NASCAR Trucks Returns to IRP for the First Time in 10 Years

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Returns to Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park Friday for the first time since 2011. The ARCA Menards . Series It also returns to the IRP after being left out of the 2021 schedule.

When NASCAR and Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced their 2012 “super weekend”, the Xfinity Series (then known as the National Series) was moved from IRP to IMS. The short 0.68-mile IRP track was left off the 2012 NASCAR Truck Series schedule and the series hasn’t visited Indiana since. Timothy Peters won the last IRP truck series race in 2011.

Lucas Oil IRP of Brownsburg has been a staple on the NASCAR Truck schedule since the series’ inception in 1995. ARCA’s first races were held on the track from 1983-1985. After nearly 20 years, ARCA returned to the IRP in 2011 before being left out of the 2013 calendar. It was revived for 2014 and held the Friday before the Brickyard 400 weekend until it was removed from the 2021 schedule. This is the first of two ARCA races in Indiana this year. The series will move to Salem Speedway As the penultimate round of the tournament on October 1st.

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