Michael Self wins historic ARCA event on Daytona Road Course

BYSTAFF REPORTS WWW.ARCARACING.COM AUGUST 15, 2020 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Michael Self has already proven he could conquer the superspeedway at Daytona International Speedway. Back in February, he won the season opener at “The World Center of Racing” for the second time. Friday night, he added an historic first to his racing resume. Self completed a unique season sweep in the General Tire 100 at the DAYTONA Road Course, conquering the 14-turn, 3.61-mile configuration in the ARCA Menards Series’ inaugural foray. It marked the ninth career series win for the 29-year-old from Park City, Utah, who extended his championship points…

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Riley Herbst doesn’t settle for second in Michigan ARCA race

BYJASON CHRISTLEY WWW.ARCARACING.COM AUGUST 9, 2020 BROOKLYN, Mich. — It had been a while since Riley Herbst had been to Victory Lane. The 21-year-old from Las Vegas felt it was way too long, and Sunday he was able to rectify that. Herbst’s No 18 Monster/Terrible Hrbst/ORCA Toyota led the final 33 laps in winning the VizCom 200 at Michigan International Speedway. It was Herbst second career ARCA Menards Series win, but first at any level of NASCAR national series, or ARCA Menards, East or West since that victory at Pocono Raceway on June 9, 2017. RELATED: VizCom 200 Results |…

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Jonathan Findley scores CARS Tour victory at Dominion

Story provided by CARS Tour THORNBURG, Va. (Aug. 8, 2020) – Jonathan Findley held the field off on a late race restart in Saturday night’s Radley Chevrolet 125 at Dominion Raceway to earn his first career Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour victory at his home track. Findley, who made his series debut a year ago and moved to Lee Faulk Racing and Development in the offseason, knew that his cars were capable of winning races, which is why he felt relieved when he crossed the start-finish line first. “It feels so good to do this in front of my friends…

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CARS LMSC Tour heads for Dominion Raceway

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (August 5, 2020) – The Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour is in full swing as the Late Model Stock Cars return to Dominion Raceway in Thornburg, Virginia on Saturday night for the Radley Chevrolet 125. Two-time and defending CARS Late Model Stock Tour champion Bobby McCarty raced to victory lane for the first time in 2020 after leading flag-to-flag in Saturday night’s Cloer Construction 125 at Hickory Motor Speedway. With the win, the No. 22 moved to third in the points standings. McCarty trails championship leader Jared Fryar by eight points and Corey Heim, who is second in…

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NASCAR implements new Choose Cone & Starting Lineup procedures

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 6, 2020) – NASCAR today announced two competition procedure changes that it will implement ahead of the Playoffs in all three national series. Starting with this weekend’s races at Michigan International Speedway, NASCAR will incorporate the ‘choose rule’ into the restart procedure for all national series races except those held on road courses and superspeedways (Daytona and Talladega). The rule made its NASCAR national series debut during the NASCAR All-Star Race at Bristol Motor Speedway last month. As drivers approach a designated spot on the track, they must commit to the inside or outside lane for…

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Sam Mayer sweeps ARCA Menards Series weekend in Toledo

BY JASON CHRISTLEY WWW.ARCARACING.COM AUGUST 2, 2020 TOLEDO, Ohio — It took an extra day, and one last restart, but Sam Mayer completed the weekend sweep at Toledo Speedway. Mayer took the lead on a late race restart just past halfway in the Menards 200 presented by Crosley Brands, and then hoisted his second winner’s trophy in three days when the ARCA Menards Series race was called on Lap 127 because of rain. The 17-year-old from Franklin, Wisconsin, picked up his first series win Friday night. After weather pushed Saturday’s scheduled event to Sunday, Mayer started third. He got by…

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Teenager Sam Mayer earns ARCA Menards Series win in Toledo

BY JASON CHRISTLEY WWW.ARCARACING.COM AUGUST 1, 2020 TOLEDO, Ohio – Sam Mayer has accomplished so much so soon into his stock car racing career, it’s hard to believe there was still something he hadn’t done. There was, but he checked those off Friday night at Toledo Speedway. The 17-year-old from Franklin, Wisconsin, dominated the Menards.com 200 presented by SPxE. It was Mayer’s first win in the ARCA Menards Series – and his first victory in the Sioux Chief Showdown. Mayer’s No. 21 Chevy Accessories Chevrolet led the last 97 laps and crossed the finish line 1.607 seconds ahead of Ty…

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Bret Holmes conquers Kansas for first ARCA Menards Series win

KANSAS CITY, Ks. — Finally. Following a string of strong runs, Bret Holmes finally got to experience the emotions of standing in Victory Lane in the ARCA Menards Series. He earned that with a dominating performance Friday night in the Dawn 150 at Kansas Speedway. The 23-year-old Munford, Alabama, driver put the family-owned No. 23 Holmes II Excavation Chevrolet out front for 82 laps and crossed the finish line 14.458 seconds ahead of runner-up Ryan Repko. It was the first career win in his 69th career start for Holmes, who began racing in the series as a 19-year-old in 2016….

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Rich’s Ramblings: People are that upset about the numbers? And other All-Star topics

From time to time I plan to drop in a brief recording to offer a few thoughts. I plan to make most of these on the way to or from a race track on some topic that may be of interest but not necessarily for a written story. In this edition of Rich’s Ramblings I talk about a few topics related to the NASCAR All-Star Race. In particular, I can’t help but wonder why people get so upset about things that don’t really matter. I give my thoughts on the choose cone that will be used in the All-Star Race…

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Rich’s Ramblings: Props to NASCAR; Just one year for Bowman?; the Masked Assassin

From time to time I plan to drop in a brief recording to offer a few thoughts. I plan to make most of these on the way to or from a race track on some topic that may be of interest but not necessarily for a written story. In this edition of Rich’s Ramblings I talk about the great job NASCAR did in organizing and implementing their plan for returning to action. I also offer some thoughts on the seeming return to prominence by Hendrick Motorsports which includes Jimmie Johnson’s error in Darlington and the one year extension given to…

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