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Surprise, Surprise: Ty Gibbs Wins 2021 Sioux Chief PowerPex 200 ARCA Pole at Salem

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For the 10th time in the 2021 season, Ty Gibbs will start from the pole for an ARCA Menards Series race, topping a field of 18 cars at the Salem Speedway in Indiana for Saturday night’s Sioux Chief PowerPex 200. Gibbs will share the front row with Taylor Gray. Current series runner-up Corey Heim, the …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 at Salem

(Photo: Jay Alley)

One championship down, two to go for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2021 ARCA competition. Sammy Smith won the ARCA Menards East Series championship at Bristol Motor Speedway over Daniel Dye two weeks ago. All that’s left for the Gibbs organization to do is to win the Sioux Chief Showdown this weekend at Salem Speedway and …

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Are ARCA Penalties Too Harsh or Too Lenient?

2021 ARCA Winchester Wreck Nick Sanchez, No. 2 Rev Racing Chevrolet (Credit: Emilee Chinn/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Emilee Chinn/ARCA Racing used with permission

While Ty Gibbs and Corey Heim have been the class of the field this ARCA Menards Series season, there have been some shenanigans behind them, both on and off the track. They began with preseason testing at Daytona International Speedway and reared their head in the most recent ARCA race at Bristol Motor Speedway. However, …

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David Gilliland Suspended & Fined After Bristol ARCA Race

David Gilliland stands on pit road at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Following the Bush’s Beans 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday, Sept. 16, David Gilliland Racing owner David Gilliland has been suspended and fined. Gilliland performed non-compliant activities on pit road, according to ARCA, and violated Section 12-8.1 of the rulebook. He has been fined $1,500 and suspended for next weekend’s ARCA Menards Series race …

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Ty Gibbs Dominates, Wins ARCA Race at Bristol

2021 ARCA Bristol Ty Gibbs (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

For the 10th time this ARCA Menards Series season, Ty Gibbs drove the No. 18 Toyota to victory lane. He dominated the Bush’s Beans 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway, winning the race after nabbing the pole earlier Thursday (Sept. 16). Gibbs controlled the race, leading the majority of the laps, despite nine cautions in the …

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Ty Gibbs Nabs Bristol ARCA Pole

2021 ARCA Bristol Qualifying Ty Gibbs Pole (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

It’s a Joe Gibbs Racing front row for the Bush’s Beans 200 tonight (Sept. 16) at Bristol Motor Speedway. Ty Gibbs won the pole with his teammate Sammy Smith starting second in the ARCA Menards Series and ARCA Menards Series East combination race. Gibbs has two second-place finishes in his two starts at Bristol. It’s …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Bush Bean’s 200 at Bristol

2020 ARCA Bristol Pack Racing Sam Mayer, No. 21 GMS Racing Chevrolet, and Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

The ARCA Menards Series begins the four-race weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway with the Bush’s Beans 200 on Thursday (Sept. 16), and this race ought to be an exciting one. As the final combination race for ARCA and the ARCA Menards Series East, the East series champion will be decided. Also, there are only three …

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Entry List: 2021 Bush’s Beans 200

2020 ARCA Bristol Pack Racing Sam Mayer, No. 21 GMS Racing Chevrolet, and Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Only three events are left on the 2021 ARCA Menards Series’ calendar as the close championship battle heads to Bristol Motor Speedway this Thursday night (Sept. 16) for its annual visit to the Worlds Fastest Half-Mile. A total of 30 teams are entered for the the 200-lap race, meaning all participants are automatically qualified while …

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