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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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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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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Schildhouse Wins Phoenix, Caruth and Vargas Sign MNR Sponsors

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer David Schildhouse earned his second win of the Monday Night Racing Rowdy Energy Pro Series season at Phoenix Raceway while both Ryan Vargas and Rajah Caruth debuted new sponsors. Schildhouse took the lead in his virtual No. 20 TobyChristie.com Next Gen Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE with 15 laps to go […]

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Drew Looking at Positives Despite Nail-Biting ARCA West Title Loss

By Vincent Delforge, special to KickinTheTires.net    One position, one point, was all that made the difference between Jake Drew winning and losing the 2021 ARCA Menards Series West championship. Ultimately, at the end of the Arizona Lottery 100 at Phoenix Raceway, Drew was tied with championship rival Jesse Love. The tiebreaker came down to who had the most […]

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Gibbs Wins Race, Love the Tiebreaker Over Drew for the Crown!

By Vincent Delforge, special to KickinTheTires.net    What an incredible end of the race! A scenario worthy of a Hollywood movie!  A race largely dominated by Ty Gibbs. The 2021 ARCA Menards Series champion made a perfect copy. But all the attention quickly shifted around 20 seconds behind the Joe Gibbs Racing driver.  Indeed, for a few seconds the […]

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Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano and Ryan Blaney cheer to Keselowski's success with Team Penske during the "Beer Chug" after the 2021 NASCAR Cup Championship Race at Phoenix Raceway. Photo by Rachel Schuoler / Nigel Kinrade Photography

Penske Bids Happy Farewell to Brad Keselowski After 10th-Place Run

By: Zach Catanzareti, Staff Writer Toasting his large Miller Lite beer glass to his Team Penske crew, Brad Keselowski was a happy man Sunday at Phoenix Raceway. Though he only managed a 10th-place effort in the season finale of the NASCAR Cup Series, the celebration was due to Sunday being the final race of the […]

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Aric Almirola Races in 2021 Nascar Cup Championship Race at Phoenix Raceway. Photo by Rachel Schuoler / Kickin' The Tires

Almirola caps off rollercoaster year with Top-10 at Phoenix

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer  Stewart Haas Racing driver Aric Almirola saw an up and down year in his No. 10 Ford Mustang, but the Tampa, Florida native was able to cap off his rollercoaster of a season with a sixth-place finish at Phoenix Raceway.  Rolling off from the 18th starting start in Sunday’s season […]

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