NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: Race 1 of 22
Track: Daytona International Speedway
Track Length: 2.5 miles
Distance: 100 laps/250miles
Date: February 22, 2013
Start Time: TV – Speed 7:30 p.m. ET
Radio – MRN 7:30 p.m. ET
Cerro Gordo, NC Feb. 20, 2013 – After a fifth-place finish in their first outing together at Martinsville last October, Scott Riggs returns behind the wheel of the No. 92 BTS Tire and Wheel Distributors/fleetHQ Chevrolet for the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Crew chief Mike Hester also returns atop the pit box for the first time since 2011.
RBR at Daytona International Speedway
RBR Enterprises has one start at Daytona International Speedway. The team secured its best-ever third-place finish in the 2011 NextEra Energy Resources 250 with driver Clay Rogers.
Riggs at Daytona International Speedway
Riggs has one career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at Daytona, a third place finish in 2001. Riggs has 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at the track, with a career-best finish on the 2.5 mile oval of fourth in the 2005 Daytona 500. In five Nationwide Series starts at the track, Riggs has a pair of sixth-place
This week’s truck
Is No. 92-02. The truck was converted from a short track truck to the team’s superspeedway entry prior to the 2012 season.
Quoting driver Scott Riggs
Daytona is such a great track. The first time I raced here was in the trucks. I’m excited to be heading back there to be a part of kicking off the biggest weekend in our sport.
I’m extremely thankful for the opportunity that Ricky (Benton) and Black’s Tire have given me. They have some great equipment and I can’t wait to get on track and show everyone what we’ve got.
Quoting crew chief Mike Hester
On the team’s offseason work…
These guys have put in tons of hours on these trucks this offseason. We have made some big strides with our program and, with Scott behind the wheel, I think we’ll make a good show of it in Daytona.
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About BTS Tire and Wheel Distributors
BTS Tire & Wheel Distributors offers wholesale distribution services to tire and automotive dealers across the Southeast, operating out of locations in North and South Carolina.
About RBR Enterprises
Based in tiny Cerro Gordo N.C. (pop. 244), RBR has been racing in numerous touring series throughout the Southeast for nearly 20 years. Competing extensively in the USAR Pro Cup Series – winning a champion in 2002 in that series – the team has made forays into the ARCA Series and several NASCAR Touring Series. In 2010, RBR joined the NCWTS with driver Dennis Setzer, competing in eight races. In 2011, RBR teamed with driver Clay Rogers. Competing in 15 of the season’s 25 races, Rogers finished 20th in the series’ final points standings. The team ran six races in 2012 with drivers David Reutimann, Chad McCumbee and Riggs.
In 2013, the team is committed to the first five races with Riggs. The schedule could expand if additional sponsorship is secured.
For more information or to learn how you can partner with RBR Enterprises in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, contact Rick Benton II at 910.840.6857 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.