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Entry List: Southern Illinois 100 presented by Lucas Oil

2019 ARCA DuQuoin Pack Racing - Travis Braden, No. 27 RFMS Racing Ford (Credit: Jay Alley/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Jay Alley/ARCA Racing used with permission

The ARCA Menards Series heads to the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds in Illinois this weekend after a year off. Sixteen drivers will take on the 1-mile dirt track, meaning all will qualify. Landen Lewis will make his second start of the year in the No. 2 of Rev Racing; he earned a seventh-place at the Illinois …

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Teenage Jesse Love Learning in His ARCA Races

2021 ARCA Toledo Jesse Love (Credit: Nic Anaya/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Nic Anaya/ARCA Racing used with permission

Before he earned his driver’s license, Jesse Love became the champion of a NASCAR-owned series. As a 15-year-old, Love won the 2020 ARCA Menards Series West title on the strength of three wins. He also debuted in the ARCA Menards Series, scoring two top fives and two top 10s in his four starts. This year, …

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Nick Sanchez, Rajah Caruth Running Full ARCA Schedule in 2022

2021 ARCA Phoenix Nick Sanchez, No. 2 Rev Racing Chevrolet (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

On the heels of a part-time announcement for Rajah Caruth competing next year in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, he will also compete full time in the ARCA Menards Series next year too — as will his Rev Racing teammate Nick Sanchez, Rev Racing confirmed to Frontstretch Aug. 30. Both drivers will compete for Rev in 2022, …

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Sammy Smith Leaves Milwaukee Wanting More

2021 ARCA Milwaukee Sammy Smith, No. 81 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The 2021 Sprecher 150 was the second combination race for the ARCA Menards Series and the ARCA Menards Series East. In the first combination race earlier this season at Iowa Speedway, East series points leader Sammy Smith crashed out to a DNF in 18th place. At the Milwaukee Mile on Sunday (August 29), he piloted a fast No. 81 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.

Ty Gibbs Starting From Pole at ARCA Milwaukee Race

2021 Road America Cup Ty Gibbs NKP

#81: Ty Gibbs, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Supra Monster Energy

Ty Gibbs is back on the pole for an ARCA Menards Series race yet again, starting from first for today’s (Aug. 29) Sprecher 150 at the Milwaukee Mile. Gibbs qualified first for the combination race with the ARCA Menards Series East with a lap of 122.641 mph. He leads Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Sammy Smith, …

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4 Burning Questions: The Train Wreck That Is ARCA

2021 ARCA Springfield Pack Racing Taylor Gray, No. 46 David Gilliland Racing Ford (Credit: Jeff Curry/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Jeff Curry/ARCA Racing used with permission

Why is the ARCA Menards Series a train wreck? So to be clear, the ARCA Menards Series has always been a bit of a train wreck. Long the little brother to NASCAR and now a subsidiary of the sanctioning body, it cannot be said enough that ARCA is in a crisis on multiple fronts right …

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Venturini Team Members Fined After ARCA Michigan Race

2021 ARCA Phoenix Drew Dollar, No. 15 Venturini Motorsports Toyota (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Following a caution-filled race at Michigan International Speedway, ARCA Menards Series officials announced penalties against three individuals for their actions. All three individuals are members of Venturini Motorsports; driver Drew Dollar and crew members Kevin Reed Sr. and Kevin Reed Jr. have all been fined. Dollar was fined $1,000 for violation of ARCA member conduct …

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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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