The only female NASCAR Truck Series driver Angela Ruch will not race at Pocono due to sponsorship issues. She reveals this in a recent tweet.
In January, it was announced that Ruch will drive the Number 00 truck for Reaume Brothers Racing full time this season. However, Pocono’s career will be lost and she will be replaced by team owner Josh Reaume in truck number 00.
She wrote in her tweet, “With the current state of NASCAR and the lack of ability to entertain sponsors and their customers and suppliers, this led to sponsorship that was on hold until that changes.”
After that, she writes: “I am really disappointed as I think we have made a lot of positive progress with Team # 00 and I look forward to getting back in the truck as soon as possible.”“
Update on my racing schedule … pic.twitter.com/4213TJNpdY
– Angela Ruch (@Angela__Ruch) June 24, 2020
She comes from a family of racing drivers and is a third generation racer. She is the niece of 1990 Daytona 500 winner Derrike Cope, and the sister of former NASCAR driver Amber Cope.
Additionally, in 2010, she and Amber made NASCAR history by being the first twins to compete in one of the top three NASCAR series.
Ruck previously dedicated his NASCAR trip to his late father-in-law.
At the NASCAR race in Charlotte, he paid special tribute to his deceased father-in-law through his car. Angela’s father-in-law, a veteran of the US Air Force. USA He died of coronavirus in April.
His car was painted with a sign that said: In memory of Robert Carl Ruch, Proudly served: EE. USA Air Force, husband. Father. Friend”
In an interview, she said: “You hear it on television, but when it comes to your personal home. It is one of the most difficult things I have had to deal with. You can’t have the proper burial service when these things happen, so for Mike (her husband) and me. The days have been a struggle. ”
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