Series: ARCA Menards Series East

Track: Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway

Race: Music City 200 at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway

Duration: 200 laps / 125 miles

Date / TV: 5/13/2023 – 9:30p.m. ET on FloRacing

Previous Success at Nashville: Venturini Motorsports returns to Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway this season with a record of success at the track. VMS has captured the victory once before at the famous track with Christian Eckes in 2019. 

Recent Triumph for VMS: Venturini Motorsports picked up a win this past weekend at Kansas Speedway with 18 year old Jesse Love behind the wheel of the No. 20 Toyota Camry. The Kansas victory comes on the heels of multiple dominant weekends for the team, including wins at Irwindale Speedway, Kern County Raceway, Talladega Superspeedway, and Dover Motor Speedway. Adding to their string of successes, the team has collected five wins in a row.

Gio Ruggiero Joins the Driver Lineup: Venturini Motorsports will be welcoming 16 year old driver Gio Ruggiero to their roster. Ruggiero will be piloting the No. 20 Mobil 1 Yahoo Toyota Camry at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway. He will be working alongside Crew Chief Shannon Rursch. 

Sean Hingorani’s Headed East: Following his recent successes in the West Series, Hingorani returns to the East Series for the third race of the season. Hingorani began his championship run at Five Flags Speedway earlier this season in addition to taking on the West Championship along with additional main series races. 

Isabella Robusto’s ARCA Debut Set For Elko: Isabella Robusto, originally slated to make her ARCA debut with Venturini Motorsports at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway, suffered a concussion from a collision at Hickory Speedway in a Pro Late Model race. Isabella, focused on recovery, will now be making her debut at Elko Speedway on June 24th.

Hingorani in Molten Orange and Black: Hingorani will be carrying the support of GEARWRENCH for the ARCA Menards Series East Series event at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway.

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. 


Sean Hingorani – No. 15 GEARWRENCH Toyota Camry

Regarding the Nashville Race: I’m excited to be racing in Nashville. I haven’t raced on this track before so it should be a good experience for me. We have a solid team and great guys behind us. I’m also looking forward to working with Gio this weekend. It’s great to have a new teammate.” 

Gio Ruggiero – No. 20 Mobil 1 Yahoo Toyota Camry

Regarding the Nashville Race: “I’m excited to make my ARCA debut with Venturini Motorsports and am thankful for the opportunity that Toyota racing has given me. I am looking forward to racing at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway again as it is one of my favorite race tracks.”