NXS: HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi – Texas Motor Speedway – Pre-Race Notes

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi News and Notes

RACE SETUP

Race:                     NASCAR XFINITY Series – O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge – 200 laps / 300 miles
Track:                    Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval)
Driver:                   Kyle Larson
Car:                        No. 42 ParkerStore Chevrolet Camaro
Television:           Saturday, November 7 – NBC (3:00 p.m. EST)
Social:                   @KyleLarsonRacin @TeamHSMCG @ParkerStore #OReillyChallenge

SETTING THE SOCIAL SCENE

Larson on girlfriend Katelyn Sweet’s second-place finish at the #BetterHalfDash at Charlotte Motor Speedway last month: Dang @Katelyn_Sweet ran 2nd in the #BetterHalfDash she did an awesome job! All the girls were fun to watch.

LARSON LOOKS FOR A STRONG RUN DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS

After two weeks off, the NASCAR XFINITY Series returns for the final three-race stretch of the season. Kyle Larson is set to make his 12th XFINITY Series start of 2015 and fifth at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) this weekend. In four previous starts at the 1.5-mile speedway, Larson has one top five and two top-10 finishes. His best start was 12th in 2013 and best result was third in 2014. Larson will run the remaining three XFINITY Series races in Texas, Phoenix and Homestead.

WELCOME BACK PARKERSTORE

Larson will carry the black and yellow colors of ParkerStore this weekend at TMS. This weekend’s race marks the second and final primary race this season. Larson finished third in ParkerStore’s first primary race at Michigan International Speedway in June. ParkerStore also served as a presenting sponsor of the Kyle Larson’s Outlaw Karting Showcase in September.

KANSAS RECAP

While Larson is driving the ParkerStore Chevrolet Camaro this weekend, Brennan Poole was behind the wheel of the No. 42 DC Solar Chevrolet Camaro for the final time in 2015 at Kansas Speedway. Poole started the 200-lap race in the 16th position and worked his way up into the top 10, before coming home in the 13th position.

LARSON ON TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

“Texas is a track that has multiple grooves, which is good for us as drivers. It’s one of my favorite tracks. I am very excited to be back behind the wheel of an XFINITY Series car and especially with ParkerStore returning on the side this weekend.”

CREW CHIEF MIKE SHIPLETT ON TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

“Texas Motor Speedway is a track that changes a lot from practice to the race. As the race goes along, the track gains a lot of grip and is very fast. Kyle has a great record on 1.5-mile tracks, and we hope this weekend is no different for our ParkerStore Camaro team.”

TEAM ROSTERS

Max Jones – Team Manager

John Probst – Technical Director

Tony Lunders – Competition Director

No. 42 XFINITY Series

Hometown

Hometown

Crew Chief: Mike Shiplett

Amherst, OH

Front Tire Changer: Nick Krizmanich

Kenosha, WI

Chief Mechanic: Ryan Shea

Tionesta, PA

Front Tire Carrier: Aaron Schields

Goodland, KS

Race Engineer: Davin Restivo

Asheboro, N.C.

Jack Man: Graham Molatch

Harrisburg, N.C.

Tire Specialist: Justin Grosser

Fort Atkinson, WI

Rear Tire Changer: Steven Tautges

Abbotsford, WI

Interior Specialist: Matt House

Fayetteville, N.C.

Rear Tire Carrier: Gene Cornwell

Rockwell, S.C.

Mechanic: Travis Young

Owensboro, KY

Gas Man: Ed Watkins

Richmond, VA

Mechanic: Jonathan Ellis

Hixon, TN

Spotter: Derek Kneeland

Windham, ME

Truck Driver: Dan Collins

Columbus, OH

Engine Tuner: Eric Meade

Thaxton, VA

PARKERSTORE AND MOTORSPORTS

ParkerStore is a global network of independently-owned Industrial Retail™ operations developed to support Parker customers in the MRO market, along with mobile solutions including ParkerStore Hose Doctor® vans and ParkerStore Onsite Containers. In all, there are more than 3,900 service points around the world.

For more information, visit www.parkerstore.com.

HSCOTT MOTORSPORTS WITH CHIP GANASSI

HScott Motorsports, which was established in 1989 as Phoenix Racing, is owned and operated by Harry Scott Jr. and competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with technical support from Hendrick Motorsports. The team competes full time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with Justin Allgaier driving the No. 51 BRANDT Chevrolet and Michael Annett driving the Pilot Flying J Chevrolet. Scott also owns HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi, which fields the No. 42 Camaro in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, and is the co-owner of HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks, which fields five entries in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. His vision is to build a championship contender by developing talented young drivers, partnering with dedicated sponsors and competing hard every week.

For more information, visit www.hscottmotorsports.com.