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Corey Heim Dominates To Win ARCA Season Opener at Daytona

2022 ARCA Daytona Corey Heim, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota (Credit: Davey Segal, Frontstretch)

(Photo: Davey Segal, Frontstretch)

Corey Heim absolutely dominated the 2022 ARCA Menards Series season-opening Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona International Speedway. The victory marks the defending champion’s eighth career victory and his second straight at the superspeedway. Heim started on the pole and led 74 of 80 laps, the most by an ARCA winner since Bobby Gerhart in 2006.

Jesse Love, Corey Heim Splitting Venturini’s No. 20

2021 ARCA Winchester Racing Corey Heim, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota (Credit: Emilee Chinn/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Emilee Chinn/ARCA Racing used with permission

Jesse Love and Corey Heim will split Venturini Motorsports’ No. 20 in the ARCA Menards Series in 2022, Venturini announced Jan. 3. Love is scheduled for 14 races in the car beginning at Phoenix Raceway, largely at tracks at which the soon-to-be 17-year-old can compete. Heim, meanwhile, will fill in for the other six events, …

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Corey Heim Running 15 Races for KBM

2021 ARCA Springfield Corey Heim Trophy (Credit: Jeff Curry/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Jeff Curry/ARCA Racing used with permission

Corey Heim will drive a part-time schedule for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2022, KBM announced Dec. 21. Heim will pilot the No. 51 in 15 races, beginning with the season-opening race at Daytona International Speedway. Heim’s other events will be announced at a later date. Mardy Lindley assumes …

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Which ARCA Drivers Are Ready for a Promotion?

2021 Kansas Ii Arca Ty Gibbs Championship Burnout Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

When Nick Sanchez took the checkered flag to win the Reese’s 150 at Kansas Speedway on Saturday (Oct. 23), he concluded the ARCA Menards Series season. Ty Gibbs won the title on the strength of 10 wins while Corey Heim notched six victories en route to second place. Sanchez, Thad Moffitt and Brad Smith rounded out …

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Nick Sanchez Gets 1st ARCA Win, Ty Gibbs Wins Championship

2021 Kansas Ii Arca Ty Gibbs Championship Nick Sanchez Win Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Nick Sanchez went to victory lane for the first time in his ARCA Menards Series career on Saturday night (Oct. 23). Sanchez passed Ty Gibbs on a green-white-checkered restart to win the Reese’s 150 at Kansas Speedway. “Aero, I just tried to have a great restart,” Sanchez told MAVTV on how he won. “Winning is …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Reese’s 150 at Kansas Speedway

2021 ARCA Kansas Pack Racing - Kyle Sieg, No. 28 RSS Racing Chevrolet

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

One more race remains for Ty Gibbs to clinch the 2021 ARCA Menards Series championship. All Gibbs must do to win it is start the Reese’s 150 at Kansas Speedway. So what storylines are there other than Gibbs’ inevitable title in the season finale? Gibbs has won 10 times this season, accrued the most laps …

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Analyzing What We Know About ARCA’s Silly Season

2021 ARCA Bristol Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, and Sammy Smith, No. 81 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, Burnouts (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

SALEM, Ind. — With only one race left in this ARCA Menards Series season, drivers and teams are looking ahead to 2022. In ARCA silly season, there are a few known pairings, still many questions, and those hopeful of running a full-time schedule. Ty Gibbs essentially has won the ARCA championship this year, and he …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 at Salem

2019 Salem Arca Chad Bryant Racing Cars Jay Alley

(Photo: Jay Alley)

One championship down, two to go for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2021 ARCA competition. Sammy Smith won the ARCA Menards East Series championship at Bristol Motor Speedway over Daniel Dye two weeks ago. All that’s left for the Gibbs organization to do is to win the Sioux Chief Showdown this weekend at Salem Speedway and …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Bush Bean’s 200 at Bristol

2020 ARCA Bristol Pack Racing Sam Mayer, No. 21 GMS Racing Chevrolet, and Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

The ARCA Menards Series begins the four-race weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway with the Bush’s Beans 200 on Thursday (Sept. 16), and this race ought to be an exciting one. As the final combination race for ARCA and the ARCA Menards Series East, the East series champion will be decided. Also, there are only three …

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