One Goal for Iest in 2022, the ARCA West Championship

By Vincent Delforge, special to KickinTheTires.net After a great 2020 season that saw him go from outsider to race winner and championship contender. Madera, Calif. native Joey Iest, who turns 19 on February 12, will once again be a driver to watch in the 2022 ARCA Menards Series West. He returns for another season with Naake-Klauer Motorsports, the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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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Caleb Costner Full-Time in ARCA East with LCR

By Vincent Delforge, special to KickinTheTires.net Dallas, N.C. native Caleb ‘The Lawman’ Costner will drive full-time in the ARCA Menards Series East for Costner Motorsports in partnership with Last Chance Racing (LCR), the team recently founded by Andrew Tuttle. While Tuttle will drive the No. 39 full-time in the ARCA Menards Series West and will attempt a few […]

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Tuttle and LCR Full-Time in ARCA West and More

By Vincent Delforge, special to KickinTheTires.net    Last year, Andrew Tuttle had made a remarkable return to the ARCA Menards West Series in Roseville by replacing Chris Lowden at the last minute after just over three years out of the car. Fortunately, this gave him the desire to race again in the ARCA Menards Series West.  Retired from the […]

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Dave Mader III Fastest in Final Day of Preseason Testing at Daytona; Greg Van Alst Fastest in Combined Speeds

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Dave Mader III turned the fastest lap in Saturday’s final session of the 2022 ARCA Preseason Testing at Daytona.  Mader turned a 49.874-second (180.455-mph) lap around the Daytona International Speedway to place his No. 63 on top of the speed charts. Mader, who finished second at Talladega last season, has […]

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Greg Van Alst Fastest in Day One of Preseason Testing at Daytona

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Greg Van Alst turned the fastest lap in the first of two days of preseason testing at Daytona.  The Anderson, Indiana native, who made his return to the ARCA Menards Series for the first time since 2002 last season, turned a 48.880-second (184.124-mph) lap to top the speed charts. I […]

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Daytona Preseason Test Kicks off 2022 ARCA Menards Series Season

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer It has been 83 days since the ARCA Menards Series crowned a champion at Kansas Speedway.  This weekend, the ARCA Menards Series kicks off the 2022 schedule with the annual preseason test at the Daytona International Speedway. This year’s test holds many new storylines as the ARCA Menards Series season […]

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