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ARCA’s Road Racers Find No Solace in New Jersey

As the ARCA Racing Series left the Berlin bullring in Marne, Mich. for the 12-turn road course in Millville, N.J., attention shifted from the battle for the championship to a handful of left and right-turn specialists. But when Sunday’s 150-miler at New Jersey Motorsports Park was done, the road ringers had gone through the ringer …

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5 Points to Ponder: Move the All-Star Race, Same Old Kyle & Sponsafy Waltrip?

Yes, Charlotte is the home of NASCAR. It’s in the backyard of 90% of the teams that compete in the All-Star Race and has hosted the event for over two decades. But as Saturday night showed once again, short of the 10-lap trophy dash, the racing is leaving a lot to be desired at Charlotte Motor Speedway these days.

Chris Buescher Wins ARCA Pole at Toledo; Ken Schrader Starts 3rd

Despite a field full of veterans, youth trumped age and treachery in qualifying for the Menards 200 at Toledo Speedway Saturday afternoon. Chris Buescher, a 17-year-old Roush Fenway Racing development prospect, was the only driver to eclipse the 16-second barrier at Toledo, scoring his second career ARCA Racing Series pole after also setting the fastest …

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Steve Arpin ARCA Winner at Salem; Development Drivers Struggle

In speaking with Steve Arpin after practice yesterday, Steve told me “he’d see me in victory lane on Sunday.” That he did. Starting on the outside of the front row, Arpin made quick work of 16-year-old polesitter Max Gresham and went on to lead 138 circuits, scoring a convincing first victory in what was an …

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