The haulers rolled in Friday afternoon to Nashville's Fairgrounds Speedway and were welcomed with frigid temperatures and a brisk breeze. Even though the air was cold, the fans warmed the drivers up with their support and Dylan signed autographs Friday night for some new fans as he was taking part in his first ARCA race on Saturday, April 9th. Saturday morning might have been cold, but the team was quick to get the car warmed up and ready for the first round of practice.
Dylan and the team had worked hard in the prior weeks preparing the car for his ARCA debut. There was a certain sense of expectation and anticipation in the air. The crew worked throughout the day to make adjustments to the car to account for the track conditions and the car itself. They strived to find as much speed in the car as they could while making sure it was still drivable for Dylan. Qualifying came at 4:30pm on Saturday and Dylan rolled off his fastest lap of the day at 19.719 giving him a 16th starting position in a field of 34 cars in Saturday's Music City 200. Read more