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ARCA Should Race At Martinsville Speedway In 2020

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NASCAR made schedule changes to all three of its major series to appeal to fans for 2020, yet the ARCA Menards Series already has the variety in its schedule which fans clamor for. Just ask Bret Holmes. With NASCAR’s purchase of the ARCA Menards Series last year, NASCAR can change the ARCA Menards Series schedule, …

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Ty Majeski Set for Limited Schedule with Chad Bryant Racing

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Ty Majeski will return to the ARCA Menards Series starting at Charlotte Motor Speedway in May with Chad Bryant Racing. Majeski will pilot the No. 22 Ford Fusion for a limited campaign that includes Pocono, Michigan, Chicago and the season finale at Kansas. He will share the ride with Corey Heim, who posted a fifth-place …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Busch Sweeps ISM as the 2018 NASCAR Championship 4 Shines

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Championship 4 Right On Course This weekend was all about Kyle Busch. Last weekend was reigning Cup champion Joey Logano’s time to shine. Nine-time ISM Raceway winner Kevin Harvick ran ninth at the track; his worst finish there in six years, that’s how good he’s been. And Martin Truex Jr.? …

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ARCA Breakdown: 2019 Pensacola 200

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After finishing outside the top 10 in his last three short track starts, the last place Michael Self wanted to have to rebound from a disastrous season opener at Daytona was another short track.  But 200 laps later, Self’s proclamation of “sucking at short track racing” proved false, as Venturini Motorsports’ No. 25 pulled into …

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Bret Holmes Talks ARCA, Five Flags Speedway and the 2019 Season Ahead

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After competing in 14 of 20 races last season, Bret Holmes will be competing full-time in the ARCA Menards Series in 2019. He drives the No. 23 Chevrolet for his family-owned team, Bret Holmes Racing, and will contest the season championship for the first time. Holmes has now competed in 42 career ARCA Menards Series …

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ARCA Preview: ARCA Pensacola 200 presented by Inspectra Thermal Solutions

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The ARCA Menards Series returns this weekend after a few weeks off. The series takes to 5 Flags Speedway for the first time since 1996 for the ARCA Pensacola 200 presented by Inspectra Thermal Solutions. There are no former winners in the field (the last winner was Frank Kimmel). When ARCA was last on track, …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX Gradually Ramps Up in Cup, ARCA Confounds at Times

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Last weekend, FOX made their racing debut for 2019.  Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams were back on-track for both the Clash and Daytona 500 qualifying, while ARCA began their season with a new series name.  On paper, not really much has changed there.  Having the series called the ARCA Menards Series simply sounds better …

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Pace Laps: Hendrick Motorsports Comes Out Swinging at Daytona

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Hope Or Hallucination At Hendrick Motorsports? One weekend into the 2019 NASCAR season, sure looks like the Jimmie Johnson – Chad Knaus divorce is a win-win for both parties. Knaus, the seven-time championship crew chief, won the pole for the Daytona 500 Sunday (Feb. 10) with new driver William Byron. …

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ARCA Breakdown: 2019 Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona

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One year ago, Harrison Burton dominated one of the best races of NASCAR Speedweeks 2018 mere miles away from Daytona at New Smyrna Speedway. Burton was in full control for most of the K&N East event only to lose in the closing laps to a hard-charging Todd Gilliland. One year later, both drivers are playing …

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