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Racing Protege Alli Owens Heads to Victory Lane with NCYS

Sally S. Johnson, CSA
Executive Director
National Council of Youth Sports

MOORESVILLE, North Carolina (May 28, 2009) - D’Hondt Motorsports, LLC (DMS) announced today that their primary driver, Alli Owens of the #19 Toyota in the ARCA RE/MAX Series, will become the first female race car driver to serve as a spokeswoman for the National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS).

Alli OwensAs Alli Owens' career grows thru the ARCA Series and into the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2010, they created a promo video synopsizing her career to date. Please check out the promo video: "Believe". Also might want to check out Alli Owen's Official Website/

One of the most well-respected and largest known organizations in America serving the amateur youth sports/youth serving industry, the NCYS members represent more than 60-million registered participants. Its members are organizations such as Little League Baseball, Pop Warner Football, US Youth Soccer, Amateur Softball Association, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Amateur Athletic Union, U.S. Lacrosse, U.S. Bowling Congress, and most U.S. Olympic Committee NGBs (national governing bodies) to name a few.

"Race car driver Alli Owens is a determined, focused, intelligent & aspiring young woman committed to a high standard of competition and sportsmanship. As a respected role model, she sends an optimistic message to young people about the importance of following your dreams while maintaining good character, healthy lifestyles, strong work ethic, living the clean life and making a positive difference for a safer, wholesome society," said NCYS Executive Director Sally Johnson.

"It is a pleasure to be able to align ourselves with an amazingly respected, hallowed organization that represents the team values D’Hondt Motorsports requires of all its drivers. Alli Owens embodies that youth spirit, as well as the ‘dream, believe, achieve’ potential that exists in America’s youth. We are excited to help bring the motorsports angle to the NCYS as part of a healthy lifestyle," said DMS team owner Eddie D’Hondt.

About D’Hondt Motorsports:
D’Hondt Motorsports (DMS), headquartered in Mooresville, NC, is home to the No. 19 Toyota Camry ARCA RE/MAX Series team and the No. 92 Toyota NASCAR Nationwide Series team. With over 75 years of collective NASCAR & motorsports experience & excellence, from general management to crew, team D’Hondt is poised to skyrocket into NASCAR’s next generation. For more information about D’Hondt Motorsports, LLC, please visit

About National Council of Youth Sports:
NCYS LogoHeadquartered in Stuart, Florida, the NCYS represents the youth sports industry by advancing the values of participation while educating and developing leaders. The NCYS members are the who’s who in youth sports and proudly serve over 60-million registered participants. NCYS enhances the youth sports experience in America by promoting universal recognition that organized youth sports can develop positive attributes including healthier lifestyles, self-esteem, fair play & good citizenship. For more information about the NCYS, please visit