Gio Scelzi 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS BMR NASCAR ARCA West Irwindale 2020

Scelzi Battles for Podium at Irwindale

Eighteen-year-old Gio Scelzi challenged for a podium finish during the ENEOS 125 at Irwindale Speedway, driving the No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS / Curb Records Toyota Camry.

 

Gio Scelzi 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS BMR NASCAR ARCA West Irwindale 2020

 

Scelzi of Fresno, Calif., qualified the No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS / Curb Records Toyota Camry third on the ARCA Mendards Series West grid for the ENEOS 125 presented by NAPA AUTO PARTS at Irwindale Speedway on Saturday.

 

Gio Scelzi 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS BMR NASCAR ARCA West Irwindale 2020

 

He then battled for a top-three finish until a late-race restart, when contact with ten laps to go derailed his effort and relegated the rookie driver to a 14th-place finish.

 

Gio Scelzi 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS BMR NASCAR ARCA West Irwindale 2020

 

Bill McAnally Racing hosted VIP team owners suites which offered room for social distancing and pre-entrance medical screening. It was made available to NAPA AUTO PARTS, Toyota, ENEOS, and others allowed partners.

Scelzi – the dirt sprint car standout – is sixth in the championship standings. He will return to action with the ARCA Menards Series Sioux Chief Showdown at Iowa Speedway on July 18.

 

Start / Finish: 3 / 14
Points Earned: 30
Points Standing / Total: 6th / 145 pts.

 

Next Race: ARCA Menards Series – July 18, 2020, Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa (.875-mile oval)
How to Watch or Listen: Live on TrackPass and MAVTV – times TBA

 

Gio Scelzi: @GioScelzi
Jesse Love: @jesselovejr1
Holley Hollan: @Holley_Hollan
Gracie Trotter: @gracietrotter11
NAPA Racing: @NAPARacing
Bill McAnally Racing: @BMR_NASCAR

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Bill McAnally Racing

Based in Roseville, California, Bill McAnally Racing fields multiple teams in the ACRA Menards Series (formally NASCAR K&N Pro Series), including the No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driven by Gio Scelzi. The team has amassed a record 99 wins and nine championships, with four of those titles earned in the last five years.

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