Ryan Preece To Drive Two Races For Joe Gibbs
Unique publish: 7-5-2017: Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) proclaims as we speak that Berlin, Connecticut native, Ryan Preece will develop into the newest younger star to turn into a member of the JGR stable of drivers to run in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) for the 2017 season.
The 26-yr-outdated has currently gone back to his roots in the Northeast, returning to the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour (NWMT) where he has loved plenty of success. He is currently running full-time in the sequence and has began out 2017 on fireplace by profitable two of his first 4 races. Preece is a very achieved short track racer with 17 NWMT victories, sixty one prime-5 and 87 prime-10 finishes, and was crowned the 2013 season champion. Along with the NWMT, he has three wins in the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour (NWSMT).
Preece will make his NXS debut with JGR in the No. 20 Toyota Camry. Preece will make his JGR debut at his hometrack, New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS), in front of his residence crowd, household and buddies within the No. 20 Toyota Camry on July 15. His second race with JGR will be the July 29 race at Iowa Speedway.
“Ryan is the latest younger driver to help us with our NASCAR XFINITY Series program. He has been on fire this 12 months with the Modifieds and now we have him starting at his home monitor in New Hampshire for us,” said Steve deSouza, Executive Vice President of XFINITY crude oil on market and Growth for Joe Gibbs Racing. “He is very enthusiastic about the opportunity and we are looking forward to working with him.”
Preece began his racing career in Quarter Midgets in 1998. In 2008, he captured his first career win within the NWMT and won the championship in 2013. He made his debut within the NXS in 2013 at NHMS, and ran 36 races within the NXS from 2013-2016. In 2015, Preece made his NASCAR crude oil on market Monster Power Cup Sequence debut at Loudon, NH.
“I am really excited about the chance to race for Joe Gibbs Racing and my crew chief Chris Gabehart and the whole 20 team,” said Preece. “It looks as if an amazing group and they obviously have a great team. I’m looking ahead to being a part of the 20 staff and having a successful automobile. Now I want to put in the time, the trouble, the work and get it done. I am very excited.”
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Replace: Preece, a Berlin, CT native, will have his NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) debut with Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) on his home track in front of his household, pals and followers. He does have NXS and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour expertise on the 1.058-mile oval in the guts of latest England at Loudon. He is a very accomplished modified driver, bringing numerous expertise for the new Hampshire weekend. The first sponsor on the #20 Toyota Camry this weekend is Mohawk Northeast. Preece will also be carrying the following co-sponsors on his #20 Toyota Camry: Falmouth Ready Combine, Mizzy Construction, Wildco Petroleum Tools and GMI Asphalt.