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Taylor Gray Penalized for Cell Phone Video During ARCA Daytona Test


(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Taylor Gray has been fined $1,000 and placed on probation for the remainder of the 2021 season, ARCA officials announced Tuesday (Jan. 19). Gray received these penalties following his recording of himself driving via cell phone during the ARCA Menards Series preseason test at Daytona International Speedway. The David Gilliland Racing driver was found to …

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NASCAR Must Better ARCA Season Opener & Superspeedway Licenses


(Photo: Kate Gardiner/ARCA Racing)

More than 50 drivers will turn laps at the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway this weekend in the ARCA Menards Series preseason test. Some drivers will utilize the test session as practice for their upcoming championship campaign. Others use it to turn laps to prepare for the season opener in Daytona. Four drivers are participating through …

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Derek Griffith Joins Venturini for Two ARCA Races

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After debuting last year in the ARCA Menards Series and ARCA Menards Series East, Derek Griffith has joined Venturini Motorsports for two ARCA races this season, he announced Thursday, Jan. 14. Griffith will drive the No. 55 Toyota in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 13 as well as the first race …

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

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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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Gracie Trotter Racing Part-Time ARCA with Venturini Motorsports

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Gracie Trotter and Venturini Motorsports have joined forces for part-time competition in the ARCA Menards Series in 2021, it was announced on Wednesday (Jan. 13). Trotter will compete in 10 ARCA races with the team, splitting time between their No. 15 and No. 25 Toyotas. Trotter’s schedule with Venturini Motorsports will begin with the season …

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Drew Dollar Returning to Venturini in Limited ARCA Schedule


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Drew Dollar is back in the ARCA Menards Series in 2021, albeit with a slightly different schedule. Dollar will compete in 13 races in the series for Venturini Motorsports in 2021, the team announced Jan. 12. He’ll again pilot the No. 15, which he drove full time in 2020 to a fourth-place finish in points. …

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ARCA Announces 2021 Sioux Chief Showdown Schedule


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For the second season in a row, the ARCA Menards Series will contest the Sioux Chief Showdown, a 10-race championship-within-a-championship featuring drivers from the ARCA Menards Series West and East in addition to drivers from the main series. The schedule, announced Jan. 11, kicks off May 22 at Toledo Speedway. Its final event will be …

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ARCA 2020 Year in Review

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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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