Race Weekend Central

ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After Gateway

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(Photo: Kevin Thoele)

The ARCA Menards Series traveled to St. Louis for the Dutch Boy 150 at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. After Michael Self took the Sioux Chief Showdown points lead at Daytona, it didn’t take too long for him to lose it. Self made contact with the outside wall at lap 103. Despite making significant …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Dutch Boy 150 at Gateway

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway is the site of the 13th race of the ARCA Menards Series season and the seventh race of the Sioux Chief Showdown, a mini-championship within the larger ARCA championship. The race will occur Saturday, Aug. 29, the day before the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series also races …

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

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(Photo: Nic Antaya/ARCA Racing)

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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(Photo: Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

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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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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Taylor Gray Impressive in Second ARCA Menards Series Start in Iowa

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Taylor Gray wasn’t in contention to win Saturday afternoon (July 18) at Iowa Speedway. However, a fifth-place finish showed promise for a rookie making just his second career ARCA Menards Series start at age 15. Ever since Gray made his debut earlier this month, running fourth at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, the youngster has …

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Chandler Smith Dominates 2020 Calypso Lemonade 200 to Score Back-to-Back ARCA Wins at Lucas Oil Raceway

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(Photo: AJ Mast/ARCA Racing)

Bob Schacht was the first to do it in 1984 and ’85. On Friday night, Chandler Smith became just the second driver to go back-to-back in ARCA Menards Series competition at Lucas Oil Raceway. Smith had to hold off a hard-charging Sam Mayer, but the charging wouldn’t be enough as Smith earned the victory, the …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Calypso Lemonade 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway

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(Photo: Jay Alley/ARCA Racing)

For the 13th time in ARCA Menards Series history, the series visits the Lucas Oil Raceway for the Calypso Lemonade 200. This will be race number five for the series, and after last weekend’s race at Pocono Raceway, the points didn’t budge as Michael Self continues to lead the standings, followed by Drew Dollar. The …

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