Joey Iest Earns First ARCA Menards Series Win with West Series Victory at Colorado National

By Tadd Haislop – ARCA Racing DACONO, Colo. — The majority of Saturday night’s NAPA Auto Parts Colorado 150 was the Bill McAnally Racing show. Which had become par for the course at Colorado National Speedway, where BMR drivers had won five of the last seven in the ARCA Menards Series West. BMR drivers Jesse […]

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Ty Gibbs Earns General Tire Pole Award at Iowa Speedway

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writing NEWTON, Iowa — Ty Gibbs will lead the field to green Saturday Night (July 24) at Iowa Speedway. Gibbs turned a 24.294-second (129.662-mph) lap around Iowa Speedway en-route to his 12th career ARCA Menards Series pole and sixth of the 2021 campaign.  Berlin pole and race winner Daniel Dye qualified in […]

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ARCA Menards Series and ARCA East Preview: 2021 Shore Lunch 150 at Iowa Speedway

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer The ARCA Menards Series heads to “The Hawkeye State” Saturday for the Shore Lunch 150.  After being left off all NASCAR series’ and the IndyCar Series, the ARCA Menards Series will be the sole series to race at Iowa Speedway this season. Ty Gibbs is the defending race winner and […]

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Jesse Love Takes Lead Late to Tally First Victory of 2021 at Irwindale

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer It all came down to the final restart of the evening as Jesse Love took the lead from Dean Thompson to tally his first victory of 2021 at Irwindale.  The defending race winner and ARCA West Champion held his ground multiple times throughout the race and ultimately earned his fourth […]

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Joey Iest Earns Runner-Up Finish at Southern National, Career-Best Finish

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer After starting fifth in Saturday’s race at Southern National Motorsports Park, Joey Iest and the No. 54 team seemed to have a special night brewing. After a disappointing day at Sonoma in the second race of the West Series, Iest came back east looking for retribution and that was just […]

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Sammy Smith Passes Mason Diaz Late to Tally Third Victory of 2021 at Southern National

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Sammy Smith was able to rocket off on the last restart of the night to earn his third career victory of 2021. During that final break period, Mark McFarland and the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing crew made an adjustment that just clicked and propelled the No. 18 to the […]

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ARCA East Preview: 2021 Southern National 200 pres. by Solid Rock Carriers at Southern National Motorsports Park

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer The ARCA Menards Series East debuts at a new track this weekend. The Southern National Motorsports Park will see ARCA for the first time ever. The Southern National 200 presented by Solid Rock Carriers will kick off the second half of the 2021 ARCA Menards Series East season. Saturday’s race […]

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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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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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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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