Late Model racer Amber Slagle to make ARCA West debut at Irwindale

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Amber Slagle will make her ARCA Menards Series West debut at Irwindale Speedway. Slagle’s ARCA West debut will come in the No. 17 MMI Racing Chevrolet SS for McGowen Cook Racing. Zane Smith drove the No. 17 Chevrolet at Sonoma Raceway and Phoenix Raceway earlier this year. Will Rodgers has […]

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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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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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Taylor Gray Mason Diaz and Sammy Smith in Garage at Pensacola - Photo by ARCA Racing

Who Is the Early Championship Favorite in the ARCA East?

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer It’s a short season, and with eight races remaining on the season, the championship favorite is still unknown.  Unlike the ARCA Menards Series West, the East has two races under its’ belt. Two different winners in those two races along with a good chunk of other drivers leave the door […]

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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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Max Gutierrez Squeezes By Taylor Gray & Sammy Smith for First Career East Series Win at New Smyrna

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Max Gutierrez snuck by Sammy Smith and Taylor Gray to earn his first career victory in the ARCA Menards Series East. In just his third career East start, Gutierrez won by the slim margin of just .46-seconds over Smith.v “The last corner, they were battling for first,” Gutiérrez said after […]

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Parker Retzlaff Embraces ARCA Menards Series Daytona Test Opportunity

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Teenage standout Parker Retzlaff will embark on the next opportunity in his young motorsports career by taking to the high banks of Daytona International Speedway during this weekend’s preseason ARCA Menards Series test. While Retzlaff, 17, is not eligible to compete in next month’s Lucas Oil 200 presented by General Tire […]

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Cody Kelley finds redemption in Blue Emu Short Track Shootout

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Cody Kelley dominated on his way to earning redemption in Windshield Deep’s Blue Emu Short Track Shootout presented by Sim Seats. Looking for Redemption The short track racer led all but the final lap of the eThanksgiving Classic at Southern National Motorsports Park about one month ago. In the latest […]

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