1.5 Tons of Donated Turkeys Delivered by NASCAR Driver Hailie Deegan

Hailie Deegan competes as a full-time driver in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and her vehicle is no other than the No. 17 Ford F-150. She usually races for DGR-Crosley, but this Thanksgiving, she decided to help spread the spirit of the holiday by delivering donated turkeys with a Ford F-150. Deegan delivered over 1.5 tons of turkeys, which is also the max payload rating of the truck’s capability.

The Honor to Drive Around With the Turkeys Went to a NASCAR Driver

Ford Truck 1.5 Tones of Donated Turkey Having a prominent NASCAR driver like Deegan deliver the donated turkeys has helped the popularity of the donation effort. The turkeys that were loaded on the truck weighed 3,325 pounds and were distributed to Detroit-area food banks. Deegan had to make two stops, one at the Ford Resource and Engagement Center and the other at Gleaners Community Food Bank. The organizations distributed the turkeys to more than 250 food-insecure families from all around the city.

Hailie Deegan Is a Promising NASCAR Driver With a Big Heart

Since the start of her NASCAR career in 2018, Deegan managed to become the first female driver to finish first in races in the West Series, winning in both the 2018 and 2019 seasons. At the end of 2019, she switched to Ford’s development driver program and signed a full-time contract with DGR-Crosley for the ARCA Menards Series. In 2020, Deegan proceeded to get third place for her team in the series, driving a Ford Fusion stock car.

NASCAR driver Hailie DeeganThis October, DGR-Crosley gave Deegan the opportunity for her truck debut in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. Although she finished 16th, her result was the best for a debuting female driver in a series. Now, just 19-years-old, she is set to drive a DGR-Crosley Racing Ford F-150 and compete full-time in the 2021 Camping World Truck Series.

Although Deegan is known as an aggressive driver and for her dangerous on-track moves, partnering with Ford to deliver the Thanksgiving turkeys shows that she also has a big heart.

The Lesser-Known Automobile Brands That Offer Awesome Rides

They are not Ferrari, BMW, or Porsche. They are the underdogs of the automobile manufacturing industry. But like any underdog, these companies also come with a few surprising products matching the quality level of A-listed four-wheelers. Here are a few of those underrated companies, who have good-quality sleek luxury models in their repertoire.


The roost of Bel Paese is commonly ruled by Italian giants like Ferrari and Lamborghini. Fornasari is another native carmaker to the Mediterranean country, which deserves more recognition than it gets. Established in 1999 by Giuseppe Fornasari, it ran under service for 16 years, before being discontinued in 2015. But during this period, the company produced a range of impressive sports cars and high-quality SUVs, like the Racing Buggy, Gigi 311 GT, and RR99. The 3 and 4 door luxury RR series SUVs were mainly powered by Chevrolet engines, offering up to 600 or 610 hp, a 0-62 mph sprint in 4-5 seconds, and a top speed of 174 mph. But unfortunately, they were declared bankrupt in September 2015 is still defunct.


Denza is one of the underdog Chinese carmaker brands. Founded in 2010 and based in bustling Shenzen city, Denza is a joint venture of Mercedes’ parent company Daimler AG and a Chinese subsidiary BYD Auto Co. Ltd. Denza has produced two flagship rides named Denza 500 and Denza X. The later model is a 5-door crossover SUV coming in an all-electric variant as well as a hybrid trim. It has an impressive range of 311 miles and 0-62 mph sprint in under 5 seconds. The all-electric sedan Denza 500 is on the market since 2013 and comes with a 186 miles range with a 61 kWh unit battery.

W Motors

There is a chance you may have heard about Lykan HyperSport or Ghiath SUV. The mastermind behind these productions is middle-eastern luxury automotive brand W Motors. The brand also has collaborative productions with ICONIQ, named ICONIQ Model 7 and MUSE. W Motors has plans to produce two further models- Fenyr SuperSport HSF and an electric supercar. The impressive supercar concept will feature a whopping 1600 hp with four electric motors, making a lightning speed of 0-60 mph sprint in less than two seconds.