D'Hondt Motorsports signs Owens

D'Hondt Motorsports, LLC Signs Alli Owens; To Drive in 2009 ARCA RE/MAX Series MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 24th, 2008) - D'Hondt Motorsports, LLC (DMS) announced today the signing of twenty year old Alli Owens to drive the DMS ...

D'Hondt Motorsports, LLC Signs Alli Owens; To Drive in 2009 ARCA RE/MAX Series

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 24th, 2008) - D'Hondt Motorsports, LLC (DMS) announced today the signing of twenty year old Alli Owens to drive the DMS # 19 ElectrifyingCareers.com entry in the 2009 ARCA RE/MAX Series. The team will be sponsored by the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) who together have formed the ElectrifyingCareers.com website dedicated to educating the public about career opportunities in the electrical industry.

"We are proud to have Alli join D'Hondt Motorsports" said team owner Eddie D'Hondt. "This is a great opportunity for all of us. We are all looking forward to representing and promoting ElectrifyingCareers.com and helping Alli reach the next steps of her own career goals."

Owens, a native of Daytona Beach, Fla., has been in competitive racing since she was eight years old. At age thirteen, she raced quarter midgets, then advanced to the Mini Stock division and Late Model division(s) where she finished two consecutive seasons third in points standings, earning Rookie-of-the-Year honors. Owens then moved to the NASCAR Whelan All- American Series and in 2008, she successfully competed as a rookie in 12 ARCA RE/MAX Series events.

"Alli Owens has worked tirelessly to spread the message that the doors of opportunity are wide open in our industry and our union," said Edwin Hill, International President, IBEW. "We are proud to continue our relationship with her and look forward to a safe and successful 2009 racing season."

"I am excited about advancing my career with D'Hondt Motorsports," said Owens. "This organization puts first class race cars on the track and they race to win. With the years of experience they have in NASCAR racing, I look forward to my first opportunity to get behind the wheel of the #19 ElectrifyingCareers.com car at Daytona International Speedway."

Look for Alli Owens and the DMS team to make its debut in testing sessions at Daytona International Speedway December 19th thru 21st, 2008.

-credit: dm

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