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Conor Daly to run three NASCAR Truck races this 12 months

The 32-year-old Indiana native has begins in all three nationwide divisions of NASCAR, however none this 12 months. Nevertheless, he did make his ARCA debut at Mid-Ohio earlier this month, ending eighth.

He plans to compete within the Truck races at Indianapolis Raceway Park (IRP) on July nineteenth, Kansas Speedway on September twenty seventh, and Homestead-Miami Speedway on October twenty sixth. Energy Plus will function the first sponsor on the No. 44 truck. Wally Rogers has been named because the crew chief.

“I couldn’t be extra excited to get again right into a truck with Niece Motorsports!” mentioned Daly in a launch from the staff. “Al Niece and Cody Efaw have at all times been nice to me and supportive of my Indy 500 efforts as nicely over time as we’ve received to know one another. We’ve been engaged on placing a program collectively for some time and I’m completely satisfied we might lastly work out the small print to go racing collectively as soon as once more. I’ve loads to study however I need to compete and I do know these guys will give me an ideal likelihood at that. I’m extraordinarily grateful to have some nice companions in Energy Plus to make this occur. Everybody from Energy Plus have been tremendous prepared to assist out after I want it most and I really like representing for them.”

Daly solely has three earlier begins within the Truck Sequence, all with Niece. His finest end was 18th. His inventory automobile racing resume additionally consists of two Xfinity begins and three Cup begins. He completed twenty ninth within the 2023 Daytona 500.


Photograph by: Michael L. Levitt / Motorsport Photographs

However IndyCar is the place Daly has actually made a reputation for himself. He has over 100 IndyCar begins since 2013, together with eleven within the Indianapolis 500. He has three consecutive top-tens within the 500, ending as excessive as sixth in 2022.

“Conor has been nice to work with each time he is stepped into one in all our vehicles,” mentioned Cody Efaw, Niece Motorsports Common Supervisor. “It has been enjoyable to see his curiosity in NASCAR develop since he made that first begin with our staff in Las Vegas just a few years in the past. Now that we now have him secured for a number of races this 12 months, I believe that can give him an opportunity to go on the market and study every week to get higher for his upcoming begins.”

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Oliver Wright
Oliver Wright
Oliver Wright specializes in Formula 1 and cycling. Oliver’s race analyses and feature stories provide readers with detailed insights into these fast-paced sports.


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