Daytona testing for the ARCA Menards Collection. (Wealthy Corbett Picture)
It was quick vehicles and Hollywood stars within the annual ARCA Menards Collection pre-season pre-race apply at Daytona (Fla.) Worldwide Speedway that ended final Saturday. The 2 days of racing noticed 61 drivers and 37 completely different vehicles within the race.
Venturini Day Stout
The Venturini Motorsports staff led the best way, sweeping the highest 4 spots on the board with feminine drivers Toni Breidinger and Amber Balcaen main the best way, with teammates Jesse Love and Gus Dean in third and fourth respectively. Venturini Motorsports has gained six consecutive races at Daytona, 5 on the two.5-mile three-oval and one on the street course with drivers Michael Self, Harrison Burton, and Corey Heim.
• That is the third time VMS has had a feminine driver lead the race (Natalie Decker, Leilani Munter).
• Breidinger’s lap was 49.119 seconds/183.228 miles per hour, simply 0.007 seconds sooner than Balcaen.
Love, a two-time ARCA Menards Collection West champion, led the full-time drivers in third place, clocking in at 49.129 seconds/183.191 miles per hour. Love, who turned 18 on Friday, introduced his intention to compete within the championship in 2023 driving the No. 20 Toyota.
Muniz within the textual content
Emmy designated participant Frankie Muniz introduced earlier this week his intention to compete within the 2023 ARCA Menards Collection and backed up this announcement with a powerful efficiency on the monitor over the course of two days.
• Driving No. 30 Ford of Rette Jones Racing, Muniz rapidly tailored to the doc, turning within the tenth place of the weekend at 49.403 seconds/182.175 miles per hour.
Rev Racing’s Recent Look
Rev Racing’s new line-up of drivers – Lavar Scott and Mexico’s Andres Perez de Lara – was augmented by veteran Nick Sanchez, who helped information the 2 younger drivers as they made their debuts at Daytona.
• Perez de Lara has the 18th quickest time at 49.891 seconds/180.393 miles per hour
New Faces of JGR
Joe Gibbs Racing’s lineup, Connor Mosack and William Sawalich, each raced in the course of the two days. Sawalich, who will run 20 races on the quick tracks and street programs unfold throughout the ARCA Menards Collection platform, was fifth whereas Mosack, who will run a restricted schedule on superspeedways, was 14th general.
Different drivers who introduced their plans to compete within the ARCA Menards Collection on the pre-race occasion included Greg Van Alst, who was fifteenth, and Christian Rose, who went to AM Racing, who was thirtieth.