Series: ARCA Menards Series

Track: Kansas Speedway

Race: ARCA Menards Series at Kansas Speedway

Duration: 100 laps / 150 miles

Date / TV: 5/6/2023 – 2p.m. ET on FS1

Previous Success at Kansas: Venturini Motorsports returns to Kansas Speedway this season with a record of success at the track. VMS have captured the victory four times before at the famous track. 

  • Alex Bowman, 2011
  • Christian Eckes, 2019
  • Corey Heim, 2020
  • Corey Heim, 2022

Recent Triumph for VMS: Venturini Motorsports picked up a win this past weekend at Dover Motor Speedway with 17 year old Jake Finch behind the wheel of the No. 20 Toyota Camry. The Dover victory comes on the heels of the team’s dominant weekend at both Kern County Raceway and Talladega Superspeedway. Adding to their string of successes, the team has amassed four wins in a row. 

Dean Thompson Joins the Driver Lineup: Venturini Motorsports will be welcoming 21 year old driver Dean Thompson to their roster. Thompson will be piloting the No. 25 Toyota Camry at Kansas Speedway. He will be working alongside Crew Chief Kevin Reed Jr. Thompson will be running in the NASCAR Truck Series at Kansas as well this weekend.

Double Duty for Breidinger: Toni Breidinger has just announced that she will be competing in the NASCAR truck series, supported by Victoria’s Secret. Breidinger will be competing in the No. 55 Victoria’s Secret Toyota Camry at Kansas Speedway before taking on her Truck Series debut. 

Amber Balcaen Returns to the VMS Lineup for Added Kansas Race: Amber Balcaen, originally slated for two races with Venturini Motorsports in the 2023 season, has added Kansas Speedway to her race calendar. In her two races with the team this season she has already managed a career best finish result. 

Love in Pursuit of Another Title: 18 year old Jesse Love, a two time ARCA Menards Series West Champion, will be taking on his fourth race of the 2023 season. Battling for the main series championship this season, Love looks to make headway in the drivers championship standings. Having just picked up his first win of the season at Talladega Superspeedway, Love has made his way up to second in the drivers standings. 

VMS to Pursue Three Different Titles: The VMS 2023 season is the first in ARCA history that a team is in contention for all three of the Championship titles. VMS is in the midst of challenging for the East and West Series Championships with Sean Hingorani on top of their traditional ARCA Menards Series season run. Hingorani has already secured two victories within the West Series. 

Toni Breidinger – No. 55 Victoria’s Secret Toyota Camry

Regarding the Kansas Race: I’m looking forward to both of the races this weekend with one of them being my truck series debut with Victoria’s Secret! It really is a dream come true to be able to do this. Especially at a track like Kansas!”