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Fire on Fridays: Racing Safety Features Work

2021 Trucks Darlington Wreck - Corey Heim, No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Whenever a driver is involved in a wreck, the team asks over the radio, “Are you OK?” Because while Dale Earnhardt was the last fatality in a NASCAR national series event, injuries still occur due to crashes. Aric Almirola, Kyle Busch and Ryan Newman are just three drivers who have sustained injuries in a race …

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Should ARCA Return to Live Pit Stops?

2021 ARCA Kansas Pit Thad Moffitt, No. 46 David Gilliland Racing Ford (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Since it returned from its hiatus due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the ARCA Menards Series has not held a race with live pit stops. Instead, all of its races have consisted of modified pit stops. “We’ll see modified pit stops for the near-term future,” ARCA communications manager Charles Krall told Frontstretch. “It is a cost-savings …

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Connor Mosack Joins Young’s Motorsports for Limited ARCA Schedule

2021 ARCA Kansas Toni Breidinger, No. 02 Young's Motorsports Chevrolet (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Connor Mosack has joined the list of drivers set to appear for Young’s Motorsports in its ARCA competition, the team announced on May 10. Mosack will compete in the ARCA Menards Series and ARCA Menards Series East, making his debut on May 14 at Dover International Speedway in the latter in the No. 02. He …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not 4 Races Into the ARCA Menards Series Season

2021 ARCA Kansas Pack Racing Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, and Corey Heim, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Following the Dutch Boy 150 at Kansas Speedway, 20% (four of 20) of the ARCA Menards Series season has been completed. In that race, Ty Gibbs absolutely dominated the race en route to his second victory of the season. Gibbs and Corey Heim have split the series victories at two apiece after Gibbs won at …

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Parker Chase Competing Part Time for Venturini in ARCA

#51: Parker Chase, Kyle Busch Motorsports, Toyota Tundra Vertical Bridge at Daytona road course NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Parker Chase has been added to Venturini Motorsports’ ARCA Menards Series driver lineup for 2021, Venturini announced May 4. Chase, 20, will begin competing in the series on May 29 in the ARCA General Tire 150 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the No. 25 NXTLVL Marine Toyota Camry. He’s also set for starts at Winchester …

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Ty Gibbs Leads Every Lap to Win ARCA Race at Kansas

2021 ARCA Kansas Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, Burnout (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

How dominant was Ty Gibbs in the 2021 Dutch Boy 150 at Kansas Speedway? He led all 100 laps, the first time an ARCA Menards Series race winner led every lap since Kevin Swindell accomplished the feat in the 2012 race at Chicagoland Speedway. It is Gibbs’ first win at Kansas and second of the …

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Kyle Sieg to Make Xfinity Debut at Dover

2021 ARCA Phoenix Kyle Sieg, No. 28 RSS Racing Chevrolet (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kyle Sieg is set to make his first NASCAR Xfinity Series start at Dover International Speedway, FOX Sports 1 reported during Saturday’s (May 1) coverage of the ARCA Menards Series race at Kansas Speedway. Sieg currently runs part-time in ARCA for RSS Racing but is looking to expand his 2021 schedule, he told NEWS FROM …

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ARCA Preview: Dutch Boy 150 at Kansas

(Photo: Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

One week after an exciting but harrowing race at Talladega Superspeedway, the ARCA Menards Series takes on Kansas Speedway for Saturday’s (May 1) Dutch Boy 150. Last year, Bret Holmes won his only race of the ARCA season at this 1.5-mile intermediate track. Holmes prevailed over Ryan Repko by a whopping 14.5 seconds while Riley …

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Derrick Lancaster Still in ‘Critical, but Stable’ Condition

Derrick Lancaster and Thad Moffitt race at Talladega ARCA Menards Series Photo NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Four days after being involved in a vicious crash on the backstretch of Talladega Superspeedway, ARCA Menards Series driver Derrick Lancaster remains in “critical, but stable” condition according to an update provided by Fox Sports reporter Bob Pockrass. He has been placed on a ventilator and has since then opened his eyes and is aware …

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