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Charles Krall Wraps Up 2020 ARCA Season, Talks 2021

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This year marked the first year the ARCA Menards Series was managed by NASCAR. In addition to that first, which included rebranding the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West into the ARCA Menards East Series and West series, ARCA dealt with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. ARCA President Ron Drager and his staff …

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Ryan Unzicker Leads Every Lap, Wins First ARCA Race at Springfield

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(Photo: Jeff Curry/ARCA Racing)

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, was a once-in-a-lifetime day for Ryan Unzicker. After winning the pole for the ARCA Menards Series race at Illinois State Fairgrounds, he led 102 of the 103 laps en route to winning the Illinois Truck & Equipment Allen Crowe 100. It was the first career ARCA win for Unzicker, who made …

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Ty Gibbs Aces Restarts, Wins ARCA Race at Memphis

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With his grandfather Joe Gibbs in attendance, Ty Gibbs aced the final two restarts on Saturday (Sept. 26) to win the Sioux Chief PowerPex 200 at Memphis International Raceway, his eighth career ARCA Menards Series victory. He has notched back-to-back wins after winning the previous race at Winchester Speedway. Gibbs won the pole earlier Saturday …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 at Memphis

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For the first time since 2001, the ARCA Menards Series heads to Memphis, Tennessee for the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 on Saturday (Sept. 26). The race marks the season finale for the Sioux Chief Showdown Series, ARCA’s mini championship within a championship. It’s also the third-to-final race of the season for the ARCA Menards Series. …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Bush’s Beans at Bristol, 2020 Toyota 200 at Winchester

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In three days, the ARCA Menards Series will race at two different short tracks. On Thursday (Sept. 17), ARCA and the ARCA Menards Series East will compete in a combination race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The Bush’s Beans 200 also will be the penultimate race of the ARCA Menards Series Sioux Chief Challenge, a 10-race …

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Sam Mayer Wins for 3rd Time at Toledo

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(Photo: Nic Antaya/ARCA Racing)

Sam Mayer has been flawless at Toledo Speedway this year. He swept the ARCA Menards Series doubleheader there earlier this season, and finished second in the ARCA Menards Series East race earlier this year as well. On Saturday (Sept. 12), he won the combination national tour and East Series race. His victory in the Royal …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Royal Truck & Trailer 200 at Toledo Speedway

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(Photo: Nic Antaya/ARCA Racing)

For the third time in 2020, the ARCA Menards Series heads to Toledo Speedway. Not only will points in the ARCA Menards Series be on the line, but points in the ARCA East will also be on the line for the first time. Sam Mayer, Ty Gibbs and Chandler Smith have all had a history of …

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Entry List: 2020 Zinsser SmartCoat 200 at I-44 Speedway

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The entry list for the ARCA Menards Series race at Lebanon I-44 Speedway was released on Wednesday (September 2). Fourteen drivers are entered for the Zinsser SmartCoat 200. This is the 14th race of the season and the eighth race of the ARCA Menards Series Sioux Chief Showdown, a ten-race championship within the main ARCA …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Zinsser SmartCoat 200 at I-44 Speedway

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The ARCA Menards Series will race this Labor Day weekend at Lebanon I-44 Speedway. The Zinsser SmartCoat 200, the realigned race from Madison International Speedway, will consist of 200 laps around the 0.375-mile short track in Lebanon, Missouri. The Zinsser SmartCoat 200 is the 14th race of the ARCA season and the eighth race in …

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ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After Gateway

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The ARCA Menards Series traveled to St. Louis for the Dutch Boy 150 at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. After Michael Self took the Sioux Chief Showdown points lead at Daytona, it didn’t take too long for him to lose it. Self made contact with the outside wall at lap 103. Despite making significant …

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