Mooresville, NC (Mar. 27,2012)- NASCAR Camping World Series driver Dusty Davis will return to the Martinsville Speedway this weekend to race in the Kroger 250, where last year Davis ran as high as five place prior to a late race incident.
After a strong thirteenth place finish at Daytona, Davis is currently in third place in Rookie of the Year points. Davis hopes to be able to secure sponsorship enabling him to run a full season and contend for the Rookie of the Year Championship.
Davis will once again pilot the No.15 Arrington Racing/Thunder Exhaust Toyota Tundra. Davis stated, “I am so excited that Thunder Exhaust is once again coming on board for Martinsville. I am hoping to be able to secure additional sponsorship to run the final 20 races of the season.”
Live Coverage on Speed begins Friday, 2p Eastern time with practice. Saturday’s coverage starts with Qualifying at 10a and race coverage begins at 1p, both Eastern time.
Off the track Davis is the National Spokesperson for the 501c Non-profit reading incentive program Driven to Read. “Reading is extremely important. I hope to inspire children to read from a young age, so they not only understand how important it is, but also learn to enjoy it,” said Davis.
At the age of 19, Dusty has already accumulated nine years of racing experience with over 80 race wins. Beginning with go karts, where the young driver secured three Grand National Championships, moving on to legend cars at the age of 14. In 2010, at the age of 17, Davis made his NASCAR debut in the Wheelen All American Series, where the rookie driver finished second overall in the California State Championship with 4 wins and 7 poles. Davis also ran two races in the KN Pro West Series in 2010 finishing in the top ten in both races. In 2011 Dusty completed in 4 Camping World Truck Series races achieving NASCAR certification.
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