Career-Best Result for Scelzi in Vegas
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
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 (BMR) holds the ARCA Menards Series West record with 11 championships and eclipsed the 100-win mark in 2022. The team has piled on six titles in the last eight seasons with four different drivers since 2015. Second-year driver Tanner Reif takes control of the No. 16 NAPA Auto Care Chevrolet for the 12-race campaign in 2023 and looks to improve on his runner-up finish in the 2022 drivers’ standings to build on BMR’s west coast legacy.
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