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ARCA Preview: 2020 Illinois Truck & Equipment Allen Crowe 100 at Springfield

2019 Springfield Arca Restart Jay Alley

(Photo: Jay Alley)

The ARCA Menards Series heads to Springfield, Ill., this weekend for the 2020 Illinois Truck & Equipment Allen Crowe 100. The race marks the sole race on dirt during the 2020 campaign and the second-to-last race of the 2020 season. An heated points battled comes into the capital of Illinois, while others attempt to make …

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ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After the Finale at Memphis

2020 Memphis Arca Sam Mayer Trophy Arca

(Photo: Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

Sam Mayer is the 2020 ARCA Menards Series Sioux Chief Showdown champion. After finishing second in the Sioux Chief PowerPex 200, Mayer clinched the championship while Ty Gibbs earned the victory at Memphis International Raceway. The mere fact that Mayer finished in the top five kept Gibbs from his first championship in NASCAR. Mayer earned …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 at Memphis

Nascar K&n Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For the first time since 2001, the ARCA Menards Series heads to Memphis, Tennessee for the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 on Saturday (Sept. 26). The race marks the season finale for the Sioux Chief Showdown Series, ARCA’s mini championship within a championship. It’s also the third-to-final race of the season for the ARCA Menards Series. …

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ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After Bristol

2020 Bristol Arca Sam Mayer Racing Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

And then there were two. Sam Mayer proved Thursday night (Sept. 17) that he means business — and at the perfect time, to boot. Mayer dominated the ARCA Menards Series’ return to Bristol Motor Speedway, leading 116 laps en route to his fifth victory of 2020 despite Ty Gibbs was nipping at his tail the …

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Ross Chastain Moving to Cup With CGR in 2021

Nascar Xfinity Series

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Ross Chastain will drive the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro for Chip Ganassi Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2021, Motorsport reports. According to Motorsport, an announcement could come as soon as today, Sept. 21. Chastain will replace Matt Kenseth in the No. 42 after Kenseth took over earlier this season for Kyle Larson, who …

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IndyCar Adds Nashville Street Course to 2021 Schedule

2019 Nashville Mes Nissan Stadium Cck

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

The NTT IndyCar Series will venture to Music City in 2021. As first reported by RACER, IndyCar will make its debut on a street course to be determined in downtown Nashville, Tenn. It will become the fifth street course on the circuit, joining St. Petersburg, Long Beach, Toronto and Belle Isle. Local TV stations began …

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Breakout Season for Sam Mayer Puts Him on the Hot Prospect List

2020 I44speedway Arca Sam Mayer Face Arca Racing

(Photo: Jeff Curry/ARCA Racing)

Sam Mayer has grown to become one of the most impressive young prospects in the ARCA Menards Series. Whether it be in the East, West or overall series, Mayer has put on one heck of performance this season. Mayer just locked up win number four for the season and his career in the ARCA Menards …

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Friday Faceoff: Is Ryan Blaney Already Too Far Behind?

Nascar Cup Series

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Ryan Blaney was the biggest title contender to have a bad weekend at Darlington. Richmond is one of his worst tracks on the circuit. Has he lost his shot at advancing to the Round of 12? Luken Glover: I wouldn’t rule him out just yet. He has found more speed at some tracks he’s struggled at …

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Sebastian Vettel Set for Move to BWT Racing Point in 2021

Gp Belgio F1/2020 GiovedÌ 27/08/2020

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After spending the last five seasons with Scuderia Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel will have a new home in 2021. Vettel will move to BWT Racing Point, rebranding as Aston Martin F1 Team next season, and fill the vacant spot left by Sergio Perez, the team announced Thursday (Sept. 10). The four-time World Champion will run alongside Lance …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Royal Truck & Trailer 200 at Toledo Speedway


(Photo: Nic Antaya/ARCA Racing)

For the third time in 2020, the ARCA Menards Series heads to Toledo Speedway. Not only will points in the ARCA Menards Series be on the line, but points in the ARCA East will also be on the line for the first time. Sam Mayer, Ty Gibbs and Chandler Smith have all had a history of …

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ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand after I-44 Speedway

2020 Lebanon Arca Sam Mayer Victory Lane Arca Racing

(Photo: Jeff Curry/ARCA Racing)

The ARCA Menards Series ventured to Lebanon, Missouri Saturday night (September 5) for the Zinsser SmartCoat 200 at Lebanon I-44 Speedway. The action was wild leaving many drivers on the misery side of Missouri, but Sam Mayer came out victorious. Allaway: Sam Mayer Wins Rough And Tumble Zinsser SmartCoat 200 Mayer left the 0.375-mile short …

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ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After Gateway


(Photo: Kevin Thoele)

The ARCA Menards Series traveled to St. Louis for the Dutch Boy 150 at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. After Michael Self took the Sioux Chief Showdown points lead at Daytona, it didn’t take too long for him to lose it. Self made contact with the outside wall at lap 103. Despite making significant …

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