Will Kimmel Has High Hopes for
return to Daytona
CLARKSVILLE, IN (February 7, 2013) - In the wake of Daytona Speed Weeks, the Kimmel clan is gearing up in chilly Indiana. Will Kimmel, the driver of the Kimmel Racing #68 Ford Fusion, will be making only his 2nd start at the Daytona International Speedway. He’ll be one of two Ford Fusion’s entered under the Kimmel Racing banner. The other entry will be the #69 driven by Texas native, Steve Kemp.
Kimmel will pilot the same car he
raced to a third place
finish in his debut last year. “I’m really excited
to get back to Daytona, “
says Kimmel. “We made some really good improvements to our
car throughout the
With a strong Roush Yates engine under the hood and the support from his sponsors: Gary Yeomans Ford a leading Ford dealer in Florida - with a convenient location right near the track in Daytona Beach, Circle Track Magazine the #1 source for advanced racing technology and Messina Wildlife Management the best performing organic animal repellant brand; Kimmel is confident they have a great piece.
Father, Bill Kimmel, will be on the
pit box making calls
during the Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAVTV American Real. “Will listens
really well and we work great
as a team,” says Bill. “ With the finish we had
last year, I’m hoping Will can
bring the car to victory lane, something no Kimmel has done before at
Kimmel admits he’s “anxious and has some nerves” but nonetheless he’s looking forward to getting to Daytona and laying some laps.
Kimmel has finished no worse than 6th
at a Super
Speedway, thus far, in his racing career; making him a favorite this
In just 9 short days, the ARCA Racing Series, presented by Menards, will take the green flag for the Lucas Oil 200, presented by MAVTV American Real. Tune in on SPEED for live coverage and for behind the scenes info, follow along on Twitter @WillKimmel or on Facebook Will Kimmel Racing.###