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ARCA Preview: 2021 Calypso Lemonade 200 at Winchester

2020 ARCA Winchester Green Flag - Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: AJ Mast/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: AJ Mast/ARCA Racing used with permission

After the 11th race of the ARCA Menards Series season, there’s a new driver atop the point standings. On the strength of a series-high six victories, Ty Gibbs has overtaken Corey Heim going into the 2021 Calypso Lemonade 200 at Winchester Speedway, the ½-mile short track which ARCA will visit for the 26th time in …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Shore Lunch 150 at Iowa

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Ty Gibbs, driver of the #18 Monster Energy-Terrible Herbst-ORCA Toyota wins the Shore Lunch 150 for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards at Iowa Speedway on Saturday, July 18, 2020. (Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

Can history be made in the 2021 Shore Lunch 150 at Iowa Speedway, the first combination race for the ARCA Menards Series and ARCA Menards Series East? There has never been either a two-time or back-to-back winner in ARCA history at the short track. Ty Gibbs enters the 150-lap race as the defending race winner …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Zinsser SmartCoat 200 at Berlin

2021 ARCA Elko Side-by-side Racing Corey Heim, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota, and Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: David Berding/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: David Berding/ARCA Racing used with permission

The Zinsser SmartCoat 200 marks the halfway point in the 2021 ARCA Menards Series season. For the 21st time, Berlin Raceway will host the main ARCA series, but the first time since 2018 when Joe Graf Jr. infamously aggressively drove his way to his lone main ARCA series victory. The 0.438-mile short track in Marne, …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Menards 250 at Elko

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For the seventh time in series history, the ARCA Menards Series travels to Elko Speedway this weekend. The 0.375-mile track is the shortest on the circuit; therefore, the drivers will complete the most laps in any race this season (250) in the Menards 250. Despite its relative newness to the ARCA schedule, which included being …

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Corey Heim Ends Ty Gibbs’ Winning Streak, Wins ARCA Race at Pocono

2021 ARCA Mid-Ohio Corey Heim (Credit: Emilee Chinn/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Emilee Chinn/ARCA Racing used with permission

As Ty Gibbs sought to tie the all-time ARCA Menards Series winning streak at five, Venturini Motorsports teammates Corey Heim and Chandler Smith worked together and Heim ended up victorious at Pocono Raceway on Friday (June 25). Heim grabbed the lead on wild final restart en route to winning the 2021 General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200. …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200 at Pocono

2020 ARCA Pocono Pack Racing - Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, and Michael Self, No. 25 Venturini Motorsports Toyota (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

If Ty Gibbs wins Friday’s (June 25) ARCA Menards Series race at Pocono Raceway, he will tie the series’ all-time winning streak with five straight victories. Gibbs would join Harold Smith, Jack Bowsher, Bruce Gould, and Tim Steele, who last accomplished that feat in 1997. The good news for Gibbs? He has led 70% of …

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Ty Gibbs Wins ARCA Race To Cap Perfect Saturday at Charlotte

2021 ARCA Charlotte Ty Gibbs Woo-hoo (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Saturday (May 29) was all about Ty Gibbs. Hours after claiming his second win in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Gibbs dominated the ARCA Menards Series race from the pole to win the General Tire 150 at Charlotte Motor Speedway to complete a day of perfection for the grandson of team owner Joe Gibbs. It is …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 General Tire 150 at Charlotte

2019 ARCA Charlotte Pack Racing - Tanner Gray, No. 54 DGR-Crosley Toyota, and Michael Self, No. 25 Venturini Motorsports Toyota (Credti: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

After racing at its home track, Toledo Speedway, the ARCA Menards Series heads to the home of NASCAR, Charlotte Motor Speedway. While only 14 drivers competed at Toledo, 24 drivers are vying for victory in the General Tire 150 at Charlotte. Charlotte was set to host ARCA last year, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, …

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Ty Gibbs Dominates ARCA Race at Toledo

2021 ARCA Toledo Ty Gibbs Trophy (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Make it three straight wins for Ty Gibbs under the ARCA Menards Series banner. After winning at Kansas Speedway, Gibbs led every lap en route to victory in the ARCA Menards Series East race at Dover International Speedway. On Saturday night (May 22), Gibbs dominated the Herr’s Potato Chips 200 at Toledo Speedway to score …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not 4 Races Into the ARCA Menards Series Season

2021 ARCA Kansas Pack Racing Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, and Corey Heim, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Following the Dutch Boy 150 at Kansas Speedway, 20% (four of 20) of the ARCA Menards Series season has been completed. In that race, Ty Gibbs absolutely dominated the race en route to his second victory of the season. Gibbs and Corey Heim have split the series victories at two apiece after Gibbs won at …

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