Corona, CA (February 5, 2019): MAVTV will air 12 (2-hour) ARCA races LIVE in 2019. This is the third year of a broadcast agreement between MAVTV Motorsports Network and ARCA (Automobile Racing Club of America), and the first time that MAVTV will broadcast 'live' all 12 races.
MAVTV’s broadcast schedule begins at 7:00pm ET on March 9 (re-air at 10:00pm ET), with ARCA’s return to the Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida. This is the opening race for the entire 11 event Sioux Chief Short Track Challenge sponsored by Sioux Chief Manufacturing. The General Tire Superspeedway Challenge from the 1.25-mile oval at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, IL, takes the 12th broadcast slot.
Additional Air-Times will be announced in the coming weeks.
“The ARCA series provides great race action on the track and we are delighted to bring it to our MAVTV viewers live in 2019,” said Bob Patison, President of MAVTV.
MAVTV's 12-Race Live Coverage:
March 9th: Five Flags Speedway - Pensacola, FL
April 14th: Salem Speedway - Salem, IN
May 4th: Fairgounds Speedway Nashville - Nashville, TN
May 19th: Toledo Speedway - Toledo, OH
June 14th: Madison International Speedway - Oregon, WI
June 22nd: Gateway Motorsports Park - Madison, IL
July 13th: Elko Speedway - Elko, MN
July 19th: Iowa Speedway - Newton, IA
August 18th: Illinois State Fairgounds - Springfield, IL
August 31st: DuQuoin State Fairgounds - DuQuoin, IL
September 14th: Salem Speedway - Salem, IN
October 5th: Lucas Oil Raceway - Indianapolis, IN
The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards features 20 events at 18 tracks on its 2019 schedule. The series has crowned an ARCA national champion each year since its inaugural season in 1953 and has toured over 200 racetracks in 28 states since its inception. The series tests the abilities of drivers and race teams over the most diverse schedule of stock car racing events in the world, annually visiting tracks ranging from 0.4 mile to 2.66 miles in length, on both paved and dirt surfaces as well as left- and right-turn road courses.
Visit the ARCA show page for more information.