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Bret Holmes watches teammate Sam Mayer drive the No. 23 Bret Holmes Racing Chevrolet during the ARCA Menards Series test at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Jan. 16, 2021. (Kate Gardiner/ARCA Racing)
Bret Holmes watches teammate Sam Mayer drive the No. 23 Bret Holmes Racing Chevrolet during the ARCA Menards Series test at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Jan. 16, 2021. (Kate Gardiner/ARCA Racing)

ARCA Menards Series Test at Daytona: Saturday’s Results

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Saturday’s open ARCA Menards Series test at Daytona International Speedway was scheduled to mirror Friday’s session with the 2.5-mile superspeedway being green from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET.

But all 36 drivers who turned laps at the World Center of Racing on Saturday had shown their teams enough by the afternoon, and the test ended shortly after 2 p.m. ET.

Corey Heim, who will race the No. 20 JBL Toyota full-time for Venturini Motorsports in the 2021 ARCA Menards Series, logged the fastest lap time Saturday at 49.134 seconds.

Drew Dollar, who also will run for VMS on limited ARCA Menards Series schedule in 2021, turned the second fastest lap Saturday at 49.175 seconds in his No. 15 Toyota. Derek Griffith, driving the No. 55 Toyota, made it a 1-2-3 finish on Saturday’s speed charts for VMS with a time of 49.183 seconds.

Jack Wood (No. 21 GMS Racing Chevrolet) and Dave Mader III (No. 63 Spraker Racing Chevrolet) rounded out the top five.

Derrick Lancaster’s lap time of 48.939 seconds that topped the charts Friday stood on Saturday as the quickest lap of the weekend.

Below are the complete results from Saturday’s ARCA Menards Series test at Daytona.

ARCA Menards Series Test at Daytona: Saturday’s Results

Pos. Car No. Driver Team/Make Best time (seconds) Best speed (mph) In Lap Diff.
1 20 Corey Heim Venturini Motorsports Toyota 49.134 183.173 10
2 15 Drew Dollar Venturini Motorsports Toyota 49.175 183.02 12 0.041
3 55 Derek Griffith Venturini Motorsports Toyota 49.183 182.99 12 0.049
4 21 Jack Wood GMS Racing Chevrolet 49.205 182.908 38 0.071
5 63 Dave Mader III Spraker Racing Chevrolet 49.208 182.897 8 0.074
6 17 Taylor Gray DGR Ford 49.218 182.86 27 0.084
7 18 Ty Gibbs JGR Toyota 49.219 182.856 20 0.085
8 46 Thad Moffitt DGR Ford 49.238 182.786 30 0.104
9 23H Bret Holmes Bret Holmes Racing Chevrolet 49.255 182.723 20 0.121
10 3 Willie Mullins Mullins Racing Chevrolet 49.327 182.456 7 0.193
11 18A Ty Gibbs JGR Toyota 49.409 182.153 2 0.275
12 29B Derrick Lancaster Derrick Lancaster Racing Chevrolet 49.448 182.009 11 0.314
13 32 Howie DiSavino III AM Racing Chevrolet 49.485 181.873 36 0.351
14 45 Rich Bickle Empire Racing Chevrolet 49.515 181.763 32 0.381
15 8 Sean Corr Empire Racing Chevrolet 49.54 181.671 41 0.406
16 29A Josh Berry Derrick Lancaster Racing Toyota 49.595 181.47 14 0.461
17 94C Alex Sedgwick Cram Enterprises Toyota 49.683 181.148 23 0.549
18 44 John Ferrier Ferrier McClure Racing Chevrolet 49.696 181.101 10 0.562
19 44A Mark Lowrey Ferrier McClure Racing Chevrolet 49.832 180.607 10 0.698
20 73 Andy Jankowiak AJ Racing Team Ford 49.881 180.429 15 0.747
21 23M Sam Mayer Bret Holmes Racing Chevrolet 50.383 178.632 9 1.249
22 2S Nick Sanchez Rev Racing Chevrolet 50.499 178.221 6 1.365
23 83 Chase Dixon Derrick Lancaster Racing Chevrolet 50.915 176.765 8 1.781
24 88R Scott Reeves Reeves Racing Chevrolet 51.031 176.363 2 1.897
25 7 Brittany Zamora CCM Ford 51.032 176.36 2 1.898
26 35 Greg Van Alst Van Alst Motorsports Chevrolet 51.225 175.695 14 2.091
27 11 Richard Garvie Fast Track Racing Ford 51.405 175.08 11 2.271
28 10P Ed Pompa Fast Track Racing Ford 51.408 175.07 15 2.274
29 01H Chuck Hiers Fast Track Racing Toyota 51.493 174.781 19 2.359
30 12M Justin Mondeik Fast Track Racing Chevrolet 51.538 174.628 7 2.404
31 69 Scott Melton Kimmel Racing Ford 51.611 174.381 3 2.477
32 10R Parker Retzlaff Fast Track Racing Ford 51.728 173.987 20 2.594
33 94B Bryce Haugeberg Cram Enterprises Toyota 51.777 173.822 2 2.643
34 10M Stephanie Moyer Fast Track Racing Ford 51.805 173.728 26 2.671
35 3B Robert Bruce Mullins Racing Ford 51.871 173.507 7 2.737
36 02B Toni Breidinger Young’s Motorsports Chevrolet 51.97 173.177 29 2.836

The ARCA Menards Series 2021 season-opening Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire at Daytona is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 13. The race will broadcast live on FS1.

The 2021 ARCA Menards Series East season-opener at Florida’s New Smyrna Speedway will take place a few days prior to the Daytona race on Monday, Feb. 8.

The 2021 ARCA Menards Series West season-opener is scheduled for March 12 at Phoenix Raceway. That race will be a combo event with the ARCA Menards Series.