The ARCA Menards Series drivers got a little extra motivation Saturday at the drivers’ meeting prior to the season-opening Lucas Oil 200 Driven By General Tire at Daytona International Speedway.
Peterson Motorsports No. 0 Chevrolet has withdrawn from the ARCA Menards Series race this weekend at Pocono Raceway due to engine issues that also prevented him from racing at Talladega Superspeedway last weekend.
It was Gibbs’ fifth ARCA Menards Series win of the season, plus his ARCA Menards Series East victory, in 16 starts over the two series.
Love, who finished a lap down in 14th while Perkins finished 25th, is the youngest West Series champion at 15 years, 9 months and 24 days old. David’s son, Todd Gilliland, previously held the record after winning the West title in 2016 at 16 years, 5 months old.
Coming off another successful year, the Drivers Edge Development Program, presented by Chevrolet, GMS Racing and JR Motorsports, announced the program’s 2021 driver class.
NASCAR, the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) and Kansas Speedway announced Tuesday Dawn, "America’s #1 dish liquid," will serve as the title sponsor of the ARCA Menards Series Dawn 150 race at the 1.5-mile Kansas tri-oval on Friday, July 24.
"The ARCA Menards Series General Tire 150 scheduled for Friday, May 22 at Charlotte Motor Speedway has been postponed until a later date. We look forward to resuming our season soon and will share more details at the appropriate time."
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.
Ty Gibbs collected his sixth ARCA Menards Series win of the season in the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 at Memphis International Raceway, but it was runner-up Sam Mayer who was also in a joyous mood as he wrapped up the Sioux Chief Showdown championship.
In a last minute deal between Brandon Oakley Racing and Zachary Tinkle, the BOR team is quickly making preparations to ready the car and driver for the 200-lap NASCAR® ARCA Menards Series East race at 5 Flags Speedway scheduled for Saturday, February 27, 2021.