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Scott Lagasse Jr. and the No. 4 Prosperity Bank Team Facts: * Scott Lagasse Jr. Day: To celebrate Scott Lagasse Jr.'s ARCA 200 run at Daytona International Speedway this Saturday, Lagasse's alma mater--Flagler College--celebrated February 6 as...

Scott Lagasse Jr. and the No. 4 Prosperity Bank Team Facts:

* Scott Lagasse Jr. Day: To celebrate Scott Lagasse Jr.'s ARCA 200 run at Daytona International Speedway this Saturday, Lagasse's alma mater--Flagler College--celebrated February 6 as Scott Lagasse Jr. Day at its St. Augustine, Fla., campus. More than 1,000 students attended the pep rally that included speeches by Flagler President Dr. William Abare, Cunningham Motorsports Team Owner Kerry Sheer, President and CEO of Prosperity Bank Eddie Creamer, and Lagasse.

* Remembering the Past, to Invest in the Future: During the February 6 Scott Lagasse Jr. Day festivities at Flagler College, Lagasse announced the creation of the Josh Zwieg Memorial Scholarship fund which is an education scholarship the 26-year old started in memory of his late friend and former high school classmate.

* Repeat Run: This weekend will mark Lagasse's second ARCA run at Daytona. He competed in the 2006 Daytona ARCA race, where he lined up 11th to take the green flag and then finished the day 29th.

* Development Driver: This 2007 season is Lagasse's third year as a development driver at Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS). He officially became part of the CGRFS driver development program in 2005.

* Let's Go Racing: The ARCA 200 is scheduled to start at 4:15 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 10, and will broadcast live on SPEED (TV).

-credit: cgr

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Series ARCA
Drivers Scott Lagasse Jr. , Chip Ganassi , Felix Sabates
Teams Chip Ganassi Racing