ARCA East Preview: 2021 General Tire 125 at Dover International Speedway

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer The ARCA Menards Series East heads to Dover International Speedway this weekend for the General Tire 125. The race marks the halfway point of the 2021 season.  Last weekend at the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway, Sammy Smith overcame a very early penalty to earn the victory. His second career and second […]

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Ty Gibbs Paces Open Test at Charlotte Motor Speedway

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Joe Gibbs Racing driver Ty Gibbs continued his strong month of May in Monday’s open test at Charlotte Motor Speedway.  Read More: Ty Gibbs Dominates at Kansas en-route to 10th Career ARCA Menards Series Victory Gibbs, who will make his Charlotte Motor Speedway debut later this month, turned a 30.186-second […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: Crosley Record Pressing 200 at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway

Photos by Christian Koelle/Kickin’ the Tires NASHVILLE – The ARCA Menards Series East raced at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway for the Crosley Record Pressing 200 on Saturday Night. Joe Gibbs Racing driver Sammy Smith dominated en-route to his second straight victory in the 2021 season. Includes photos from practice, qualifying, and race.

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How Far Can Ty Gibbs Go on the All-Time ARCA Menards Series Wins List?

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Frank Kimmel has set a record that more than likely will never be touched again. 80 career wins in the ARCA Menards Series with his last win coming at Kansas in 2013.  At Kansas, Ty Gibbs captured his 10th career victory. That’s just 12.5% of Kimmel’s record.  The drivers first […]

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Runner-Up Finish at Nashville Feels Like Victory for Mason Diaz and Visconti Motorsports

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer NASHVILLE – Mason Diaz showed up in Nashville with a mission. Leading 41 laps and finishing runner up, Diaz successfully showed that he and the No. 74 team are here and they mean business.  With one of the best runs in his ARCA East career, Diaz moved up to second in […]

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Despite Early Black Flag, Sammy Smith Dominates in Nashville

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Even if you tie one arm behind his back, Sammy Smith may just still win.  On Saturday, that was kind of what happened. He was black-flagged early for jumping the initial start and found himself a lap down. Spoiler alert: that didn’t stop him.  Smith was able to […]

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Mason Mingus Earns First Carrer ARCA East Pole at Nashville

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mason Mingus was a late add to the entry list but he made a statement early by capturing the pole for the Crosley Record Pressing 200 at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway.  The Nashville, Tennessee native put up a fast lap during his qualifying and put his No. 11 […]

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Sammy Smith Leads ARCA East Practice at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. – ARCA Menards Series East points leader Sammy Smith led the way in the sole practice session in Nashville.  The Joe Gibbs Racing driver paced the famed Speedway in downtown Nashville turning a 19.680-second (109.024 mph.) lap. Smith turned his fastest lap on his last lap in the […]

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ARCA East Preview: 2021 Crosley Record Pressing 200 at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer The ARCA Menards Series East heads to Nashville, Tennessee and Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway for the Crosley Record Pressing 200 presented by Action 24/7 and T-Mobile.  The last time the East Series raced in Pensacola, two months ago, Sammy Smith dominated en-route to his first career victory. Smith held off Mason […]

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Parker Chase Joins Venturini Motorsports for Five Races in 2021

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer 2018 Pirelli World Challenge Champion Parker Chase will be racing in the ARCA Menards Series this season. Chase, who raced for Kyle Busch Motorsports earlier this year on the Daytona Road Course in the Truck Series, will make his season debut at Charlotte Motor Speedway later this month. “I’m excited […]

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