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Daniel Dye Nabs ARCA Pole at Berlin

After leading 198 of the 200 laps in last year’s ARCA Menards Series race at Berlin Raceway, Daniel Dye is atop the leaderboard. Dye won the ARCA pole at Berlin on Saturday (June 18). He will lead the 17-driver field to the green flag in the Zinsser SmartCoat 200.

Dye also posted the fastest time in the lone practice session earlier in the day.

It is Dye’s first pole this season and the second of his ARCA career. Dye also won the pole at Berlin last year.

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ARCA Preview: 2022 Zinsser SmartCoat 200 at Berlin

Sammy Smith will start second, one race after finishing second at Iowa Speedway. Smith too was second-fastest in practice.

After winning the pole at Iowa, Jesse Love qualified third.

Taylor Gray qualified fourth, the highest Ford on the starting grid.

Ahead of his first ARCA start since the penultimate race of the 2019 season, Tom Hessert III wheeled the No. 15 Venturini Motorsports Toyota to a fifth-place starting spot.

Tied for the points lead, Rev Racing teammates Nick Sanchez and Rajah Caruth qualified sixth and seventh, respectively.

Amber Balcaen, Greg Van Alst and Toni Breidinger round out the top 10 starters in eighth through 10th, respectively.

ARCA Berlin Qualifying Results

The race at Berlin will begin at 8 p.m. ET with TV coverage provided by MAVTV Motorsports Network and available on FloRacing.

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Mark Kristl joined Frontstretch at the beginning of the 2019 NASCAR season. He is the site's ARCA Menards Series editor. Kristl is also an Eagle Scout and a proud University of Dayton alum.

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