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Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX Makes Some History With Jamie Little

Photo: Danny Peters

With the offseason underway for most (but not all) series, we’re starting to hear about a number of driver changes and teams moving around. TV is not immune to that type of action. Monday saw FOX Sports announce that Jamie Little will serve as the play-by-play announcer for the ARCA Menards Series races that will air …

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4 Burning Questions: 2020 Season Awards

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Who is the driver of the year? While Chase Elliott is the champion, undoubtedly the best overall driver this season was Kevin Harvick. Harvick’s average finish of 7.333 tied with 2007 Jeff Gordon’s average finish of 7.333 for best in that category since 1999. Ironically, both drivers failed to win championships, with Gordon losing out …

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Charles Krall Wraps Up 2020 ARCA Season, Talks 2021

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This year marked the first year the ARCA Menards Series was managed by NASCAR. In addition to that first, which included rebranding the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West into the ARCA Menards East Series and West series, ARCA dealt with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. ARCA President Ron Drager and his staff …

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Michael Self Falls Short of ARCA Title

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Entering the ARCA Menards Series season finale at Kansas Speedway, Michael Self was in a similar situation as 2019: He entered with a shot to win the championship. This year, though, Self entered the Speediatrics 150 eight points behind Bret Holmes in the championship standings with a realistic shot of hoisting the season-long trophy. When …

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Corey Heim Wins Kansas, Bret Holmes Completes Dream Season to Claim 2020 ARCA Championship

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In what was one of the closest championship battles in recent memory, the final race of the 2020 ARCA Menards Series did not disappoint. Separated by just eight championship points entering the valedictory race at Kansas Speedway, combatants Bret Holmes and Michael Self had one goal in mind: win the Speediatrics 150. The race victory …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Speediatrics 150

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For the 21st time, the ARCA Menards Series will visit Kansas Speedway. The 1.5-mile track in Kansas City, KS will host the season finale for the 2020 season. The Speediatrics 150 will determine the champion and the rookie of the year. The battle for the championship will be between Bret Holmes and Michael Self. Holmes …

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

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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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