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Michele Abbate Attempting Truck Debut at COTA

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Michele Abbate will attempt her NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Circuit of the Americas for On Point Motorsports, the team announced on May 17.

On Point Motorsports will have Abbate drive the No. 30 Scosche/GHOST Toyota Tundra in her debut.

Danny Bohn has driven the truck in all races so far in 2021.

Abbate has a history on the 3.41 mile road course. She finished second in the 2020 Trans Am West Coast Championship Series race at the track in her class. Additionally, she was the 2020 vice-champion in the Trans Am West Coast Championship.

The Las Vegas native was the first woman to place on the Trans Am TA2 podium and the youngest woman to to stand on the SCCA National Run-offs Championship podium in the GT-1 class in 2018.

’My long time sponsor Scosche has signed to be my title sponsor for my NASCAR debut” Abbate said in a team release. “We will be running the No. 30 Scosche Toyota Tundra in the Camping World Truck Series prepared by On Point Motorsports.  I am fortunate to also have one of my most recent partners, GHOST®, contribute to my NASCAR effort and this is truly a story of hard work and dedication coming to fruition.”

The Toyota Tundra 225 at Circuit of the Americas is scheduled for Saturday, May 22 at 12:30 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1

About the author

Luken Glover joined the Frontstretch team in 2020 as a contributor, furthering a love for racing that traces back to his earliest memories. Glover inherited his passion for racing from his grandfather, who used to help former NASCAR team owner Junie Donlavey in his Richmond, Va. garage. A 2023 graduate from the University of the Cumberlands, Glover is the author of "The Underdog House," contributes to commentary pieces, and does occasional at-track reporting. Additionally, Glover enjoys working in ministry, coaching basketball, playing sports, and karting.

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