MOORESVILLE NC (1-25-08) - NASCAR veteran, Eddie D'Hondt announced today that his team will field Toyota Camry's in a limited ARCA RE/MAX Series effort out of his new shop located in Lakeside Business Park - Mooresville, NC.
Piloting the #19 D'Hondt Motorsports entry in the upcoming February 9 Daytona ARCA event will be driver, Jack Bailey. Having competed most recently in the Hooters Pro Cup Series, Bailey also made six starts in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series and was a force in NASCAR's Late Model Series where he recorded nine victories, 11 top-five's and 12 top-10's in 2005. "I am anxious and excited to get a chance to drive the # 19 Toyota Camry in the ARCA Series this year. I owe a lot to my family and friends especially my Dad, Randy Humphrey and businessman Rob Smyjunas, for getting me this shot at proving myself at this level, in good equipment, surrounded by experienced people," said Bailey.
Under the banner of D'Hondt Motorsports, LLC, Bailey will also pilot the # 19 Toyota Camry at, Pocono, Michigan, and Talladega. As the season progresses, there is a strong possibility of additional ARCA races for Bailey, as well as, other drivers competing in DMS cars in both the ARCA Series and some selected NASCAR Nationwide Series events.
The D'Hondt Motorsports team is currently making available its ARCA cars and team for the remainder of the 2008 ARCA RE/MAX Series season events for interested parties with financing.
"I am determined to build a team of my own from the ground up," said D'Hondt. "I've had offers to continue on as GM for teams at the Cup level, but I'd really like to make team ownership work. I am fully dedicated to building this organization one piece at a time. I can't say enough about the help we have received from numerous folks that I have made friends with over the years. This is and has been a challenging road but we continue to work hard."
For more information about D'Hondt Motorsports contact Tim Sullivan 704-232-2450.