Scott Lagasse, Jr.

Scott Lagasse Jr. (pronounced /lɑːɡɑːs/; born January 31, 1981 in St. Augustine, Florida) is a race car driver on the NASCAR Nationwide Series circuit. He currently drives the #43 Ford for Baker Curb Racing. He is the son of former Sports Car & NASCAR driver Scott Lagasse Sr.. Lagasse Jr is a former member of Chip Ganassi Racing driver development program. He has also driven in a total of 14 ARCA (Auto Racing Club of America) races in 2006, 2007, 2008 for Cunningham Motorsports and Venturini Motorsports, winning twice - Kansas and Chicagoland Speedway. In 2003 & 2004 besides graduating from College with Honors he was racing dirt cars and competed on a limited schedule in the ASA National Touring Series. In just 12 starts Lagasse racked up 8 Top 10, 5 Top 5 and a win at Kentucky Speedway. From 1998 through 2002 he won over 25 races on Dirt and Asphalt in Modifieds, Sportsman, Late Models. Lagasse made his Busch debut at Phoenix in 2005. He started that race in 33rd position and finished 40th, driving the #40 for FitzBradshaw Racing. He only managed a best finish of 22nd at Milwaukee Mile and a best start of 18th at Dover International Speedway. Originally scheduled to run the Busch...


  • Rain causes 7-car wreck in Nationwide qualifying

    The Associated Press 3 weeks ago
    Scott Lagasse Jr.
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A small rain shower caused a seven-car accident during Nationwide Series qualifying at Daytona International Speedway. Team spotters and NASCAR officials seemingly didn't see the rain until after a group of cars drove through it ...

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