ARCA Menards West 2021 At LVMS Bullring (Race 7 of 9): Race Preview

By Vincent Delforge, special to KickinTheTires.net    September 23, 2021, Star Nursery 150 at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV (150 laps/56.25 miles)  This Thursday will be the seventh race of the season in the ARCA Menards West Series. The season will then continue in Roseville, CA on October 9 before the season finale […]

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‘From Portland to Madland’ ARCA Menards Series West at Portland Race Recap

By Vincent Delforge, special to KickinTheTires.net For the return of the West Series to the Portland International Raceway after a nine-year hiatus, one thing is certain, we had a show! A great show or more precisely, madness!  Practice However, under the two practices and the qualifying session, we could have feared a solo walk from Jake […]

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Bobby Hillis, Jr. The ultimate underdog!

By Vincent Delforge, special to KickinTheTires.net Bobby Hillis, Jr. is what you can call an outright “underdog!” He has competed in the ARCA Menards West Series since 2001 with an incredible love and passion for racing. Don’t look for Bobby in the ranking of the most successful drivers. He never won. No, Bobby has been […]

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Despite Broken Exhaust Part, Jesse Love Brings Home First Top-Five Finish of 2021 at Toledo

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer The 2020 ARCA Menards Series West champion Jesse Love made his Venturini-season debut Saturday at Toledo.  Love found himself in-between the battle that has been brewing all season long between Ty Gibbs and Corey Heim. Though Love battled hard with Ty Gibbs for second with over 50 laps to go, […]

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Derek Kraus Uses Pit Call to Grab 2nd in Darlington

By: Zach Catanzareti, Staff Writer With only two races left in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series regular season, Sunday at Darlington Raceway was a big day for Derek Kraus. The rookie, who entered the South Carolina Education Lottery 200 13 points behind the cutline of the series championship playoffs, made the most of […]

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