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The ARCA Midwest Tour released its 2018 schedule on Tuesday and it includes 10 different tracks in the states of Illinois and Wisconsin.

The campaign will begin on Sunday, May 6th with the running of the Joe Shear Classic 200 at Madison International Speedway in Oregon, Wisconsin. The season will resume on Saturday, May 19 with the Cabin Fever 100 at State Park Speedway in Wausau, Wisconsin.

The month of May with its second annual stop at Jefferson Speedway, located between Cambridge & Jefferson, Wisconsin, for the Salute the Troops 100.

The tour will once again return to the Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois for a 50-mile event on the 1.25-mile oval alongside the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on June 23.

One of the most historical tracks in all of short track racing will welcome back the ARCA Midwest Tour on Saturday, June 30th for the running of the Kar Korner All-Star 100 at the Rockford Speedway in Loves Park, Illinois.

The Rod Baker-Illinois Truck & Equipment Wayne Carter Classic returns to Grundy County Speedway in Morris, Illinois on Saturday, July 14th.

One of the majors in Super Late Model racing in the form of the Dixieland 250 is scheduled for Tuesday, August 7 at the Wisconsin International Raceway in Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

The 49th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend will once again host the season finale on October 6-7th at the La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway in West Salem, Wisconsin. A 200-lap main event will determine the 2018 champion.

The complete schedule can be viewed below.

2018 ARCA Midwest Tour Presented By Scag Power Equipment Schedule
Sunday 6-May / Madison International Speedway / Joe Shear Classic presented by SCAG Power Equipment
Saturday 19-May / State Park Speedway / Cabin Fever 100
Saturday 26-May / Jefferson Speedway / Salute the Troops 100
Saturday 23-June / Gateway Motorsports Park / EVENT NAME TBA 50
Saturday 30-June / Rockford Speedway / Kar Korner All-Star 100
Saturday 14-July / Grundy County Speedway / Rod Baker – Illinois Truck & Equip. Wayne Carter Classic 100
Tuesday 7-August / Wisconsin International Raceway / Forest County Potawatomi Dixieland 250
Saturday 18-August / Golden Sands Speedway / Dairyland 100
Saturday 1-September / Dells Raceway Park / Escape to Wisconsin 100
Sat/Sun 6-7-October / LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway / Oktoberfest 200

Matt Weaver is the owner and founder of Short Track Scene. Weaver grew up in the sport, having raced himself before becoming a reporter in college at the University of South Alabama. He is also the associate motorsports editor of Autoweek Magazine and its website, which allows him to cover the highest levels of the sport.

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