Advance Auto Parts Inc. will sponsor the Ricky Benton Racing Team in the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
The series features 21 tracks and hosts 23 events in the U.S. and Canada. It begins in Daytona for the NextEra Energy Resources 250, with Parker Kligerman driving No. 92, a Roush Yates- powered Ford F-150. The race will air at 7:30 p.m. tonight (Feb. 19) on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) and the Motor Racing Network.
Ricky Benton Racing Enterprises is owned by Black’s Tire and Auto Service, one of Advance’s strongest commercial customers. “Advance has a very healthy relationship with Black’s Tire and Auto Service and has been impressed with the company’s success,” said Al Wheeler, Advance Auto Parts senior vice president, commercial sales. “Our companies share the same values and determination to be the best in our industry. The Ricky Benton Racing Team has a winning combination of experience and passion for the sport of racing, and we are excited to watch them in action on the track.”
“Advance, and its brand member CARQUEST, has a proven track record in providing us the expertise and enhanced service we demand to keep our standards and customer experience at the highest levels. Our company is strongly bonded by family, and we consider Advance as part of that family. We appreciate their support of Ricky Benton Racing,” said Rick Benton, Jr., co- owner of Ricky Benton Racing Enterprises.
In addition to Advance Auto Parts, the team also is sponsored by Valvoline, BTS Tire and Wheel Distributors and Goodyear Commercial Tire Network.