Frankie Muniz is taking his acting career in a new direction as he prepares to become a regular NASCAR driver. The beloved star of “Malcolm in the Spotlight” is set to compete in the NASCAR ARCA Menards Series at Daytona International Speedway next month. Muniz will race the No. 30 Ford Mustang for Rette Jones in races that begin on February 18. He is looking forward to not only showing his ability on the track, but also showing his son and family what it means to chase your dreams and reinvent yourself. Muniz is also hopeful that his former co-star Bryan Cranston may be in the process of writing a reboot of “Malcolm in the Spotlight”. With his new venture into the world of racing, Frankie Muniz is sure to be a star in the spotlight once again.
“Malcolm in Spotlights” star Frankie Munitz becomes a regular NASCAR driver.
The actor, who played the title character on the beloved sitcom, will compete in the NASCAR ARCA Menards Series at Daytona International Speedway next month.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Muniz will race the No. 30 Ford Mustang for Rette Jones in races that begin on February 18.
“It is with great excitement, optimism and gratitude that I join Rette Jones Racing for the full ARCA Menards Series schedule this year,” Munitz said in a statement.
“Since I was a child, I dreamed of competing NASCAR, and it was important to me to work with a team that fits my long-term goals and vision while providing every possible opportunity to grow mentally and physically as a full-time competitor.”
I’m finally making my dream a reality, this is for my son and showing him that you can always chase your dreams.
Excited about this opportunity with Rette Jones Racing, Ford and our partners to compete full-time for an ARCA National Series Championship in 2023. pic.twitter.com/OhbFnlMNKW
— Frankie Muniz (@frankiemuniz) January 11, 2023
He added: “I’m looking forward to not only showing my ability on the track and showing how serious I am about progressing in my racing career, but also showing my son and my family what it means to chase your dreams and reinvent yourself.” “
Late last year Munitz offered his “Malcolm in the spotlight” Co-star Bryan Cranston may be in the process of writing a reboot.
“I would like to know what the family is doing. I know Bryan Cranston really likes this idea and he’s writing the script and directing everything,” Muniz said.
“So there might be something.” I would give it up 100 percent. But I don’t know – we’ll see what happens.”