They are saying there aren’t any second acts in America. However simply have a look at Frankie Muniz. As a child, he was the star of one of many early aughts’ hottest and groundbreaking sitcoms: Malcolm within the Center, which revamped the household comedy as a single-camera yukfest. These days Muniz is in his late 30s, which implies it’s time to strive one thing else. Certainly, although, few have been anticipating him to rebrand as a racecar driver.
Lastly making my dream a actuality, this one is for my son and displaying him which you can all the time chase your goals.
Excited for this chance with Rette Jones Racing, Ford, and our companions to go full time racing for an ARCA Nationwide Sequence Championship in 2023. pic.twitter.com/OhbFnlMNKW
— Frankie Muniz (@frankiemuniz) January 11, 2023
On Wednesday, as per Individuals, the erstwhile Cody Banks out of nowhere revealed he’ll be behind the wheel of the No. 30 Ford Mustang for Rette Jones Racing, competing in mid-February for ARCA Menards Sequence championship, which begins at Daytona Worldwide Speedway.
It doesn’t look like a lifetime dream. Muniz stated he “caught the bug of eager to be a driver” again in 2004, when he was nonetheless a young person and nonetheless a pair years from leaving Malcolm within the Center. The concept of truly doing one thing about it “hit me after I had my son,” who was born in March of 2021.
“I need him to develop up seeing me attain for my goals and work laborious for one thing that I’m keen about, and the one world the place I really feel like I nonetheless have unfinished enterprise was the racing world,” Muniz instructed Individuals. “So I’m going to go racing.”
It’s a brand new world for Muniz, however he’s cautiously optimistic. “I’ve quite a bit to study and I do know that,” Muniz stated. “However I’m getting into, I’m placing in 100% as a result of I don’t wanna look again at this chance and go, man, I want I attempted tougher.”
Muniz admits that, at 37, he has “a steep studying curve” to face. However you recognize? Good for him. Hopefully it gained’t eat into the threatened Malcolm reunion being scripted by his former TV dad, Bryan Cranston. However possibly it’ll catch Lizzo’s consideration.