NASCAR driver Reaume earns a new ride

Ex-Highlands resident to make his second straight start on pro racing junior circuit

After losing his ride on NASCAR’s XFinity Series driving for Obaika Racing, Josh Reaume wasn’t sure when his next opportunity to compete on the circuit might come.

The 25-year-old former Highlands resident is back in the saddle, however, and will drive in his second straight race on the series tomorrow, the Owens Corning Atticat 300 at Chicagoland Speedway in Illinois.

Reaume, who ran a handful of races for Nigeria-based Obaika to start this season before being replaced by Peyton Sellers, drove the Carl Long/Derek White Camaro to a 29th place finish in last weekend’s Great Clips 250 at Michigan International Speedway.

Reaume started from 36th position and worked his way up to 24th before a couple of crew-related penalties moved him to the back of the field again.

Follow his progress at

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