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ARCA Preview: 2021 Zinsser SmartCoat 200 at Berlin

2021 ARCA Elko Side-by-side Racing Corey Heim, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota, and Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: David Berding/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: David Berding/ARCA Racing used with permission

The Zinsser SmartCoat 200 marks the halfway point in the 2021 ARCA Menards Series season. For the 21st time, Berlin Raceway will host the main ARCA series, but the first time since 2018 when Joe Graf Jr. infamously aggressively drove his way to his lone main ARCA series victory. The 0.438-mile short track in Marne, …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Menards 250 at Elko

ARCA Elko Race 2019

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For the seventh time in series history, the ARCA Menards Series travels to Elko Speedway this weekend. The 0.375-mile track is the shortest on the circuit; therefore, the drivers will complete the most laps in any race this season (250) in the Menards 250. Despite its relative newness to the ARCA schedule, which included being …

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Taylor Gray Hospitalized After Car Accident

2021 Las Vegas Trucks David Gilliland truck NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Taylor Gray was involved in a single-car accident last night in Statesville, N.C., David Gilliland Racing announced April 8. Gray was transported to a local hospital and remains in stable condition. After initially not specifying any possible injuries, the team announced he underwent surgery for a fractured L4 vertebra. In a couple of days, Gray …

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Which ARCA Drivers Can Become First-Time Winners This Season?

2021 ARCA Phoenix Pack Racing - Corey Heim, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota and Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Five races, including one combination race, have been completed across all three ARCA divisions this year. While the main series is on more than a month-long break until its return at Talladega Superspeedway, there have not been any repeat winners in ARCA this year. Corey Heim began this ARCA Menards Series season with a victory …

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Ty Gibbs Gets Redemption in ARCA Phoenix Race

2021 ARCA Phoenix Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, Victory Lane (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Last year, Ty Gibbs led a race-high amount of laps in the inaugural ARCA Menards Series race at Phoenix Raceway but ultimately came up short. This time, Gibbs dominated the 2021 General Tire 150 on Friday night (March 12), leading 124 of the 150 laps, en route to his first ARCA win of this season. …

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Ty Gibbs Paces ARCA Practice at Phoenix

2020 Memphis Arca Ty Gibbs Victory Lane Nkp

(Photo: Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

Ty Gibbs is fast once again. The 18-year-old posted the fast lap in Friday’s (March 12) practice session for the General Tire 150 at Phoenix Raceway, which is a combination race between the ARCA Menards Series and the ARCA Menards Series West. Gibbs’ No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry clocked in with a best …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 General Tire 150 at Phoenix

2020 ARCA Phoenix Pack Racing - Tanner Gray, No. 17 David Gilliland Racing Ford (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After a nearly month-long wait since the season opener at Daytona International Speedway, the ARCA Menards Series heads to Phoenix Raceway for Friday night’s (March 12) General Tire 150. Following Corey Heim‘s dominant win at Daytona, the 18-year-old Marietta, Georgia native and his competitors race over to Avondale, Arizona for 150 laps around this 1-mile …

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Here’s What Some ARCA Experts Have to Say About the 2021 Season

Arca Menards Series Speediatrics 150

(Photo: Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

The 2021 ARCA season will soon get underway, with the ARCA Menards Series East beginning competition for ARCA in just a few days, Feb. 8 at New Smyrna Speedway. The ARCA Menards Series follows at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 13, and the ARCA Menards Series West starts its run with a combination race with …

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Taylor Gray Running 7 Truck Races in 2021

Arca Menards Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Taylor Gray will run seven NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races in 2021 for David Gilliland Racing, the team announced Jan. 21. Gray’s debut was announced as part of a larger team announcement for DGR’s lineup across the Truck and ARCA Menards series in 2021. His debut will come at Richmond Raceway in April in …

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Taylor Gray Penalized for Cell Phone Video During ARCA Daytona Test

Arca Menards Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Taylor Gray has been fined $1,000 and placed on probation for the remainder of the 2021 season, ARCA officials announced Tuesday (Jan. 19). Gray received these penalties following his recording of himself driving via cell phone during the ARCA Menards Series preseason test at Daytona International Speedway. The David Gilliland Racing driver was found to …

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Charles Krall Wraps Up 2020 ARCA Season, Talks 2021

2020 Kansas Ii Arca Ty Gibbs Bret Holmes Pack Racing Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This year marked the first year the ARCA Menards Series was managed by NASCAR. In addition to that first, which included rebranding the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West into the ARCA Menards East Series and West series, ARCA dealt with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. ARCA President Ron Drager and his staff …

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Ryan Unzicker Leads Every Lap, Wins First ARCA Race at Springfield

2020 Illinois Arca Ryan Unzicker Victory Lane Nkp

(Photo: Jeff Curry/ARCA Racing)

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, was a once-in-a-lifetime day for Ryan Unzicker. After winning the pole for the ARCA Menards Series race at Illinois State Fairgrounds, he led 102 of the 103 laps en route to winning the Illinois Truck & Equipment Allen Crowe 100. It was the first career ARCA win for Unzicker, who made …

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