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This Week’s Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet at Daytona International Speedway … Ty Dillon will pilot chassis No. 011 from the Richard Childress Racing stable in Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250. Dillon earned the pole award with this RCR-prepared Chevrolet at Talladega Superspeedway last October and finished in the fourth position.
Sunshine State Details … Friday night’s 100-lap affair marks Dillon’s second appearance at Daytona International Speedway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The Welcome, N.C., native earned a ninth-place finish after starting from the fourth position last season.
Back in Action … Bass Pro Shops returns for the second-consecutive season with Dillon and the No. 3 Chevrolet team. Named one of the America’s premier outdoor retailers, Bass Pro Shops serves more than 75 million sportsmen a year in 39 locations across the United States and Canada.
Tune In … The 2012 Camping World Truck Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year and the No. 3 Bass Pro Shops team will be featured on SPEED Trackside Live on Friday, Feb. 22 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tune in to see what the sophomore driver is doing before the NextEra Energy Resources 250.
Dirt Trackin’ … Dillon’s 2013 Speedweeks actually started on Feb. 12 at Volusia Speedway Park, where he, his brother, Austin, and RCR teammate, Brendan Gaughan raced dirt Modifieds as part of the 42nd annual DIRTCar Nationals. The 20-year-old driver fielded the No. 41 racer for Team Dillon Racing throughout the eight-day event.
Blazin’ Candles … After this weekend’s season-opener at Daytona International Speedway, Dillon will celebrate his 21st birthday on Wednesday, Feb. 27.
What are your thoughts about the season opener at Daytona International Speedway? “I’m really excited to get back behind the wheel of the No. 3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet. Marcus (Richmond, crew chief) and the guys have worked really hard over the off season. We don’t have a rookie stripe on our bumper anymore, and we’ve learned from our mistakes last season. It’s time to go racing.”
-Richard Childress Racing PR
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