Ryan Preece Ready To Chase Big Money With XFINITY Series At Bristol Motor Speedway

(Press Release from Joe Gibbs Racing)

Ryan Preece (Photo: Joe Gibbs Racing)

Ryan Preece Bristol XFINITY Series preview

No. 18 Rheem Toyota Camry

Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway

News and Notes

Preece at Bristol Motor Speedway: Ryan Preece will be making his third start of the 2018 season for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) at Bristol Motor Speedway. For his seventh-career start with JGR in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS), Preece will be behind the wheel of the No. 18 Rheem Toyota Camry.

JGR at Bristol Motor Speedway: Joe Gibbs Racing has a total of 87 starts at Bristol Motor Speedway. Of those 87 starts, JGR has 11 wins, nine poles, 29 top-five finishes, 42 top-10 finishes, an average start of 11.9 and an average finish of 14.4. Kyle Busch, Joey Logano and Erik Jones hold all victories at Bristol Motor Speedway for JGR in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

This Week On The No. 18 Toyota: This week the No. 18 Rheem Toyota Camry will be on display for the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300. This will be the second time that Rheem will be the primary sponsor of the No. 18 Toyota Camry for Preece.

Dash For Cash: Preece qualified for the upcoming Dash-For-Cash race in Bristol with his fifth place finish last weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. Preece will be competing with teammate Christopher Bell, Daniel Hemric and Cole Custer for the $100,000 prize.

Upcoming Schedule: Preece is scheduled to compete in 10 races for Rheem this season with JGR, driving the No. 18 Toyota Camry. Following Bristol, Preece will next be behind the wheel of the Rheem Toyota at Daytona International Speedway in July.

Race Information: The Fitzgerald Glider Kitz 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway is scheduled for Saturday April 14, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Watch and listen live on FS1, Sirius XM channel 90 and PRN Radio.

From the Cockpit with Ryan Preece: “I am thrilled to be racing my No. 18 Rheem Toyota Camry at Bristol this weekend with $100,000 on the line. Short tracks are certainly in my wheel house, so beyond excited to get to Thunder Valley. I have won here in a Modified, so the hope is that I can get my fast Rheem Camry in victory lane.”

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  1. May you come home 6 figures richer, with a win to finish it off !!! Good luck, Ryan !!!!

  2. With no cup guys in the race, this is a must win to get more races by July at Daytona.

  3. Gotta love them bottom feeders Go get it Ryan!

  4. GOOD LUCK RYAN!!! Good equipment in the hands of a talented driver like you is dangerous. Go get that hundred grand. Always a fan.

  5. Bristol baby!!!! This should be an advantage for Ryan and others from the short tracks.

    Good luck!!!

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