American Born Moonshine, an authentic, all-American made moonshine brand, announced that it would partner with RAB Racing and Win-Tron Racing to make its first entry into NASCAR. Driver Justin Marks will join American Born Moonshine as they strive to conquer the “triple” this month at Daytona International Speedway.
American Born Moonshine, founded by former Notre Dame Quarterback Patrick Dillingham and U.S. Marine Corps Captain and Iraq War veteran Sean Koffel, will be the primary sponsor of the #29 Toyota fielded by RAB Racing in the brand’s first attempt at the Daytona 500. Marks will also drive the #29 American Born Moonshine Toyota Camry for RAB Racing in NASCAR XFINITY Series competition and the #35 GoPro Motorplex/American Born Moonshine Toyota Tundra in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.
American Born Moonshine, was launched by Windy Hill Spirits, a Nashville-based company founded in 2012 by Dillingham and Koffel to bring a moonshine whiskey to consumers that would honor the incredible tradition of American moonshiners. The two were inspired by amazing family moonshine stories and recipes shared by friends and fellow Marines that grew up in and around the Appalachian Mountains.
Marks, 33, will attempt to make his first career Daytona 500 start in the #29 American Born Moonshine Toyota fielded by RAB Racing. Marks has one career Sprint Cup start at Sonoma Raceway in 2013. In his most recent XFINITY start last August, Marks posted a sixth-place finish at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Ohio. He’s competed in 35 Camping World Truck Series races where he has earned two poles and four top-10 finishes. His sole victory at Daytona came in the GT division of the 2009 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona.
Marks is also co-owner of HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks in NASCAR K&N Pro Series competition and owner of GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, N.C. Additionally, Marks is co owner, along with NASCAR young gun,Kyle Larson, of the World of Outlaws sprint car team, Larson Marks Racing.
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