NASCAR & Auto Racing

Team Red Bull plans full ARCA season for Scott Speed in 2008

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Team Red Bull on Friday confirmed that ll plans to to field former Formula One driver Scott Speed for a full season in the Automobile Racing Club of America series in 2008.

Speed will drive the No. 2 Toyota for Eddie Sharp racing and Patrick Donahue will serve as Speed’s crew chief. Red Bull may consider entering Speed in some NASCAR events, depending on his progress during the season.

"One of the great things about ARCA is that you have a whole field full of young guys like me just trying to make a name in this sport," Speed said.

"It’s hard to judge the level of competition I’ll face next year, but that’s just part of the fun."