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ARCA Preview: General Tire 200 At Talladega

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Following a month reprieve since the second round of the ARCA Menards Series season at Phoenix Raceway, drivers and teams are gearing up for Saturday’s (April 24) General Tire 200 at Talladega Superspeedway. While Ty Gibbs enjoyed his victory at Phoenix, the 18-year-old makes his first start at the 2.66-mile superspeedway alongside 28 other competitors. …

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What Success Do ARCA Champions Find in NASCAR?

Bret Holmes, driver of the #23 Golden Eagle Syrup Chevrolet celebrates winning the 2020 series championship during the Speediatrics 150 for the ARCA Menards Series at Kansas Speedway on Friday, October 16, 2020. (Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

Entering the NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway on April 10, there has not yet been a two-time winner in the series this year. Parity also exists in the ARCA Menards Series, which completed two races before St. Patrick’s Day. There also has not been a back-to-back champion in the main ARCA series since …

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Corey Heim Wins Lucas Oil 200 for Venturini’s 4th Straight Daytona Win

2021 ARCA Daytona Corey Heim, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Saturday (Feb. 13) the green flag waved on the 2021 ARCA Menards Series season after a wet Daytona International Speedway morning. But for Corey Heim and Venturini Motorsports, it was like 2020 never ended. Heim and Venturini won their second straight race, taking home the trophy in the Lucas Oil 200. Venturini as an organization …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona

2020 Daytona ARCA Pack Racing (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Following the checkered flag at last year’s ARCA Menards Series season finale at Kansas Speedway, the 2021 season kicks off at Daytona International Speedway. After a 120-day offseason since Bret Holmes‘ championship celebration at Corey Heim‘s maiden victory in ARCA at Kansas, these drivers look forward to racing on the high banks of Daytona for …

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Here’s What Some ARCA Experts Have to Say About the 2021 Season

(Photo: Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

The 2021 ARCA season will soon get underway, with the ARCA Menards Series East beginning competition for ARCA in just a few days, Feb. 8 at New Smyrna Speedway. The ARCA Menards Series follows at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 13, and the ARCA Menards Series West starts its run with a combination race with …

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

(Photo: Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

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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ARCA 2020 Year in Review

Bret Holmes, driver of the #23 Golden Eagle Syrup Chevrolet wins the 2020 series championship during the Speediatrics 150 for the ARCA Menards Series at Kansas Speedway on Friday, October 16, 2020. (Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

For the 13th straight year, the ARCA Menards Series crowned a different champion. 23-year-old Bret Holmes took the honors, winning his first career race en route to eventually becoming the champion. Michael Self, Rookie of the Year Hailie Deegan, rookie Drew Dollar and Ty Gibbs finished second through fifth, respectively, in the championship standings. In its …

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

(Photo: Jay Alley/ARCA Racing)

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

(Photo: NKP)

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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Ryan Unzicker Leads Every Lap, Wins First ARCA Race at Springfield

(Photo: Jeff Curry/ARCA Racing)

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, was a once-in-a-lifetime day for Ryan Unzicker. After winning the pole for the ARCA Menards Series race at Illinois State Fairgrounds, he led 102 of the 103 laps en route to winning the Illinois Truck & Equipment Allen Crowe 100. It was the first career ARCA win for Unzicker, who made …

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