Win-Tron Racing Adds Daniel Suarez To Driver Lineup At Talladega Superspeedway
MOORESVILLE, North Carolina (October 10, 2014) - - Win-Tron Racing and Joe Gibbs Racing announced today that Monterrey, Mexico native Daniel Suarez (@dnlsuarez) will drive the No. 35 ARRIS Toyota Tundra next weekend at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway in the freds’ 250 powered by Coca-Cola.
Suarez, currently competing full time for Escuderia TELMEX in the NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series, will utilize his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) debut to adequately prepare him for restrictor-plate racing, ahead of his upcoming full-time campaign in the NASCAR XFINITY (now known as Nationwide) Series next year. Suarez, a product of the NASCAR Drive for Diversity program, will also make select starts in the NCWTS in 2015.
The former NASCAR Next member has spent this season building himself as a household name in the United States, between the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East (NKNPSE) and the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Suarez won the first two NASCAR K&N Pro Series East events this season driving the No. 6 Toyota Camry for Rev Racing.
Additionally, the 22-year old made his debut in the NASCAR Nationwide Series in May at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway driving the No. 20 Silent Cirlce / Telcel Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing. Most recently, Suarez made his intermediate track debut at Kentucky Speedway in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, where he finished fifth, driving the No. 66 ARRIS Toyota Camry for Venturini Motorsports, after starting third.
“We’re ecstatic to establish this partnership with Daniel (Suarez) and Joe Gibbs Racing for Talladega,” said Win-Tron Racing co-owner Nate Thiesse. “Daniel firmly represents everything that Win-Tron Racing is made of and we feel that he’ll excel in his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut.”
Kevin Cywinski, Thiesse’s partner at Win-Tron Racing echoed his sentiments.
“This is a big opportunity for us at Win-Tron Racing,” he said. “Daniel is a talented racecar driver and obviously a future superstar in this sport. We’re honored to host him for his truck debut. We’ve been working extremely hard on the No. 35 ARRIS Toyota Tundra the past few weeks and we can’t wait to unload it next week and see what Daniel can do.”
Mark Rette will serve as crew chief for Suarez in the 18th race of the season.
The freds’ 250 powered by Coca-Cola is the 18th of 22 races on the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule. The event will be televised live on FOX Sports 1, MRN Radio and SiriusXM Satellite Radio Channel 90 on Saturday afternoon, October 18 beginning at 12:30 p.m. The green flag is scheduled to drop at approximately 1:22 p.m. All times Eastern.
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About Win-Tron Racing:
Located in Mooresville, North Carolina, Win-Tron Racing (Win-TronRacing.com / @WinTronRacing) is the home of one the most potent ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards single-car operations. Owned by former racers Kevin Cywinski and Nate Thiesse, the team since has acquired the assets of County Joe Racing, becoming a favorable fixture on the circuit. Since Win-Tron Racing’s inception in 2007, the team has hosted a variety of drivers including leading drivers James Buescher, Blake Bjorklund, Justin Marks, Matt Merrell and Brandon McReynolds to their first career ARCA victories. In 2014, the team will begin its eighth year of competition with a full-time presence in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
About Joe Gibbs Racing:
Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) is one of the premier organizations in NASCAR, currently fielding three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams, three NASCAR Nationwide Series teams and a driver development program. Its driver lineup consists of Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth in the Sprint Cup Series with Carl Edwards joining the organization in 2015. Meanwhile Elliott Sadler, Sam Hornish, Drew Herring, Daniel Suarez, Darrell Wallace, Jr. and Michael McDowell join Busch and Kenseth to compete in the Nationwide Series. In addition, Darrell Wallace, Jr. is currently driving a full season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series behind the wheel of a Kyle Busch Motorsports Tundra and Cody Coughlin enters JGR’s driver development program and will compete in the ARCA Series for Venturini Motorsports. Based in Huntersville, N.C., and owned by Joe Gibbs a three-time Super Bowl winner as head coach of the Washington Redskins and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame JGR has competed in NASCAR since 1992, winning three Cup Series championships, and four Nationwide Series owner’s championships along with more than 200 NASCAR races, including three Brickyard 400s and the 1993 Daytona 500.
(PHOTO CAPTION: Daniel Suarez, driver of the No. 35 ARRIS Toyota Tundra for Win-Tron Racing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS). PHOTO CREDIT: Jonathan Daniel / Getty Images).
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