Daniel Dye, No. 43 Halifax Health GMS Racing Chevrolet
- Daniel Dye has no prior starts at Daytona Intl. Speedway
2021 ARCA Menards Series Stats
- Starts: 12
- Wins: 1 (Berlin)
- Top 5’s: 3
- Top 10’s: 9
- Poles: 1
- Avg Finish: 6.6
- Daniel Dye will make his first career start at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, driving the GMS Racing No. 43 Halifax Health, Solar-Fit, Race to Stop Suicide Chevrolet SS.
- The 18-year-old driver’s only previous race experience at Daytona comes in the form of Quarter Midget racing, in a parking lot inside Daytona International Speedway. He also participated in the ARCA sanctioned test in January.
- Dye grew up 19-miles from the Daytona International Speedway, and has always dreamed of competing at his ‘hometown’ track.
- Daniel has 14 career ARCA Menards Series starts, earning one victory (Berlin Raceway, 2021), along with numerous top-five and top-ten finishes.
- Veteran crew chief Chad Bryant will call the shots from the pit box for Dye this season, as the No. 43 team pursues the ARCA championship.
- Derek Kneeland will work as the spotter for Dye at Daytona and all NASCAR companion events.
- Dye attends Father Lopez Catholic High School in Daytona Beach, Florida, and will graduate as a Senior this spring.
- The 80-lap, 200-mile ARCA Menards Series Lucas Oil 200 event will air live nationally on FS1 beginning at 1:30 p.m. eastern. Fans can also hear coverage on MRN Radio, and SiriusXM Satelite Radio.
- Behind the scenes updates and content will be posted to Daniel’s Twitter account on race day, @danieldye43.
“I am really looking forward to racing at Daytona this weekend. To say that racing at Daytona is a dream come true would be an understatement. Everybody at GMS has worked extremely hard this offseason to get us in a great place to go after a championship this year. I can’t thank everyone enough, and hopefully, we will be in contention for a win on Saturday afternoon.”
ABOUT GMS RACING
GMS Racing competes full-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with drivers Grant Enfinger and Jack Wood. The team also competes in the ARCA Menards Series with Daniel Dye. Since the team began in 2014, GMS Racing won the 2016 and 2020 Camping World Trucks Championship, the 2015 ARCA Racing Series championship as well as the 2019 & 2020 ARCA East championship and 2020 Sioux Chief Showdown Championship. GMS has grown to occupy several buildings located in Statesville, N.C. The campus also includes operations for GMS Fabrication. More information can be found at https://www.gmsracing.net/
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