Hailie Deegan Reveals Dazzling New Paint Scheme for Her Full-Time NASCAR Truck Debut at DGR

Published 01/31/2021, 8:30 AM EST
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 08: Hailie Deegan, driver of the #4 Monster Energy Ford, looks on prior to the ARCA Menards Series Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)


In 2021, Hailie Deegan is set to make her Truck Series debut. Racing in the #1 truck for the season, she unveiled the livery of her David Gilliland Racing car. With Monster Energy as a primary sponsor, the truck primarily sports an all-black livery with the Monster Energy logo.

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The 19-year-old had her maiden tryst in a Truck car in 2020 and delivered an impressive performance. To be precise, she raced at the Kansas Speedway, finishing 16th fastest. In the process, she became the highest-placed female driver in their debut race. Evidently, her performance was enough to earn her a Truck series seat.

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The rise of Hailie Deegan in NASCAR

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The driver quickly rose up the ranks and performed exceptionally in the ARCA Menards Series. Deegan took the Rookie of the Year honors when she drove for the DGR-Crosley team. To make matters even better, she stormed to third in the overall point standings, in her only season in the championship. She achieved this after 17 top-10 and four top-five finishes in 20 races.

“I’ve enjoyed watching Hailie progress in the ARCA Menards Series this season and prepare for the next step in her racing career, moving up to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2021,” said co-owner David Gilliland.

“I’m happy DGR-Crosley can be part of her learning process as she transitions to the next level of competition, and we’re all excited to start prepping for next season with her.”

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Now, the truck driver will be keen to prove her mettle in the NASCAR arena. Hailie Deegan knows that she is playing with the big drivers now, so she will be more fired up to prove her worth. After that fantastic debut race, the teenager will be hugely confident ahead of her first full season with the David Gilliland Racing team.

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