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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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Corey Heim Rebounds From Crash, Wins ARCA Race at Springfield

2021 ARCA Watkins Glen Corey Heim Victory Lane (Credit: Zach Sturniolo)

(Photo: Zach Sturniolo)

The ARCA Menards Series visited the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield on Sunday (Aug. 22) for the Allen Crowe 100, where Corey Heim and Ty Gibbs, so often neck-and-neck during the 2021 season, once again finished 1-2 for the sixth time this year. This time, though, Heim came out on top, even while driving a …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Michigan, Illinois State Fairgrounds Races

2020 ARCA Michigan Pack Racing Riley Herbst, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, and Ryan Repko, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In two days, the ARCA Menards Series drivers will complete a combined 200 laps at two different racetracks. Of those 200 laps, 100 laps will be completed at Michigan International Speedway on Friday (Aug. 20) in the Henry Ford Health Systems 200. Two days later,  the series will travel about 400 miles to the Illinois …

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Entry List: 2021 Allen Crowe 100

2020 ARCA Springfield Pack Racing - Michael Self, No. 25 Venturini Motorsports Toyota (Credit: Jeff Curry/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Jeff Curry/ARCA Racing used with permission

Two days after competing at Michigan International Speedway, ARCA Menards Series drivers will race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Sixteen drivers are entered for the Allen Crowe 100, the first of two dirt races for ARCA this year. NASCAR Xfinity Series regular Justin Allgaier will pilot the No. 16 Chevrolet with Kelly Kovski atop the …

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