Christian Eckes and the Venturini Motorsports team collected the Lion’s share of the awards in Saturday night’s ARCA Menards Series Championship Awards Banquet at the Indiana State Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.
Sioux Chief Manufacturing, one of America’s leading rough plumbing components manufacturers, has signed on become the entitlement sponsor of the ARCA Menards Series Showdown in 2020. Sioux Chief has been the sponsor of ARCA’s former Short Track Challenge since the 2017 season and has agreed to increase its involvement to support one of the major initiatives of NASCAR’s acquisition of ARCA.
“There will come a time when you believe everything is finished; that will be the beginning.” -Louis L’Amour
Team Penske announced today that Scott McLaughlin, the recently-crowned, back-to-back Virgin Australia Supercars Champion for DJR Team Penske (DJRTP), will participate in an INDYCAR Rookie Evaluation test at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Fla. on Monday, January 13.
Southern California Sprint Car championship contender Brody Roa is pleased to announce that HD Industries will be backing his racing efforts throughout the 2020 USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series campaign.
Mobil 1™ will return to the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Mello Yellow Drag Racing Series in 2020. ExxonMobil, in partnership with Toyota Racing Development (TRD), will become Kalitta Motorsports’ official lubricant partner in 2020 and Mobil 1 racing oil will be used in all team cars.
Team Penske and XPEL, Inc. (NASDAQ: XPEL) a leading provider of automotive paint protective film and window tint, today announced a multi-year partnership. XPEL will be the primary sponsor of the No. 1 Dallara/Chevrolet driven by reigning and two-time NTT IndyCar Series Champion Josef Newgarden for two races in 2020. XPEL will also serve as the “Official Protective Film Partner of Team Penske.”
Toyota Racing Development, U.S.A. (TRD), who is celebrating its 40th anniversary of American motorsports heritage this year, is in the design phase of developing a sprint car engine to meet World of Outlaws regulations.
Bia Figueiredo, known as Bia in the world of racing, and Tatiana Calderon will join Katherine Legge and Christina Nielsen as part of the all-female GEAR Racing team on board the No. 19 Lamborghini in 2020. GEAR Racing and Grasser Racing Team recently joined forces to field the No. 19 car for the entire IMSA WeatherTech Championship season.
As has been the case for 23 years, the 24th year of INDYCAR racing at Texas Motor Speedway will be a Saturday night special in 2020.