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ARCA Realigns Madison Race to I-44 Speedway, Postpones DuQuoin

The ARCA Menards Series has realigned its race from Madison International Speedway to I-44 Speedway, a 0.375-mile track in Lebanon, Mo., it announced Aug. 18.

Additionally, ARCA is postponing the Labor Day weekend race at DuQuoin State Fairgrounds.

The race at Madison was originally scheduled for Aug. 7. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that race has been realigned to I-44 on Saturday, Sept. 5. This race will remain one of the events in the ARCA Menards Series Sioux Chief Showdown.

The 200-lap race will take place at 9 p.m. ET, with TV coverage provided by MAVTV and streamed live on TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold.

I-44 previously hosted the ARCA Menards Series West, in 2013. Current ARCA driver Michael Self won the race.

ARCA officials and Track Enterprises are working with authorities to reschedule both dirt track races at the Illinois State Fairgrounds and DuQuoin.

Additionally, the ARCA race at Bristol Motor Speedway will now pay championship points to three different divisions. The Bush’s Beans 200, set to take place on Sept. 17, will pay championship points to ARCA, the Sioux Chief Showdown and ARCA Menards Series East. It will take place at 9:30 p.m. ET, with TV coverage provided by Fox Sports 1.

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