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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.
On Point Motorsports is proud to announce that @M1cheleAbbate will make her debut in the @NASCAR_Trucks race @COTA this Saturday!
We can’t thank @Scosche @GhostLifestyle, Ghost Energy & GRR Racing for coming on board this weekend! #NASCAR
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— On Point Motorsports (@OnPMotorsports) May 17, 2021
’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
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Luken Glover arrived on the Frontstretch scene in 2020. He has been an avid NASCAR fan for the majority of his life, following in the footsteps of his grandfather, who used to help former team owner Junie Donlavey in his garage. Glover covers news for the site and took over "The Underdog House" column in 2021. In addition to being a college junior, his hobbies include volunteering at church, playing basketball and tennis, racing go-karts, and helping at his high school alma mater.
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