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Venturini Team Members Fined After ARCA Michigan Race

2021 ARCA Phoenix Drew Dollar, No. 15 Venturini Motorsports Toyota (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Following a caution-filled race at Michigan International Speedway, ARCA Menards Series officials announced penalties against three individuals for their actions. All three individuals are members of Venturini Motorsports; driver Drew Dollar and crew members Kevin Reed Sr. and Kevin Reed Jr. have all been fined. Dollar was fined $1,000 for violation of ARCA member conduct …

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Best Seat at the Track: Mark Kristl Joins From Michigan

Graphic: Jared Haas

On this episode of Best Seat at the Track, Jared Haas is joined by Mark Kristl as they discuss the reason why the high groove is the way to go at Michigan International Speedway. Additionally, they discuss Erik Jones‘ news that he’s returning to Richard Petty Motorsports in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2022, and …

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Josh Berry Finishes 4th at Michigan After JRM 2022 Announcement

Josh Berry racing at 2021 NASCAR Xfinity race at Michigan

(Photo: Sean Gardner/Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

Brooklyn, Mich. – It’s been a whirlwind week for Josh Berry. Earlier this week, NASCAR Xfinity Series team JR Motorsports announced he will drive full time next year after running well in part-time status this year. Then, Berry was elevated from one race this weekend to three races. He ran the NASCAR Camping World Truck …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Michigan, Illinois State Fairgrounds Races

2020 ARCA Michigan Pack Racing Riley Herbst, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, and Ryan Repko, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In two days, the ARCA Menards Series drivers will complete a combined 200 laps at two different racetracks. Of those 200 laps, 100 laps will be completed at Michigan International Speedway on Friday (Aug. 20) in the Henry Ford Health Systems 200. Two days later,  the series will travel about 400 miles to the Illinois …

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Entry List: 2021 Allen Crowe 100

2020 ARCA Springfield Pack Racing - Michael Self, No. 25 Venturini Motorsports Toyota (Credit: Jeff Curry/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Jeff Curry/ARCA Racing used with permission

Two days after competing at Michigan International Speedway, ARCA Menards Series drivers will race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Sixteen drivers are entered for the Allen Crowe 100, the first of two dirt races for ARCA this year. NASCAR Xfinity Series regular Justin Allgaier will pilot the No. 16 Chevrolet with Kelly Kovski atop the …

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Josh Berry In for Michael Annett at Michigan

#8: Josh Berry, JR Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro Tire Pros

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

As Michael Annett continues to recover from his recent leg surgery, he will once again not compete at the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Michigan International Speedway, JR Motorsports announced Aug. 18. Josh Berry will replace him, driving the No. 1 Chevrolet this weekend. This will be the fourth race this season that Annett has …

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Kyle Larson Starting on Pole in Michigan Cup Race

Kyle Larson during the Verizon 200 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 8/15/2021 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kyle Larson will start first when the NASCAR Cup Series makes its lone stop to Michigan International Speedway this year. The starting lineup for the 2021 FireKeepers Casino 400 was set via qualifying metric after the previous race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course was set by on-track qualifying. Larson is a five-time winner …

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Austin Cindric Starting Michigan Xfinity Race From Pole

#22: Austin Cindric, Team Penske, Ford Mustang Car Shop

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The 2021 New Holland 250 will see the two NASCAR winners at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course start on the front row; Austin Cindric will start first and AJ Allmendinger will start second. Cindric won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at the Indy road course for his fifth win this season. Allmendinger won the …

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