Story By: CHAD OFIARA / HALMAR FRIESEN RACING – STATESVILLE, NC – Halmar Friesen Racing will field two trucks in tonight’s NASCAR Truck Series race at Darlington Raceway, one of which is pretty special.
Stewart Friesen will pilot the Halmar #52 TRD Tundra Pro throwback that will be representing the late Jack Johnson’s 1993 Olsen B.R. Dewitt Dirt Modified for Throwback Weekend.
The Jack Johnson throwback scheme was chosen by fans Shawn and Billie Beckhorn after placing the winning bid in an auction to benefit Aim Autism. In the auction the winning bidders were able to pick and be involved in every detail of the design process for this years throwback.
The Beckhorn’s will be joined by Jack Johnson’s son Ronnie Johnson driver of the #2RJ Dirt Modified on top of the Halmar #52 Pit Box for Friday night’s race.
Join us as we honor Jack Johnson, his fans, and all of his legendary accomplishments as one of the all time most respected and successful Dirt Modified drivers of all time.
Veteran Todd Bodine returns to the series for his second start of the year with Halmar Friesen Racing.
Bodine will pilot the No. 62 Camping World Toyota with crew chief Trip Bruce on Friday night.
Todd made his series season debut back at Las Vegas (3/4) starting 23rd and finishing 21st. Bodine has made three Truck Series starts at Darlington Raceway, posting one win (2010) and two top fives.
There will be one round of practice from 3-3:30pm followed immediately by qualifying at 3:30pm.
Todd Bodine will be the first truck to take time. Stewart Friesen will be the 32nd truck to qualify out of 36 trucks.
Stewart enters Darlington in the 3rd position in the championship standings with HFR chassis #004. Chassis #004 was last used in Las Vegas in 2022 and at Darlington in 2021.