Ty Gibbs Leads All but One Lap en-Route to Victory at Iowa Speedway

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer NEWTON, Iowa — After earning his 12th career pole, Ty Gibbs nearly led flag-to-flag.  Leading all but one lap Saturday, Gibbs put up a dominating performance en-route to his sixth victory of 2021 and second straight victory at Iowa Speedway.  The 25th lap was the only one in which Gibbs wasn’t […]

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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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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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Ty Gibbs Perfect in Return to the Monster Mile

DOVER, Del. — There was no slowing Ty Gibbs this time. A year after watching a sure win getaway at Dover International Speedway following late-race contact with the wall, the 18-year-old from Charlotte, North Carolina, put together a perfect day Friday in the ARCA Menards Series’ return to the “Monster Mile.” Gibbs was fastest in […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: 2021 JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour 100 & North-South Super Late Model Challenge 100

Photos by Christian Koelle/Kickin’ the Tires NASHVILLE – The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour and North/South Super Late Challenge hit the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway before the stars of the ARCA Menards Series East. Cody Coughlin and Carson Kvapil earned the victories.  Photos from race, practice, and qualifying.

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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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