Venturini Motorsports Mid-Ohio Pre-Race Fast Facts

Series: ARCA Menards Series

Track: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Race: Zinsser SmartCoat 150 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Duration: 42 laps / 112.9 miles

Date / TV: 7/7/2023 – 6 p.m. ET on FS1

A Packed Four Car Lineup: This year VMS will be arriving at Mid-Ohio with a full and talented roster of drivers. Sean Hingorani in the No. 15 Mobil 1-Yahoo Toyota Camry, Jesse Love in the No. 20 JBL Toyota Camry, Conner Jones in the No. 25 Jones Utilities Toyota Camry, and Dean Thompson in the No. 55 Thompson Pipe Group Toyota Camry.

Jesse Love’s Recent Triumph: The 18 year old driver has captured four victories this season in the last five races – Talladega Superspeedway, Kansas Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, and Elko Speedway. Now leading in the Driver’s Championship standings by 40 points, Love, a two time ARCA Menards Series West Champion, looks to carry this momentum into the race at Mid-Ohio. 

Hingorani in Mobil 1-Yahoo: Hingorani will be carrying the support of both Mobil 1 and Yahoo for the ARCA Menards Series event at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

Double Duty for Conner Jones and Dean Thompson: This weekend, both VMS drivers will be taking on two races in a single weekend. Jones and Thompson are set to race at Mid-Ohio in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race after competing in the Zinsser SmartCoat 150 at Mid-Ohio on Friday with VMS. 

VMS Collects Their 90th ARCA Win: The 2023 season has seen great success for Venturini Motorsports. Most recently the team picked up a first place trophy at Elko Speedway. This victory marks the 7th of the season for the team. The Elko victory also extends the VMS record of the most wins in the history of the series to a monumental 90 race wins.

Looking Ahead to 100: With a monumental 90th victory under their belt, the team is already looking to reach an unprecedented century of race wins. VMS is now 15 races into the 2023 season with a collection of seven wins to show for their efforts. As the team dives further into this historic season, competing in all three series, there are still 20 races scheduled for the team. 

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. 

Crew Chiefs: 

  • Monon Rahman – No. 15
  • Shannon Rursch – No. 20
  • Kevin Reed Jr. – No. 25
  • Cayden Lapcevich – No. 55 


Jesse Love – No. 20 JBL Toyota Camry

Regarding the Mid-Ohio Race: “We can go have fun at Mid-Ohio thanks to our points lead. I’ve felt very confident in our ability at every track we’ve gone to this year, no matter what the discipline. Mid-Ohio is a fun track that I can’t wait to get to.”