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Posted On September 9, 2020By Luis TorresIn ARCA, Breaking News, Headline News

Deegan: ‘Not A Lost Year’ in ARCA

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
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The transition from dirt to asphalt is an ultimate night-and-day difference for a race car driver. It’s definitely the case for World of Outlaws star David Gravel, who will be making his stock car racing debut in Saturday’s Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona International Speedway. Gravel will drive KBR Development’s No. 28 Chevrolet Accessories Chevrolet in the ARCA Menards Series where he was second fastest in last month’s testing. His personal beset was 49.659 seconds, just 0.444 seconds off Dominique Van Wieringen’sRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Rising star Hailie Deegan has jumped ship from Toyota to Ford after signing a multi-year developmental contract Tuesday. The 18-year-old will run the entire ARCA Menards Series campaign for DGR-Crosley, unveiling her brand new black No. 4 Monster Energy Fusion at the Ford Performance Technical Center in Concord, North Carolina. Tuesday’s announcement further bounds the racing family as Hailie’s father, Brian Deegan, drove a Ford in the Global Rallycross Championship, the Lucas Oil Off-Road Series and was a gold medalist in the Rallycross category at theRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent For the first time in his NASCAR career, Riley Herbst will pull double duty at Michigan International Speedway. Herbst will drive the No. 18 Monster Energy Toyota Supra in the NASCAR Xfinity Series LTi Printing 250 and the No. 18 Monster Energy Toyota Camry in the ARCA Menards Series VizCom 200 for Joe Gibbs Racing. The 20-year-old has two ARCA starts at the 2.0-mile track. He finished runner-up after leading seven laps in last year’s ARCA race at Michigan. “I can’t wait to get onRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Just hours removed from her second NASCAR K&N Pro Series West victory, Hailie Deegan broke the news that she will make her ARCA Menards Series debut with Venturini Motorsports later this season at Toledo Speedway. In total, Deegan will make six starts in ARCA competition. Deegan is running full-time for Bill McAnally Racing in the No. 19 Monster / NAPA Power Premium Plus Toyota Camry in the K&N Pro Series West with selected starts in the East division. The 17-year-old made her NASCAR debut lastRead More