series 7PM
Saturday, Aug 7 Modifieds & Sportsman 7:30 PM
Saturday, August 14 Forrest Rogers Memorial for Modifieds 50 Laps & Sportsman 7:30 PM
Saturday, August 21 Modifieds, Sportsman, (Tentatively 602 Sportsman) 7:30 PM (Forrest Rogers Rain date)
Thursday, August 26 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES 7:30 PM - Tony Stewart All Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprints & 358 Modifieds* 7:30 PM
Saturday, August 28 Modifieds, Sportsman & Outlaw Vintage Racing Series 7:30 PM
Friday, September 3 Outlaw Racing Series Enduro, & Outlaw Vintage Racing Series 7 PM
Saturday, September 4 Modifieds, Sportsman & ARDC Midgets 7:30 PM
Saturday, September 11 Champions Night! Modifieds, Sportsman 7:30 PM
Friday, September 17 Sportsman 38 laps, (TBA), Modified Practice 7:30 PM
Saturday, September 18 51st Annual Freedom 76 Modified Classic 7 PM
Saturday, September 25 Outlaw Racing Series Enduro, & Outlaw Vintage Racing Series (Freedom 76 Rain date) 7PM
Saturday, October 16 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES 6 PM MODS AT THE MADHOUSE Triple 20’s & Sportsman 6 PM
Sunday, October 17 Outlaw Racing Series Enduro, & Outlaw Vintage Racing Series 1 PM
Sunday, November 7 Fall Racer's Flea Market Starting at 7 AM
*indicates NASCAR points
Thunder on the Hill Racing Series is a Rogers Family/Bob Miller Promotion 32nd Anniversary Season!
Grandview Speedway PR
Starting from the outside of the front row, Justin Grant powered into the lead heading into the first turn and never relinquished the lead on the way to winning the Friday’s Driven 2 Save Lives Qualifying Night feature event to advance to Saturday’s A Main feature at the 35th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals.
The victory gave Toyota a sweep of the week’s preliminary night feature events. In addition, Toyota drivers earned eight of the 10 positions that advanced directly into Saturday night’s feature event where the manufacturer will be looking for its seventh consecutive Chili Bowl win.
Grant, in his first race with the RMS Racing team, was dominant throughout the 30-lap event, going straight to the lead running the high side into turn one on the opening lap. From there on out, only yellow flags were able to slow him through much of the race as he stretched his lead out to more than three seconds on multiple occasions. He would run into heavy lapped traffic late in the race, but was able to maneuver anywhere on the track in dicing between them, despite a rear tire that was losing air pressure in the late going.
“RMS brought a bunch of great race cars and I think every one of us finished in the top-five in the A Mains this week,” said Grant. “I’m proud to be out there representing NOS Energy Drinks, Delco Wheels and everyone on our car. The Toyota motor screams in that thing. They absolutely rip. We were pretty fast out of the gate and we kept fine-tuning all week. We were really good there in the feature. We were pretty comfortable, but when we got into lapped traffic, it got pretty thick.”
Tanner Thorson turned in some of the most impressive drives of the day in finishing fourth, despite flipping his car early in the opening heat race. The Dave Mac Motorsports driver started the C Main from the fifth spot and climbed up to third to advance to the B, where he went from 15th to second to advance to the A Main. He then proceeded to charge from the 20th position all the way up to second to earn a spot in tomorrow’s B Main.
Also earning top-10 finishes were Jesse Love, who celebrated his 16th birthday on Thursday, and Aaron Reutzel, who earned seventh and eighth, respectively.
This year’s Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals features 309 entries - each fighting for one of the 24 openings in Saturday night’s “A Main” feature event.
Persistent rain showers creating saturated grounds at Volusia Speedway Park have forced World of Outlaws, DIRTcar and track officials to cancel Friday’s event at the speedway. It will not be made up.
Those who purchased a ticket in advance to Friday’s event at Volusia will receive a face-value credit to their MyDirtTickets.com
You have the option to exchange your Friday only ticket for a Saturday only ticket and your Friday only pit pass for a Saturday only pit pass at the Speedway gate on Saturday.
If you purchased a three-day pit pass, Friday only pit pass, or a Friday only ticket, you’ll need to mail your wrist band or ticket back to the office at 7575 West Winds Blvd. Concord, NC 28027. You must include all wrist bands and/or tickets and a return mailing address.
Fans can look forward to the Sunshine Nationals finale at Volusia Saturday, Jan. 16, starting at 5pm(ET), featuring the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Models, DIRTcar Late Models, 602 Late Models and Florida Late Models. There will be big money on the line with Super Late Models running for $10,000-to-win and Florida Late Model's going for $3,000-to-win.
World of Outlaws PR
April 2021 marks the start of the 64th Season of Asphalt Racing at the historic Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway (NFS). America’s Favorite Short Track is set to host over a dozen nights of racing from April through the end of October. Not only will fans experience the exciting Saturday night Nashville Local Racing programs on the quarter mile and five-eighths mile ovals, but a riveting lineup of nationally recognized tours and headline events shape the most compelling schedule in recent time.
One hundred seventeen years since the first auto race, held on dirt in 1904 at The Fairgrounds Nashville, the 64th Season of Asphalt Racing will officially begin with Opening Night on April 17, 2021. A full 8-in-1 program is scheduled featuring every Nashville Local Racing division: Pro Late Models, Super Trucks, Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, Front Runners, Legends Cars and Bandoleros. The Opening Night finale is a 100 lap Pro Late Model feature on the five-eighths mile high banks. Two-Time NFS Late Model Track Champion, Cole Williams, claimed the win on Opening Night last season.
The first National Racing Event of the year takes place on Saturday, May 8th when the ARCA Menards Series East comes to town for the Music City 200. Christan Eckes, Zane Smith, Chad Finley, Grant Enfinger and David Green are among those who have collected a Nashville ARCA guitar in victory lane. Late Models will also be featured in the program with the North/South Super Late Model Challenge 100, a multi-sanctioned race with the ARCA/CRA Super Series, Southern Super Series and CARS Super Late Model Tour. The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Pro Late Models will also have a 100-lap feature event, counting towards Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway Track Championship and ‘JEGS Tour’ points.
Memorial Day Weekend features an inaugural visit from the Victory Custom Trailers CRA Junior Late Model Series on Saturday, May 29th. The youth-centered late model series will battle bumper-to-bumper on the tight quarter-mile oval. CRA Junior Late Models will be joined by the Baby Grand Series and an array of Nashville Local Racing quarter-mile divisions. The Pro Late Models (100 laps) and Super Trucks will also be in action on the five-eighths mile.
On Saturday, June 12th, NFS welcomes the Modifieds of Mayhem Tour for the first time since May 7, 2016. On that date it was 2016 Modifieds of Mayhem Champion Jeff Letson winning the 50 lap event. The High horsepower, ground pounding, open wheeled beasts will showcase a different style race car for the fans of Nashville. Historically, Nashville had been the site of a Modified North/South Shootout, pitting the best modified drivers from the south against the best of the “North”. The Midwest Modified Tour and the Mayhem Tour look forward to bringing that back in 2021. The Super Trucks and all six quarter-mile divisions will also be on hand.
The first double header weekend of the season unfolds on Friday and Saturday, July 16th and 17th for one of Nashville’s most anticipated new races. Tony Stewart and Ray Evernham’s new Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) crowns their inaugural season champion at NFS on Saturday night, in prime time. The Series’ entry list includes motorsports icons, Bill Elliott, Bobby Labonte, Helio Castroneves, Tony Kanaan, Paul Tracy, Willy T. Ribbs, Mark Webber and Tony Stewart. Complimenting the exciting night is the 9th Running of the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Masters of the Pros 150. Over 40 Pro Late Models entered this race a season ago. On Friday night, July 16th, the local racing stars of Nashville, Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, Front Runners, Legends Cars and Bandoleros will race a special Friday evening quarter-mile program.
During the Music City Grand Prix Weekend, open wheel stars come to town with the King of the Wings Sprint Car Series – set to make their Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway debut on Saturday, August 7th. The Series, founded by former IndyCar Series driver, Davey Hamilton, brings the fastest cars to ever race wheel-to-wheel at the historic Fairgrounds oval with daring drivers reaching speeds in excess of 150 mph. Open wheel Midget cars and Pro Late Models are also on the card for this thrilling evening. All three classes competing will race heat races and feature events.
The fall season at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway opens with racing during the famed September fair at The Fairgrounds Nashville. Tentatively scheduled for Friday, September 17th, Pro Late Models, Limited Late Models, Pure Stocks, Legends, Bandoleros and Baby Grands will be in action. On Saturday, September 18th fans can expect Pro Late Models again, Super Trucks, Street Stocks, Front Runners and a second night for Legends and Bandoleros.
A Super Truck Champion will be crowned on Saturday, October 9th following their title race. Pro Late Models and all six quarter-mile divisions will be in action for the penultimate race of the year.
The Speedway’s crown jewel event, the 37th Running of the All American 400 Race Weekend, begins with Championship Friday on October 29th. Nashville Local Racing quarter mile division championships are headlined by a 50 lap Limited Late Model feature event. Last year’s race and championship came down to the final corner of the final lap. When the smoke cleared, Johnathon Dishman resulted as the race winner and track champion. Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, Front Runners, Legends Cars and Bandoleros will also be racing.
October 30th is All American Saturday featuring Super and Pro Late Model qualifying for the All American 400. The VanHoy Oil CRA Street Stock Series and Vores Compact Touring Series will have main events along with All American 400 Last Chance Late Model Qualifying Races.
Sunday, October 31st is the Nashville Pro Late Model Track Championship race, co-sanctioned by the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour. While Stephan Nasse was the race winner last year, Dylan Fetcho clinched the Nashville Track Championship by just 7 points over Cole Williams. The All American 400 Super Late Model race will again be sanctioned by the ARCA/CRA Super Series, Southern Super Series, CARS Super Late Model Tour and ARCA Midwest Tour. Casey Roderick outlasted Derek Thorn and Carson Hocevar to claim his first covenant All American 400 guitar, in 2020.
Tickets for these exciting events will go on sale soon. Competitor information and registrations will be ready in the coming weeks. To learn more about Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway – America’s Favorite Short Track, visit nashvillefairgroundsspeedway.
Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway 2021 Schedule
Schedule is tentative and subject to change.
Saturday, April 10th – Open Practice & Media Day
Saturday, April 17th – 64th Season of Asphalt Racing Opening Night (PLM 100, ST, LLM, SS, PS, FR, LG, BAN)
Saturday, May 8th – ARCA Menards Series East Music City 200 & North/South Late Model Challenge (SLM 100, PLM 100)
Saturday, May 29th – CRA Junior Late Model Series (PLM 100, ST, LLM, PS, LG, BAN, CRA Jr LMS, Baby Grand Series)
Saturday, June 12th – Modifieds of Mayhem Tour (MOD, ST, LLM, SS, PS, FR, LG, BAN)
Friday, July 16th – Local Racing (LLM, SS, PS, FR, LG, BAN)
Saturday, July 17th – SRX Championship & JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Masters of the Pros 150
Saturday, August 7th – King of the Wing Sprint Cars, Midgets & Pro Late Models
Friday, September 17th – Fair Race Night #1 (PLM 50, LLM, PS, LG, BAN, Baby Grand Series)
Saturday, September 18th – Fair Race Night #2 (PLM 50, ST, SS, FR, LG, BAN)
Saturday, October 9th – Super Truck Championship (PLM 100, ST, LLM, SS, PS, FR, LG, BAN)
Friday, October 29th – All American Championship Friday (LLM, SS, PS, FR, LG, BAN)
Saturday, October 30th – All American Saturday (SLM, PLM, CRA Street Stocks, Vores Compact Touring Series)
Sunday, October 31st – All American 400 (Super Late Models & Pro Late Models)
Nashville Fairground PR
“NASCAR is excited to welcome international recording star Pitbull into the NASCAR family, as he joins Trackhouse Racing and an incredibly talented driver in Daniel Suárez. Pitbull is an iconic talent in the music industry and has tremendous passion for NASCAR racing. We look forward to working with him to further engage diverse audiences and introduce new fans to our great sport.” – NASCAR
Trackhouse Racing is going worldwide.
GRAMMY® Award-winning global superstar Pitbull has become a co-owner of Trackhouse Racing. Ready to change the game, he and founder/co-owner Justin Marks plan to amplify the sport’s influence around the world. Taking the first step, Trackhouse Racing makes its much-anticipated debut in the No. 99 Chevrolet Camaro at the Daytona 500 on Feb. 14 with Daniel Suarez behind the wheel. The Monterrey, Mexico native notably stands out as “the only foreign-born national series champion in NASCAR history.”
“I’ve been a fan of the NASCAR story since the movie ‘Days of Thunder,’” said Armando Christian Perez (Pitbull). “As soon as I met Justin, Ty Norris (team president) and Daniel, we were on the same page. They welcomed me aboard, and now we’re going to show the world NASCAR is not only a sport but it’s a culture. This is an amazing way to celebrate my 40th birthday, so Get Ready! Dale! (Dah-lay)”
Perez has already asserted himself as an engine for evolution. Not only will he serve as an active partner on the Trackhouse executive team, Perez serves as a brand and philanthropic ambassador. Together, Marks and Perez will foster the launch of a racing-themed STEM curriculum within the SLAM! (Sports Leadership Arts and Management) inner-city charter schools -- which Pitbull helped establish seven years ago.
“From day one of creating Trackhouse Racing, I wanted our team to be a platform for purpose, to transcend the sport and positively impact all races on and off the track,” said Marks.
“I am proud that in just a few months we are here announcing a partnership with one of the most influential and recognized artists in the world. Within the first 10 minutes of our first meeting, it was clear Armando and I share a vision and passion for impacting the lives of the underrepresented. We are creating and compelling a movement of positivity and possibility, using the platform and excitement of sports and music. Through NASCAR and our partnership with Pitbull, we are going to have the attention of a global demographic that is ready to be inspired into action for themselves, their families and their future.”
In addition to his role with Trackhouse and numerous other ventures, Pitbull will be attending the Daytona 500 on Feb. 14.
Watch the video welcoming Pitbull to Trackhouse on Twitter: @TeamTrackhouse.
British NASCAR driver Alex Sedgwick to return to the US to kick off 2021 at the ARCA Menards Series Daytona test.
The final round of the ARCA Menards Series West at Phoenix Raceway in November saw British driver Alex Sedgwick from Southam, Warwickshire make his debut in America. After a successful first race weekend in the U.S., Alex focused all his attention on returning to the series in 2021. Now Alex is back to the U.S. to take part in the ARCA Menards Series test on January 15 & 16 at the Daytona International Speedway.
Last year, Alex attended the Daytona 500 as a guest of NASCAR and promised himself he would come back one day to race at the 2.5-mile superspeedway to achieve his dream of racing in NASCAR in the U.S. Having completed two seasons in the NASCAR Euro Series, where Alex raced alongside NASCAR Cup Champion Bobby Labonte, his goal has always been to make the next step in the NASCAR ladder and move “stateside”.
Since the Phoenix race, Alex has been working hard to pull together plans for 2021. Now with the support of NBA 2K 21, the first step has been achieved. Alex will drive the #94 NBA 2K 21 themed car in the test, and it will be the first time he will drive on the legendary Daytona International Speedway.
Alex was racing the Daytona track earlier this week on the iRacing platform, a platform Alex knows well from running his on-line racing series through his company Vertex. Alex received the call from his manager Ryan Johnston on Monday evening in the U.K. who told him to get ready, he may need to fly to the U.S. in a few days to test in Daytona. “It all happened rather quickly,” said Alex. “One minute I’m racing Daytona on iRacing, and before I know it, I’m boarding a plane at London’s Heathrow Airport heading to America to test on the real track.”
Alex’s trip to the U.S. was an eventful one. Leaving London, Alex was 30 minutes into his flight when the Captain came over the loudspeaker saying they had to turn around because there were technical problems with the plane. Once they were in sight of the airport, they informed the passengers not to be alarmed, but there would be fire trucks and other first responders that would follow the airplane down the runway once they landed and to their gate. Once on the ground, the Captain informed the passengers they had lost power in one of their two engines on the British Airways 787-9. Alex had to wait a few more hours to get out on another plane heading to Miami.
“Coming back to Daytona to drive is a dream come true. Watching the Daytona 500 race with my father last year, we both agreed one day I would come back to race at the superspeedway. Now this dream is one step nearer with the test. A big thank you to NBA 2K 21 and Visual Concepts for giving me this opportunity, and I am sure the start of a great partnership together,” said Alex.
Greg Thomas, President and Co-Founder of Visual Concepts, the creator of NBA 2K 21 said, “We are excited to support Alex in his rise to NASCAR and we are happy to be part of his journey.” Ryan Johnston of InterPhase Entertainment who manages Alex said, “We are pleased to bring NBA 2K 21 on as a partner with Visual Concepts. This weekend in Daytona will set the stage for Alex moving forward in his racing career. We are focused on having Alex compete in as many ARCA Menards Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series races in 2021 so Alex can move to the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2022.”
After Alex finishes the test, he will drive back to Miami on Monday to board a plane back to London with his fingers crossed, hoping to come back to race at the very same track on February 13th in the ARCA Menards Series season opener, just before the NASCAR Xfinity Series race, and the day before the Daytona 500.
The Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) announced today that the Reese’s brand will join the ARCA Menards Series family of corporate partners.
“We are excited to partner with an iconic brand like Reese’s,” said Jeff Abbott, promotions manager for Menards. “The ARCA Menards Series has developed a strong following through the years and the addition of the Reese’s Brand will help take us to the next level. We’re excited about the 2021 season and the addition of Reese’s is another example of how the ARCA Menards Series has grown into such a great, grass roots part of the racing world.”
The Reese’s brand will become the official candy sponsor of the ARCA Menards Series, and joins Procter & Gamble, Sioux Chief and Richmond Water Heaters as primary, major supplier sponsors of the Menards Vendor Program in ARCA. The announcement came during the annual ARCA Open Test at Daytona International Speedway on January 15.
“We’re thrilled to have the Reese’s brand join our partnership program,” commented Mark Gundrum VP Business Development and Corporate Partnerships. “We welcome the Reese’s brand to our family of sponsors with open arms.”
The sponsorship is driven by a B2B relationship with ARCA Series title sponsor Menards. In addition to enhanced presence for the Reese’s Brand in the nearly 350 Menards Retail Locations, the partnership will include broadcast support for ARCA Menards Series races on FS1, NBCSN and MavTV, as well as MRN.
“The Reese’s team is excited to part of the ARCA Menards Series,” said Allen Dark, Senior Brand Manager of the Reese’s Team. “We look forward to partnering with Menards and the rest of the great lineup of sponsors.”
Additional details about the sponsorship program will be announced in the coming weeks.
Nick Sanchez will begin his fourth consecutive season with Rev Racing and the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Driver Development Program. Sanchez will race full-time in the ARCA Menards Series, driving the No. 6 UTI/NTI Max Siegel Inc. Chevrolet. Sanchez advances series after a successful rookie season in the ARCA Menards East Series where he finished third in overall point standings.
Sanchez will open his rookie season traveling to Daytona International Speedway for preseason testing at the world-famous 2.5-mile oval in Daytona Beach, Fla. The two-day ARCA Menards Series event takes place January 15-16. Drivers in attendance will test their skill and equipment in preparation for the season opener at Daytona International Speedway on February 13. The Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire will at 1:30 p.m. ET on FS1.
“I could not be more excited to take this next step in my career,” Sanchez said. “The guys have worked extremely hard to prepare the No. 6 UTI/NTI Max Siegel Inc. Chevrolet for the 2021 season. We will continue to focus on growth and build on the momentum we have continued to see over the last several years.”
In 2019, Sanchez made his series debut in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, earning two top 10s and a pole in just three races. Sanchez also earned his first two victories in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series at Langley Speedway and Myrtle Beach Speedway that year. The NASCAR Drive for Diversity Youth Development Program alum competed in 2017 and 2018 at the Bojangles’ Summer Shootout at Charlotte Motor Speedway. In his 2018 Legend car season with Rev Racing, Sanchez earned five podium finishes, six top 5s and one win in the Pro Series class.
The 2021 Rev Racing roster and NASCAR Drive for Diversity Driver Development Program class will be officially announced in early February.
Rev Racing PR