Ruch spun in qualifying at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and it drew a negative reaction; Ruch’s husband jumps to her defense
Angela Ruch made her NASCAR Truck Series debut in 2010. She’s since run 13 races between 2010, 2019 and 2020.
On Friday, she rolled out for qualifying at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. As she exited the pit lane and hit the banking, she spun on her warmup lap.
You can see the video below of Angela Ruch spinning in qualifying.
Ruch picked up a flat tire and was unable to complete a lap in qualifying. Per the rules, Ruch was allowed to install a new tire and return to the track to complete her lap, qualifying 31st.
Ruch he was able to manage a 24th place finish in the race later that night. However, the qualifying video drew some attention.
Parker Kligerman comments on Angela Ruch
“Let’s raise the qualification standards for the top 3 series,” NASCAR driver Parker Kligerman tweeted in response to the video.
“Side note: I can’t wait till a woman driver absolutely laps the field one day. Truly, we are the only sport men and women can compete on equal grounds. Can’t wait till super talented women are throughout the field,” Kligerman added.
The comment from Kligerman brought a response from Ruch’s account:
@Angela__Ruch: “Dip shit! I blew a tire! The deference between me and u little b:;$&&$ is I make my own path !! In fact if u do not shut your trap I will slap your little ass! Sad little fellas that no one dated in high school!”
However, the response above, according to Angela, was written by her husband Mike Ruch. At the time, he didn’t have a twitter and felt encouraged to come to the defense of his wife.
Angela Ruch comments
“Wow! Where do I start…obviously a tweet was sent from my account last night that’s caused a bit of a stir,” the tweet from Angela herself opened.
“Truth is my husband Mike responded from my phone. He was pretty upset with the comment from Parker. I prob would of handled a bit different Flushed face lol but I love the support!”
“Mike always has my back and I’m thankful for that! However I’ve decided to get him his own twitter so he can feel free to speak his mind.”
She added, “Have fun everyone it’s @mf_ruch. Twitter will never be the same! I’ll keep my head down and keep digging! Thanks everyone!”
Mich Ruch comments
Mike Ruch commented, “Lol this thing has gotten some legs. Look, I had some wine stayed up past my bedtime, drank more wine, and responded on my wife’s phone to some guy trying to use my wife for clicks when he had ZERO idea what he was talking about.
“I thought it was funny. Live a little y’all,” Mike Ruch concluded.
Mike Ruch can now be found on twitter.
Angela Ruch has a docu-series called The Ruch Life which can be steamed via Facebook.