MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — Weatherman Motorsports file photo —
Lira Motorsports announced Thursday the addition of Clayton Weatherman to their growing ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards driver roster.
The 16-year old Missouri racer is set to participate in a test the team has planned in November, as part of preparation for several ARCA Racing Series starts he will attempt to make for the team in 2016.
“I’m extremely excited to be testing with Lira Motorsports on November 3rd,” Weatherman said. “This is a huge step in my racing career and I’m glad to be working with them!”
Clayton is the younger brother of 2015 SCOTT Rookie Challenge points leader Kyle Weatherman. Driving for their family-owned team — Weatherman Motorsports — in 2015, Clayton made three ARCA Racing Series starts over the course of the season, scoring top-15 finishes in all of them. His best finish of the trio was an eighth-place result at Salem Speedway in April.
Clayton is a Legends car veteran, with over six years of experience, five INEX national titles and over 135 victories to his name. The talented teenager is a former two-time champion of the prestigious Bojangles’ Summer Shootout at Charlotte Motor Speedway and is equally adapt at racing on pavement, dirt and road course layouts in a variety of vehicles.
CREDIT: Lira Motorsports