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Thinkin’ Dirty, Vol. 8: 2021 Sugar Bowl Nationals at Hendry County & Speedweeks Finales

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Photo Credit: World Racing Group via Jim DenHemer

The A-Main – East Moline, Ill.’s “Flying Taco” RJ Gonzales led flag to flag in Saturday’s (Feb. 13) Sugar Bowl Nationals A-main for the IMCA STARS Mod Lite Series, scoring the $5,750 victory at Hendry County Motorsports Park. Gonzales also won the mod lite prelude race at the track Friday night, capping a $6,600 weekend. …

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

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

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 Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After Bristol

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

And then there were two. Sam Mayer proved Thursday night (Sept. 17) that he means business — and at the perfect time, to boot. Mayer dominated the ARCA Menards Series’ return to Bristol Motor Speedway, leading 116 laps en route to his fifth victory of 2020 despite Ty Gibbs was nipping at his tail the …

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

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(Photo: Nic Antaya/ARCA Racing)

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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ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After Gateway

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(Photo: Kevin Thoele)

The ARCA Menards Series traveled to St. Louis for the Dutch Boy 150 at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. After Michael Self took the Sioux Chief Showdown points lead at Daytona, it didn’t take too long for him to lose it. Self made contact with the outside wall at lap 103. Despite making significant …

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Ty Gibbs Wins ARCA Race at Gateway for Second Straight Year

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ty Gibbs called his victory in the 2020 Dutch Boy 150 at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway amazing. He absolutely dominated the ARCA Menards Series race in Madison, IL on Saturday (Aug. 29). It was his sixth career ARCA win and fourth win of this season. Gibbs sat atop the leaderboard in the lone …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Dutch Boy 150 at Gateway

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway is the site of the 13th race of the ARCA Menards Series season and the seventh race of the Sioux Chief Showdown, a mini-championship within the larger ARCA championship. The race will occur Saturday, Aug. 29, the day before the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series also races …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire 100 at the Daytona Road Course

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(Photo: Kate Gardiner/ARCA Racing)

For the first time in 1,079 days, the ARCA Menards Series will be going road course racing. Its last outing on road course came on Aug. 27, 2017, at Road America. On Friday, the ARCA Menards Series will enter new territory and lead the way for NASCAR as the first series to race on the …

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ARCA Showdown Rundown: Where We Stand After Iowa

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(Photo: Jeremy Thompson/Daylon Barr Photography)

It’s Ty Gibbs‘ world, we’re just living in it. Gibbs absolutely dominated Saturday’s (July 18) race at Iowa Speedway and inched closer to Chandler Smith for the lead in the ARCA Menards Series’ Sioux Chief Showdown. Gibbs moved up a position to third in the SCS standings, just 13 points behind. In between the two, …

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