Toni Breidinger
Toni Breidinger, driver of the No. 02 Young’s Motorsports Chevrolet, poses for a portrait before the Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire for the ARCA Menards Series at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Feb. 12, 2021. (Adam Glanzman/NASCAR)

ARCA Menards Series Driver Toni Breidinger Featured On ‘TODAY’

Toni Breidinger, the 21-year-old racer who has five ARCA Menards Series starts since 2018 on her racing resume, was featured by NBC’s “TODAY” in a segment that aired Monday.

Driving the No. 02 Chevrolet for Young’s Motorsports in the ARCA Menards Series in 2021 and planning to compete in the upcoming General Tire 200 at Talladega Superspeedway, Breidinger is set to become the first Arab-American female driver to race in a NASCAR national series event when she drives for Young’s Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series later this year.

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Breidinger earned a career-high 10th in her ARCA Menards Series debut in 2018 driving the No. 55 Renton Coil Spring / Flexzilla Toyota for Venturini Motorsports.

She finished 18th in the 2021 season-opener at Daytona International Speedway after starting 31st, and she finished 30th last month at Phoenix Raceway after she was involved in an accident on the race’s first lap. Breidinger ranks 11th in ARCA Menards Series points.

The General Tire 200 at Talladegda, the third race of the 2021 ARCA Menards Series season, is scheduled for Saturday, April 24 with a start time of 1 p.m. ET. The race will broadcast live on FS1.