Top Female NASCAR Star to Invade Sandusky SpeedwayMichael Wood
Top Female NASCAR Star to Invade Sandusky Speedway
(Sandusky, OH) The National Compact Touring Series presented by Rev X Products
is celebrating its 10th year of operations this season. The touring series kicked
off the 2023 season in Bradenton, Florida on February 4th , with AJ Sanders
capturing the $7,000 feature win at the Freedom Factory. The second event of the
season was held at Bristol Motor Speedway with YouTube star Cleetus McFarland
racing during the event.
The National Compact Touring Series and Sandusky Speedway through a strong
partnership, our pleased to announce that NASCAR Truck star Hailie Deegan will
race with the touring series on Saturday, August 19th , at the ½ mile speedway.
Deegan is from Temecula, California and competes full-time with ThorSport
Racing in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series based out of Sandusky. Deegan is
currently entering her third full season in the trucks and first season with
ThorSport Racing. Deegan started racing at the age of eight and has been the
only female driver in the Lucas Oil Off Road Pro series, as well as regional series to
win championships in 2013, 2015, and 2016, along with being the only youth to
ever win the Lucas Oil Off Road Pro series Driver of the Year award (2016). In
Deegan’s first season driving in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series in 2018, she scored
her first win at Meridian Speedway in Idaho.
Deegan will be piloting a front wheel drive car prepared by Crislip Racing
based out of Malvern, OH with National Compact Touring Series. Deegan is not
the only high-profile driver to attempt to run with the world’s fastest Sports
Compacts. The series has seen the likes of Kenny Wallace, Ken Schrader, Rich
Bickel, Travis Pastrana, Cleetus McFarland, and Jim York participate in series
events. Kenny Wallace finished 3rd at Berlin Raceway, Rich Bickel won a heat race
at Madison International Speedway, Ken Schrader set the track record at
Painesville Speedway, and Cleetus McFarland set fast time at his own Freedom
Factory. Deegan will be looking to add herself to the series record books at
“We are excited to have a high-profile driver such as Hailie’s caliber race at
Sandusky,” stated Chris Mize, Sandusky Speedway Race Director. “We can’t thank
Hailie enough for giving back to short track racing with her appearance at Sandusky
The National Compact Touring Series is a Sports Compact traveling series that has
hosted events across the country at tracks such as Berlin Raceway, Toledo
Speedway, Freedom Factory, North Wilkesboro Speedway, Freedom Factory,
Rockingham Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Richmond Raceway, and many
more historic tracks across the country. Please visit our website at
www.nationalcompacts.com for more information on our 2023 season.
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