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ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After the Daytona Road Course

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One giant step for man, one giant step for the ARCA Menards Series. The ARCA Menards Series was the first series to hit the Daytona Road Course Friday Night (Aug. 14). Michael Self has always prided himself as a road-course driver, and it showed during the inaugural race on the Daytona Road Course. The performance …

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Michael Self Earns Victory Under the Lights in Inaugural General Tire 100 at Daytona

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It was Michael Self vs. Ty Gibbs Friday night in Daytona International Speedway’s road course in the ARCA Menards Series. But in the end, Self took the lead commandingly with six laps to go and never looked back, earning the victory. Gibbs made contact with the grass in the backstretch bus stop trying to make …

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NASCAR 101: Meet the Drivers Making Their Season — or Series — Debuts at the Daytona Road Course

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The NASCAR schedule isn’t just visiting a new track this weekend when its top series tackle the Daytona International Speedway road course. Some new faces are coming along, too. As is often the case with NASCAR’s road course races, multiple drivers entered this weekend are not full-time competitors on any NASCAR circuit. Instead, they either …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire 100 at the Daytona Road Course

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For the first time in 1,079 days, the ARCA Menards Series will be going road course racing. Its last outing on road course came on Aug. 27, 2017, at Road America. On Friday, the ARCA Menards Series will enter new territory and lead the way for NASCAR as the first series to race on the …

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Riley Herbst Victory Comes at Interesting Time for Toyota Racing Development

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Riley Herbst‘s ARCA victory at Michigan Sunday came at an interesting time for Toyota Racing Development. The victory comes just a few days removed from the announcement that Erik Jones would not return to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2021. Herbst is one of Toyota’s long-term “experiments” that earned his first victory in over 1,000 days. …

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Riley Herbst Prevails On Final Restart to Earn First ARCA Victory Since 2017

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It was all about clean air on Sunday (Aug. 9) as Riley Herbst earned his first victory in the ARCA Menards Series in 1,157 days. Herbst was able to take the lead via the sidedraft on the final restart and ran away with it to earn the victory over Bret Holmes. Smoked the field. ?Then …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 VizCom 200 at Michigan

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After a doubleheader at Toledo Speedway, the ARCA Menards Series will head to the 2-mile Michigan International Speedway for the VizCom 200. It marks the 11th race of the 2020 season and the 39th race at Michigan. Eighteen drivers are entered for this race, including defending race winner Michael Self. Last season, Self won after …

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ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After the Toledo Doubleheaders

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The Sioux Chief Showdown hit the track for an all-weekend excursion that took three days to complete. Rounds four and five featured rain, rain … and more rain. It also featured Sam Mayer picking up his first and second career victories. Ty Gibbs was the closest driver to dethrone Mayer as Chandler Smith faltered Friday …

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Kris Wright Running for GMS at ARCA Michigan, Truck Daytona Races

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Kris Wright has joined GMS Racing for two races, the team announced today, Aug. 3. Wright will pilot the No. 21 GMS Racing car in the ARCA Menards Series at Michigan International Speedway this weekend. He will also drive the No. 24 for GMS in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at …

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Sam Mayer Completes ARCA Weekend Sweep at Toledo

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The ARCA Menards Series had a battle the last two days with Mother Nature and she ultimately earned the victory two days in a row. Sam Mayer went two-for-two for the weekend when rain shortened Sunday’s already-postponed race. He took the lead shortly after the halfway point on a restart to tally his second career …

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