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ML Motorsports
Mlmotorsports
Owners Mary Louise Miller
Race Series Nationwide Series
Championships 0
Car No. #70
Driver Johanna Long
Crew Chief Mark Gutekunst
Spotter David Green
Sponsors Foretravel Motorcoach, Biomet, Wish For Our Heroes, Keen Parts
Shop Location Warsaw, Indiana
Website mlracing.com

ML Motorsports is a part-time Nationwide Series team. The team is owned by Mary Louise Miller. She founded the team in 1998 and began racing in the ARCA Series. ML Motorsports began racing full time in ARCA in 2000 and finished in the top 10 in the point standings from 2000 to 2005. In that span, Brian Ross and Jason Jarrett won ARCA Rookie of the Year honors in 2000 and 2001 for ML Motorsports.

The team moved up to NASCAR in 2006 competing in 7 races with Justin Diercks as their driver. In 2007, Diercks and Mark Green shared the #70 for 17 events. ML Motorsports kept Green in the car for 2008 and Green finished 5th in the 2008 Aaron's 312 at Talladega for the team's only top 5 finish to date in NASCAR. ML Motorsports hired Shelby Howard to drive the
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#70 car in 2008

car in 2009 and 2010. Howard got the team to finish in the top 30 in owner's points which guaranteed a starting spot in the first 5 races of 2011. David Stremme and Scott Wimmer drove the car in 2011 and racked up 13 top 20 finishes, 9 top 15 finishes, and 1 top ten which came at Richmond. The team finished in 23rd in owner's points.
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#70 car in 2012

In early January 2012, it was announced that 19 year old Johanna Long would drive for ML Motorsports for 21 races in 2012 and possibly full time in 2013 if they receive enough funds. Long made her debut at Daytona International Speedway, becoming the youngest female driver in history to race in the Nationwide Series, finishing 21st. Long will be running a 21 race schedule again in 2013.


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