NASCAR NEXT driver Riley Herbst will be piloting the No. 18 Toyota Camry in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) at Iowa Speedway. Advance Auto Parts will be the primary sponsor for Herbst in his lone Xfinity Series race with JGR for 2018. NOS Energy Drink and Orca Coolers to be associate sponsors this weekend.
Herbst will be making his first start of the 2018 season for Joe Gibbs Racing at Iowa Speedway. This weekend will mark the first time that Herbst will be competing in one of the top-three NASCAR sanctioned series. Herbst has experience at Iowa Speedway, competing in the K&N Pro Series West (2016) and the ARCA Racing Series (2017).
Joe Gibbs Racing has a total of 46 starts at Iowa Speedway. Of those 46 starts, JGR has 5 wins, eight poles, 16 top-five finishes, 28 top-10 finishes, an average start of 5.8 and an average finish of 10.5. Kyle Busch, Sam Hornish Jr., Erik Jones and Ryan Preece hold all victories at Iowa Speedway for JGR in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
This week the No. 18 Advance Auto Parts Toyota Camry will be on display for the Iowa 250. This will be the first time that Advance Auto Parts will be the primary sponsor of the No. 18 Toyota Camry for Herbst.
The Iowa 250 at Iowa Speedway is scheduled for Sunday June 17, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Watch and listen live on FS1, Sirius XM channel 90 and MRN Radio.
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