Heim began on the skin of the entrance row to start additional time and shortly dropped right down to the underside line and in entrance of Greenback.
Heim managed to dam Greenback’s advances till pulling away in Turns 3 and 4 and taking the win by 0.113 seconds.
The win is the second of Heim’s profession and is available in his first season as a fulltime driver within the collection. It’s additionally Venturini Motorsports’ fourth consecutive victory within the ARCA season opener at Daytona.
“It was about technique. I acquired to provide all of it to (crew chief) Shannon Rursch – he made the proper name. He executed this race good,” Heim, 18 stated. “This automobile was good.
“I acquired to provide loads props to Drew Greenback. He actually helped me there on the finish, simply him being proper behind me. I simply actually trusted him and it paid off.”
Requested how the win would change his profession, Heim stated: “For the higher solely. There’s just one route I can go.”
Bret Holmes completed third, Ty Gibbs was fourth and Kyle Sieg rounded out the top-five.
With 30 of the scheduled 50 laps remaining, Heim led the way in which adopted by Greenback and Holmes.
On Lap 75, Scott Reeves blew a tire and pounded the wall onerous coming off Flip 4 to place the race underneath warning and ship it into additional time.
When the race returned to inexperienced, Heim remained out entrance adopted by Greenback, Holmes, Lancaster and Gibbs.