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Nick Sanchez Takes Points Lead With ARCA Win at Michigan

2022 ARCA Michigan Nick Sanchez, No. 2 Rev Racing Chevrolet, burnout (Credit: Mark Kristl)

(Photo: Mark Kristl)

Nick Sanchez entered the weekend second in the standings, but with his third ARCA Menards Series win of the season Saturday (Aug. 6) in the Henry Ford Health 200 at Michigan International Speedway, the Rev Racing driver has seized the championship lead.   Sanchez didn’t have the fastest car, but a combination of strong restarts and …

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Taylor Gray Wins Shortened ARCA General Tire Delivers 200 at Pocono

Pocono

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Only eight points separated the top three in ARCA points coming into Pocono Raceway for the General Tire Delivers 200. Rajah Caruth, Nick Sanchez and Daniel Dye were all looking to get some separation between them, but Taylor Gray won in a race that was shortened 16 laps due to darkness. This was Gray’s third …

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Busch Announces Program Sponsoring Women in NASCAR

2021 Nashville NXS Natalie Decker NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Anheuser-Busch announced Monday (Feb. 14) a new program aimed at sponsoring women who race in NASCAR. The Accelerate Her program will feature sponsorship from the Busch Light brand in NASCAR starting in 2022, with public relations and media value pledged in addition to sponsorship support. The program has initially announced support for national series drivers …

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Amber Balcaen Running Full ARCA Schedule for RJR

2021 ARCA West Irwindale Amber Balcaen (Credit: Meg Oliphant/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Meg Oliphant/ARCA Racing used with permission

Amber Balcaen will run the full 2022 ARCA Menards Series season for Rette Jones Racing, the team announced Jan. 3. ICON Direct will sponsor Balcaen’s 20-race effort in the No. 30 Ford. “It is really special for me as a Canadian competing in the United States to be representing all Canadian companies on my car …

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