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ARCA Preview: 2020 Dawn 150 at Kansas Speedway


(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In addition to being the eighth race of the ARCA Menards Series season, the 2020 Dawn 150 at Kansas Speedway will be an important test for the championship contenders because the 1.5-mile track will also host the season finale. This race and its name are realigned from the since-canceled event at Chicagoland Speedway. So, which …

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ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After Iowa


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It’s Ty Gibbs‘ world, we’re just living in it. Gibbs absolutely dominated Saturday’s (July 18) race at Iowa Speedway and inched closer to Chandler Smith for the lead in the ARCA Menards Series’ Sioux Chief Showdown. Gibbs moved up a position to third in the SCS standings, just 13 points behind. In between the two, …

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Taylor Gray Impressive in Second ARCA Menards Series Start in Iowa


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Taylor Gray wasn’t in contention to win Saturday afternoon (July 18) at Iowa Speedway. However, a fifth-place finish showed promise for a rookie making just his second career ARCA Menards Series start at age 15. Ever since Gray made his debut earlier this month, running fourth at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, the youngster has …

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Ty Gibbs Goes Back-to-Back in ARCA Menards Series with Dominating Iowa Victory


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It was all Ty Gibbs Saturday afternoon (July 18) at Iowa Speedway as the No. 18 dominated the Shore Lunch 150. Gibbs earned his second straight ARCA Menards Series victory in dominating fashion, leading 140 of 150 laps. Gibbs took the lead from pole sitter Chandler Smith on lap 11 and simply never looked back. …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Shore Lunch 150 at Iowa Speedway


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Iowa Speedway will host the next round of the 2020 ARCA Menards Series with the Shore Lunch 150 on Saturday, July 18. The event marks the sole stock car race at Iowa this season for the first time in track history. COVID-19, of course, forced the cancellation of the NASCAR Xfinity and Gander RV & …

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ARCA’s Justin Carroll Sets Sights on NASCAR Trucks


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Between racing in the ARCA Menards Series East and in late model stock car races at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Va., and various other nearby short tracks, owner/driver Justin Carroll already has a pretty full schedule. He’s about to add even more to it in the way of the main ARCA Menards Series and the …

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Bret Holmes Moved from Lead Late, Earns Career-Best Finish at Kentucky


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When the door opened, Bret Holmes took the opportunity. And had it come later in the race, he may have earned his first career ARCA Menards Series victory, but that wasn’t what was in the cards for Holmes at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday afternoon (July 11). With less than 35 laps to go in the …

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