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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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ARCA Preview: 2020 Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 at Memphis

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For the first time since 2001, the ARCA Menards Series heads to Memphis, Tennessee for the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 on Saturday (Sept. 26). The race marks the season finale for the Sioux Chief Showdown Series, ARCA’s mini championship within a championship. It’s also the third-to-final race of the season for the ARCA Menards Series. …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Bush’s Beans at Bristol, 2020 Toyota 200 at Winchester

(Photo: Rusty Jarrett, NKP/NASCAR)

In three days, the ARCA Menards Series will race at two different short tracks. On Thursday (Sept. 17), ARCA and the ARCA Menards Series East will compete in a combination race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The Bush’s Beans 200 also will be the penultimate race of the ARCA Menards Series Sioux Chief Challenge, a 10-race …

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Sam Mayer Wins for 3rd Time at Toledo

(Photo: Nic Antaya/ARCA Racing)

Sam Mayer has been flawless at Toledo Speedway this year. He swept the ARCA Menards Series doubleheader there earlier this season, and finished second in the ARCA Menards Series East race earlier this year as well. On Saturday (Sept. 12), he won the combination national tour and East Series race. His victory in the Royal …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Royal Truck & Trailer 200 at Toledo Speedway

(Photo: Nic Antaya/ARCA Racing)

For the third time in 2020, the ARCA Menards Series heads to Toledo Speedway. Not only will points in the ARCA Menards Series be on the line, but points in the ARCA East will also be on the line for the first time. Sam Mayer, Ty Gibbs and Chandler Smith have all had a history of …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Zinsser SmartCoat 200 at I-44 Speedway

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The ARCA Menards Series will race this Labor Day weekend at Lebanon I-44 Speedway. The Zinsser SmartCoat 200, the realigned race from Madison International Speedway, will consist of 200 laps around the 0.375-mile short track in Lebanon, Missouri. The Zinsser SmartCoat 200 is the 14th race of the ARCA season and the eighth race in …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Dutch Boy 150 at Gateway

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway is the site of the 13th race of the ARCA Menards Series season and the seventh race of the Sioux Chief Showdown, a mini-championship within the larger ARCA championship. The race will occur Saturday, Aug. 29, the day before the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series also races …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire 100 at the Daytona Road Course

(Photo: Kate Gardiner/ARCA Racing)

For the first time in 1,079 days, the ARCA Menards Series will be going road course racing. Its last outing on road course came on Aug. 27, 2017, at Road America. On Friday, the ARCA Menards Series will enter new territory and lead the way for NASCAR as the first series to race on the …

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Riley Herbst Prevails On Final Restart to Earn First ARCA Victory Since 2017

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

It was all about clean air on Sunday (Aug. 9) as Riley Herbst earned his first victory in the ARCA Menards Series in 1,157 days. Herbst was able to take the lead via the sidedraft on the final restart and ran away with it to earn the victory over Bret Holmes. Smoked the field. ?Then …

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