Duncan Gets It Done

WELCOME, N.C. - Allison Duncan became the first driver involved in the Drive for Diversity program to win a feature race when she took the checkered flag in the June 11 NASCAR Havoline Western Late Model race at Stockton (Calif.) 99 Speedway.

The of San Rafael, Calif., native, drives the No. 20 Miller Lite/NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet for Bill McAnally Racing (BMR)/Richard Childress Racing (RCR). She qualified sixth, took the lead on lap 18 and held down the top spot for the remainder of the 30-lap race. Duncan's victory also made her the first female driver to win a feature event at Stockton 99 Speedway.

"Winning my first Havoline Western Late Model race at Stockton 99 is just the best feeling,” said Duncan. "We've been close earlier in the season but we finally did it. Our success on the track is due to the great driver development program between Bill McAnally Racing and Richard Childress Racing and their joint commitment to the Drive for Diversity initiative. This is great and we can't wait to do it again."

Duncan is tied for the lead in the track point standings on the strength of the victory and four second-place finishes in the season's first eight races. She and Sarah Fisher, who competes in the NASCAR Grand National Division, West Series, were named on January 26 as BMR/RCR teammates in the Drive for Diversity program.

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