Toni Breidinger set to become first Arabic-American female in NASCAR

The young driver will make her NASCAR debut in 2021

Young’s Motorsports has announced that Toni Breidinger will drive for the team in 2021.

The 21-year-old driver will run a limited schedule in the ARCA Menards Series as well as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Her first race with the team will be in the ARCA season-opener on Feb. 13 at Daytona International Speedway.

Breidinger is a social media powerhouse. You can follow her on various channels where you see her do things like take a turbocharged midget on a road course.

She previously competed at the USAC level. She won 19 races along the way.

Breidinger is native of Hillsborough, California. She last competed at the ARCA level in 2018.

Breidinger is set to make her NASCAR national debut in 2021. In doing so, she’ll become the first Arabic-American female driver to participate in any NASCAR national series.

Breidinger has three starts in the ARCA division, all in 2018. In her debut with the ARCA Racing Series, Breidinger finished 10th in her debut at Madison International Speedway.

Toni Breidinger - Racing Driver
Toni Breidinger – Racing Driver

Toni Breidinger comments on 2021

“I’m very thankful for this opportunity to continue the next steps of my racing career with Young’s Motorsports,” said Breidinger.

“It’s going to be a busy year of competition in ARCA Menards Series and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, but I feel like the program that we have assembled at Young’s Motorsports will be influential in completing our goals and setting the path for the future.”

“Daytona is going to be the biggest race of my career, but I’m ready for it.”

“It’s going to be a competitive race, but I know that the Young’s Motorsports team will prepare me a fast race car and we can contend for a top-10 finish. That is our goal, a top-10 finish.”

Breidinger participated in the open ARCA test with Young’s Motorsports last month at Daytona.

Young’s Motorsports

“We are thrilled to add Toni Breidinger to our Young’s Motorsports portfolio in 2021,” said Young’s Motorsports team principal Tyler Young.

“She is not only motivated but determined to make her season a successful one. We know that she can go to Daytona next week and be competitive and contend to become the first ARCA Menards Series national series female winner.”

She’s set to drive the No. 02 Young’s Motorsports Chevrolet in the ARCA Racing Series. In NASCAR Truck Series competion she’ll run the No. 82 Chevrolet Silverado.

Toni Breidinger
2021 Schedule

Date | Track | Series

February 13
Daytona International Speedway
ARCA Menards Series

March 13
Phoenix Raceway
ARCA Menards Series

April 24
Talladega Superspeedway
ARCA Menards Series

May 1
Kansas Speedway
ARCA Menards Series

May 29
Charlotte Motor Speedway
ARCA Menards Series

June 25
Pocono Raceway
ARCA Menards Series

July 24
Iowa Speedway
ARCA Menards Series

September 16
Kansas Speedway
ARCA Menards Series

Note=The NASCAR portion of her schedule has not been released.


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