ARCA Reveals Additional Schedule Updates

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Drivers battle for position early in Friday's ARCA Menards Series race at Phoenix Raceway. (Ivan Veldhuizen Photo)
ARCA officials have announced what is expected to be its final schedule for the 2020 season. (Ivan Veldhuizen Photo)

TOLEDO, Ohio – ARCA has finalized the remainder of its schedule, with 11 events spread out over the ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East and ARCA Menards Series West during the next seven weeks.

There are six events on the ARCA Menards Series calendar, two of which are combination races with the ARCA Menards Series East, four ARCA Menards Series West races, and a single stand-alone race for the ARCA Menards East.

The highlights include:

– The ARCA Menards Series will visit Toledo Speedway for the third time in 2020 for a 200-lapper on September 12, followed by the first series race at Bristol Motor Speedway since 1969 on Thursday, September 17. The races will both pay points for the ARCA Menards Series and the ARCA Menards Series East.

– Winchester Speedway returns to the ARCA Menards Series schedule for the first time since 2017 on Saturday, September 19.

– The ARCA Menards Series and ARCA Menards Series West will both be in action on Saturday, Sept. 26. The ARCA Menards Series West opens the day with the General Tire 150 at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200, the finale for the ARCA Menards Series Sioux Chief Showdown, at Memphis International Raceway, takes place later in the evening.

– The traditional August date at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield has been rescheduled to Oct. 4.

– Another weekend doubleheader for the ARCA Menards Series West has been added in California, with All-American Speedway in Roseville set for Friday, Oct. 23 followed by Kern County Speedway in Bakersfield on Sunday, Oct. 25.

– The ARCA Menards Series East will end its season on Saturday, Oct. 10 at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida. The ARCA Menards Series finale follows on Friday, Oct. 16 at Kansas Speedway and the ARCA Menards Series West will close Saturday, Nov. 7 at Phoenix Raceway.

The updated, revised 2020 ARCA Menards Series schedule:

Sept. 12 – ARCA/ARCA East – Toledo Speedway (5 pm ET, MAVTV)
Sept. 17 – ARCA/ARCA East/Short Track Showdown – Bristol Motor Speedway (9:30 pm ET, FS1)
Sept. 19 – ARCA – Winchester Speedway (3 pm ET, live, TrackPass, 6 pm same day delay, MAVTV)
Sept. 26 – ARCA West – The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (3 pm ET, TrackPass)
Oct. 4 – ARCA – Illinois State Fairgrounds (3 pm ET, MAVTV)
Oct. 10 – ARCA East – Five Flags Speedway (8 pm, TrackPass)
Oct. 16 – ARCA – Kansas Speedway (8:30 pm ET, FS2)
Oct. 23 – ARCA West – All-American Speedway (10 pm ET, TrackPass)
Oct. 25 – ARCA West – Kern County Speedway (6 pm ET, TrackPass)
Nov. 7 – ARCA West – Phoenix Raceway (6 pm ET, TrackPass)