Category Archives: Toledo

Sammy Smith wins wild ARCA Menard’s 200 while Sanchez wins title. Froling & Padgett Jr win track championships.

Toledo Speedway, ARCA’s home track, hosted the season ending ARCA Menard’s Series Shore Lunch 200 to decide the 2022 season championship. Sammy Smith won the race in a dramatic three wide pass of Jesse Love and Grant Enfinger. Love showed his displeasure by stopping in Victory Lane and a minor post race scuffle broke out.

Nick Sanchez #2 won the ARCA Menard’s Series 2022 championship with Sammy Smith grabbing the ARCA Menard’s owner’s championship for Kyle Busch Motorsports.

In Toledo Speedway regular divisions, Jim Froling # 46 captured the Salenbien Excavating ARCA Late Model Sportsman championship, while Randy Padgett Jr. #01 won The Vault Antiques & Treasures ARCA Factory Stock title. Features winners were Froling in ARCA Late Model Sportsman with Brian Ringger #16 taking the feature win in ARCA Factory Stocks.

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Trevor Berry and William Sawalich score Glass City 200 wins

Toledo Speedway hosted their signature event, the Glass City 200, on Saturday September 17. The race format had the Outlaw Super Late Models and the ARCA/CRA Super Series template bodied cars each competing for 100 laps at the lightning fast Toledo half mile.

For Berry, it was a race he had dreamed of winning, as he had grown up at Toledo watching his dad Dennis win three consecutive Iceman Series championships.

Sawalich, who is a 15 year old from Eden Prairie , Minnesota, was competing at Toledo for the first time, and passed Jesse Love in the closing laps to take the win.

Winners were;

  • Trevor Berry #16 in the Outlaw Super Late Model 100 lap portion
  • William Sawalich #24s in the ARCA/CRA Super Series 100 lap portion

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