Austin Theriault to Fill In for Josh Collins at World Series of Asphalt
Eastbound International Speedway’s Josh Collins will make a driver change in the World Series of Asphalt for tonight’s race due to a family emergency in Newfoundland and Labrador. Collins joined his family today and will be missing in action for tonight’s feature .
Collins posted 11th place out of 27 drivers in race one of the 7 race event series and unfortunately got caught up in a 5 car pile up in race two which ended his evening short with a 23rd position out of 28 car field.
Filling in for Collins for race three will be NASCAR’s future prospect driver Austin Theriault. Theriault raced in this past Sunday’s K&N East NASCAR series at New Smyrna and will join Brad Keslowski’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team for this Friday’s Daytona’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 (100 laps, 250 miles)
Theriault made his NCWTS debut in 2015 with Brad Keselowski Racing at Daytona. He scored an impressive fourth-place finish, leading the race once for nine laps after starting fourth and finishing with a driver rating of 110.2. He made nine NCWTS starts for BKR in 2015, claiming two top five and four top 10 finishes. Theriault spent the 2012 and 2013 seasons as part of BKR’s driver development program, running a partial schedule in the Southern Super Late Model Series while working full-time in the team’s shop.
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