by Kari Shear-Carlson
Dec 23, 2014-The ARCA Midwest Tour is excited to announce the 2015 series schedule. The 2015 season will be one of the best seasons yet, returning to some of the best tracks in the Midwest and highlighted by historic events.
The Stars of the ARCA Midwest Tour will kick off the 2015 season with the 7th Annual Joe Shear Classic at Madison International Speedway on Sunday, May 3rd. The series will return to tracks such as State Park Speedway, Illiana Motor Speedway and Dells Raceway Park, including a return to Rockford Speedway on Saturday, June 27th. After a few weeks off, they will return to Illinois for a 100 lap event at Grundy County Speedway.
One of the most highlighted events in Midwest Stock Car racing history will return Tuesday, August 4th. The ARCA Midwest Tour is proud to bring back the historic Dixieland 250 at Wisconsin International Raceway. This will be one event fans will not want to miss.
Norway Speedway, Hawkeye Downs Speedway, and Elko Speedway will also return to the circuit and the season will close out 2015 with the famed 46th Annual Oktoberfest on October 10th and 11th.
“I am looking forward to the traditional events on the schedule as well as establishing new traditions in Midwest Super Late Model racing,” said Tour President Gregg McKarns. “Further details for each event will be released in the coming weeks. We felt it was important to get the dates and locations of each of these shows out so our fans and teams could plan for an exciting 2015.”
ARCA Midwest Tour 2015 Schedule
Sunday, May 3 Madison International Speedway* Oregon, WI Joe Shear Classic 100
Saturday, May 16 State Park Speedway Wausau, WI Cabin Fever 100
Monday, May 25 Illiana Motor Speedway Schereville, IN Chicagoland Showdown 150 (In conjunction with ARCA/CRA Super Series)
Saturday, June 13 Dells Raceway Park Wisc. Dells, WI Bill Meiller Memorial 101 presented by Assembly Products
Saturday, June 27 Rockford Speedway Loves Park, IL All-Star 100
Friday, July 17 Grundy County Speedway Morris, IL Wayne Carter Classic 100
Tuesday, August 4 Wisconsin Int’l Raceway Kaukauna, WI Dixieland 250
Friday, August 14 Norway Speedway Norway, MI Duel for Diabetes 100
Saturday, September 5 Hawkeye Downs Cedar Rapids, IA Summer Shootout 100
Saturday, September 26 Elko Speedway Elko, MN Thunderstruck 125
Sat/Sun, October 10-11 LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway West Salem, WI Oktoberfest 200
*subject to change
(One additional event to be announced)
Be sure to follow the ARCA Midwest Tour on Facebook (midwesttour) and Twitter (@midwesttour).
To learn more about the Automobile Racing Club of America Midwest Tour, log on to arcamidwesttour.com. For questions about the ARCA Midwest tour, contact Gregg McKarns at (815) 703-0285. The Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) is among the leading auto racing sanctioning bodies in the country. Founded in 1953 by John and Mildred Marcum, the organization administers more than 100 events each year in multiple racing series, including the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, the ARCA/CRA Super Series, the ARCA Truck Series and the ARCA Midwest Tour, plus weekly racing at Toledo and Flat Rock Speedways.