"ROY" Hunter Finished His 2016 #KNEast Season 4th in the Points
The nineteen-year-old from Kentucky finished third in the ARCA/CRA Super Series final standings last season. He earned two wins; one at Indiana's Illiana Motor Speedway and the other at Michigan's Flat Rock Speedway.
Consistency proved the path to Hunter Baize’s solid NASCAR K&N Pro Series debut season. After a crash in his series inauguration at New Smyrna procured him the last place finish; Baize earned one top-five and ten top-ten finishes of the fourteen race series.
“We had a good year,” said Baize. “I felt like I was pretty consistent, showed good speed and overcame issues. HScott and my team always gave me a good car and equipment, we just had some bad luck. But I always felt like we could go out there and be competitive.”
With his on track dependability, the driver of the No. 13 Bicycle Playing Cards / Pine Mountain Firewood Chevrolet for HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks, finished fourth in the Championship Point Standings and earned the coveted Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award.
“It feels great to win the Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award,” Hunter reported “The competition in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East this year was really good. I had to battle Tyler and Spencer for the title, but the entire rookie class, like Harrison Burton and Dominique Van Wieringen, was really talented.”
Unfortunately, not much about this rookie’s currant activity could be located via the internet. At this level of competition, an online presence is a must for a race car driver; but I digress.
NASCAR Race Mom is anxiously awaiting to report that announcement.
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