Malcolm in the driver’s seat! Frankie Muniz will compete in NASCAR’s fourth division for the 2023 season
Malcolm in the driver’s seat! Frankie Muniz announces he will drive in the 2023 season in the fourth-tier NASCAR series, as the actor claims it has been his “childhood dream.”
- Hollywood actor Frankie Muniz will make his debut in NASCAR’s ARCA this year
- The 37-year-old is fulfilling a childhood dream by entering the fourth-rate series
- Muniz will compete in 20 races, starting on February 18th at Dayton Speedway
- He was the eponymous star of the 2000s television sitcom Malcolm In The Middle
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Hollywood star Frankie Muniz surprisingly announced on Wednesday that he will be a driver in the NASCAR series ARCA in 2023.
Muniz, from Malcolm in the middle fame, will fulfill a childhood dream and drive full-time in fourth division NASCAR for Rette Jones Racing.
He will compete in 20 races, the first on February 18 at Daytona International Speedway – a precursor to the Daytona 500.
“Since I was a child, it has been my dream to follow NASCAR racing and it has been important to me to work with a team that aligns with my long-term goals and vision, while also offering every possible opportunity to grow as a full-fledged mental and physical. time racer,” Muniz said in a statement.
A Hollywood favorite for two decades, Frankie Muniz starred on DWTS’ S27
Muniz, who has long had a passion for motorsport, will race in the NASCAR ARCA Series in 2023
“I look forward to not only demonstrating my skills on track and showing how serious I am about advancing in my racing career, but also showing my son and family what it means to chase your dreams and be yourself to reinvent yourself.”
Muniz tested with ARCS at Daytona in 2022 and will do so again this weekend ahead of the new season.
Rette Jones will compete with Ford vehicles, a partnership that excites purebred American racing.
Muniz was the lead actor of the 2000s sitcom Malcolm In The Middle, which ran for seven seasons
The then-child star starred alongside fellow favorite Bryan Cranston (R) – his on-screen father
He will compete in 20 races, the first on February 18 at Daytona International Speedway
“Ford is delighted to welcome Frankie Muniz to our performance family. In addition to being a successful actor, Frankie is an experienced and enthusiastic racer,” said Global Director Mark Rushbrook in the press release.
Muniz has taken the wheel beyond celebrity racing, competing in the 2007 Champ Car Atlantic Series.
The actor placed 9th in the 2009 IMSA Cooper Tires Atlantic Championship – his final driving series.
Muniz diversified his acting portfolio, starring alongside Hilary Duff in Agent Cody Banks.
Muniz, pictured with wife Paige Price (L), shares a son, Mauz, who was born on March 22, 2021
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