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

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(Photo: Kate Gardiner/ARCA Racing)

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 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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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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Sam Mayer Earns First Career ARCA Victory at Toledo; First for GMS Racing Since 2015

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In 15 previous starts, Sam Mayer‘s career-best finish was second. Mayer had wins in both the ARCA Menards East & West Series, and on Friday night (July 31), he finally tallied that first career victory in the ARCA Menards Series. Mayer had to hold off the No. 18 of Ty Gibbs, but that car never …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Doubleheader at Toledo Speedway

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COVID-19 has given Toledo Speedway a chance to be back in the spotlight, once again. The ARCA Menards Series has competed a Toledo Speedway dating back to 1984, and this weekend, it’ll be races No. 48 and 49 for the series. It’s a double dose of Toledo as ARCA returns home this weekend. When the …

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Stock Car Scoop: ARCA, Trucks & Xfinity Highlight 2 Days, 4 Races at Kansas Speedway

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It was a doubleheader at Kansas Speedway as the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck and ARCA Menards series took to the track. Who conquered the checkered flags? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast that focuses on the motorsports news of the week also recaps Saturday’s races at Kansas …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Dawn 150 at Kansas Speedway

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In addition to being the eighth race of the ARCA Menards Series season, the 2020 Dawn 150 at Kansas Speedway will be an important test for the championship contenders because the 1.5-mile track will also host the season finale. This race and its name are realigned from the since-canceled event at Chicagoland Speedway. So, which …

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ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After Iowa

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It’s Ty Gibbs‘ world, we’re just living in it. Gibbs absolutely dominated Saturday’s (July 18) race at Iowa Speedway and inched closer to Chandler Smith for the lead in the ARCA Menards Series’ Sioux Chief Showdown. Gibbs moved up a position to third in the SCS standings, just 13 points behind. In between the two, …

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Bret Holmes Moved from Lead Late, Earns Career-Best Finish at Kentucky

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When the door opened, Bret Holmes took the opportunity. And had it come later in the race, he may have earned his first career ARCA Menards Series victory, but that wasn’t what was in the cards for Holmes at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday afternoon (July 11). With less than 35 laps to go in the …

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Ty Gibbs Wins ARCA Race at Kentucky Despite Contact

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“Never give up, keep going,” is the life motto for 17-year-old Ty Gibbs. After saving his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota when he and Michael Self made contact, Gibbs drove back to the lead and won the 2020 General Tire 150 at Kentucky Speedway. It is his fourth career ARCA Menards Series victory. Gibbs …

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