Smithley of Nearby Peachtree City to be Sponsored by Instalco in Both Events
Smithley, 23, has competed in four previous NCWTS events, all for MB Motorsports. He finished 18th in the Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway last season and posted a career-best NCWTS finish of 14th at Michigan International Speedway last August. He made his NXS debut last season at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway scoring a 28th-place finish.
“It’s always nice to go back to your roots, and this weekend is a huge homecoming for me,” Smithley, a native of nearby Peachtree City said. “A year ago I made my NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut and to come back for a double header weekend, at my home track, is an amazing opportunity.I’m thankful forJD Motorsports allowing me to take on these extra races and to my friends at MB Motorsports for giving me the extra track time and more races with them this season.”
Instalco is a commercial door and hardware installation service company based in the Nashville, Tenn., area.. In addition to doors and hardware, their services also include installation of Division 10 items as well as cabinets and finish trim. Established in 1996, Instalco services a variety of industries including hotels, elderly care facilities, office and apartment buildings in the Southeast, Midwest and the Carolinas. More information about Instalco can be found at www.instalco.com or @instalco on Twitter.
“(My wife) Cindy and I have long been NASCAR fans and to have this opportunity to partner with Garrett and both of his teams this weekendis very exciting,” said Instalco CEO Paul Carpenter. “Garrett has been outstanding to work with and we know he and his teams will work hard on their 2016 campaigns and represent Instalco well.”
Smithley’s first event at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway, the Heads Up Georgia 250 NXS race, will air live on FOX Sports 1 Saturday, February 27 at 1:30pm, EST. The Great Clips 200 NCWTS event will follow immediately after, also on FOX Sports 1, at 4:30pm, EST. Both events can also be heard on select PRN radio stations across the country at the same times.