Riley Herbst finished seventh in his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville driving for Joe Gibbs Racing. The 18-year-old rookie announced earlier this year that he would be competing in the full ARCA Racing Series schedule in 2017 in the No. 18 NOS Energy-UFC Gym Toyota.
The Las Vegas, Nevada native is coming off a successful 2016 season of competition in the K&N NASCAR Pro East and West series. Under Bill McAnally Racing and Napa Automotive, Riley completed 17 races, recording seven top-five and 13 top-10 finishes in the K&N East and West. Herbst also competed in the super late model division, under the Fury Racing banner, with crew chief Jeff Fultz and the guidance of Tony Eury Sr./Jr. He also did double duty as a rookie at the California Speedway in 2015, winning the track championship in the Irwindale Speed Trucks.
HometownLas Vegas, Nevada
After a successful ARCA debut at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville for Riley Herbst, it's off for his maiden voyage at Salem Speedway in the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 next.
Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
DOB: Feb 24, 1998