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Mullins Racing Fielding Two Cars at Daytona, Brayton Laster Set for Debut

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Mullins Racing will field two cars at the Daytona International Speedway in the ARCA season opener next month. Willie Mullins will race the No. 3 while Brayton Laster will run the No. 03 in his ARCA Menards Series debut the organization announced.  Mullins, the ARCA Menards Series veteran, fielded two […]

Chris Lowden Full-Time in ARCA Menards Series West

By Vincent Delforge, special to KickinTheTires.net Chris Lowden will drive the full season in ARCA Menards Series West in 2022.  After an aborted return for a dark medical certificate story in Roseville, CA on October 9, 2021, the driver from Las Vegas, NV, who will be 57-years-old on March 22 has just announced his full-time participation. The opportunity […]

Balcaen and Breidinger Making ARCA History in 2022

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer When the green flag waves for the Lucas Oil 200 driven by General Tire at Daytona International Speedway, ARCA Menards Series history will be made. For the first time in the 70 year history of ARCA two women, Amber Balcaen and Toni Breidinger, will compete full-time in the same season, […]

Former West Series Driver Ron Esau Passes Away

By Vincent Delforge, special to KickinTheTires.net October 9, 1954 – January 24, 2022  Native of San Diego, CA, the popular driver Ron Esau left us this Monday, January 24, 2022. His eternal smile topped with a beautiful mustache having left his mark in the memory of fans of the various NASCAR series in which he participated during over […]

P.J. Pedroncelli – ‘From Zero to Hero’

By Vincent Delforge, special to KickinTheTires.net *The title of the article is a nod to his dual career in the West Series. Zero for the first period where he wore the No. 0 and which was unsuccessful and Hero for the second period (the current) where he acquired the status of race winner and championship contender. A look […]

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Vargas Optimistic About His NASCAR Future

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Every new year, new NASCAR season, marks another grind for drivers to land rides and find sponsorship. Among those that aim to secure their future for the upcoming 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season is Ryan Vargas. In 2021, Vargas competed in 29 of the 33 races on the Xfinity Series […]

Visconti Motorsports Talks 2022 Plans in ARCA Menards Series, East Series

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer 2021 was a success story for Visconti Motorsports.  Earning three top-fives, five top-10’s, and one pole were small victories for the small team based out of Mooresville, North Carolina. With Mason Diaz behind the wheel, Visconti Motorsports tallied a sixth-place finish in ARCA Menards Series East points. The sixth-place finish […]