Who is ARCA owned by?

NASCAR acquires ARCA, affirming commitment to next generation of racers. TALLADEGA, Ala. — NASCAR announced Friday morning that it has acquired the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) Series after a 60-plus year relationship between the sanctioning bodies that started with NASCAR Founder Bill France Sr.

How much does it cost to run in ARCA?

Again, depending on the package and the quality of the car, a full season in ARCA costs between $500,000 and $1 million. Not cheap, but a fraction of what NASCAR Sprint Cup costs.

Who are the female ARCA drivers?

She also became the first winner in any ARCA-sanctioned series, because there have been no female winners in the main ARCA Menards Series as of April 2021. Six female drivers: Deegan, Kirk, Patrick, Robinson, Mara Reyes, and Brittney Zamora have won poles.

Is ARCA owned by NASCAR?

On April 27, 2018, NASCAR acquired ARCA. In 2019, it was announced that the NASCAR K&N Series East and West would be moved under the ARCA banner as the ARCA Menards Series East and ARCA Menards Series West for 2020. ARCA has been used throughout its history as a stepping stone for hopeful NASCAR drivers.

What’s the difference between an ARCA car and a NASCAR?

NASCAR and ARCA worked hand-in-hand on the composite body idea. Instead of using stamped steel pieces, ARCA’s cars are made of molded sections. NASCAR started using composite material in its K&N Pro Series East and West, and allows some composite bodies at some Xfinity and Truck Series races.

How much HP do ARCA cars have?


Specification Description
Horsepower 700 HP
Torque 530 ft-lb
Max RPM 7500 RPM
Race Mile Life 1500 miles before rebuild

Is there a girl NASCAR driver?

Jennifer Jo Cobb set to become first woman in a NASCAR Cup race since Danica Patrick. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — After nearly two decades of NASCAR starts, Jennifer Jo Cobb is set to make her debut in the sport’s top series.

Who is the new girl in NASCAR?

Rick Ware Racing has announced that NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver/team owner Jennifer Jo Cobb will make her Cup Series debut on April 25 at Talladega Superspeedway. She’ll become the first woman to compete in a Cup race since Danica Patrick drove in the 2018 Daytona 500.

Are ARCA cars old Cup cars?

ARCA uses older style NASCAR Cup cars. Specifically, they are the ones used just before the advent of NASCAR’s Car Of Tomorrow (COT) in 2007. This means teams running ARCA can do so with a safe, well-built race car without paying top dollar.

Who is the Association of Racing Commissioners International?

Originally formed in 1934, the Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI) is composed of the governmental regulators of horse and greyhound racing in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Jamaica, Trinidad-Tobago, and the Equestrian Club of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

What is an ARCA sanctioned Stock Car race?

A ARCA-sanctioned Event is a competitive stock car racing Event which is intended to be conducted and officiated in accordance with this Rule Book. This Rule Book may be amended from time to time. Special rules may be published by ARCA specifically for the Event and any applicable agreements to which ARCA is a party may also apply.

Who are the directors of the Maryland Racing Commission?

Alternate Directors include the Chair of the RCI Drug Testing Standards and Practices Committee, Duncan Patterson of the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission, and Michael Hopkins, Executive Secretary of the Maryland Racing Commission.

Who are the members of the Arci Stewards Committee?

The association supports ROAP both financially and by the participation of staff in ROAP projects. Former RCI Director Frank Lamb serves as Chair of the Steward’s Committee which functions as a joint committee of the ROAP and ARCI. RCI President Ed Martin serves as a member of the ROAP Board of Directors.