Natalie Decker announced that she will drive the No. 23 Ford, which will be run in partnership between RSS and Reaume Brothers Racing.
A few days ago, Decker revealed that she will be returning to the NASCAR fold for the 2021 season. Now it is confirmed that she will participate in five Xfinity Series races this season.
“This just means the world to me,” Decker said. “This has been a secret for a while now and I’m so excited that Red Street Records is gonna be a part of these five races that I’m doing in Xfinity – which is so crazy to say, that I’m moving up a level and we’re gonna be in the Xfinity Series.”
I’m so excited to share this news with all of you amazing fans! We are going Xfinity racing in 2021 with RSS managed by @rbr_teams Thank you to @redstreetmusic Bigfoot Philly Cheesesteak and N/29 for the support and love! Let’s go racing! We are doing 5 races in hopes to add more pic.twitter.com/3c3vOUHC1C
— Natalie Decker (@NatalieRacing) February 5, 2021
Her first race will come on the road course at Daytona International Speedway on February 20.
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Speaking about the announcement, Jay DeMarcus, founder of Christian music label Red Street Records, who will be sponsoring Decker’s car said:
“Her personality (and) her spirit just jumped off the screen,” DeMarcus said. “She’s so driven and so determined and I feel like (she) is a wonderful role model, not just for young ladies wanting to get in the sport but for people everywhere.
“Her tenacity is really, really palpable when you’re around her. It was just a no-brainer for me. I love being a part of helping people achieve their dreams and their goals, and it just made perfect sense for us.”
Last season, the young driver made 13 Camping World Truck Series starts for Niece Motorsports. Decker is stealing gaining her series in the NASCAR world and this season is a huge step towards further success in the future for her.
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