After setting the fastest time in practice, Chandler Smith closed the night celebrating in victory lane after scoring his fifth ARCA Menards Series victory of the season in Saturday night's rain-shortened Herr's Potato Chips 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway in suburban Indianapolis.   Smith took the lead from his Venturini […]

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Success breeds fondness.   That's how it works when racecar drivers have success at any particular racetrack. Even if it isn't a track that a driver looks forward to going to, a top finish tends to turn a track that wasn't a favorite into one the driver might have a fondness for.   Christian Eckes […]

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If things go according to plan, Sam Mayer will head into Saturday night's Herr's Potato Chips 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway as a champion.   Mayer will make his eighth appearance of the 2019 ARCA Menards Series season at the 0.686-mile oval located about 10 minutes to the west of […]

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Rarely does a new driver step up the ladder into a new racing series and thoroughly dominate.   Sure, Davey Allison won two Monster Energy Cup Series races as a rookie back in 1987, but he also finished outside the top ten in 12 of his 22 starts, and failed to finish six times. Six […]

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Christian Eckes scored his third ARCA Menards Series victory of the season with a dominant performance in the Southern Illinois 100 on the Magic Mile at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds.   Eckes started outside General Tire Pole Award winner Ken Schrader , […]

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The ARCA Menards Series will soon embark on a busy stretch of three races at three unique race tracks over three weekends.  However, competitors such as Christian Eckes are able to enjoy an off weekend following Independence Day to recharge for the run to the series title.   Still, racing is just around the corner […]

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Ty Majeski scored his third ARCA Menards Series win of the season with a dominant performance in the Bounty 150 on Thursday night at Chicagoland Speedway. Majeski led 72 of the race’s 100 laps and at times opened up a 12-second advantage on the field. Several late-race cautions allowed the […]

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It’s been a whirlwind season for Hailie Deegan.   The first female driver to win in the long history of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West scored her second career win earlier this season on the dirt at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. A member of Toyota Racing Development’s driver development program, she also signed a […]

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Ty Majeski scored a surprise victory in Thursday night’s ARCA Menards Series General Tire 150 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, taking the lead on a late restart and holding off Sheldon Creed and Gus Dean in a two-lap dash to the […]

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Chandler Smith Age: 16 Hometown: Talking Rock, GA Current Level: NASCAR Trucks/ARCA/Super Late Models Twitter: @CSmithDrive Last Year’s Pick: 4th   Often times going into the NFL Draft, there is a consensus number-one pick, a clear-cut front-runner bearing no suspense when his name is called to start the evening.  That was not the case with the 2019 Short Track Draft […]

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