ABINGDON, Va. — Alex Prunty made a reputation for himself by worthwhile three late mannequin championships at Slinger (Wis.) Speedway.
Now, he has his sights set on the acute banks of Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway for the Pinty’s U.S. Quick Observe Nationals offered by Vore’s Welding and Metallic, Sept. 25-26.
An space of Wisconsin, Prunty is teaming up with with Highlands Motorsports to drive the No. 96 Ford Mustang contained in the 100-lap nice late mannequin portion of the U.S. Quick Observe Nationals.
The Abingdon-based employees has beloved success so far on the occasion, with Josh Reeves worthwhile the expert late mannequin race in 2018.
Prunty has a robust household racing legacy. His father, Daniel and three uncles, have blended to win 11 titles at Slinger Speedway over the earlier 30 years. Alex Prunty began racing nice late fashions in 2016, worthwhile his first championship in 2018 and obtained the Nationwide Quick Observe Championship at Rockford (Ailing.) Speedway in 2017-2018.
“I’m very excited having the prospect with Highlands Motorsports to race contained in the U.S. Quick Observe Nationals,” talked concerning the 27-year-old Prunty. “Merely figuring out the historic earlier of NASCAR racing at Bristol Motor Speedway by means of the years and all of the legendary drivers who’ve competed there, it’s going to be a extraordinarily specific deal and I’m wanting ahead to it. It’s going to principally be a stacked self-discipline with quite a few very proficient nice late mannequin drivers.
“I’ll have Josh Reeves serving as crew chief and overseeing preparation of the race automobile contained in the retailer important into the occasion. Josh is acutely aware of what it takes to win at Bristol and that in itself is massive.”