Daniel Suarez, No. 35 ARRIS Toyota Tundra,
fred's 250 powered by Coca-Cola Fast Facts
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race No. 18, fred's 250 powered by Coca-Cola, Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, Talladega, Alabama
Race Information: Event: fred's 250 powered by Coca-Cola, Saturday, October 18 at 12:00 p.m. Local Time Track: Talladega (Ala.) Speedway Qualifying: Friday, October 17 at 4:45 p.m. Local Time Track Length: 2.66-mile paved oval.
Welcome To The Team: Last week, Win-Tron Racing and Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) jointly announced that current NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series driver and former NASCAR Next member Daniel Suarez will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut this weekend at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, driving the No. 35 ARRIS Toyota Tundra.
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Looking To Win Again: Daniel Suarez, 22, is looking to score his third win of the 2014 season in the United States. Suarez started off the season with back-to-back wins in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East at New Smyrna (Fla.) Speedway and Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway (backstretch location) driving for Rev Racing.
Former Talladega Winner: Win-Tron Racing is a former race winner at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. In 2012, Win-Tron Racing guided Brandon McReynolds to his first career ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards victory in the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 250, after starting 10th.
Locked In: Monterrey, Mexico native Daniel Suarez is guaranteed to make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut in Saturday's fred's 250, as Win-Tron Racing has competed in every race this season. Currently, the team sits 18th in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series owner standings, well above the cutoff point of 25th.
Chassis Intel: Veteran crew chief Mark Rette, has elected to bring Win-Tron Racing chassis number 041 to the 2.66-mile superspeedway this weekend. The truck in its first showing with Win-Tron Racing, will be powered by a Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota motor.
Win-Tron Racing, Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway Pre-Race Quotes:
Daniel Suarez, driver of the No. 35 ARRIS Toyota Tundra:
On His Talladega Outlook: "I'm super excited to be racing for the first time on a superspeedway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. I'm looking forward to learning this weekend and end with a good result in our No. 35 ARRIS / Telcel Toyota Tundra for everyone at Win-Tron and Joe Gibbs Racing."
Win-Tron Racing, Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway Pre-Race Quotes:
Nate Thiesse, owner of the No. 35 ARRIS Toyota Tundra:
On Daniel Suarez Joining The Team: "We're ecstatic about this partnership with Daniel (Suarez) and Joe Gibbs Racing for Talladega. Daniel firmly represents everything that Win-Tron Racing stands for and we feel that he'll excel in his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut."
On Team's Outlook For Talladega This Weekend: "This is all about learning for Daniel. There's a lot to inhale in your NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut, especially at Talladega. We want to make sure Daniel's comfortable with the truck. From there, we just hope that we've prepared a good enough truck for him to draft to an exciting finish."
Daniel Suarez, Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway Prior Performance Record:
Daniel Suarez has no prior starts at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway
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, 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.
Driver: Daniel Suarez on the web: DanySuarez.com or follow him on Twitter @dnlsuarez.
Team: Win-Tron Racing on the web: Win-TronRacing.com or follow them on Twitter @WinTronRacing.
Marketing Partner: ARRIS on the web: www.arrisi.com.
Sanction: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: NASCAR.com.
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.