No. 12 Young’s Motorsports Team:
Driver: Tate Fogleman
Primary Partner(s): DA-Quick Clip™ | Operation K.A.R.E.
Manufacturer: Chevrolet Silverado
Crew Chief: Ryan “Pickle” London
2021 Driver Points Position: 25th
2021 Owner Points Position: 35th
Chassis Intel: YMS Chassis No. 20
Engine: Ilmor Racing Technologies
Notes of Interest:
Back To Familiar Territory: In his sophomore season of Truck Series competition, Fogleman returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway hoping to duplicate his track-best 17th place run last May.
New Partner Alert: On Monday, Young’s Motorsports announced that DA-Quick Clip™ will support Fogleman for two upcoming NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway, respectively.
The DA-Quick Clip™ is an innovative multi-size two pipe grommet with the ability to fasten multiple different pipe applications to metal or wood studs.
The DA-Quick Clip™ is patented and UPC certified.
We Care: In addition to DA-Quick Clip™, Fogleman and Young’s Motorsports welcome Operation K.A.R.E. as an associate marketing partner for the 10th race of 2021.
Operation K.A.R.E. is on a mission to give back to the men and women who have been wounded fighting for our freedom, and improve their quality of life.
In 2016, the Zeta Phi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at High Point University began ‘Operation K.A.R.E.’ (Knowledge, Awareness, Results, Empowerment) – a student-led initiative aimed at raising money to provide Track Chairs for wounded veterans.
Since 2016 Operation K.A.R.E. has raised and donated over $215,000 to the Independence Fund to provide Track Chairs and other wellness programs for veterans around the country.
To achieve this, they have built a nationwide coalition of over 1,000+ donors — individuals, businesses and other organizations — from around the country.
Tate Fogleman Truck Series Charlotte Motor Speedway Stats: Friday night’s N.C. Education Lottery 200 marks Fogelman’s second Truck Series start at the Concord, N.C.-based Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Last year, he guided his No. 02 Chevrolet to a respectable 17th place finish, the same spot he started the race.
Tate Fogleman Truck Series Intermediate Stats: At NASCAR Camping World Truck Series tracks classified as a speedway, Fogleman has made 21 starts throughout his career, carrying an average finish of 23.5.
Circuit of the Americas | Toyota Tundra 225 Race Recap: In the most recent NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Circuit of the Americas, Tate Fogleman made his third career road course start.
In the rain, Fogleman qualified on-time in 30th and maintained a respectable pace throughout the event to earn a 25th place finish, his fourth top-25 run of the 2021 season.
Solid As A Rock: Solid Rock Carriers will continue a season-long partnership with Solid Rock Carriers as an associate marketing partner of his No. 12 Young’s Motorsports Chevrolet for the N.C. Education Lottery 200.
Solid Rock Carriers Inc. is a licensed and bonded freight shipping and trucking company running freight hauling business from Lagrange, North Carolina. Serving the eastern United States for over 20 years, Solid Rock Carriers provides on-time delivery and superior customer service.
To The Point(s): Entering Charlotte, Fogleman sits 25th in the championship standings.
Just 66 points separate Fogleman from 15th in the championship standings currently held by Hailie Deegan with 13 races remaining this season.
Young’s Motorsports’ No. 12 team also secures 35th in the NCWTS owner standings.
Did You Know?: 21-year-old Fogleman is the son of Jay Fogleman a former competitor in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and a 10-time winner in what is now known as the CARS Tour Series.
He is also a business major at High Point University.
Calling the Shots: Guiding Fogleman as crew chief of the No. 12 Young’s Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado is crew chief Ryan London.
He will crew chief his 34th NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday night. In his previous 33 races, he has one top-five and two top-10 finishes to his resume.
This weekend marks his second race as crew chief at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Follow on Social Media: For more on Tate Fogleman, please like him on Facebook (Tate Fogelman Racing) and follow him on Instagram (tatefogleman) and Twitter (@tate_fogleman).
For more on Young’s Motorsports, please visit YoungsMotorsports.com, like them on Facebook (Young’s Motorsports) and follow on Instagram (youngsmotorsports) and Twitter (@youngsmtrsports).
Tate Fogleman Pre-Race Quotes:
On Charlotte Motor Speedway: “Charlotte Motor Speedway was one of my better tracks last season, so I’m looking for an opportunity to duplicate or better that performance on Friday night.
“I’m very thankful to carry the DA-Quick Clip™ | Operation K.A.RE. colors for such an important race for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The truck looks fantastic, and I cannot wait to see how it runs under the lights Friday.”
On Operation K.A.R.E.: “I attend High Point University where I am a member of Kappa Alpha fraternity. Being a part of the fraternity, we do a lot of philanthropy work, one of the biggest ways we do this is through Operation K.A.R.E. which was founded by the zeta phi chapter at High Point University.
“We are motivated by the service and sacrifice by the brave men and women who serve in uniform. My brothers in KA have worked hard to grow this initiative and I wanted to use my platform to bring attention to this great cause.
“Since 2016 we have raised and donated over $500,000 to provide track chairs and other wellness programs for veterans around the country. I hope you will join us in expanding what we have created. You can learn more and donate at operationkare.org.”
On 2021 Season: “I’m proud of everyone on this Young’s Motorsports team – even if we do not have the finishes to show for it. It does not come from a lack of effort from anyone.
“We will continue to fight. We need to put some points on the board over the next couple of races to head into the summer stretch.”
TIL NEXT TIME, I AM STILL WORKING ON MY REDNECK!