Race Weekend Central

ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After Iowa

(Photo: Jeremy Thompson/Daylon Barr Photography)

It’s Ty Gibbs‘ world, we’re just living in it. Gibbs absolutely dominated Saturday’s (July 18) race at Iowa Speedway and inched closer to Chandler Smith for the lead in the ARCA Menards Series’ Sioux Chief Showdown. Gibbs moved up a position to third in the SCS standings, just 13 points behind. In between the two, …

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Bret Holmes Moved from Lead Late, Earns Career-Best Finish at Kentucky

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When the door opened, Bret Holmes took the opportunity. And had it come later in the race, he may have earned his first career ARCA Menards Series victory, but that wasn’t what was in the cards for Holmes at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday afternoon (July 11). With less than 35 laps to go in the …

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Ty Gibbs Wins ARCA Race at Kentucky Despite Contact

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“Never give up, keep going,” is the life motto for 17-year-old Ty Gibbs. After saving his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota when he and Michael Self made contact, Gibbs drove back to the lead and won the 2020 General Tire 150 at Kentucky Speedway. It is his fourth career ARCA Menards Series victory. Gibbs …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire 150 at Kentucky Speedway

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For the first time since 2017, the ARCA Menards Series heads to Kentucky Speedway Saturday (July 11) for the General Tire 150. Originally, this event was slated to be at Charlotte Motor Speedway accompanying the NASCAR All-Star Race; however, NASCAR was forced to move the All-Star Race to Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. The …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Calypso Lemonade 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway

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For the 13th time in ARCA Menards Series history, the series visits the Lucas Oil Raceway for the Calypso Lemonade 200. This will be race number five for the series, and after last weekend’s race at Pocono Raceway, the points didn’t budge as Michael Self continues to lead the standings, followed by Drew Dollar. The …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire 200 at Talladega

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The ARCA Menards Series is back! After three months and 14 days, its competitors will hit the race track. The series returns from its hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic at Talladega Superspeedway with the 2020 General Tire 200. After such a long break and only two races completed this season, what has transpired thus …

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The V Keeps Flying: Michael Self Wins Lucas Oil 200 Pole in Daytona

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For the fourth year in a row, Venturini Motorsports has won the pole for the season-opener at Daytona. This Saturday, it was Michael Self topping the field as the lead car in qualifying group 1, driving what he called “the best car I’ve ever had at Daytona.” ? @GeneralTire POLE WINNER ?@michaelself’s lap of 49.434 …

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Pace Laps: As The Keselowski Crumbles

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: As The Keselowski Crumbles Brad Keselowski is the driving force upon which Team Penske’s NASCAR team is built. He’s the one who strongly suggested Joey Logano as a future teammate while earning his first and only Cup championship in 2012. His unique voice and Twitter presence showcases a passion for …

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ARCA Preview: 2019 Fans With Benefits 150 at Iowa Speedway

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“Is this heaven? No, it’s Iowa” – Field of Dreams The ARCA Menards Series heads to the cornfields of Iowa this weekend for the 13th time for the Fans With Benefits 150. The track within the cornfields will have one of the best points battles in recent memory and will be on center stage alongside …

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ARCA Preview: 2019 Menards 250 at Elko Speedway

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After a few weekends off, the ARCA Menards Series hits the track again Saturday night, July 13, for the Menards 250 at Elko Speedway. This weekend’s race at Elko puts the intense ARCA points battle on center stage without having Ty Majeski, who won the last ARCA race at Chicagoland Speedway, or others interfere. Michael …

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