Everyone remembers their favorite fairy tales when they were younger. The best ones, it seemed, were the ones that were the most improbable but still somehow managed to have that magical ending in which the hero or heroine somehow triumphed against all odds. After a 2018 season fraught full of struggle and disappointment, it’s perhaps […]

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After a disheartening season in 2018, the 2019 ARCA Menards Series season has been one of resurgence for Munford, Alabama’s Bret Holmes. A full-time college student who also spends time working with his father’s excavation business that helps fund the family-owned race team he drives for, Holmes (No. 23 Holmes II Excavation Chevrolet) went from […]

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He spent the summer stretch of races being hunted. Now, second in points heading into the ARCA Menards Series season finale at Kansas Speedway, Michael Self (No. 25 Sinclair Lubricants Toyota) is the hunter.   He'd much rather be out front. But if he has to come from behind, he's confident he can do it […]

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Last year's ARCA Menards Series finale at Kansas Speedway had little championship drama, as Sheldon Creed needed to only present his car for practice to become the 35th driver to become the series champion in ARCA's then 67-year history.   This year, it's a vastly different story.   Christian Eckes (No. 15 JBL Audio Toyota) […]

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TOLEDO, Ohio -- The ARCA Menards Series will race 20 times at 20 different venues in 15 states in 2020, providing an all-encompassing slate of races across the country provide an opportunity for short-track veterans and rising young stars. ARCA’s 68th season will take the green flag at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Feb. 8 as […]

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On Saturday, Christian Eckes assumed the points lead in the ARCA Menards Series with a runner-up finish to Chandler Smith.  While the finish secured the Sioux Chief Short Track Challenge title for Eckes, the 19-year-old now sets his sights on finishing the year with the ARCA championship on October 18 at Kansas Speedway (KS).   […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (October 2, 2019) – NASCAR and ARCA announced today a new championship format for 2020 that will see the continuation of three historic regional championship series and the coronation of a new fourth champion, all under the ARCA Menards Series banner.   The series provide an integral development step for young drivers […]

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It's been a good summer for Ty Gibbs. After starting the ARCA Menards Series season with three runner-up finishes in his first four career starts, Gibbs (No. 18 Monster Energy/ORCA Coolers/Terrible Herbst/Advance Auto Parts Toyota) broke through and earned his first career series win at WWT Raceway outside of St. Louis. Gibbs then scored his […]

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Everyone loves a home game.   The ARCA Menards Series doesn't race in Wheeling, West Virginia, hometown of Travis Braden (No. 27 MatrixCare/Consonus Health Care/Liberty Village Ford), but it does have a race in suburban Indianapolis, not that far from the RFMS Racing shop.   So Saturday's Herr's Potato Chips 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway […]

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