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ARCA Preview: 2021 Sprecher 150 at Milwaukee Mile

2021 ARCA Michigan Ty Gibbs Burnout (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Dead even. With five races left in the 2021 ARCA Menards Series season, Ty Gibbs and Corey Heim are tied for the points lead. After 15 races this season, the two Toyota drivers have won every series race except for one, giving both of them at least a 201-point lead over third-place driver Thad Moffitt. This year’s ARCA …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Michigan, Illinois State Fairgrounds Races

2020 ARCA Michigan Pack Racing Riley Herbst, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, and Ryan Repko, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In two days, the ARCA Menards Series drivers will complete a combined 200 laps at two different racetracks. Of those 200 laps, 100 laps will be completed at Michigan International Speedway on Friday (Aug. 20) in the Henry Ford Health Systems 200. Two days later,  the series will travel about 400 miles to the Illinois …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Move Over, Everyone. This Is Ty Gibbs’ World

Ty Gibbs Watkins Glen 2021

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When the 2021 NASCAR Xfinity season meets its conclusion at Phoenix Raceway, there will be no shortage of pomp and circumstance with the crowning of a new series champion. Regardless if it’s a repeat title by Austin Cindric or someone else hoisting the championship trophy, this much is true: This year’s champion won’t be the …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Should Ty Gibbs Make a Cup Start Next Year?

Ty Gibbs at 2021 Road America NASCAR Xfinity race NKP

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Do you think there’ll be a winner outside the top 16 in these last three races before the playoffs, or will it remain pretty status quo? – James H., Roanoke, Va. I’d lean toward the latter. The tracks (Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, Michigan International Speedway and Daytona International Speedway) aren’t necessarily the most predictable …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Kyle Larson Dethrones the King of the Road

NASCAR Kyle Larson

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Chase Elliott has been the talk of the garage every time the Cup Series heads for a track with any right-hand turns. Rightfully so, considering his winning percentage on such tracks is the best in NASCAR history. But his quest for a third straight triumph at Watkins Glen came up one position short this weekend, …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Ty Gibbs Shows Off Undeniable Talent at The Glen

Nascar Xfinity Series

#54: Ty Gibbs, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Supra Monster Energy (credit: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

If you are part of the crowd that believes Ty Gibbs is driving a Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in the NASCAR Xfinity Series based purely on who his grandfather is, hopefully, his performance on Saturday at Watkins Glen International changed your mind. Gibbs led a race-high 43 laps and outdueled — cleanly — two of …

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Ty Gibbs Impresses Competitors With 3rd Xfinity Win of 2021

Ty Gibbs Watkins Glen 2021

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Ty Gibbs has proven time and again he is an extremely talented racecar driver. What made Saturday’s (Aug. 7) performance at Watkins Glen International different was that he cleanly and outright beat two of the best road racers in the NASCAR Xfinity Series to lead a race-high 43 laps and claim his third victory of …

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Ty Gibbs Flexes Muscles, Wins at Watkins Glen

Nascar Xfinity Series

#54: Ty Gibbs, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Supra Monster Energy (credit: Nigel Kinrade)

Ty Gibbs won his third race in his debut at Watkins Glen during his limited run in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in the Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey 200. After losing to Cory Heim in the ARCA Menards Series just a day before, Gibbs strapped into his #54 Joe Gibbs Toyota and used the patience and …

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Ty Gibbs Bested by Corey Heim in Another Heated Battle

2021 ARCA Watkins Glen Ty Gibbs (Credit: NKP0

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ty Gibbs and Corey Heim have created the rivalry to watch this year in the ARCA Menards Series. The dueling duo went head to head yet again on Friday (Aug. 6) at Watkins Glen International while going for the lead. Unlike last week at Winchester Speedway where Gibbs dumped Heim for the top spot, Friday’s …

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After Winchester Incident, Corey Heim Wins ARCA Race at Watkins Glen

2021 ARCA Watkins Glen Corey Heim Victory Lane (Credit: Zach Sturniolo)

(Photo: Zach Sturniolo)

After he was spun from the lead by Ty Gibbs in the most recent ARCA Menards Series race, Corey Heim passed Gibbs, took advantage of mechanical issues for Chase Briscoe, and won the Clean Harbors 100 at Watkins Glen International. It’s his fifth win of this season and sixth of his career. It’s Heim’s first …

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