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Ty Gibbs Wins ARCA Race at Kentucky Despite Contact

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

“Never give up, keep going,” is the life motto for 17-year-old Ty Gibbs. After saving his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota when he and Michael Self made contact, Gibbs drove back to the lead and won the 2020 General Tire 150 at Kentucky Speedway. It is his fourth career ARCA Menards Series victory. Gibbs …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire 150 at Kentucky Speedway

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For the first time since 2017, the ARCA Menards Series heads to Kentucky Speedway Saturday (July 11) for the General Tire 150. Originally, this event was slated to be at Charlotte Motor Speedway accompanying the NASCAR All-Star Race; however, NASCAR was forced to move the All-Star Race to Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. The …

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Chandler Smith Dominates 2020 Calypso Lemonade 200 to Score Back-to-Back ARCA Wins at Lucas Oil Raceway

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(Photo: AJ Mast/ARCA Racing)

Bob Schacht was the first to do it in 1984 and ’85. On Friday night, Chandler Smith became just the second driver to go back-to-back in ARCA Menards Series competition at Lucas Oil Raceway. Smith had to hold off a hard-charging Sam Mayer, but the charging wouldn’t be enough as Smith earned the victory, the …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Calypso Lemonade 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway

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(Photo: Jay Alley/ARCA Racing)

For the 13th time in ARCA Menards Series history, the series visits the Lucas Oil Raceway for the Calypso Lemonade 200. This will be race number five for the series, and after last weekend’s race at Pocono Raceway, the points didn’t budge as Michael Self continues to lead the standings, followed by Drew Dollar. The …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire #ANYWHEREISPOSSIBLE 200 at Pocono Raceway

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

On Friday afternoon (June 26), the ARCA Menards Series will hit the “Tricky Triangle” for the 67th time. The series will kick off the big weekend at Pocono with the General Tire #ANYWHEREISPOSSIBLE 200, where last season, Ty Majeski earned the victory in the first event while Christian Eckes used his victory in the second …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire 200 at Talladega

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The ARCA Menards Series is back! After three months and 14 days, its competitors will hit the race track. The series returns from its hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic at Talladega Superspeedway with the 2020 General Tire 200. After such a long break and only two races completed this season, what has transpired thus …

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ARCA Racing Series Breakdown: 2020 General Tire 150 at Phoenix

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In a Nutshell: A disastrous ARCA night in America came to a merciful end when Chandler Smith held off a physical challenge from dominant Ty Gibbs on the lap 149 restart to win the General Tire 150 at Phoenix Raceway. The win was Smith’s first of 2020 and the eighth of his ARCA career. Michael …

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Hailie Deegan Ready For The Next Chapter In Her NASCAR Journey

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The off-season can be a time of rest and relaxation for most drivers. Some time in warm weather climates, disconnecting from the real world, just living life one day at a time. Hailie Deegan’s off-season was the exact opposite. It’s been a busy, yet exciting one for the 18-year-old from Temecula, California. Not only was …

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Hello, Hailie: Deegan Tops Charts in First Daytona ARCA Practice

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

It took until the final 10 minutes of practice to see a true drafting pack develop in Lucas Oil 200 practice at Daytona, and though Hailie Deegan wasn’t at the front, she proved the fastest. Deegan and her No. 4 DGR-Crosley Ford topped the charts in the first ARCA practice Friday. Drew Dollar, Tanner Gray, …

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