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Ty Gibbs Wins ARCA Race at Kentucky Despite Contact


(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

“Never give up, keep going,” is the life motto for 17-year-old Ty Gibbs. After saving his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota when he and Michael Self made contact, Gibbs drove back to the lead and won the 2020 General Tire 150 at Kentucky Speedway. It is his fourth career ARCA Menards Series victory. Gibbs …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire 150 at Kentucky Speedway


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For the first time since 2017, the ARCA Menards Series heads to Kentucky Speedway Saturday (July 11) for the General Tire 150. Originally, this event was slated to be at Charlotte Motor Speedway accompanying the NASCAR All-Star Race; however, NASCAR was forced to move the All-Star Race to Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. The …

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NASCAR Releases Revised Schedules Through End of August, Including Daytona Road Course Dates

Xfinity Daytona 2020

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More of the 2020 NASCAR Cup, Xfinity and Gander RV & Outdoors Truck series’ regular-season schedules, as well as that of the ARCA Menards Series, was released on Wednesday, July 8. The update features 19 total races at Michigan International Speedway, Dover International Raceway, the World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, the Daytona International Speedway …

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Entry List: General Tire 150


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The ARCA Menards Series heads to the Bluegrass State this week for the General Tire 150. 17 cars are entered in the Series’ first trek to Kentucky Speedway since 2017. The race was originally scheduled to be at Charlotte Motor Speedway but had to be relocated due to state regulations. Ryan Repko will pilot the …

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Chandler Smith Dominates 2020 Calypso Lemonade 200 to Score Back-to-Back ARCA Wins at Lucas Oil Raceway


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Bob Schacht was the first to do it in 1984 and ’85. On Friday night, Chandler Smith became just the second driver to go back-to-back in ARCA Menards Series competition at Lucas Oil Raceway. Smith had to hold off a hard-charging Sam Mayer, but the charging wouldn’t be enough as Smith earned the victory, the …

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Mechanical Issue Derails Ty Gibbs’s ARCA Hopes at Lucas Oil Raceway


(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Last weekend, few drivers had much to get past Ty Gibbs in the ARCA Menards Series at Pocono Raceway. Friday night in Indianapolis, however, Gibbs was reduced to the role of a bystander as the 2020 Calypso Lemonade 200 came to a close. KOELLE: CHANDLER SMITH DOMINATES AT LUCAS OIL RACEWAY One of only two …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Calypso Lemonade 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway


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For the 13th time in ARCA Menards Series history, the series visits the Lucas Oil Raceway for the Calypso Lemonade 200. This will be race number five for the series, and after last weekend’s race at Pocono Raceway, the points didn’t budge as Michael Self continues to lead the standings, followed by Drew Dollar. The …

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Entry List: Calypso Lemonade 200


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The ARCA Menards Series heads to Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis this Friday (July 3), their third straight week of action after returning amid the COVID-19 pandemic and fifth race of the season. Last year’s race at the Indiana track was held in October. The event was already moved up to July for the 2020 …

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Chandler Smith Comes Up Short of Keeping it Perfect for Both Himself and Venturini Motorsports


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It has been a perfect season for Venturini Motorsports and Chandler Smith, that was until Friday afternoon (June 26). Ty Gibbs held off Smith late and ended the perfect streak by Venturini Motorsports. In the last ARCA Menards Series race featuring Smith, he earned the victory at Phoenix Raceway. Michael Self earned the victory at …

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Ty Gibbs Nabs 3rd ARCA Menards Series Win at Pocono


(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

“That was awesome man!” Ty Gibbs exclaimed as he climbed jubilantly out of his winning No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. For the third time in 13 career ARCA Menards Series starts, Gibbs won, this time at Pocono Raceway. He dominated the 2020 General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible200 on Friday, June 26, the first of five races …

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