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Derek Griffith Making 1st Truck Start at Gateway for KBM

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Derek Griffith will join the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series ranks for the first time at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, Kyle Busch Motorsports announced Thursday (July 1). Griffith will pilot the No. 51 in the final race of the regular season with sponsorship from JBL and Hudson International Speedway. He’s run 10 ARCA …

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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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Entry List: 2021 ARCA Menards Series Dutch Boy 150 at Kansas Speedway

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The ARCA Menards Series returns to action for the second consecutive week as it makes its first of two trips in 2021 to Kansas Speedway for Saturday’s (May 1) Dutch Boy 150. This weekend’s 100-lap event will feature 19 drivers, meaning all will automatically qualify. It’s the smallest field of the year thus far after …

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Derek Griffith Joins Venturini for Two ARCA Races

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After debuting last year in the ARCA Menards Series and ARCA Menards Series East, Derek Griffith has joined Venturini Motorsports for two ARCA races this season, he announced Thursday, Jan. 14. Griffith will drive the No. 55 Toyota in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 13 as well as the first race …

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Corey Heim Wins Kansas, Bret Holmes Completes Dream Season to Claim 2020 ARCA Championship

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(Photo: Jay Alley/ARCA Racing)

In what was one of the closest championship battles in recent memory, the final race of the 2020 ARCA Menards Series did not disappoint. Separated by just eight championship points entering the valedictory race at Kansas Speedway, combatants Bret Holmes and Michael Self had one goal in mind: win the Speediatrics 150. The race victory …

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The Frontstretch 5: Drivers Who Should Race Full Time in ARCA

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The ARCA Menards Series ends its season this Friday night (Oct. 16) at Kansas Speedway with the Speediatrics 150, concluding the series’ first season under NASCAR ownership. Only four drivers competed in every race this year: Hailie Deegan, Drew Dollar, Bret Holmes and Michael Self. As this ARCA season ends, drivers and teams will begin preparing …

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

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(Photo: Rusty Jarrett, NKP/NASCAR)

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 Completes ARCA Weekend Sweep at Toledo

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(Photo: Nic Antaya/ARCA Racing)

The ARCA Menards Series had a battle the last two days with Mother Nature and she ultimately earned the victory two days in a row. Sam Mayer went two-for-two for the weekend when rain shortened Sunday’s already-postponed race. He took the lead shortly after the halfway point on a restart to tally his second career …

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Sam Mayer Earns First Career ARCA Victory at Toledo; First for GMS Racing Since 2015

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(Photo: Nic Antaya/ARCA Racing)

In 15 previous starts, Sam Mayer‘s career-best finish was second. Mayer had wins in both the ARCA Menards East & West Series, and on Friday night (July 31), he finally tallied that first career victory in the ARCA Menards Series. Mayer had to hold off the No. 18 of Ty Gibbs, but that car never …

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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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