Travis Arenz Motorsports to tackle full 2023 IRA 410 Sprint Car Series slate
(PEDAL DOWN PROMOTIONS) March 8, 2023 – On the heels of back-to-back championship-winning seasons in the 360 Sprint Car ranks, Travis Arenz of Sheboygan Falls, Wis. is gearing up to focus on 410 Sprint Car action with his Travis Arenz Motorsports team intending to hit the road to contend for Bumper to Bumper Interstate Racing Association 410 Sprint Car Series rookie of the year accolades, during the upcoming 2023 season.
Arenz heads into his 16th season of racing action and his first full season of 410 Sprint Car competition after nailing down the 2021 and 2022 Midwest Sprint Car Association (MSA) and Plymouth Dirt Track Racing (PDTR) 360 Sprint Car titles.
During the 2022 MSA-PDTR 360 Sprint Car season, Arenz racked up eight A-main victories, 17 top-five and 18-top-10 A-main showings, five heat race wins and two fast qualifier awards in 19 official events en route to the MSA and PDTR championships.
Arenz also competed in seven 410 Sprint Car events with the Bumper to Bumper Interstate Racing Association Sprint Car Series in 2022, earning one top-five, three top-10 and four top-15 A-main showings, three dash appearances and one dash victory to finish 25th in the final 2022 IRA point standings.
The highlight of Arenz's 2022 410 Sprint Car campaign was an IRA career-best second place A-main finish at Wilmot Raceway in Wilmot, Wis. on Saturday, Aug. 27.
To date, Arenz has amassed a total of 70 career A-main victories, including 30 MSA/PDTR 360 Sprint Car wins, 20 IMCA Northern Sport Mod/PDTR B Mod A-main triumphs and 20 4-Cylinder Outlaw Compact A-main victories, to go along with six series and track championships, including the 2013 4-Cylinder Outlaw Compact title at The Plymouth Dirt Track in Plymouth, Wis. and the 2016 Northern Sport Mod championship at 141 Speedway in Francis Creek, Wis., as well as two MSA 360 Sprint Car (2021, 2022) and a pair of PDTR 360 Sprint Car (2021, 2022) crowns.
Arenz will launch his rookie IRA 410 Sprint Car campaign, which features 32 races at 16 different tracks in six states, with an IRA-Midwest Open Wheel Association (MOWA) co-sanctioned doubleheader event at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa on Friday, April 7 and Saturday, April 8.
“As a team, we are looking forward to the challenge of running a full season with the IRA,” Arenz said. “As a racer, I’m excited to try the next level of competition.”
In addition to a full schedule of 410 Sprint Car action with the Bumper to Bumper IRA Series, Arenz is also planning to enter a handful of Midwest Sprint Car Association and Plymouth Dirt Track Racing 360 Sprint Car events during the 2023 campaign.
“Along with the IRA schedule, there will be a mix of 360 races as well, which will mainly be decided as we go through the season,” Arenz said. “At this point, there will be three nights at Plymouth where we are planning to have both cars. Overall, I’m looking at doing roughly eight races with the 360.”
The 2023 Travis Arenz Motorsports sponsorship partners include Professional Plating Inc., Service One Transportation, Inc, Don and Lynn Kiel, Oostburg Concrete, Lakeshore Family Funeral Homes, Schoen’s Wildlife Removal, Premier Insurance Solutions-Craig Ladwig, Pallet Works, DW Fence, Little Bears Tree Service LLC, Lake Auto Glass and Service, Myhre Construction LLC, Roth’s Auto Restoration, Hair Fellers Barbershop, Fastenal of Plymouth, Jensen Sales and Service, Humphrey’s Turner Hall Bar & Grill, Amy Bruechert Reality, Cornwell Tools-Paul Epping, Advanced Engine Concepts, Inc., Duehring's Tax Service, Everhope Show Cattle, HRP Wings and Behling Racing Equipment.
The 2023 Travis Arenz Motorsports team consists of pit crew members Greg Piedot, Jerrod Gamb, Emily Stadler, Cameron Fritz, Alex Wesenburg, Tony Fox, Curtiss Humphrey and Trevor Hittman.
Additional information on the Travis Arenz Motorsports team can be found by visiting the team’s Facebook and Twitter pages.
Travis Arenz Motorsports Sponsor Showcase – Service One Transportation
Located at N5761 County Road M in Plymouth, Wis., Service One Transportation has been a proud supporter of Travis Arenz Motorsports since the team moved into the 360 Sprint Car division in 2018.
Service One Transportation opened its doors in 1997 when Dan Flagstad, Sr. decided to venture out on his own, following a distinguished career in transportation sales. Starting with a single driver and truck, Dan grew the business by providing unsurpassed service to the customers and living by the creed of “doing whatever it takes to get the job done for the customer.”
The customer-first philosophy continues today with current President and Owner Dan Flagstad, Jr., along with his partner, Mike Myszewski, who serves as vice president of operations and logistics. Under Dan’s leadership, Service One Transportation has experienced the innovation of a new generation, while retaining the customer and family-first philosophy started by Dan Sr.
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Friday, April 7 – 34 Raceway, West Burlington, Iowa (IRA/MOWA)
Saturday, April 8 – 34 Raceway, West Burlington, Iowa (IRA/MOWA)
Saturday, April 15 – Beaver Dam Raceway, Beaver Dam, Wis. (IRA)
Saturday, April 29 – Cedar Lake Speedway, New Richmond, Wis. (IRA)
Sunday, April 30 – Mason City Motor Speedway, Mason City, Iowa (IRA)
Saturday, May 13 – Wilmot Raceway, Wilmot, Wis. (IRA/All Stars)
Saturday, May 20 – The Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis. (IRA)
Sunday, May 21 – Angell Park Speedway, Sun Prairie, Wis. (IRA)
Saturday, May 27 – Wilmot Raceway, Wilmot, Wis. (IRA)
Sunday, May 28 – 141 Speedway, Francis Creek, Wis. (IRA)
Friday, June 2 – Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam, Wis. (IRA/All Stars)
Saturday, June 3 – The Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis. (IRA/All Stars)
Saturday, June 10 – Sycamore Speedway, Maple Park, Ill. (IRA)
Sunday, June 11 – Angell Park Speedway, Francis Creek, Wis. (IRA)
Saturday, June 24 – Fairbury Speedway, Fairbury, Ill. (IRA)
Saturday, July 1 – The Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis. (IRA)
Thursday, July 13 – I-94 Speedway, Fergus Falls, Minn. (IRA/NOSA)
Friday, July 14 – River Cities Speedway, Grand Forks, North Dakota (IRA/NOSA)
Saturday, July 15–River Cities Speedway, Grand Forks,North Dakota (IRA/NOSA)
Friday, July 21 – Outagamie Speedway, Seymour, Wis. (IRA)
Friday, July 28 – The Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis. (IRA)
Saturday, July 29 – Wilmot Raceway, Wilmot, Wis. (IRA)
Saturday, Aug. 19 – Wilmot Raceway, Wilmot, Wis. (IRA)
Sunday, Aug. 20 – Angell Park Speedway, Sun Prairie, Wis. (IRA)
Friday, Aug. 25 – 34 Raceway, West Burlington, Iowa (IRA)
Saturday, Aug. 26–Federated Auto Parts I-55 Raceway, Pevely, MO. (IRA/MOWA)
Friday, Sept. 1 – Dodge County Speedway, Beaver Dam, Wis. (IRA)
Saturday, Sept. 2 – The Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis. (IRA)
Friday, Sept. 8 – Gondik Law Speedway, Superior, Wis. (IRA)
Saturday, Sept. 9 – Cedar Lake Speedway, New Richmond, Wis. (IRA)
Saturday, Sept. 16 – 141 Speedway, Francis Creek, Wis. (IRA)
Saturday, Sept. 30 – The Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis. (IRA)
Travis Arenz Motorsports
360 Sprint Car
By The Numbers
Total MSA-PDTR Events – 19
A Main Victories – 8
Top Five A Main Finishes – 17
Top 10 A Main Finishes – 18
Heat Race Victories – 5
Fast Qualifier Awards – 2
Midwest Sprint Car Association Points Finish – 1st
Plymouth Dirt Track Racing 360 Sprint Car Points Finish – 1st
Travis Arenz Motorsports
410 Sprint Car
By The Numbers
Total IRA Events – 7
A Main Victories – 0
Top Five A Main Finishes – 1
Top 10 A Main Finishes – 3
Top 15 A Main Finishes – 4
Heat Race Victories – 0
Dash Appearances – 3
Dash Victories – 1
Interstate Racing Association Points Finish – 25th
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Total A Main Victories – 70
4-Cylinder Outlaw Compact A Main Victories – 20
IMCA Northern Sport Mod/B Mod A Main Victories – 20
MSA/PDTR 360 Sprint Car A Main Victories – 30
2013 Plymouth Dirt Track Racing 4-Cylinder Outlaw Compact Champion
2016 141 Speedway Northern Sport Mod Champion
2021 Plymouth Dirt Track Racing 360 Sprint Car Champion
2021 Midwest Sprint Car Association 360 Sprint Car Champion
2022 Plymouth Dirt Track Racing 360 Sprint Car Champion
2022 Midwest Sprint Car Association 360 Sprint Car Champion
Article Credit: Jeff Pederson-Pedal Down Promotions
Submitted By: Jeff Pederson