Toledo II: Alli Owens preview

OWENS TO MAKE FIRST SHORT TRACK START IN 2008 - The Hantz Group 200 ARCA RE/MAX Series race at Toledo Speedway marks the first short track race of the 2008 season for Alli Owens. The Daytona Beach, FL native has much experience on short tracks but...

OWENS TO MAKE FIRST SHORT TRACK START IN 2008 - The Hantz Group 200 ARCA RE/MAX Series race at Toledo Speedway marks the first short track race of the 2008 season for Alli Owens. The Daytona Beach, FL native has much experience on short tracks but has yet to start on one in the ARCA RE/MAX Series. Her last short track start was in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series in 2007.

"I'm looking forward to coming back to my roots," said Owens. "Short track racing is where I started and racing on one always feels like home. It's something I'm very familiar with."

Owens and the ElectrifyingCareers.com Racing team tested at Toledo Speedway last month. The one day test session familiarized Owens with the historic half-mile oval and also built up her confidence.

"It's a good thing we tested because we were way off when we started," said Owens. "After making some changes, we were much faster and more consistent. Heading into the weekend with a proven setup gives me a lot of confidence." The No. 12 ElectrifyingCareers.com Chevrolet that Owens will be driving in the

Hantz Group 200 is nick named Garfield. At Rockingham in May, Owens drove Garfield to a 15th place finish.

-credit: aoPR

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