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September 24, 2013
Ryan Truex Takes the Wheel for Phoenix Racing No. 51 at Dover International
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (September 23, 2013) – Ryan Truex will drive the No. 51
Shooters Sporting Center Chevrolet this weekend for Phoenix Racing in the AAA
400 at Dover International Speedway.
“I can’t wait to get back in the seat of the No. 51 Shooters Sporting Center
Chevrolet for Phoenix Racing at Dover,” said Truex. “I am grateful to Harry Scott Jr.
for the opportunity to compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. I’m going to make
the most out of this opportunity.”
Truex has competed in the No. 51 on two previous occasions this season including at
Bristol Motor Speedway under the lights and at Richmond International Raceway two
weeks later on September 6, 2013. Truex, 21 from Mayetta, NJ, has raced in 35 NASCAR
Nationwide Series races over the past three years with two Top 5 and nine Top 10 finishes.
In 2012 Truex captured the pole position in the June NNS event at Dover International
Speedway in No. 20 for Joe Gibbs Racing with a strong second place finish.
“I love racing at Dover. It is my home track in the national series. The Monster Mile’s
high banks are fun to drive, I’ve had a lot of success competing there,” said Truex.
The primary sponsor on the No. 51 will be Shooters Sporting Center, which is an indoor
shooting range for firearms and archery enthusiasts. Located near Ryan’s hometown in Egg
Harbor, NJ, Shooters Sporting Centers celebrates its Grand Opening on Saturday,
September 28. More information can be found at www.ShootersNJ.net.
“I’m proud to have Shooters Sporting Center sponsoring my car at Dover. The Shooters
Sporting Center is the perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts to sharpen their skills at the
range,” said Truex.
Another sponsor on the car is a company with local ties. SeaWatch International makes
seafood products from high quality offshore clams and was founded in Milford, DE in
1978 and today is headquartered in Easton, MD.
About Phoenix Racing Phoenix Racing, which was established in 1989, is owned and operated
by Harry Scott, Jr. and competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Scott purchased the team
from long-time owner James Finch in September 2013. His vision is to build a championship
contender in due time by developing talented young drivers, partnering with
dedicated sponsors and competing hard every week.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Ryan Truex Takes the Wheel for Phoenix Racing No. 51 at Dover International Speedway
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