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Corey Heim Dominates To Win ARCA Season Opener at Daytona

2022 ARCA Daytona Corey Heim, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota (Credit: Davey Segal, Frontstretch)

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Corey Heim absolutely dominated the 2022 ARCA Menards Series season-opening Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona International Speedway. The victory marks the defending champion’s eighth career victory and his second straight at the superspeedway. Heim started on the pole and led 74 of 80 laps, the most by an ARCA winner since Bobby Gerhart in 2006.

Greg Van Alst Chasing ARCA Wins, Intends Full-Time Campaign

Greg Van Alst, driver of the #35 CB Fabricating Chevrolet, drives back in to the garage area during practice runs at the Dutch Boy 150 for the ARCA Menards Series at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas, on May 1, 2021. (Jason Hanna/ARCA Racing)

Greg Van Alst is focused on the ARCA Menards Series this year. He intends on contending for victories and running the full season, Van Alst told Frontstretch. Van Alst will again pilot his own No. 35 with Jim Long reprising his role as crew chief. “We are starting out like we are running the full …

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Which ARCA Drivers Are Ready for a Promotion?

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

When Nick Sanchez took the checkered flag to win the Reese’s 150 at Kansas Speedway on Saturday (Oct. 23), he concluded the ARCA Menards Series season. Ty Gibbs won the title on the strength of 10 wins while Corey Heim notched six victories en route to second place. Sanchez, Thad Moffitt and Brad Smith rounded out …

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Analyzing What We Know About ARCA’s Silly Season

2021 ARCA Bristol Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, and Sammy Smith, No. 81 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, Burnouts (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

SALEM, Ind. — With only one race left in this ARCA Menards Series season, drivers and teams are looking ahead to 2022. In ARCA silly season, there are a few known pairings, still many questions, and those hopeful of running a full-time schedule. Ty Gibbs essentially has won the ARCA championship this year, and he …

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Do ARCA Drivers Want Live Pit Stops, Preset Breaks?

2021 ARCA Berlin Pit Daniel Dye, No. 21 GMS Racing Chevrolet (Credit: Mark Kristl)

Photo: Mark Kristl

As the ARCA Menards Series competitors dredged through a messy Southern Illinois 100 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds on Sunday night (Sept. 5), only six cars finished the race with only four on the lead lap. To add insult to injury, excluding any contingencies, race winner Landen Lewis only won a base purse of $6,000. …

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