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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The announcements just keeps on hitting left and right as three announcements have taken place in the world of NASCAR over the past 24 hours with plenty more to come. Plenty positives, but some I’m simply skeptical due to the fact it has some implications, ranging from a specific driver to the status of one race team. Here are some of my takeaways from each of those confirmations involving Alex Bowman, Daniel Suarez and Hailie Deegan. Bowman Succeeds Another NASCAR Icon In a clever socialRead 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

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 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 Luis Torres, Staff Writer On the track, Brittney Zamora is one of the top racing talents from the Northwest. Off the track, education highlights her sheer determination and selfless care of others. The Kennewick, Washington native wrapped up her first NASCAR K&N Pro Series West campaign with Bill McAnally Racing, scoring two poles and two-third place finishes in 14 starts. It only took four rounds into the season where Zamora made a name for herself during the second Tucson race where she led the field to the green flag afterRead 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
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Many female drivers have come and go in NASCAR’s touring series, but for NASCAR K&N Pro Series West’s young star Hailie Deegan, her first full season in the sport has been a goal setting dream. After wrapping up Rookie of the Year honors last Saturday at Kern County Raceway in Bakersfield, California, the 17-year-old from Temecula has her eyes set on next season, hoping to run another season in K&N West and win the series championship. “This has been my dream season,” Deegan told the pressRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer MERIDIAN, Idaho — “God, this is the happiest day of my life,” said the trailblazing 17-year-old Hailie Deegan of Temecula, California, who made NASCAR history Saturday in the NAPA Auto Parts Idaho 208 at Meridian Speedway, becoming the first female to win a NASCAR K&N Pro Series race. Not only did she accomplish that feat, Deegan also becomes the first female to win a major NASCAR touring race since three-time Dash Series winner Shawna Robinson last won at Myrtle Beach in 1989. The historic winning passRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer MERIDIAN, Idaho – The fastest man of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West tour continues to be Bill McAnally Racing’s Derek Kraus, who scored his fifth pole Saturday at Meridian Speedway, setting a blistering time of 12.243 seconds. Not only he accomplished this feat, but it’ll be his fourth straight KNPSW front row start as he’ll look to gain ground on points leader Derek Thorn, who will start fifth in the NAPA Auto Parts Idaho 208. Kraus told Motorsports Tribune that running 208 laps on theRead More