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ARCA Preview: 2019 Bounty 150 at Chicagoland

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The ARCA Menards Series heads to Jolliet, Ill., for the Bounty 150 at Chicagoland Speedway on Thursday night (June 27). The race at Chicagoland marks the final stop in a seven-race string that began at Toledo Speedway last month. That span of racing has brought together one of the tightest points races in recent memory, …

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Beside the Rising Tide: A Long Time Coming (Back)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Last week, someone (Bill B) asked in the comments section below my column if that particular column about Pocono had run a week late. Uh, no Bill, that one was fresh off the grille. (And yes, the crash at Pocono that ended Bobby Allison’s career was in 1988, not ’89 as I stated. My apologies.) …

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ARCA Racing Series Breakdown: 2019 VizCom 200 at Michigan

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

With a thin starting field of only 18 cars taking the green at Michigan, much of Friday’s VizCom 200 played out as Ty Majeski expected, with the field stringing out and green flag runs telling the tale of the day. It may have been what Majeski expected, but it didn’t end the way he hoped. …

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ARCA Preview: General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200 at Pocono Raceway

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The ARCA Menards Series heads to the Pocono Raceway this weekend for the General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200. Friday’s (May 31) edition will be the 64th ARCA race at Pocono. In the track’s long-storied history on the ARCA schedule, many have risen to the challenge that the “Tricky Triangle” presents and gone on to have success …

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Ty Majeski Steals 1st Career Victory in ARCA Menards Series, Snaps Toyota’s Winning Streak

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

Ty Majeski had to survive two restarts to secure his first career victory in the ARCA Menards Series Thursday night (May 23) at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Majeski took the lead late after Michael Self elected not to take tires after a caution caused by himself. On older tires, Self was a sitting duck with less …

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ARCA Preview: General Tire 150 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

(Photo: Mike Neff)

The ARCA Menards Series heads to the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday for the General Tire 150. It’ll be the second straight visit to the speedway and 21st ARCA race. ARCA debuted at Charlotte in 1996 with Tim Steele earning the first three victories. Drivers like Adam Petty, Ryan Newman, Kerry Earnhardt, Frank Kimmel, and …

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Ty Majeski Set for Limited Schedule with Chad Bryant Racing

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Ty Majeski will return to the ARCA Menards Series starting at Charlotte Motor Speedway in May with Chad Bryant Racing. Majeski will pilot the No. 22 Ford Fusion for a limited campaign that includes Pocono, Michigan, Chicago and the season finale at Kansas. He will share the ride with Corey Heim, who posted a fifth-place …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Cole Custer Punches Ticket to Homestead, Wins Chaotic Race at Texas

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After a tough first week in the Round of 8 at Kansas Speedway two weeks ago (Oct. 20), Cole Custer likely needed to win in order to race for an XFINITY Series championship this season. That’s exactly what he did in Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway. Custer began the race from …

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Entry List: Kansas Lottery 300

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After a week off, the NASCAR XFINITY Series returns to action Saturday for the Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway. This event will open the second round of the XFINITY Series playoffs. 42 teams are entered this week, which means two drivers will go home, barring any late entry list changes. There’s a bit of …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Charlotte ROVAL Brings Chaos, Excitement

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Coming into this ROVAL experiment at Charlotte Motor Speedway, I was hesitantly in favor of NASCAR adding more road course layouts to tedious ovals. After the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Bank of America ROVAL 400 on Sunday, I’m a believer. (Sorry if the Monkees are now stuck in your head.) It was also the elimination race …

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