ARCA Menards Series at The Illinois State Fairgrounds: Dutch Boy 150 Post-race Notes


  • Fifteen-year-old Brent Crews dominated the Dutch Boy 150, winning from the General Tire Pole in just his second career ARCA Menards Series start. Crews led 64 of the race’s 100 laps and was never lower than second in the running order throughout the day.  
  • Crews is the 356th different winner in ARCA Menards Series history.  
  • Crews made his ARCA Menards Series debut at Watkins Glen International on Friday; he finished third behind race winner Jesse Love and runner-up Connor Zillisch.  
  • Andres Perez finished a career-best second in the Dutch Boy 100. Perez is now second in the ARCA Menards Series championship standings, eight points ahead of third-place Frankie Muniz.  
  • ARCA Menards Series championship points leader Jesse Love led 36 laps on his way to a third-place finish. Love entered the race with an opportunity to tie the all-time series record for most consecutive wins at five.  
  • A total of 13 drivers have won four consecutive races a total of 18 times in ARCA Menards Series history. Drivers who have won four consecutive ARCA Menards Series races include Iggy Katona, Jack Harrison, Nelson Stacy, Harold Smith (2), Jack Bowsher (4), Ramo Stott, Bruce Gould, Tim Steele, Frank Kimmel (2), Parker Kligerman, Chase Briscoe, Ty Gibbs, and Jesse Love.  
  • Springfield native Kelly Kovski finished fourth, his first top-five finish since he finished fifth at Springfield in 2020.  
  • William Sawalich spun in turn three on the final lap, giving up fourth position to Kovski. He recovered quickly and was able to cross the line in fifth.  
  • Ken Schrader pitted early to remedy an overheating condition, losing a lap in the process. Schrader returned to the race to finish sixth, just one lap down. Schrader, the 1998 winner at Springfield, earned his 70th career ARCA Menards Series top-ten finish.  
  • Frankie Muniz finished seventh in his first-ever race on a dirt track, breaking a two-race streak in which he finished outside the top ten.  
  • Open-wheel standout Taylor Reimer made her ARCA Menards Series debut with Venturini Motorsports, finishing eighth.  
  • Jon Garrett scored his fourth top-ten finish of the season in ninth, his best career series finish.  
  • Brayton Laster finished tenth driving for RISE Motorsports and team owners Tim and Rita Goulet. It’s the first-ever top-ten finish for both Laster and RISE Motorsports.  
  • Venturini Motorsports won all three ARCA Menards Series platform races held over the weekend. Jesse Love won at Watkins Glen International on Friday, Sean Hingorani won the ARCA Menards Series West race at Evergreen Speedway on Saturday, and Brent Crews won at Springfield on Sunday.  
  • Sean Corr made his first start at Springfield since 2011, and qualified an impressive second. Corr was running among the top six throughout the early stages of the race before his engine overheated on lap 31, forcing him behind the wall early.  
  • Dale Quarterley was running among the top five all afternoon before slipping out of the groove in turn two. He made significant contact with the wall, ending his day after 63 laps.  
  • The next race for the ARCA Menards Series is the Sprecher 150 at The Milwaukee Mile, a combination race with the ARCA Menards Series East. The race is set for 1 pm ET on Sunday, August 27 and will be televised live on FS1. 


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