Eighteen-year-old Gio Scelzi scored a career-best outing at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, finishing second in the General Tire 150 aboard the No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS / Curb Records Toyota Camry. The result is Scelzi’s fourth podium of his rookie season driving for Bill McAnally Racing in the ARCA Menards Series West.
Scelzi qualified sixth on the .375-mile oval and advanced to second, part of a BMR 1-2-3 finish in an historic day for the team. Scelzi’s runner-up finish propelled him to fourth in the standings. He is 43 points out of the lead and 13 behind teammate and race winner Gracie Trotter.
Up next will be an ARCA Menards Series West double header weekend on Oct. 23 and 25. On Friday, Oct. 23, Scelzi will race at All American Speedway in Roseville, Calif. in the NAPA AUTO PARTS 125. Sunday Oct. 25, will be the NAPA AUTO PARTS / ENEOS 125 at the Kern County Raceway Park during the famed October Classic.
Start / Finish: 6 / 2
Points Earned: 42
Points Standing / Total: 4th / 361 pts.
Next Race: ARCA Menards Series West – NAPA Auto Parts 125 Oct. 23, 2020, All American Speedway, Roseville, Calif. (.333-mile oval)
How to Watch or Listen: Live on TrackPass at 7:00 p.m. Pacific
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.