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Bret Holmes, Sam Mayer to Compete Part Time in ARCA and Truck Series

Arca Menards Series Speediatrics 150

(Photo: Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

Bret Holmes and Sam Mayer will race part-time in the ARCA Menards Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for Bret Holmes Racing, the team announced Thursday, Jan. 14. BHR will continue running the No. 23 Chevrolet in ARCA as well as the No. 32 Chevy in the Truck Series with Shane Huffman as the …

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ARCA 2020 Year in Review

Arca Menards Series Speediatrics 150

Bret Holmes, driver of the #23 Golden Eagle Syrup Chevrolet wins the 2020 series championship during the Speediatrics 150 for the ARCA Menards Series at Kansas Speedway on Friday, October 16, 2020. (Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

For the 13th straight year, the ARCA Menards Series crowned a different champion. 23-year-old Bret Holmes took the honors, winning his first career race en route to eventually becoming the champion. Michael Self, Rookie of the Year Hailie Deegan, rookie Drew Dollar and Ty Gibbs finished second through fifth, respectively, in the championship standings. In its …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Closing the Door on an Unforgettable 2020 Season

Nascar Gander Rv & Outdoors Truck Series Lucas Oil 150

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It’s hard to believe but the 2020 Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series has come to an end, and there’s really only one way to describe this season: Unforgettable. The season opened normally enough at Daytona International Speedway with the usual wreck fest followed by a finish that saw Grant Enfinger edge Jordan Anderson by mere …

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ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After the Finale at Memphis

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(Photo: Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

Sam Mayer is the 2020 ARCA Menards Series Sioux Chief Showdown champion. After finishing second in the Sioux Chief PowerPex 200, Mayer clinched the championship while Ty Gibbs earned the victory at Memphis International Raceway. The mere fact that Mayer finished in the top five kept Gibbs from his first championship in NASCAR. Mayer earned …

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Ty Gibbs Aces Restarts, Wins ARCA Race at Memphis

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(Photo: Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

With his grandfather Joe Gibbs in attendance, Ty Gibbs aced the final two restarts on Saturday (Sept. 26) to win the Sioux Chief PowerPex 200 at Memphis International Raceway, his eighth career ARCA Menards Series victory. He has notched back-to-back wins after winning the previous race at Winchester Speedway. Gibbs won the pole earlier Saturday …

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Friday Faceoff: Was Ross Chastain the Best Option for the No. 42?

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Should NASCAR do something about lapped cars affecting the end of a race, or was Kyle Busch just blowing off steam in the NASCAR Cup Series event at Bristol Motor Speedway? Luken Glover: This is something that has crossed my mind in recent weeks and still is tough to answer. Kyle Busch was blowing off some …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 at Memphis

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For the first time since 2001, the ARCA Menards Series heads to Memphis, Tennessee for the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 on Saturday (Sept. 26). The race marks the season finale for the Sioux Chief Showdown Series, ARCA’s mini championship within a championship. It’s also the third-to-final race of the season for the ARCA Menards Series. …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Battles in Bristol, Welcome MJ; Noah Gragson Previews Xfinity Playoffs

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the opening round of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs finale at Bristol Motor Speedway, which saw a classic battle for the victory between Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch. How many wins do we see Harvick ending the season with? Will Busch win before the …

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ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After Bristol

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And then there were two. Sam Mayer proved Thursday night (Sept. 17) that he means business — and at the perfect time, to boot. Mayer dominated the ARCA Menards Series’ return to Bristol Motor Speedway, leading 116 laps en route to his fifth victory of 2020 despite Ty Gibbs was nipping at his tail the …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Kyle Busch Comes Up Just Shy of Getting 1st Win of 2020

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There’s the Daytona 500, Coca-Cola 400, Southern 500, Brickyard 400, but there’s just something about the Bristol Night Race that makes it stand out. Close racing, fenders banging, tempers flaring, Bristol has had it all. This year, though, the NASCAR Cup Series race was lackluster with only six drivers finishing on the lead lap, though …

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Stock Car Scoop: Sam Mayer Sweeps Thursday at Bristol

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Sam Mayer spoiled the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series regulars as he won his first-ever Truck race on Thursday night (Sept. 17) at Bristol Motor Speedway. How did he do it? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also …

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Sam Mayer Perfect at Bristol, Wins ARCA Race

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After earning his first career NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory earlier Thursday (Sept. 17 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Sam Mayer followed by winning the Bush’s Beans 200 in the ARCA Menards Series. Mayer led the most laps en route to his fifth main ARCA win and his seventh combined win in the …

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