Frankie Muniz Yet Again Teases Fans With a New Racing Deal as He Ropes In SHR Superstar for Daytona Prep

Published 02/03/2024, 3:26 AM EST

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Despite no confirmation from the driver or any teams, actor-turned-racer Frankie Muniz will be readying himself to take on the 2.5-mile speedway at Daytona. Muniz is a reputed ARCA driver who has made it clear about his love for fast cars, racing, and his NASCAR aspirations. While the driver has done a lot in his time in NASCAR’s bottom feeder, giving close competition to the Venturini Motorsports Toyotas, his new social media update has the fandom on the edge, anticipating a huge announcement.

The driver recently shared a social media post, updating the community on his major Daytona plans. Tagging the 2023 Xfinity Series champion, Frankie Muniz extended his appreciation to the Ford driver while he reached out to the American manufacturer for their support.

Frankie Muniz thanks Cole Custer for his help


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Besides the mechanical faults ruining his day five times in his last eight races in his last ARCA venture in 2023, the 38-year-old driver has had a tumultuous season, struggling to find a home and sponsor to fuel his NASCAR aspirations. Hoping to move up to the big league, Frankie Muniz teased the fandom as he tagged Stewart-Haas Racing driver Cole Custer and Ford in his tweet, thanking them for all the support.

He reached out to thank Custer for helping him in the Ford simulator and preparing him to take on the high-speed track. In his tweet, Frankie Muniz wrote, Huge thanks to @ColeCuster for helping me prep in the @FordPerformance simulator this morning. So much to learn and getting more and more ready for Daytona.” with an update about his Daytona plans.

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Muniz uncovers his NASCAR Xfinity Series future


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After a rather successful ARCA campaign with ten top-10 finishes along with a top-5 finish at Michigan, multiple sources have confirmed that Frankie Muniz will be jumping up the ladder to the big leagues. To be precise, the 38-year-old will possibly be moving up to the organization’s second-best faction in 2024. According to a Fronstretch report, Muniz will be driving for RSS Racing in his rookie Xfinity campaign.

While further details, like sponsorship ties and the exact car he will be in, are yet to be announced, the RSS has already announced the return of Ryan Sieg to its #39 for 2024. It also fielded the #28 and #38 full-time and the #29 part-time in 2023 for Joe Graf Jr, Kyle Sieg, and several other drivers.


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