Sammy Smith Cruises To Checkered At 5 Flags For First ARCA Menards Win

PENSACOLA, Fla. – Based on the way he barely lost the ARCA Menards Series East season-opener to fellow rookie Max Gutiérrez a few weeks ago, Sammy Smith’s eventual first win on the platform felt like an inevitability. It became a reality Saturday night at 5 Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida, where the 16-year-old from Johnston, Iowa, […]

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ARCA East Preview: 2021 Pensacola 200 Presented by INSPECTRA Thermal Solutions at 5 Flags Speedway

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer The ARCA Menards Series East heads to Pensacola, Florida for the Pensacola 200 presented by INSPECTRA Thermal Solutions. The last time East Series raced at New Smyrna, just a few weeks ago, Max Gutierrez earned the victory edging Sammy Smith and Taylor Gray. Gutierrez now heads into Pensacola with a […]

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ARCA Series Alumni Strongly Represented in NASCAR Victory Lane to Start 2021

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Ben Rhodes, Michael McDowell, Austin Cindric, Ty Gibbs, and now Christopher Bell. What do all five of these drivers have in common one might ask? Not only have they all gone on to Victory Lane in a NASCAR national series this year, but all have also won multiple times in […]

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Zachary Tinkle Set to Make ARCA Menards Series East Debut at 5 Flags Speedway

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Zachary Tinkle will make his ARCA Menards Series East debut in the Pensacola 200 presented by INSPECTRA Thermal. He will pilot the No. 22 Toyota Camry for Brandon Oakley Racing. Oakley piloted his car at New Smyrna, earning a career-best eighth-place finish, but will hand over the reins to Tinkle […]

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Kyle Sieg Earns Top-Five Finish in Superspeedway Debut

Ryan Sieg’s younger brother Kyle kicked off the Xfinity Series/ARCA Menards Series double hitter Saturday with a fifth-place finish in his first start on a superspeedway. Sieg stayed towards the back of the pack before methodically working his way towards the front, ultimately earning his first career top-five finish in the ARCA Menards Series. “It’s […]

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Bret Holmes & Ty Gibbs Question Finish of Daytona ARCA Race

The third and fourth place drivers had some comments following the conclusion of Saturday’s ARCA Menards Series race at Daytona. Not only about the officiating, but the teamwork that took place to finish the Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire. At the finish, the caution came out setting up overtime. Before the caution was […]

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Corey Heim Wins at Daytona in One Lap Shootout; 1-2 Finish for Venturini Motorsports

Corey Heim was leading the way when the caution came out with four laps to go after Scott Reeves blew a right-front tire in turn four. During the caution period, Heim and teammate Drew Dollar’s crew chiefs were attempting to work a deal with each other for Heim to drop down in front of Dollar […]

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Drew Dollar Earns First Career Series Pole at Daytona; Venturini Sweeps Front Row

Before the rain came, Drew Dollar was able to tally his first career ARCA Menards Series pole. Put the @SunbeltRentals Camry on the POLE!! Great job by the @VenturiniMotor team. We have a bad fast Camry for the race this afternoon. Tune in on FS1 at 1:00!#TeamToyota #LetsGoPlaces pic.twitter.com/zKnbIE33hC — Drew Dollar (@DrewDollar00) February 13, […]

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ARCA Menards Series Preview: Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire at Daytona

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer The ARCA Menards Series returns to Daytona to kick off the 2021 season. 34 drivers will take the green flag on Saturday Afternoon, February 13 in the Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire. For the 43rd time, the ARCA Menards Series will take to the high banks. Despite a […]

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