ARCA

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer “I like to speak my own mind. I’m going to say what I want to say and that’s how the world works. That’s what America is all about – free speech. You’re not going to have me keep my mouth shut.” Floridian Stephen Nasse isn’t shy about his feelings towards NASCAR and ARCA’s flawed ladder system. In his eye, talented drivers are criminally overlooked because race teams in those sanctioning bodies prefer those with tremendous financial backings who aren’t as talented or leapfrog their wayRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer After scoring a historic ARCA Menards Series West victory at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Bullring last Saturday, 19-year-old Gracie Trotter has had a crazy few days following a performance which showcased female drivers could go out there and dominate the competition with ease. “It’s been a wild ride. Pretty crazy, talking to a lot of people. Social media has been going insane. But it’s good to be back home,” said Trotter. “I’m on the East Coast getting to celebrate with my family and friends backRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Some folks will say it’s a “lost year,” others perhaps thinking “she’s wasting her time in ARCA.” Nevertheless, Hailie Deegan has had a quite the roller coaster rookie campaign in the ARCA Menards Series. Following leading a race-high 85 laps at Lebanon I-44 Speedway last Saturday, Deegan spoke with the press Wednesday where she voiced her opinions about such discrepancies being thrown out there. Especially, those saying she should be competing in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series like former West stars Derek KrausRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Detroit’s Armani Williams had a milestone afternoon in his home track at Michigan International Speedway, finishing 10th in Sunday’s VizCom 200. This was the 20-year-old’s second career ARCA Menards Series start and while he finished four laps behind race winner Riley Herbst, it was a positive learning experience for the Fast Track Racing (owned by Andy and Michelle Hillenburg) driver with autism. “It was a big and special day. I can’t thank Centria Autism. Without their support and goal to raise awareness with autism, none ofRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer NASCAR announced Wednesday its latest batch of races for August, highlighted by the Daytona International Speedway Road Course as all three national touring series and the ARCA Menards Series are set to compete there for the first time. Initially planned for the Busch Clash next year, the 3.56-mile road circuit will kick start a busy month for “The World Center of Racing” as it’ll host two race weekends in a span of three weeks, highlighted with Cup’s regular season finale being held at the 2.5-mile superspeedwayRead More