Reportedly, Deegan has agreed to return to David Gilliland Racing.
If an offseason deal is announced and she runs the full schedule, she could build on a solid rookie season. She could also contend for all-time female series records.
That is one spot from matching the best finish Hailie Deegan a truck-racing woman. Cobb placed a gender-best 16th in the points race, starting 21 of 22 events. Her average finish was 23rd, and she endured two DNFs and zero top finishes.
When comparing the efforts, Deegan started all 22 events last season and placed a historic seventh at World Wide Technology Raceway. With an average finish of Hailie Deegan has compiled 23 career starts and moves past Renshaw if she competes for at least 16 races next season. Above all, she wants to be treated equally.
Trucks: Hailie Deegan returns to DGR for 2022 season
Deegan showed a flair for qualifying in her limited attempts, placing ninth at Daytona and 10th at Phoenix. Next season, assuming Deegan returns, she should be in a better position to contend.
The extra time likely is needed for Deegan to close the gap with Hocevar, 18, and Smith, Could Deegan make Hailie Deegan Xfinity Series debut in ? When asked about the contract status of Deegan and crew chief Mike Hillman Jr.
Deegan is seen as a possible replacement driver on the Xfinity Series in Everything appears to be in line for Deegan to continue rising through the ranks when she officially returns.