Some drivers like race-winner Austin Theriault, Dalton Sargeant, Shane Lee, and Bret Holmes are competing for points for the 2017 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Championship while others like Denton, North Carolina native Clint King were in pursuit of gaining clearance to compete in either the PowerShares QQQ 300 and NextEra Energy 250
Clint King is slated to pilot the No. 78 Warehouse Design Inc. Chevrolet Camaro for B.J McLeod Motorsports in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Season-opener next Saturday Afternoon. He has made 3 starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, 5 Starts in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, and 11 starts in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards.
On Saturday, he made his Superspeedway debut behind the wheel of the No. 58 Warehouse Design Inc. Ford Fusion for Lira Motorsports. He would gain a 9th place finish, which was his 9th Top-10 finish in the series. He was also involved in the final accident of the season when he made contact with the No. 7 of Codie Rohrbaugh that ultimately sent Justin Fontaine on his side and to his roof at the exit of the tri-oval. King would make his way out without much damage and would come to a stop with the red flag being displayed.
With him completing the 75-lap race at Daytona, he gained his clearance to run in the NASCAR Xfinity Series next weekend in the PowerShares QQQ 300 at the Daytona International Speedway. He will join teammates David Starr and 2000 NASCAR Xfinity Series Champion Jeff Green over at B.J McLeod Motorsports in the teams sophomore season in the series.