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ARCA Preview: 2020 Shore Lunch 150 at Iowa Speedway

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Iowa Speedway will host the next round of the 2020 ARCA Menards Series with the Shore Lunch 150 on Saturday, July 18. The event marks the sole stock car race at Iowa this season for the first time in track history. COVID-19, of course, forced the cancellation of the NASCAR Xfinity and Gander RV & …

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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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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire 150 at Kentucky Speedway

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For the first time since 2017, the ARCA Menards Series heads to Kentucky Speedway Saturday (July 11) for the General Tire 150. Originally, this event was slated to be at Charlotte Motor Speedway accompanying the NASCAR All-Star Race; however, NASCAR was forced to move the All-Star Race to Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. The …

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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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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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Mechanical Issue Derails Ty Gibbs’s ARCA Hopes at Lucas Oil Raceway

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Last weekend, few drivers had much to get past Ty Gibbs in the ARCA Menards Series at Pocono Raceway. Friday night in Indianapolis, however, Gibbs was reduced to the role of a bystander as the 2020 Calypso Lemonade 200 came to a close. KOELLE: CHANDLER SMITH DOMINATES AT LUCAS OIL RACEWAY One of only two …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Calypso Lemonade 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway

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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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Entry List: Calypso Lemonade 200

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The ARCA Menards Series heads to Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis this Friday (July 3), their third straight week of action after returning amid the COVID-19 pandemic and fifth race of the season. Last year’s race at the Indiana track was held in October. The event was already moved up to July for the 2020 …

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Ty Gibbs Nabs 3rd ARCA Menards Series Win at Pocono

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“That was awesome man!” Ty Gibbs exclaimed as he climbed jubilantly out of his winning No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. For the third time in 13 career ARCA Menards Series starts, Gibbs won, this time at Pocono Raceway. He dominated the 2020 General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible200 on Friday, June 26, the first of five races …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire #ANYWHEREISPOSSIBLE 200 at Pocono Raceway

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On Friday afternoon (June 26), the ARCA Menards Series will hit the “Tricky Triangle” for the 67th time. The series will kick off the big weekend at Pocono with the General Tire #ANYWHEREISPOSSIBLE 200, where last season, Ty Majeski earned the victory in the first event while Christian Eckes used his victory in the second …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Riley Herbst Blocking Out Haters

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With a crop of young but relatively inexperienced talent filling Joe Gibbs Racing’s NASCAR Xfinity Series program in 2020, expectations were limited. Collectively, each of the three drivers put those expectations to the side, including Riley Herbst, who made the jump to full-time competition in 2020. Herbst has spent the majority of the past three …

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Pace Laps: Joey Logano & Brandon Jones Victorious in Phoenix

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NASCAR Cup Series: Joey Logano Takes 2 of 3 in West Coast Swing Joey Logano and crew chief Paul Wolfe have proven they’re a duo that needs to be looked at already when discussing who may be a part of this year’s championship contenders. Sure, it may be early in the season, but it’s hard …

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ARCA Racing Series Breakdown: 2020 General Tire 150 at Phoenix

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In a Nutshell: A disastrous ARCA night in America came to a merciful end when Chandler Smith held off a physical challenge from dominant Ty Gibbs on the lap 149 restart to win the General Tire 150 at Phoenix Raceway. The win was Smith’s first of 2020 and the eighth of his ARCA career. Michael …

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