Gus Dean Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent After two full seasons in the ARCA Racing Series, Gus Dean will move up the racing ladder to the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series in 2019 to run full-time for Young’s Motorsports. The Bluffton, S.C. native will pilot the No. 12 LG Air Technologies Chevrolet Silverado, joining teammate Spencer Boyd at the three-truck organization. LG will be the primary sponsor of a minimum of eight races for Dean. The 24-year-old will also have long-time partner Baker Distributing joining him in the Truck Series. Jeff Stankiewicz,Read More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer Winning races usually requires the right combination of skill sprinkled with a little bit of luck, as often times drivers will say they would rather be lucky than good. With 50 laps to go in Saturday night’s ARCA Racing Series Sioux Chief PowerPEX 250 at Elko Speedway, Gus Dean was a lap down in the 10th position. When the dust and speedy dry settled at the checkered flag, Dean was pulling the No. 32 Gree Cooling Products/Baker Distributing Chevrolet into victory lane for his secondRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer SALEM, Ind. – When the first caution flew in Sunday afternoon’s ARCA Racing Series event at Salem Speedway, the leaders hit pit road for the first round of pit stops and some fresh General Tire rubber. Bret Holmes exited his pit box as Christian Eckes and Chase Purdy were going past and three-wide usually doesn’t work on the race track, much less on the already tight quarters of pit road at Salem. Holmes’ No. 23 Chevrolet slammed into a crew member pitting the Gus DeanRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The 2018 ARCA Racing Series season has been a tough one for Gus Dean. The Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 at Salem Speedway was no different for Dean. A scary pit road incident early in the race left the Bluffton, SC native rallying to finish inside the top-10. In the final 40-lap run to the finish, Dean restarted just outside the top-10. After the pit stops, his No. 32 GREE Cooling Products / Baker Distributing Chevrolet SS climbed through the field. Dean slowly picked up positionsRead More

Posted On February 9, 2018By Brian EberlyIn ARCA, Breaking News, Headline News

Natalie Decker Earns ARCA Pole at Daytona

By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer Natalie Decker turned a 49.489 second lap (181.859 mph) around Daytona International Speedway on Friday afternoon to win the pole for Saturday’s ARCA Racing Series Lucas Oil 200. The Wisconsinite edged out Zane Smith by .001 seconds, earning her first General Tire Pole Award in eight series starts. Decker is the first female to claim the top spot at the 2.5-mile superspeedway since Erin Crocker in 2007. Decker is set to run the full 20-race ARCA schedule this season, piloting the No. 25 Toyota withRead More