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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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Ty Gibbs Leads ARCA Final Practice at Pocono

2021 ARCA Pocono Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

After leading the first ARCA Menards Series practice yesterday at Pocono Raceway, Ty Gibbs followed suit by leading the final practice session ahead of tonight’s (June 25) General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200. Gibbs posted the fastest time at 52.625 seconds, 0.682 seconds ahead of the second quickest Corey Heim. Making his first ARCA start this year …

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Ty Gibbs Leads Every Lap to Win ARCA Race at Kansas

2021 ARCA Kansas Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, Burnout (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

How dominant was Ty Gibbs in the 2021 Dutch Boy 150 at Kansas Speedway? He led all 100 laps, the first time an ARCA Menards Series race winner led every lap since Kevin Swindell accomplished the feat in the 2012 race at Chicagoland Speedway. It is Gibbs’ first win at Kansas and second of the …

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Corey Heim Sweeps ARCA Superspeedways, Wins at Talladega

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

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Venturini Motorsports knows how to win at superspeedways. It swept the superspeedways last year at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway. This year, it swept both as Corey Heim won at Daytona and on Saturday (April 24), he won the General Tire 200 at Talladega. It is Heim’s second win this year and his third …

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Entry List: 2021 General Tire 200

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

After a month-long break, the ARCA Menards Series will join the NASCAR Xfinity and Cup series for its annual rotation at Talladega Superspeedway in the General Tire 200. The 200-mile event is the third race of the 2021 ARCA Menards Season and is the first since Phoenix Raceway in March. The 76-lap race will feature …

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