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2021 Drive for Diversity Driver Development Class Revealed

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The 2021 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Driver Development class was announced by NASCAR and Rev Racing Feb. 3. The eight racers include veterans Nick Sanchez, Rajah Caruth, Isabella Robusto, Lavar Scott and Regina Sirvent, as well as newcomers Justin Campbell, Andres Perez de Lara and Jaiden Reyna. Sanchez will compete in the ARCA Menards Series …

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Jesse Love Running Part Time in ARCA No. 25

Jesse Love No. 19 Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Jesse Love will drive nine races for Venturini Motorsports in the ARCA Menards Series in 2021, the team announced Jan. 29. Love will drive the No. 25, which was raced by Michael Self last season. Gracie Trotter has also been announced for four races in the car. Love is the defending ARCA Menards Series West …

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Taylor Gray Running 7 Truck Races in 2021

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Taylor Gray will run seven NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races in 2021 for David Gilliland Racing, the team announced Jan. 21. Gray’s debut was announced as part of a larger team announcement for DGR’s lineup across the Truck and ARCA Menards series in 2021. His debut will come at Richmond Raceway in April in …

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Taylor Gray Penalized for Cell Phone Video During ARCA Daytona Test

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Taylor Gray has been fined $1,000 and placed on probation for the remainder of the 2021 season, ARCA officials announced Tuesday (Jan. 19). Gray received these penalties following his recording of himself driving via cell phone during the ARCA Menards Series preseason test at Daytona International Speedway. The David Gilliland Racing driver was found to …

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NASCAR Must Better ARCA Season Opener & Superspeedway Licenses

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More than 50 drivers will turn laps at the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway this weekend in the ARCA Menards Series preseason test. Some drivers will utilize the test session as practice for their upcoming championship campaign. Others use it to turn laps to prepare for the season opener in Daytona. Four drivers are participating through …

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Derek Griffith Joins Venturini for Two ARCA Races

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After debuting last year in the ARCA Menards Series and ARCA Menards Series East, Derek Griffith has joined Venturini Motorsports for two ARCA races this season, he announced Thursday, Jan. 14. Griffith will drive the No. 55 Toyota in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 13 as well as the first race …

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Bret Holmes, Sam Mayer to Compete Part Time in ARCA and Truck Series

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Bret Holmes and Sam Mayer will race part-time in the ARCA Menards Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for Bret Holmes Racing, the team announced Thursday, Jan. 14. BHR will continue running the No. 23 Chevrolet in ARCA as well as the No. 32 Chevy in the Truck Series with Shane Huffman as the …

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Gracie Trotter Racing Part-Time ARCA with Venturini Motorsports

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Gracie Trotter and Venturini Motorsports have joined forces for part-time competition in the ARCA Menards Series in 2021, it was announced on Wednesday (Jan. 13). Trotter will compete in 10 ARCA races with the team, splitting time between their No. 15 and No. 25 Toyotas. Trotter’s schedule with Venturini Motorsports will begin with the season …

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Drew Dollar Returning to Venturini in Limited ARCA Schedule

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Drew Dollar is back in the ARCA Menards Series in 2021, albeit with a slightly different schedule. Dollar will compete in 13 races in the series for Venturini Motorsports in 2021, the team announced Jan. 12. He’ll again pilot the No. 15, which he drove full time in 2020 to a fourth-place finish in points. …

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