ARCA drivers to race for championship tonight at Kansas Speedway in KCK

The ARCA Kansas 150 race tonight at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas, will be the final ARCA race of the season.

The ARCA Menards Series Championship 150 race is at 7:30 p.m. Driver introductions will be at 7:15 p.m.

Practice begins at noon Friday at the Speedway, and pole qualifying will be at 5 p.m.

Last year, Sheldon Creed won the ARCA 150 race at Kansas Speedway. Creed will make his second series start of 2019.

This year, Christian Eckes is the points leader, with a 15-point lead over his teammate Michael Self, both from Venturini Motorsports.

Friday’s schedule at the Kansas Speedway also includes the final practice for the Kansas Lottery 300 at 4:05 p.m. The NASCAR Xfinity Series race will be at 2 p.m. Saturday.

At 6:05 p.m. Friday will be the final practice for the Hollywood Casino 400. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

For ticket information, visit www.kansasspeedway.com. The Kansas Speedway is near I-70 and I-435 in Kansas City, Kansas.

The ARCA entry list, announced earlier this week:

NO. DRIVER/HOMETOWN TEAM & CAR OWNER
0 Con Nicolopoulos/Columbus MI GreatRailing.com Chevrolet Wayne Peterson
1 Dick Doheny/Ballston Spa NY Doheny Racing Ford Michelle Hillenburg
4 Drew Dollar/Atlanta GA Lynx Capital-Dollar Construction Toyota Bo LeMastus
7 Eric Caudell/Piedmont OK CCM Toyota Eric Caudell
10 Tommy Vigh Jr./Parsippany NJ Smart Emissions-Cool Technologies Ford Andy Hillenburg
11 Ed Pompa/Ballston Spa NY Milwaukee Crusher-Double H Ranch Toyota Andy Hillenburg
15 Christian Eckes/Middletown NY JBL Audio Toyota Bill Venturini
18 Riley Herbst/Las Vegas NV Monster-Terrible Herbst-ORCA-Advance Auto Toyota Coy Gibbs
20 Harrison Burton/Huntersville NC Venturini Motorsports Toyota Billy Venturini
22 Ty Majeski/Seymour WI Chad Bryant Racing Ford Chad Bryant
23 Bret Holmes/Munford AL Holmes II Excavation Chevrolet Stacy Holmes
25 Michael Self/Salt Lake City UT Sinclair Lubricants Toyota Cathy Venturini
27 Travis Braden/Wheeling WV MatrixCare-Consonus Healthcare-Liberty Village Ford Don Fike
28 Sheldon Creed/Alpine CA Chevrolet Accessories-KBR Development Chevrolet Mike Bursley
32 Gus Dean/Bluffton SC Win Tron Racing Chevrolet Kevin Cywinski
48 Brad Smith/Shelby Township MI Copraya.com Chevrolet Brad Smith
51 Carson Ware/Jamestown NC Jacob Companies Toyota Rick Ware
54 Tanner Gray/Artesia NM Gray Motorsports-Valvoline-Durst Inc. Toyota David Gilliland
55 Hailie Deegan/Temecula CA TRD 40th Anniversary Toyota Billy Venturini
69 Scott Melton/Rockford MI Melton McFadden Insurance Agency Toyota Bill Kimmel
77 Joe Graf Jr./Mahwah NJ Eat Sleep Race Ford Chad Bryant
06 Tim Richmond/Aurora IL GreatRailing.com Toyota Wayne Peterson

Candidates to speak at Democratic breakfast this Saturday

Democratic candidates for local offices on the Nov. 5 general election ballot will be the speakers at the Wyandotte County Third Saturday Democratic Breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 19, at Las Islas Marias, 7516 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas.

The breakfast buffet opens at 8:15 a.m., with the program starting at 9 a.m.

Candidates who may participate are Democratic registered voters. They may bring signs and literature to distribute.

Candidates for the Unified Government Commission will have 4 minutes and other candidates, 3 minutes, to speak.

The program is open to all Democrats. The cost of the buffet is $10; students and those on limited income, $6. Those attending do not have to purchase a breakfast.

Reservations for the buffet should be made to scottmackey08@yahoo.com by Friday, Oct. 18. Reservations are not necessary to attend. A sponsor can pay the costs of students attending the breakfast for the first time.

Windy today, with showers possible early Saturday morning

Wyandotte County is not under a wind advisory today, that is in effect to the west. However, Wyandotte County could experience wind gusts as high as 37 mph today, according to the National Weather Service. (National Weather Service graphic)

It will be windy today, according to the National Weather Service.

Late this morning through this afternoon, wind will be 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph, the weather service said.

Otherwise, it will be great weather for outdoors events, including the ARCA race tonight at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas.

Late Friday night into early Saturday, showers and isolated thunderstorms are possible, according to the weather service. Severe weather is not expected.

Strong winds are possible Sunday afternoon – the day of the NASCAR Hollywood Casino 400 Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway. Winds may gust as high as 26 mph.

Sunday night, there will be a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, and severe weather is not expected, according to the weather service.

Today’s high will be near 73, the weather service said.

Tonight, there is a 70 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 53 with a south wind of 7 to 16 mph, gusting as high as 22 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Saturday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10 a.m., the weather service said. It will gradually become sunny, with a high near 66. A light and variable wind will become north 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Saturday night, it will be mostly clear with a low of 45 and a calm wind, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 70, the weather service said. A calm wind will become south 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds may gust as high as 26 mph.

Sunday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 47, according to the weather service. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter-inch are possible.

Monday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 60, the weather service said.

Monday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 41, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be sunny with a high near 60, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, it will be mostly clear with a low of 45, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, it will be sunny, with a high near 66, the weather service said.

Wednesday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 45, according to the weather service.

Thursday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 60, the weather service said.