After placing 13th at the Xfinity Series Mid-Ohio Challenge on August 13th, Alon Day will drive the #13 FLWaterfront.com Dodge on Saturday August 27th. Alon Day is a 24 year old native of Israel who has been featured in NASCAR’s NEXT Series of young drivers and was Israel’s Sportsman of the Year.
The #40 driver Alon Day placed 13th at the Mid-Ohio Challenge in just his first race in the United States! He’s got one more race coming up at Road America in Wisconsin Saturday August 27th. Here’s just some of the background on Alon’s amazing story.
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