ARCA Jam Comes to MIS
The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards returns to Madison International Speedway on August 23rd and 24th for ARCA Jam. Two days of racing excitement are on tap at Wisconsin’s Fastest Half-Mile highlighted by the Herr’s Live Life with Flavor 200 on Sunday afternoon.
The gates open at 11:30 AM on Saturday with ARCA practice from 1:00 to 3:00 followed by ARCA qualifying at 4:30. Following ARCA qualifying the American Ethanol Super Trucks will take to the track with Twin 30 lap events. After the truck races the pre-race party begins with live musical entertainment and the chance to watch the Bristol race on large screen television part of the fun.
On Sunday the gates will open at 10:00 AM with a live concert by Blake Rayne beginning at 11:30. Rayne has performed across the country including at many racing events and is co-starring in the soon to be released movie “The Identical” with Ray Liota and Ashley Judd. He will be performing a ninety minute concert for the fans.
Fans will also have the opportunity to meet the drivers with an on-track autograph session from Noon – 1:00 PM followed by the 200 lap main event that will feature live pit stops.
A two day ticket that includes grandstand admission for both days and an all you can eat and drink ticket for the pre-race party is just $40.00.
Two day tickets are on sale now at Madison International Speedway for just $18.00 and includes grandstand admission for both days. Fans who purchase an $18.00 ticket at the track can pay an additional $22.00 for the pre-race party.
Tickets are also available at area Menards for $15.00. Fans who purchase their ticket at Menards can bring it to the track and pay an additional $20.00 for the pre-race party.
Tickets on race day will be $25.00.
Pre-approved over night camping is also available. If interested, please contact Dave Grueneberg at 608.513.2278.
Many of the drivers will also be making appearances at Madison area businesses on Friday night so fans are asked to stay tuned for updates.
The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards races at tracks all over the country including Daytona, Talladega, and Chicagoland Speedway. This will be the series’ seventh stop at Madison dating back to 1970. Last year fifteen-year old Kyle Benjamin became the youngest winner in series history. Past winners include Ramo Stott (1970) Tom Bowsher (1971), Bruce Gould (1973) Alex Bowman (2011), and Chris Buescher (2012). Bowman set the ARCA qualifying record at Madison in 2012 with a lap of 18.093 (99.846 mph).
For more information about the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards checkout their website at arcaracing.com. For more information about MIS checkout their site at madisoninternationalspeedway.com.