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The Frontstretch 5: Drivers Who Should Race Full Time in ARCA

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The ARCA Menards Series ends its season this Friday night (Oct. 16) at Kansas Speedway with the Speediatrics 150, concluding the series’ first season under NASCAR ownership. Only four drivers competed in every race this year: Hailie Deegan, Drew Dollar, Bret Holmes and Michael Self. As this ARCA season ends, drivers and teams will begin preparing …

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Ryan Unzicker Leads Every Lap, Wins First ARCA Race at Springfield

(Photo: Jeff Curry/ARCA Racing)

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, was a once-in-a-lifetime day for Ryan Unzicker. After winning the pole for the ARCA Menards Series race at Illinois State Fairgrounds, he led 102 of the 103 laps en route to winning the Illinois Truck & Equipment Allen Crowe 100. It was the first career ARCA win for Unzicker, who made …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Illinois Truck & Equipment Allen Crowe 100 at Springfield

(Photo: Jay Alley)

The ARCA Menards Series heads to Springfield, Ill., this weekend for the 2020 Illinois Truck & Equipment Allen Crowe 100. The race marks the sole race on dirt during the 2020 campaign and the second-to-last race of the 2020 season. An heated points battled comes into the capital of Illinois, while others attempt to make …

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ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After the Finale at Memphis

(Photo: Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

Sam Mayer is the 2020 ARCA Menards Series Sioux Chief Showdown champion. After finishing second in the Sioux Chief PowerPex 200, Mayer clinched the championship while Ty Gibbs earned the victory at Memphis International Raceway. The mere fact that Mayer finished in the top five kept Gibbs from his first championship in NASCAR. Mayer earned …

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Ty Gibbs Aces Restarts, Wins ARCA Race at Memphis

(Photo: Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

With his grandfather Joe Gibbs in attendance, Ty Gibbs aced the final two restarts on Saturday (Sept. 26) to win the Sioux Chief PowerPex 200 at Memphis International Raceway, his eighth career ARCA Menards Series victory. He has notched back-to-back wins after winning the previous race at Winchester Speedway. Gibbs won the pole earlier Saturday …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 at Memphis

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For the first time since 2001, the ARCA Menards Series heads to Memphis, Tennessee for the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 on Saturday (Sept. 26). The race marks the season finale for the Sioux Chief Showdown Series, ARCA’s mini championship within a championship. It’s also the third-to-final race of the season for the ARCA Menards Series. …

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ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After Bristol

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

And then there were two. Sam Mayer proved Thursday night (Sept. 17) that he means business — and at the perfect time, to boot. Mayer dominated the ARCA Menards Series’ return to Bristol Motor Speedway, leading 116 laps en route to his fifth victory of 2020 despite Ty Gibbs was nipping at his tail the …

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