Bill McAnally Racing has actually introduced a brand-new program for chauffeurs. On Monday, the group revealed the development of the BMR Drivers Academy for the 2021 auto racing period. 14 chauffeurs will certainly participate in a collection of 40 races throughout two-day sessions at 5 California race course, with the most effective entertainers ultimately obtaining a chance to race with the group in the ARCA Menards Series and also NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
The program contains races at All American Speedway, Irwindale Speedway, Kern County Raceway Park, Sonoma Raceway, and also Thunderhill Raceway Park. The 5 tracks host NASCAR races largely at the regional degree, though Sonoma additionally invites the top-flight Cup Series on a yearly basis. Sonoma and also Thunderhill are additionally both roadway programs.
The academy is not always a vehicle driver growth program, rather appearing like The Gong Show comparable to Roush Fenway Racing‘s older development setup (who also ran a television show version titled Driver X) or Michael Waltrip Racing‘s PEAK Dream Stock Car Driver Challenge in 2013. SPEED SPORT TV will provide live broadcasts of the Academy’s races.
“Here is a project we have been developing over the last month,” tweeted announcer Steve Blakesley. “Something totally new where wins lead to opportunities. 14 drivers will compete for Bill McAnally Racing in the BMR Drivers Academy”.
After a $268,500 entrance charge (a number that has actually increased brows from different numbers in social networks), chauffeurs will certainly be positioned in an attracting to establish their flights. After 8 races, they will certainly get a brand-new staff principal and also watchman, while they can obtain a brand-new vehicle if they win 6 races. Drivers will certainly additionally get training in motorist behavior and also public connections, just like any kind of various other growth program.
A sweep will certainly happen in which the chosen champion will certainly drive a McAnally-owned vehicle at the 2021 Truck Series period ending in Phoenix. Each win will certainly include one more entrance. BMR, among one of the most effective groups in the ARCA Menards Series West, presently areas the #19 Toyota Tundra as Hilgemann-McAnally Racing on a permanent basis for Derek Kraus. Kraus, that won the 2019 Series West title with BMR, completed his Truck novice period with an eleventh-place factors end up thanks to thirteen top-ten surfaces, 3 leading fives, and also a finest run of 2nd at Darlington.