Frankie Muniz starred in a massively in style TV present, and has been nominated for Emmys and Golden Globes, and a bunch of different awards … however the star actor says if he had been to win an ARCA collection race, it would be the best skilled achievement of his profession!
“I don’t know exactly how I’ll react [to winning a race] but the way I feel right now with even the thought about it, it would rank 100% as the greatest accomplishment of … Well okay, maybe having a wife, having my son. But, definitely number 3!” Muniz instructed Babcock on the “TMZ Sports” TV present (airs nightly on FS1).
37-year-old Muniz just lately signed on to race full-time within the Rette Jones Racing #30 Ford Mustang automobile — a NASCAR-owned ARCA staff — when the collection kicks off in mid-February on the Daytona International Speedway in Florida.
Of course, Frankie starred as Malcolm within the hit TV present, “Malcolm In The Middle.” He additionally starred in “Big Fat Liar” and “Agent Cody Banks,” amongst many different movies.
Frankie, whose old flame is automobiles/racing, might barely include his pleasure on the prospect of racing, and even acquired emotional in the course of the interview.
“I am on cloud 9. I’ve been very fortunate in my life to get to do a lot of cool things but this is something that I’ve wanted, literally, since I was five years old. I’ve reached in the past but I always knew I wanted to go Stock car racing. I wanted to race NASCAR so I’m thrilled to be in the ARCA Menards Series this year and finally get to announce it the other day. Felt really good ’cause it’s something we’ve been talking about for a long time and here I am.”
Muniz is aware of he has so much to study as the brand new man on the circuit, however he is greater than able to go.
“I’ve got a lot to learn and I know that so I’m competitive, I want to win,” Frankie mentioned, whereas recognizing he’ll be dealing with drivers with way more expertise.
“I know I have to be a realist and know that this gonna be a pretty difficult year for me. I’m more motivated than ever, being older, you know, 37 years old which is fairly old to get started in the stock car world,” Muniz mentioned.
Bottom line for Muniz … that is his probability to meet his dream, and he is not going to let it go by with out giving the whole lot he is acquired.
“I have this opportunity in front of me right now and I’m gonna go for it 100%. I don’t wanna look back at the end of the year and go ‘man I wish I tried harder, I wish I trained harder, I wish I spent more time in the ship with the guys learning about the car figuring things out.'”
Muniz will make his ARCA debut in lower than a month! Good luck!