The ARCA Midwest Tour released a 2019 schedule on Wednesday that features 10 stops for the ‘Stars and Cars’ at eight different facilities across Wisconsin and Illinois.
The season will begin with a bang with the $10,000-to-win Joe Shear Classic at Madison International Speedway on May 5.
The most notable addition to the traditional stops on the tour is a return to the Milwaukee Mile on Sunday, June 16. This is the first Stock Car race of any kind at ‘America’s Legendary Oval’ since 2014. Joining the Midwest Tour that weekend will be the Midwest Trucks, Mid-American Stock Cars and Upper Midwest Vintage Series.
The other marquee races on the tour all take place during the autumn months, beginning with the $10,000-to-win Dixieland 250 at Wisconsin International Raceway. The Howie Llettow Classic 100 will move to Madison International Speedway on August 16.
The 50th annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend will crown the 2019 ARCA Midwest Tour Champion with the 2019 iteration taking place on October 6 at LaCrosse International. Dalton Zehr was crowned the seventh all-time series champion last fall.
The complete known schedule can be viewed below. One additional September date may be added in the coming weeks.
Saturday May 5 | Joe Shear Classic 200 | Madison Int’l Speedway Oregon, WI
Saturday May 18 | Cabin Fever 100 | State Park Speedway Wausau, WI
Saturday May 25 | Salute the Troops 100 | Jefferson Speedway Jefferson, WI
Monday May 27 | Memorial Day Triple 50’s | Wisconsin Int’l Raceway Kaukauna, WI
Sunday June 16 | Father’s Day 75 | The Milwaukee Mile West Allis, WI
Saturday June 29 | All-Star 100 | Rockford Speedway Loves Park, IL
Tuesday August 6 | Dixieland 250 Wisconsin Int’l Raceway | Kaukauna, WI
Friday August 16 | The Howie Lettow Classic 100 | Madison Int’l Speedway Oregon, WI
Saturday August 31 | Escape to Wisconsin 100 | Dells Raceway Park WI Dells, WI
Saturday September 21 | To Be Announced | To Be Announced TBA
Sunday October 6 | Oktoberfest 200 | LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway West Salem, WI
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