#29 NASCAR Team News and Links


OFFICIAL TEAM/DRIVER LINKS

RAB Racing
Larson - Marks Racing

PRIMARY SPONSORS LINKS

American Born Moonshine (Daytona 500)

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS

RAB Racing - Facebook
RAB Racing - Twitter
Robby Benton - Twitter
Justin Marks - Twitter
American Born Moonshine - Twitter
American Born Moonshine - Facebook
American Born Moonshine - Instagram

STATISTICS

Justin Marks - ESPN
Justin Marks - RacingReference.info

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  • Contract Status: Driver: part time team; Primary Sponsor: part time team


#29 [was #09] Team News and Rumors
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  • Justin Marks to attempt Daytona 500 with RAB Racing, American Born Moonshine to sponsor: 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.
    "The partnership with RAB Racing and Win-Tron Racing is an incredible first step for us at American Born Moonshine to join the family of NASCAR and support Justin Marks," said Sean Koffel, co-founder, American Born Moonshine. "The foundation of our company was built on paying homage to the moonshiners and bootleggers of our country's past and NASCAR has played a central role in that story."
    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. While starting Windy Hill Spirits and American Born Moonshine, Dillingham and Koffel spent a year traveling the Appalachians and the greater South, spending time with families, hearing first-hand accounts of moonshining and bootlegging legends, tasting a lot of great moonshine, and developing an enormous appreciation for the role moonshine has played in American history.
    Marks, 33, will attempt to make his first career Daytona 500 start in the #29 American Born Moonshine Toyota fielded by RAB Racing. He'll also compete in the NASCAR XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series events in American Born Moonshine-sponsored entries in the #29 Toyota for RAB Racing and the #35 Toyota Tundra for Win-Tron Racing, respectively.
    "We built RAB Racing around Justin in 2007 in the ARCA Racing Series," said RAB Racing owner Robby Benton. "He's remained a good friend as he progressed through his racing career and I'm proud to have him back in our cars for Daytona. It's great to bring in a new sponsor to the industry and introduce them to the strength of NASCAR and its loyal fan following. American Born Moonshine is a great fit for the NASCAR demographic and it will be nice to see the roots of our sport finding a way to advertise creatively in the modern era."
    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.
    "This is the biggest week of the year for NASCAR and our team is ready to take on Daytona," said Marks. "We are thrilled to partner up with American Born Moonshine and are hopeful that this will be the first of many great runs with them."
    American Born Moonshine looks to continue to support NASCAR and its moonshining and bootlegging roots through select, personal partnerships throughout the sport, including the Official Spirits Sponsorship of Catwalk for a Cause, a Martin Truex Jr. Foundation event in May. They'll also enter grassroots racing with sponsorship of the Larson Marks Racing World of Outlaws sprint car team.(RAB Racing), see an image of the scheme on the #29 Team Schemes page.(2-10-2015)

  • Nemechek to make second attempt with RAB: RAB Racing will attempt to make their first Sprint Cup Series race this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. In six NASCAR Nationwide Series starts here, RAB Racing entries have earned one top-10 finish and four top-20 finishes. Joe Nemechek will pilot the RAB Racing #29. ToyotaCare will serve as primary sponsor. Making his Sprint Cup Series debut at Talladega Superspeedway, crew chief of the #29 Toyota Camry Matt Lucas has sat atop the pit box at the 2.5-mile tri oval six times in the Nationwide Series, boasting one win with Matt Kenseth in 2013 and a near perfect lap completion record (97.4%).(RAB Racing) the team attempted the Daytona race in July with Nemechek but failed to qualify.(10-15-2014)

  • Crafton to attempt Indy with RAB Racing: ToyotaCare will serve as primary sponsor on the RAB Racing #29 Toyota Camry this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The ToyotaCare service program is a no cost maintenance plan included with the purchase or lease of every new Toyota for two years or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first. 24-hour roadside assistance is also included for two years, regardless of mileage giving every new Toyota owner 'peace of mind.' Though Matt Crafton has experience practicing and qualifying a Sprint Cup Series car in the past, he has yet to compete in the series. Additionally, this weekend will mark Carfton's first time racing at The Brickyard. RAB Racing will attempt to make their first Sprint Cup Series race this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Making his Sprint Cup Series debut at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, crew chief of the #29 Toyota Camry. Rice has sat atop the pit box at the 2.5-mile oval once in the Nationwide Series boasting a perfect lap completion record and finishing 15th in the series' second trip to the famed Brickyard.(RAB Racing), see images of the car on the #29 Team Schemes page.(7-26-2014)

  • Nemechek in the #29 at Daytona for RAB: RAB Racing will attempt to make their first Sprint Cup Series race this weekend at Daytona International Speedway. In twelve NASCAR Nationwide Series starts here, RAB Racing entries have earned one top-five finish, two top-10 finishes and have completed 1294 of 1348 (96.0%) laps contested in those events, including a team best finish of third last season. Joe Nemechek will pilot RAB Racing Chassis No. 061 in the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. Toyota Care will serve as primary sponsor on the RAB Racing #29 Toyota Camry. This scheme runs in conjunction with the #99 NASCAR Nationwide Series Camry driven by James Buescher in Friday's Subway Firecracker 250.(RAB Racing), see an image of the car on the #29 team paint schemes page.(7-3-2014)

  • RAB Racing to attempt Sprint Cup debut in Daytona 500 Kenny Wallace: RAB Racing with Brack Maggard announced that they will attempt to make their Sprint Cup Series debut in the 54th-annual Daytona 500 on Feb. 26, with driver Kenny Wallace behind the wheel of their #09 American Ethanol Toyota Camry. "Corn farmers are excited to continue our relationship with RAB Racing and Kenny Wallace in 2012," said Garry Niemeyer, National Corn Growers Association president. "Kenny is a fan favorite and one of the most visible drivers in the sport. He has been an outspoken supporter of ethanol and Sunoco Green E15. He comes from the Midwest, so he truly appreciates the important role corn farmers play in providing consumers with a fuel that is made in America and provides jobs here at home." Wallace will attempt to make his 11th Daytona 500 start. His last start in the Great American Race came in 2008, when he raced his way into the starting lineup via an eighth-place finish in the first Gatorade Duel. With Wallace behind the wheel of their NASCAR Nationwide Series Toyota in 2011, the #09 team finished seventh in the Nationwide Series driver championship standings, a career-best for the Concord, N.C.-based team, after posting 11 top-10 finishes. The crew chief for the #09 American Ethanol Toyota Camry will be announced at a later date.(RAB Racing)(1-22-2012)

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