This Week’s Bennett Transportation and Logistics Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 at Michigan International Speedway … Austin Hill will make his NASCAR Cup Series debut in the No. 33 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Richard Childress Racing on Sunday. Hill, 28, runs full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for RCR in the No. 21 Chevrolet Camaro SS. He has two wins so far this season with eight top fives and 13 top 10s. He is currently sixth in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff standings.
About Bennett Family of Companies … McDonough, Ga.-based Bennett Family of Companies is a woman-owned, Women’s Enterprise Business Council (WBENC) certified, diversified transportation and logistics company. Through its 12 affiliated operating companies, the Bennett Family of Companies delivers integrated transportation and supply chain management solutions worldwide. The company will use race experiences to recruit and retain hundreds of truck drivers for their organization in 2022. For more information, visit www.Drive4Bennett.com.
AUSTIN HILL QUOTE:
This is a very exciting weekend for you, what is your main goal as you make your Cup Series debut?
“I’m super excited to get to Michigan this weekend and make my Cup Series debut. As a kid growing up in racing, the dream is always to make it to the Cup Series one day. I’m so grateful that it’s all happening for me and that I get that make my debut for Richard Childress Racing in the iconic No. 33 Chevrolet. My main goal this weekend is to finish all the laps, stay out of trouble and learn everything I possibly can. Opportunities like this are so special and I don’t take them for granted, I want to take full advantage of everything this weekend has to offer. Thank you to everyone who believed in me and to all of my sponsors who made this happen. Everyone has worked so hard to make this happen for me and I cannot wait to get the No. 33 Chevrolet on the track.”
Richard Childress Racing at Michigan International Speedway … In 179 NASCAR Cup Series starts at the two-mile speedway, Richard Childress Racing has recorded three wins with drivers Dale Earnhardt (1987 & 1990) and Kevin Harvick (2010), plus 25 top-five and 59 top-10 finishes. Earnhardt scored a dominating victory in 1987, leading 152 of 200 laps and scored thrilling victory in 1990, edging Ernie Irvan by just .22 seconds (about two car lengths). The victory by Harvick was one of three wins he claimed in 2010, all on superspeedways, and his first at Michigan.
Follow Sunday’s Action at Michigan … The Michigan 400 at the Michigan International Speedway will be televised live on Sunday, August 7 beginning at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network and the NBC Sports App. The race will be broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90.
TIL NEXT TIME, I AM STILL WORKING ON MY REDNECK!