Series: ARCA Menards Series/ ARCA Menards Series West
Track: Phoenix Raceway
Race: General Tire 150 at Phoenix Raceway
Duration: 150 laps/ 150 miles
Date/TV: 3/10/2023 – 8pm ET
Sean Hingorani’s rookie debut: The General Tire 150 will mark the beginning of Hingorani and Venturini Motorsports’ ARCA Menards Series West championship battle. Additionally, this will be the first season in VMS’ extensive history that they will be taking on the full slate of West races.
VMS to pursue three different titles: The VMS 2023 season will mark the first in ARCA history that a team is in contention for all three of the Championship titles. VMS will be challenging for the East and West Series Championships with Sean Hingorani on top of their anticipated ARCA Menards Series season with Jesse Love.
VMS’ Phoenix Raceway History: Venturini Motorsports has previously secured a victory at the famous tri-oval with Chandler Smith in the 2020 season.
Love in pursuit of another title: 18 year old Jesse Love, a two time ARCA Menards Series West Champion, will be taking on his second race of the 2023 season. Vying for the main series championship this season, Love has already established a solid foundation at the track, having managed a second place finish at Phoenix Raceway in 2022.
Meet the VMS drivers at Phoenix: ARCA will be hosting an autograph session on race day in victory lane. The signing will commence prior to driver introductions, and will run from 5 to 5:30 pm local time.
Conner Jones making his 2023 debut: Jones will be taking on twelve races with VMS in the 2023 season while also running a slate of races within the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. He will be making his return to the Venturini Motorsports lineup at Phoenix Raceway.
New paint for Briedinger: This weekend the number 55 Toyota Camry of Briedinger will feature a new blue and green Rootly paint scheme.
Sean Hingorani – No. 15 GEARWRENCH Toyota Camry
Regarding his VMS debut: “This is definitely going to be a learning year for us with a new team and so many new tracks that we’ll be seeing for the first time. Our goal is to be competitive and really put ourselves in a position to win the race every time out.”
Jesse Love – No. 20 JBL Toyota Camry
Regarding the Phoenix Race: “Can’t wait to get back down to the desert! I feel like I’ve had a lot of success and good runs there but never a win. I think we have a great shot to change that this weekend in my No. 20 JBL Toyota Camry.”
Toni Briedinger – No. 55 Rootly Toyota Camry
Regarding the Phoenix Race: “Phoenix is one of my favorite tracks on the schedule. The track is really fun. The restarts are always five wide and it’s some aggressive driving that’s intense.”
SOCIAL: Fans can interact with VMS and their drivers on social media utilizing the different outlets:
- Tik Tok:@venturinimotorsports