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Tracking the Trucks: Sheldon Creed Victorious in Darlington Throwback

2021 Trucks Darlington Sheldon Creed Flag (Credit: NKP0

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Sheldon Creed scored his first victory of 2021 when he took the checkered flag Friday night (May 7) at Darlington Raceway ahead of Ben Rhodes. Almost fittingly, the caution-filled race ended under yellow following five cautions in the final 50 laps. Rookie Carson Hocevar finished third, followed by ThorSport Racing teammates Matt …

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Sheldon Creed Wins Darlington Truck Series Wreckfest

2021 Trucks Darlington Sheldon Creed, No. 2 GMS Racing Chevrolet, Burnout (Credit: NLKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

John Hunter Nemechek looked like he was well on his way to score his third win of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season in Friday’s (May 7) Liftkits4less.com 200 at Darlington Raceway. The 23-year-old dominated the 147-lap contest as he looked to score Kyle Busch Motorsports’ sixth consecutive NCWTS win, which would have been …

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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)

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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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Ty Gibbs Leads Every Lap to Win ARCA Race at Kansas

2021 ARCA Kansas Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, Burnout (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

How dominant was Ty Gibbs in the 2021 Dutch Boy 150 at Kansas Speedway? He led all 100 laps, the first time an ARCA Menards Series race winner led every lap since Kevin Swindell accomplished the feat in the 2012 race at Chicagoland Speedway. It is Gibbs’ first win at Kansas and second of the …

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ARCA Preview: Dutch Boy 150 at Kansas

(Photo: Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

One week after an exciting but harrowing race at Talladega Superspeedway, the ARCA Menards Series takes on Kansas Speedway for Saturday’s (May 1) Dutch Boy 150. Last year, Bret Holmes won his only race of the ARCA season at this 1.5-mile intermediate track. Holmes prevailed over Ryan Repko by a whopping 14.5 seconds while Riley …

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Corey Heim Sweeps ARCA Superspeedways, Wins at Talladega

2021 ARCA Talladega Corey Heim, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota, Win (Credit: NKP)

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Venturini Motorsports knows how to win at superspeedways. It swept the superspeedways last year at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway. This year, it swept both as Corey Heim won at Daytona and on Saturday (April 24), he won the General Tire 200 at Talladega. It is Heim’s second win this year and his third …

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ARCA Preview: General Tire 200 At Talladega

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Following a month reprieve since the second round of the ARCA Menards Series season at Phoenix Raceway, drivers and teams are gearing up for Saturday’s (April 24) General Tire 200 at Talladega Superspeedway. While Ty Gibbs enjoyed his victory at Phoenix, the 18-year-old makes his first start at the 2.66-mile superspeedway alongside 28 other competitors. …

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Corey Heim Making Truck Debut at Darlington

2021 ARCA Daytona Corey Heim, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota, victory (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Corey Heim will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut for Kyle Busch Motorsports at Darlington Raceway on May 7, Kickin’ the Tires reports. The 18-year-old from Marietta, Ga., will pilot the No. 51 JBL Toyota Tundra for KBM during Darlington’s annual throwback weekend. KBM has not yet made an official announcement regarding Heim’s ride. …

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Ty Gibbs Gets Redemption in ARCA Phoenix Race

2021 ARCA Phoenix Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, Victory Lane (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Last year, Ty Gibbs led a race-high amount of laps in the inaugural ARCA Menards Series race at Phoenix Raceway but ultimately came up short. This time, Gibbs dominated the 2021 General Tire 150 on Friday night (March 12), leading 124 of the 150 laps, en route to his first ARCA win of this season. …

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Ty Gibbs Paces ARCA Practice at Phoenix

(Photo: Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

Ty Gibbs is fast once again. The 18-year-old posted the fast lap in Friday’s (March 12) practice session for the General Tire 150 at Phoenix Raceway, which is a combination race between the ARCA Menards Series and the ARCA Menards Series West. Gibbs’ No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry clocked in with a best …

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