Chad Bryant Racing Tag

By Aaron Bearden, Open Wheel Editor When Joe Graf Jr. took the checkered flag fifth at Iowa Speedway, it would be natural to assume that he would be happy with the run. Graf had never seen the 7/8-mile oval before, after all, and he had just one top five in his previous six ARCA Racing Series results. But when he climbed out of his No. 77 Ford, the Chad Bryant Racing (CBR) rookie was less than pleased. “No I’m not,” Graf told Motorsports Tribune when asked if he was content withRead More
By Don Radebaugh, ARCA Communications Manager SALEM, Ind. – It was one for the ages, especially for Middletown, N.Y.’s Christian Eckes who held off a hungry pack over the final 50 laps to earn his career-first ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards victory Sunday afternoon at Salem Speedway. Eckes, in the No. 15 JBL Audio Toyota for Venturini Motorsports, first fought off Zane Smith, then held back the non-stop hard charge from Chandler Smith to win the 103rd running of the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200. “I can’t believe this…I really can’t,” saidRead More

Posted On April 20, 2018By Brian EberlyIn ARCA, Breaking News, Headline News

What to Watch for at Salem Speedway

By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer The ARCA Racing Series heads to arguably the best track on the schedule and the one most-perfect for the series this weekend for the third race of the 2018 season. With a race day forecast of 63 degrees and a zero percent chance of rain, the stands should be packed at the high-banked half-mile in Indiana. The Track Salem Speedway is a 0.555-mile paved oval with 33 degrees of banking in the turns. The old, bumpy, worn-out surface typically produces fantastic racing and is aRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Short track racing standout Josh Berry will make his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut at Salem Speedway. Berry will join Chad Bryant Racing for the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200 at the 0.555-mile high-banked oval. He will pilot the No. 22 Big Tine Ford Fusion for CBR. Berry has made seven starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, five with JR Motorsports. He has two top-10 finishes with a best finish, seventh, at Richmond Raceway. More recently, Berry has been competing full-time in theRead More