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2017 ARCA Racing Series
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The No. 52 of champion Austin Theriault at Road America in August.
Drivers' champion Austin Theriault at Road America in August.

The 2017 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards was the 65th season of the ARCA Racing Series. The season began on February 18 with the Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire and ended on October 20 with the Kansas 150. Austin Theriault, driving for the Ken Schrader Racing team, won the drivers' championship on the strength of seven wins. Dalton Sargeant, winner of three races, was runner-up to Theriault.

Contents

Teams and driversEdit

Manufacturer Team No. Driver Rounds
Chevrolet Allgaier Motorsports 16 Grant Enfinger 1
Ferrier Racing John Ferrier 1
Bayird Motorsports 45 Peyton Taylor 1
Bret Holmes Racing 23 Bret Holmes (R) All
Bryan Dauzat Racing 11 Bryan Dauzat 1
57 4
Frankie Kimmel 1
Darrell Basham Motorsports 34 Mike Basham 16
Dick Karth Racing 94 Dick Karth 1
Ebert Racing 19 David Sear 1
Finney Racing Enterprises 04 Scott Reeves 2
Finley Racing 51 Chad Finley 6
Hixson Motorsports 31 Mike Senica 1
Josh Williams Motorsports Josh Williams 1
MacZink Racing 65 Jeffery MacZink 1
Mason Mitchell Motorsports 28 Michael Self 2
88 Kaz Grala 1
Brandon Lynn 1
Mason Mitchell 1
Michael Womack 1
Michael Self 1
Chase Purdy 1
98 Quin Houff 1
Venturini Motorsports Leilani Münter 1
Our Motorsports 02 Andy Seuss 3
Reese Motorsports 62 Chris Reese 1
Wayne Peterson Racing 88 Con Nicolopoulos 2
Wayne Peterson 1
90 James Swanson 1
Dodge Derrick Lancaster Racing 83 Derrick Lancaster 1
ESP Motorsports 71 Gene Paul 1
Ford Braden Racing 01 Travis Braden 1
Brian Kaltreider Racing 07 Dan Bainey 1
Brian Kaltreider 1
96 Bobby Dale Earnhardt 1
Kevin Kromer 1
Ciccarelli Racing 38 Ray Ciccarelli 1
Clubb Racing 97 Alex Clubb 1
Cunningham Motorsports 22 Shane Lee All
77 Dalton Sargeant All
99 Ty Majeski 5
Austin Cindric 2
Dale Shearer Racing 94 Dale Shearer 3
Mark Meunier 1
Empire Racing 43 Sean Corr 1
46 2
Thad Moffitt 3
John Ferrier 2
James Hylton Motorsports 48 Brad Smith All
Kimmel Racing 08 Ricky Sanders 1
Kevin Hinckle 3
Lira Motorsports 6 Michael Lira 2
58 Clint King 1
Max Force Racing 9 Thomas Praytor All
MBM Motorsports 66 Mark Thompson 2
Mullins Racing 34 Willie Mullins 4
28 Robert Bruce 1
Norm Hutton Racing 37 David LeBeau 2
RFMS Racing 27 A. J. Fike 15
Travis Braden 4
P. J. Jones 1
Toyota Fast Track Racing 11 Tony Mrakovich 1
Hillenburg-Schrader Racing 1
Brandon Grosso 1
Hendren Motorsports 24 Ryan Unzicker 2
Joe Gibbs Racing 18 Matt Tifft 1
Riley Herbst (R) 19
81 1
MDM Motorsports 12 Sheldon Creed 4
Venturini Motorsports 15 Leilani Münter 1
Christian Eckes 10
Spencer Davis 2
Kyle Benjamin 1
Noah Gragson 3
Tanner Thorson 1
Cole Rouse 2
20 Zane Smith (R) 2
Tom Berte 1
25 Tom Hessert 5
Raphaël Lessard 3
Natalie Decker 6
Spencer Davis 4
Tanner Thorson 1
Christopher Bell 1
55 Noah Gragson 2
Zane Smith (R) 11
Frankie Kimmel 2
Bo LeMastus 2
Tom Berte 1
Natalie Decker 1
Spencer Davis 1
Win-Tron Racing 32 Gus Dean All
33 Justin Fontaine (R) 13
Mason Mingus 2
Tyler Dippel 3
Austin Wayne Self 1
Rette Jones Racing Terry Jones 1
30 1
Chevrolet Bob Schacht Motorsports 75 Benny Chastain 1
Toyota A. J. Henriksen 1
Chevrolet 8
Ford 1
Bobby Gerhart Racing 5 Bobby Gerhart 9
Dodge 2
Toyota 3
Crosley Sports Group 42 Bo LeMastus 5
Dodge 1
Chevrolet 2
Dream Team of Pasco 67 Cody Lane 3
Chevrolet 2
Dodge 1
Ford 1
Finney Racing Enterprises 80 Caesar Bacarella 2
Bryan Finney 2
Chevrolet 2
Toyota 8
Dodge 1
Ford 8
Fast Track Racing 10 Ed Pompa 7
Rick Clifton 1
Austin Nemire 1
James Swanson 1
Morgen Baird 1
Richard Doheny 2
Zach Ralston 3
A. J. Fike 1
Tyler Speer 2
Toyota Hillenburg-Schrader Racing Tony Mrakovich 1
Dodge 2
Chevrolet 6
Grant County Mulch Racing 7 Codie Rohrbaugh 8
Chevrolet 9
Ford 11
Hixson Motorsports 2 Eric Caudell (R) All
Chevrolet 3 Mike Senica 5
Steve Fox 3
Bobby Dale Earnhardt 3
Ricky Tackman 3
Ron Cox 1
Darrell Basham 1
Richard Hauck 1
Ford Joe Cooksey 2
Ciccarelli Racing Ray Ciccarelli 1
Chevrolet 2
Ford 14
Toyota 4
Ken Schrader Racing 52 Austin Theriault (R) All
Ford 9
Chevrolet 1
Kimmel Racing 69 Ricky Sanders 2
Will Kimmel 8
Toyota Nick Higdon 9
Bo LeMastus 1
Chevrolet Mason Mitchell Motorsports 78 Kyle Weatherman 7
Tyler Roahrig 1
Cole Anderson 1
Ryan Repko 1
Trevor Noles 1
Justin Haley 2
Chase Purdy 2
Sheldon Creed 2
Myatt Snider 1
Blaine Perkins 1
Ford Cole Custer 1
Toyota 2
Chevrolet 3
MDM Motorsports 8 Vinnie Miller 1
Brandon Jones 3
Zane Smith (R) 1
Toyota 11
Chevrolet 3
28 Michael Self 3
Sheldon Creed 5
Travis Miller 1
Justin Haley 1
Harrison Burton 1
Kyle Benjamin 1
Matt Tifft 1
Zane Smith (R) 1
Toyota 8
Chevrolet 1
41 Vinnie Miller 5
Kaz Grala 1
Brian Wong 1
Kyle Benjamin 1
Zane Smith (R) 1
Chevrolet 5
Dodge 12
Ford 3
Wayne Peterson Racing 0 Con Nicolopoulos 14
Don Thompson 2
Mark Meunier 3
James Swanson 1
Chevrolet 19 [N 1]
Ford 1
06 Scott Edwards 1
Mark Blasingim 1
Mark Meunier 11
Don Thompson 1
Dale Matchett 2
Con Nicolopoulos 4
Notes
  1. ^ Initially at Iowa, the No. 0 car was a Chevrolet and No. 06 was a Dodge. The Dodge suffered an engine failure, so the team ran the No. 06 as a Chevrolet in the race while the No. 0 withdrew.

ChangesEdit

TeamsEdit

DriversEdit

ScheduleEdit

No. Race title Track Date TV
1 Lucas Oil Complete Engine Treatment 200 Driven by General Tire Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach February 18 FS1
2 Music City 200 presented by Azure Foundation Fairgrounds Speedway, Nashville April 8 MAVTV
3 Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200 Salem Speedway, Salem April 30 MAVTV
4 General Tire 200 Talladega Superspeedway, Lincoln May 6 FS2
5 Menards 200 presented by Federated Car Care Toledo Speedway, Toledo May 21 FS1
6 Shore Lunch 250 Elko Speedway, Elko June 3 MAVTV
7 General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200 Pocono Raceway, Long Pond June 9 FS1
8 Corrigan Oil 200 Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn June 16 FS1
9 Montgomery Ward 200 Madison International Speedway, Oregon June 23 MAVTV
10 Fans With Benefits 150 Iowa Speedway, Newton July 8 MAVTV
11 Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, Brownsburg July 21 FS1
12 ModSpace 150 Pocono Raceway, Long Pond July 28 FS1
13 Winchester ARCA 200 Winchester Speedway, Winchester August 6 MAVTV
14 Herr's Potato Chips 100 Illinois State Fairgrounds Racetrack, Springfield August 20 MAVTV
15 Road America 100 Road America, Elkhart Lake August 27 MAVTV
16 General Tire Grabber 100 DuQuoin State Fairgrounds Racetrack, Du Quoin September 4 MAVTV
17 Eddie Gilstrap Motors Fall Classic 200 presented by Meadow View/Salem Crossing Salem Speedway, Salem September 9 MAVTV
18 Scott 150 Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet September 14 FS1
19 Crosley Brands 150 Kentucky Speedway, Sparta September 22 FS1
20 Kansas 150 Kansas Speedway, Kansas City October 20 FS2
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ResultsEdit

RacesEdit

No. Race Pole Position Most laps led Winning driver Winning manufacturer
1 Lucas Oil Complete Engine Treatment 200 Tom Hessert Terry Jones Austin Theriault Chevrolet
2 Music City 200 presented by Azure Foundation Kyle Weatherman Kyle Weatherman Chad Finley Chevrolet
3 Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200 Travis Miller Christian Eckes Dalton Sargeant Ford
4 General Tire 200 Dalton Sargeant Austin Theriault Justin Haley Toyota
5 Menards 200 presented by Federated Car Care Dalton Sargeant Dalton Sargeant Harrison Burton Toyota
6 Shore Lunch 250 Riley Herbst Riley Herbst Austin Theriault Toyota
7 General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200 Brandon Jones Riley Herbst Riley Herbst Toyota
8 Corrigan Oil 200 Brandon Jones Kyle Weatherman Brandon Jones Chevrolet
9 Montgomery Ward 200 Dalton Sargeant Austin Theriault Austin Theriault Toyota
10 Fans With Benefits 150 Shane Lee Shane Lee Dalton Sargeant Ford
11 Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 Austin Cindric Chad Finley Dalton Sargeant Ford
12 ModSpace 150 Kaz Grala Kaz Grala Justin Haley Chevrolet
13 Winchester ARCA 200 Kyle Benjamin Kyle Benjamin Kyle Benjamin Toyota
14 Herr's Potato Chips 100 Austin Theriault Grant Enfinger Grant Enfinger Chevrolet
15 Road America 100 Austin Cindric Austin Cindric Austin Theriault Ford
16 General Tire Grabber 100 Will Kimmel Shane Lee Austin Theriault Toyota
17 Eddie Gilstrap Motors Fall Classic 200 presented by Meadow View/Salem Crossing Zane Smith Austin Theriault Austin Theriault Ford
18 Scott 150 Brandon Jones Ty Majeski Christopher Bell Toyota
19 Crosley Brands 150 Sheldon Creed Sheldon Creed Austin Theriault Ford
20 Kansas 150 Zane Smith Sheldon Creed Michael Self Chevrolet

Driver standingsEdit

Pos Driver Points
1 Austin Theriault 5330
2 Dalton Sargeant 5030
3 Shane Lee 4735
4 Gus Dean 4595
5 Riley Herbst 4555
6 Bret Holmes 4450
7 Thomas Praytor 3790
8 Brad Smith 3530
9 Zane Smith 3305
10 Eric Caudell 3220
11 Con Nicolopoulos 2985
12 A. J. Fike 2970
13 Mike Basham 2745
14 Justin Fontaine 2180
15 Sheldon Creed 2050
16 Christian Eckes 1980
17 Mark Meunier 1865
18 Bobby Gerhart 1360
19 Codie Rohrbaugh 1285
20 Spencer Davis 1280
21 Chad Finley 1240
22 Bo LeMastus 1190
23 Natalie Decker 1150
24 Michael Self 1135
25 Nick Higdon 1100
26 Will Kimmel 1075
27 Kyle Weatherman 1040
28 Vinnie Miller 1020
29 Ty Majeski 1005
30 Tom Hessert III 900
31 Travis Braden 845
32 Ed Pompa 845
33 Brandon Jones 695
34 Noah Gragson 685
35 Justin Haley 680
36 Kyle Benjamin 615
37 Bryan Dauzat 590
38 Mike Senica 555
39 Chase Purdy 540
40 Tony Mrakovich 530
41 Willie Mullins 485
42 Sean Corr 475
43 Tyler Dippel 460
44 Andy Seuss 460
45 Thad Moffitt 440
46 Frankie Kimmel 440
47 Ricky Sanders 420
48 Kaz Grala 405
49 Bobby Dale Earnhardt 390
50 Mason Mingus 385
51 Raphael Lessard 370
52 John Ferrier 360
53 Tyler Speer 355
54 Joe Cooksey 355
55 Cole Rouse 340
56 Ryan Unzicker 340
57 Rick Tackman 340
58 Matt Tifft 335
59 Kevin Hinckle 335
60 Dale Shearer 335
61 Zach Ralston 335
62 James Swanson 330
63 Tanner Thorson 320
64 Tom Berte 305
65 Austin Cindric 305
66 Ray Ciccarelli 290
67 Terry Jones 280
68 Steve Fox 270
69 Richard Doheny 260
70 Cody Lane 255
71 Grant Enfinger 245
72 Christopher Bell 240
73 Harrison Burton 240
74 Leilani Munter 225
75 Don Thompson 225
76 P. J. Jones 220
77 Josh Williams 210
78 Brandon Grosso 205
79 Michael Womack 205
80 Austin Wayne Self 200
81 Brian Finney 200
82 Michael Lira 185
83 Ryan Repko 185
84 Clint King 185
85 Blaine Perkins 185
86 Travis Miller 185
87 Scott Reeves 185
88 Myatt Snider 185
89 Cole Anderson 180
90 Tyler Roahrig 180
91 Cole Custer 175
92 Caesar Bacarella 170
93 Robert Bruce 170
94 Mason Mitchell 160
95 Brian Wong 155
96 A. J. Henriksen 150
97 Derrick Lancaster 150
98 Mark Thompson 145
99 Brandon Lynn 145
100 Alex Clubb 140
101 Austin Nemire 140
102 Rick Clifton 130
103 Morgen Baird 125
104 Dick Karth 125
105 Trevor Noles 125
106 David Sear 120
107 David LeBeau 115
108 Darrell Basham 115
109 Brian Kaltreider 115
110 Peyton Taylor 115
111 Scott Edwards 110
112 Ron Cox 105
113 Benny Chastain 105
114 Dale Matchett 105
115 Kevin Kromer 95
116 Quin Houff 95
117 Dan Bainey 85
118 Wayne Peterson 85
119 Mark Blasingim 75
120 Chris Reese 70
121 Richard Hauck 25
Jeffery MacZink
Gene Paul

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rookie Riley Herbst joins Joe Gibbs Racing for ARCA ride in 2017". ARCA Racing. December 15, 2016. Retrieved December 23, 2016.
  2. ^ "Venturini Motorsports signs Zane Smith for 2017 season". ARCA Racing. November 18, 2016. Retrieved December 23, 2016.
  3. ^ "Gus Dean, GREE join Win-Tron Racing for full '17 ARCA season". ARCA Racing. December 8, 2016. Retrieved December 23, 2016.
  4. ^ "Ford Performance names Cunningham Mtrsprts driver development partner for '17". ARCA Racing. December 10, 2016. Retrieved December 23, 2016.
  5. ^ "Rookie Quin Houff, Mason Mitchell Motorsports partner for Daytona". ARCA Racing. December 13, 2016. Retrieved December 23, 2016.
  6. ^ http://www.arcaracing.com/articles/2004870-shane-lee-joins-cunningham-motorsports-for-17-season
  7. ^ "2017 ARCA Racing Series Schedule". The Pit Lane. Retrieved December 23, 2016.

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