Richard Childress Racing announced that Austin Dillon will run the majority of the NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule in 2015 in the No. 33 Rheem Chevrolet, while running the full Sprint Cup Series schedule. Dillon won the series championship in 2013 and has won two Xfinity Series races, along with 10 pole awards.
“Rheem has a long tradition of reliability and quality in their industry with close to 90 years in the business,” said Dillon. “My family has a long tradition in NASCAR and we also have a tradition of reliability and performance. I enjoy racing in the XFINITY Series and will be proud to represent Rheem while contending for wins on Saturday afternoons in 2015.”
Rheem Manufacturing Company has been assocaited with RCR since 2007, and is the official heating, cooling and water heating provider to RCR.
“Rheem is pleased to continue our long association with Richard Childress and his legendary racing organization,” JR Jones, Rheem President and CEO, said. “We are looking forward to working with RCR and Austin Dillon again in 2015. Austin has won championships in both the Camping World Truck and XFINITY Series and we are confident he will put Rheem back in the winner’s circle again in 2015. As a longtime sponsor in NASCAR, Rheem has been proud to be a part of racing’s history and we look forward to being a part of its future.”
RCR also announced that they will provide race trucks and ECR power to support Rheem-sponsored drivers in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
“The association with Rheem has been a great one for all of us at RCR,” Richard Childress, Chairman and CEO of Richard Childress Racing, said. “Rheem’s focus on providing their customers with reliable and innovative comfort solutions is similar to how RCR likes to approach our business. We both represent quality, durability and overall performance. Rheem’s longstanding support of RCR and our sport are appreciated by everyone on our team.”