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ARCA Preview: 2021 Shore Lunch 150 at Iowa

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Ty Gibbs, driver of the #18 Monster Energy-Terrible Herbst-ORCA Toyota wins the Shore Lunch 150 for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards at Iowa Speedway on Saturday, July 18, 2020. (Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

Can history be made in the 2021 Shore Lunch 150 at Iowa Speedway, the first combination race for the ARCA Menards Series and ARCA Menards Series East? There has never been either a two-time or back-to-back winner in ARCA history at the short track. Ty Gibbs enters the 150-lap race as the defending race winner …

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Entry List: 2021 Shore Lunch 150

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Ty Gibbs, driver of the #18 Monster Energy-Terrible Herbst-ORCA Toyota wins the Shore Lunch 150 for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards at Iowa Speedway on Saturday, July 18, 2020. (Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

For the first time this year, the ARCA Menards Series and ARCA Menards Series East will have a combination race, the first of three. Twenty-four drivers will compete in the 2021 Shore Lunch 150 at Iowa Speedway, and all will qualify, barring any entry list changes. Full-time East drivers Sammy Smith, Mason Diaz, Joey Iest, …

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Daniel Dye Leads Nearly Every Lap to Win ARCA Race at Berlin

2021 ARCA Berlin Daniel Dye Victory Lane (Credit: Mark Kristl)

(Photo: Mark Kristl)

Daniel Dye won the 2021 Zinsser SmartCoat 200 at Berlin Raceway Saturday night (July 17). Dye led 198 of 200 laps from start to finish in just his second ARCA Menards Series start, holding off runs from Ty Gibbs on restarts and in the closing laps. The No. 21 GMS Racing driver became just the …

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Ty Gibbs Fastest in ARCA Practice at Berlin

2021 ARCA Berlin Practice Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: Mark Kristl)

Photo: Mark Kristl

Ahead of the 2021 Zinsser SmartCoat 200 at Berlin Raceway, Ty Gibbs was fastest in the lone 45-minute practice session Saturday (July 17). Gibbs is currently second in the point standings, but this is his first ARCA start at Berlin. GMS Racing driver Daniel Dye was the second-quickest in this session. Back-to-back race winner Corey …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Zinsser SmartCoat 200 at Berlin

2021 ARCA Elko Side-by-side Racing Corey Heim, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota, and Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: David Berding/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: David Berding/ARCA Racing used with permission

The Zinsser SmartCoat 200 marks the halfway point in the 2021 ARCA Menards Series season. For the 21st time, Berlin Raceway will host the main ARCA series, but the first time since 2018 when Joe Graf Jr. infamously aggressively drove his way to his lone main ARCA series victory. The 0.438-mile short track in Marne, …

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Corey Heim Wins, Bumpers Fly in Menards 250

2021 ARCA Mid-Ohio Corey Heim (Credit: Emilee Chinn/ARCA Racing used with permission)

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When it comes to the ARCA Menards Series, Ty Gibbs‘ consistent domination in 2021 has led to a number of wins for the driver of the No. 18. Gibbs was about to add win number six on the season Saturday (July 11) night at Elko Speedway, leading 236 of the 250 laps, until he didn’t …

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Ty Gibbs Snares Pole for Menards 250

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Gracie Trotter was in perfect position to grab the pole in qualifying for the ARCA Menards Series’ Menards 250 Saturday (July 10) at Elko Speedway, but Ty Gibbs rocketed out onto the track to grab the top spot. Gibbs ended up the quickest in practice and in the two-lap qualifying session with a time of …

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