Eagle River's Decker wins pole for Saturday ARCA race at Daytona

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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW)-- Eagle River native Natalie Decker is your pole sitter for Saturday's Lucas Oil 200 ARCA season opener at Daytona.

Decker won with a speed of 181.859 MPH in her #25 Toyota for Venturini Motorsports.

"I beat Johnny Sauter once at State Park Speedway, but this even beats that," Decker told the media gathered at Daytona.

She's set to race a full season on the ARCA circuit for Venturini Motorsports.

Decker is the 4th female to win the pole at Daytona. The other three are Danica Patrick for the 2013 Daytona 500, Erin Cocker for the 2007 Lucas Oil 200 pole, and Patty Moise who won the pole for the Lucas oil 200 in 1989 and 1990.

Saturday's race starts at 3:45 central time and can be seen on FOX Sports 1.