Saturday, April 16, 2011

The Future of Richard Childress Racing: Ty Dillon

I know quite a few people watched the ARCA race this morning at the ungodly hour of 9:00am ET (myself included).  We watched Ty Dillon, the nineteen-year-old driver of the #41 Xinergy Chevrolet; lead the pack of thirty-nine cars to the Green Flag.  He was the driver many people chose to win, and that, he did.  Well, not without a Kevin Harvick-like, last lap, Turn Four pass for the win; winning his third out of five ARCA races he has competed in.  Thanks to Ty, he cost me seven dollars for just one race (see Charity Blog).

Today, Ty never fell out of the Top Ten – in fact, seventh was the lowest position he was scored in all day, definitely showing the real talent he acquires. He will compete in the ARCA series all season, and will make a few Truck Series starts before the end of the season, before moving up to the Truck Series next year, following in the footsteps of older brother, Austin. 

When I asked people what they thought about Ty Dillon, here’s what they had to say. . .

Robert – “I like him a lot.  He’s an awesome driver and the future of RCR.”

Tristain – “Got a lot of potential!”

Angela – “Talented driver.”

Toby – “Unstoppable.”

Jay – “Future superstar.”

Debbie – “He’s good, silver spoon or not!  He was awesome!”

Meagan – “He raced awesome today.  He definitely deserved that win!”

Gary – “Awesome.”

Fraser – “Another fine young driver.  The Busch Brothers better be watching!”

George – “Going to be a great driver!”

Thank you to everyone for the comments, I appreciate them!

1 comment:

  1. Sorry I slept in now... nuts.
    enjoied the recap... kudos!