Elko Speedway Tag

By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer Winning races usually requires the right combination of skill sprinkled with a little bit of luck, as often times drivers will say they would rather be lucky than good. With 50 laps to go in Saturday night’s ARCA Racing Series Sioux Chief PowerPEX 250 at Elko Speedway, Gus Dean was a lap down in the 10th position. When the dust and speedy dry settled at the checkered flag, Dean was pulling the No. 32 Gree Cooling Products/Baker Distributing Chevrolet into victory lane for his secondRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer One of the feel good stories of the chaotic and carnage-filled ending to the season-opening ARCA Racing Series event at Daytona International Speedway was the second-place finish of Willie Mullins. The 37-year-old driver out of Fredericksburg, Va. avoided multiple late-race accidents to cross the stripe in the second positon for his own Mullins Racing team. It was just the 12th ARCA start for Mullins, with the majority of those coming at New Jersey Motorsports Park, before debuting at Daytona in 2016. “It’s a win forRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer Natalie Decker announced her racing schedule for the 2017 season on Wednesday, and it includes making her ARCA Racing Series debut with Venturini Motorsports. Decker will compete in three races behind the wheel of one of the team’s Toyotas, starting at Toledo Speedway on May 21. The 19-year-old driver will get a chance to settle in with the team, competing in three consecutive races with Elko Speedway and Pocono Raceway rounding out the trio of events. “This is definitely the biggest step in my racingRead More