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ARCA Preview: 2020 Doubleheader at Toledo Speedway

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(Photo: Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

COVID-19 has given Toledo Speedway a chance to be back in the spotlight, once again. The ARCA Menards Series has competed a Toledo Speedway dating back to 1984, and this weekend, it’ll be races No. 48 and 49 for the series. It’s a double dose of Toledo as ARCA returns home this weekend. When the …

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ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After Iowa

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(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, …

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Ty Gibbs Goes Back-to-Back in ARCA Menards Series with Dominating Iowa Victory

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(Photo: Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

It was all Ty Gibbs Saturday afternoon (July 18) at Iowa Speedway as the No. 18 dominated the Shore Lunch 150. Gibbs earned his second straight ARCA Menards Series victory in dominating fashion, leading 140 of 150 laps. Gibbs took the lead from pole sitter Chandler Smith on lap 11 and simply never looked back. …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Shore Lunch 150 at Iowa Speedway

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Iowa Speedway will host the next round of the 2020 ARCA Menards Series with the Shore Lunch 150 on Saturday, July 18. The event marks the sole stock car race at Iowa this season for the first time in track history. COVID-19, of course, forced the cancellation of the NASCAR Xfinity and Gander RV & …

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Ty Gibbs Wins ARCA Race at Kentucky Despite Contact

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

“Never give up, keep going,” is the life motto for 17-year-old Ty Gibbs. After saving his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota when he and Michael Self made contact, Gibbs drove back to the lead and won the 2020 General Tire 150 at Kentucky Speedway. It is his fourth career ARCA Menards Series victory. Gibbs …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire 150 at Kentucky Speedway

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For the first time since 2017, the ARCA Menards Series heads to Kentucky Speedway Saturday (July 11) for the General Tire 150. Originally, this event was slated to be at Charlotte Motor Speedway accompanying the NASCAR All-Star Race; however, NASCAR was forced to move the All-Star Race to Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. The …

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Chandler Smith Dominates 2020 Calypso Lemonade 200 to Score Back-to-Back ARCA Wins at Lucas Oil Raceway

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(Photo: AJ Mast/ARCA Racing)

Bob Schacht was the first to do it in 1984 and ’85. On Friday night, Chandler Smith became just the second driver to go back-to-back in ARCA Menards Series competition at Lucas Oil Raceway. Smith had to hold off a hard-charging Sam Mayer, but the charging wouldn’t be enough as Smith earned the victory, the …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire #ANYWHEREISPOSSIBLE 200 at Pocono Raceway

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

On Friday afternoon (June 26), the ARCA Menards Series will hit the “Tricky Triangle” for the 67th time. The series will kick off the big weekend at Pocono with the General Tire #ANYWHEREISPOSSIBLE 200, where last season, Ty Majeski earned the victory in the first event while Christian Eckes used his victory in the second …

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ARCA Racing Series Breakdown: 2020 General Tire 150 at Phoenix

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In a Nutshell: A disastrous ARCA night in America came to a merciful end when Chandler Smith held off a physical challenge from dominant Ty Gibbs on the lap 149 restart to win the General Tire 150 at Phoenix Raceway. The win was Smith’s first of 2020 and the eighth of his ARCA career. Michael …

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Sam Mayer Dominates Star Nursery 150, Remains Unblemished in 2020

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GMS Racing’s Sam Mayer was not perfect Thursday night (Feb. 20) at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  Then again, he didn’t really need to be. Mayer started from pole, but lost the lead early to Bill McAnally Racing’s Jesse Love.  Mayer kept Love in sight and was able to retake the advantage on …

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