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NASCAR 101: NASCAR’s Racing Women of the Last Decade

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In this weekend’s NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway, Hailie Deegan becomes the latest in a line of women to race in NASCAR’s national series. Deegan, a full-time competitor in the ARCA Menards Series in 2020 for DGR-Crosley, will strap into DGR’s No. 17, making her Truck debut. She’s not …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Speediatrics 150

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For the 21st time, the ARCA Menards Series will visit Kansas Speedway. The 1.5-mile track in Kansas City, KS will host the season finale for the 2020 season. The Speediatrics 150 will determine the champion and the rookie of the year. The battle for the championship will be between Bret Holmes and Michael Self. Holmes …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Hailie Deegan, Timothy Peters Among Storylines to Watch at Kansas

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After taking last weekend off while the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity series raced at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL, the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series is back in action the next four weeks to close out the 2020 season. Beginning with this weekend at Kansas Speedway, the series then heads to Texas Motor Speedway …

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Stock Car Scoop: Alex Bowman to Drive No. 48 in 2021

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The driver of the No. 48 car for the 2021 season was announced on Oct. 6. Who will be replacing seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop.  Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also has exclusive news about an ARCA Menards Series driver …

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Is Hailie Deegan Making Her Truck Debut at Kansas?

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Update (Oct. 7): DGR-Crosley announced Oct. 7 that Deegan will indeed make her Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series debut at Kansas Speedway on Oct. 16. It’s gonna be a big step for me. First time in the truck will be taking the green flag with no practice. Goal is to just finish the race! Can’t …

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

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

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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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Sam Mayer Wins Rough And Tumble Zinsser SmartCoat 200

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GMS Racing’s Sam Mayer snatched the lead away from DGR-Crosley’s Hailie Deegan on a restart with 45 laps to go in the Zinsser Smartcoat 200.  From there, Mayer was able to pull away to win Saturday night’s (Sept. 5) ARCA Menards Series event at Lebanon I-44 Speedway. The victory is Mayer’s third of 2020. “I …

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