NASCAR Race Weekend Central

NASCAR 101: Who Didn’t Return to NASCAR in 2021?

Jimmie Johnson at Detroit 2021 IndyCar

(Photo: Chris Owens/INDYCAR Media)

A smaller crop of drivers who raced on the national NASCAR stage in 2020, largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, equals an altogether more diminutive list of racers who didn’t return to a NASCAR national series in 2021. And of those who didn’t return, some were, as always, expected. Jimmie Johnson, Clint Bowyer, Matt Kenseth …

Read more

Entry List: 2021 General Tire 200

2019TalladegaARCABrandonLynnCarCCKPhotography

(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 …

Read more

ARCA Preview: 2020 Dawn 150 at Kansas Speedway

2020KansasARCAJoeGibbsRacingNKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In addition to being the eighth race of the ARCA Menards Series season, the 2020 Dawn 150 at Kansas Speedway will be an important test for the championship contenders because the 1.5-mile track will also host the season finale. This race and its name are realigned from the since-canceled event at Chicagoland Speedway. So, which …

Read more

ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After Iowa

2020IowaARCAChandlerSmithLeadingDaylonBarrPhotography

(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, …

Read more

ARCA Preview: 2020 Calypso Lemonade 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway

2019LucasOilARCAHailieDeeganRacingARCARacing

(Photo: Jay Alley/ARCA Racing)

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 …

Read more

Sign up for the Frontstretch Newsletter

A daily email update (Monday through Friday) providing racing news, commentary, features, and information from Frontstretch.com

Frontstretch