WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (October 10, 2019) – For the first time in nearly two decades, the ARCA Menards Series will return to The Glen. The Series today announced the 20 race schedule for 2020, including the Great Outdoors RV Superstore 100, Friday August 14.
Friday’s race will also be featured in the inaugural ARCA Showdown, a 10-race series set to attract the top teams in the ARCA Menards Series as well as the ARCA Menards Series East and ARCA Menards Series West.
“We are thrilled to have the Great Outdoors RV Superstore 100 part of the ARCA Menards Series next year,” said Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup. “The Friday race has always been a fan favorite of our NASCAR triple-header weekend.”
The overall ARCA schedule features a mix of superspeedways and historic short tracks, as well as a pair of dirt tracks and a pair of road-course events that will provide exciting racing for the fans and an exceptional test of teams and drivers.
“We are very proud of the quality of our 2020 schedule. There are many traditional ARCA Menards Series races blended with races that have been very strong components of what is now the ARCA Menards Series East and ARCA Menards Series West,” said ARCA president Ron Drager. “We are also working on the schedules for the East and West divisions, and we think our drivers, teams, and fans all over the country will be pleased with the way everything has come together.”
A detailed schedule can be found HERE. All 20 races are scheduled for live television coverage; eight races will be televised by FOX Sports on FS1 and FS2, and 12 races will be televised on MAVTV. The complete television schedule, including broadcast times, will be released at a later date.
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