CRANDALL: Why NASCAR wants Hailie Deegan
The aspect of her race automotive may say Hailie Deegan, however maybe it’s time we name her ‘Hailie the Headliner.’
At 17 years outdated, Deegan shortly took the NASCAR world by storm as a fairly, younger, feminine race automotive driver. Recently, she’s been taking all the eye, too – albeit for what are arguably the unsuitable causes.
Following the NASCAR Ok&N Professional Collection West race Saturday at Colorado Nationwide Speedway, Deegan was the discuss of the city. Within the strategy of successful for the second time this season, Deegan made contact together with her Invoice McAnally teammate Derek Kraus on the final lap within the remaining two corners.
Made contact. Ran over. Spun out. That’s what has sparked the newest dialog, not solely about how she received, however the truth that Deegan’s three profession wins have concerned contact.
Except one is a workforce proprietor, sponsor, or NASCAR official, there ought to be no telling a driver easy methods to maintain the steering wheel. What this incident has accomplished as a substitute is solidify the idea that Deegan doesn’t care what anybody on or off the observe thinks, and she or he has repeatedly made it clear she’s right here to win races, will accomplish that at any price, after which climb out and inform you all about it.
Deegan, like a Kyle Busch or Johnny Sauter, Clint Bowyer, and even a Tyler Reddick, is a firecracker persona who could make individuals cry with laughter or shake with anger.