Milka Duno Posts 6th Fastest at ARCA Racing Series Test Day Three
Sheltra Motorsports and Duno Prepare for the Running of
Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 at Daytona International Speedway
DAYTONA BEACH, FL (January 13, 2011) – At the end of Day Three of ARCA Racing Series testing at Daytona International Speedway with Sheltra Motorsports Milka Duno finished 6th fastest out of 23 cars.
In the last session on the last day of the three-day test Duno, piloting the 2010 championship-winning team’s No. 63 Dodge Charger, delivered a best lap time of 48.727 and a best lap speed of 184.702 in 42 laps on the newly paved track.
“We focused today on drafting and we ended up with pretty good results,” said Duno. “This was just the third day working with the team we’re working together very well. They are a great group of people and they know what they’re doing – it is a fantastic opportunity for me.”
About Sheltra Motorsports:
Sheltra Motorsports, established in 2007, is in the midst of its fifth season of ARCA Racing Series competition. Owned by Florida-native, Patrick Sheltra, the owner-driver team captured the 2010 ARCA Racing Series driver and owner’s championship titles on the strength of two wins, 12 top-fives and 17 top-10 finishes in 20 events. Sheltra Motorsports is headquartered in Mooresville, N.C., with additional operations in Indiana and Florida.
For more information, visit www.sheltramotorsports.com.
About Milka Duno:
Duno has eight major race wins in the highest classes (Prototype) in the American Le Mans Series and Rolex Series and the highest finish ever by a female driver (2nd Place) in the Rolex 24 at Daytona in the 48-year history of the race. Duno has been competing in the IndyCar Series since 2007. Off the track, Duno is a certified Naval Engineer who holds four master’s degrees, earning the last three simultaneously. Duno is also working through her “Milka Way” program to inspire youth to “Aim for the Stars” and achieve academic excellence.
For more information, visit www.milkaduno.com.