CONCORD, N.C. (March 1, 2019) – Coming on the heels of earning her second career NASCAR K&N Pro Series West victory last night at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Dirt Track, Toyota Racing Development (TRD) driver, Hailie Deegan announces six-race deal to drive for Venturini Motorsports.
Deegan will make six ARCA Menards Series (ARCA) appearances and one NASCAR K&N Series start behind the wheel of VMS’ Toyota Camry in 2019.
The 17-year old from Temecula, CA will make her highly anticipated ARCA debut at Toledo Speedway on May 19. She’ll also compete in series’ events at Pocono Raceway (5/31), Madison Int’l Speedway (6/14), Elko Speedway (7/13), Lucas Oil Raceway (10/5) and Kansas Speedway (10/18). Deegan and VMS will also pair for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East event at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 15.
Throughout her upcoming ARCA schedule Deegan will feature continued support from long time marketing partner Monster Energy, Craftsman and newcomer iK9.
In 2018, Deegan etched her name in NASCAR’s record books becoming the first female to win a NASCAR K&N Pro Series event as well as earn rookie of the year honors in any NASCAR regional or national series.
The daughter of legendary X Games Motocross giant Brian Deegan, Hailie began her driving career at the age of eight racing dirt on four wheels. She’s the only female driver in the Lucas Oil Off Road Pro series as well as Regional series to win championships in 2013, 2015, 2016 along with being the only youth ever to win the Lucas Oil Off Road Pro series Driver of the Year award (2016).
Hailie has been surrounded by some of the best coaches and industry leaders her entire life. With these resources at her fingertips, she is confident that she can continue to find success as she climbs the ranks of NASCAR in pursuit of one day becoming one of the sports’ elite drivers.
A member of the TRD family, Deegan’s upcoming ARCA effort will coincide with her full-season schedule running the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West driving for Bill McAnally Racing.