Deegan to make NXS debut in Vegas

Hailie Deegan will make her NASCAR Xfinity Series debut next weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The Camping World Truck Series regular, announced via her YouTube channel that she will pilot the No. 07 SS Green Light Racing Ford with sponsorship from Pristine Auctions in the Alsco Uniforms 302 on Oct. 15 (3 p.m. ET, NBC, NBC Sports App, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

“I really wanted to make my Xfinity debut for sure on a mile-and-a-half (track) because that’s where I feel most comfortable,” Deegan said.

She’s currently in her second season in the Truck Series racing the No. 1 Monster Energy Ford with David Gilliland Racing. Deegan said plans for racing in 2023 are not yet set.

“I wish I knew and had it figured it out already,” Deegan said, “but we’re still working through a few things.”

Deegan, 21, just posted a career-best finish of sixth at Talladega Superspeedway, her second top-10 finish of the Truck season and third of her career. The Temecula, California native scored three victories in ARCA West, including a two-win campaign in 2019.

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