On Friday, Willie Allen Racing announced the formation of Rackley BATTLE, the item of a partnership in between Allen and also Rackley Roofing‘s Curtis Sutton, that will certainly start competing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2021. Details like chauffeur, group number, and also maker were not quickly exposed.
Allen, the 2007 Truck Series Rookie of the Year, created BATTLE Shocks the list below year. The Tennessee indigenous completed fifteenth in his only complete Truck period in 2007, and also has a set of sixth-place coatings throughout 33 profession races. He likewise has 29 beginnings in what is currently the NASCAR Xfinity Series, a lot of which can be found in 2010 with a finest coating of eleventh at Bristol that year. While he has actually not shown up in NASCAR considering that 2014, he has actually proceeded competing at the Pro Late Model degree. He won the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway track champion in 2015.
In enhancement to offering solutions for dust and also brief track groups, BATTLE runs an advancement program for Pro and also Super Late Model motorists. During the 2020 auto racing period, brand-new NASCAR Cup Series group proprietor Justin Marks competed occasionally for BATTLE, with his latest begin being the Snowflake 100 at Five Flags Speedway, an undercard to the respected Snowball Derby. Marks, a cars expert with 79 beginnings throughout all 3 NASCAR nationwide collection and also an Xfinity win in 2016, completed eighteenth in the #99. While a Truck maker was not defined, Marks’ vehicle had Chevrolet SS branding.
“I am really excited about the new business opportunities and the new ideas that Curtis brings to the team,” Allen said in a team release. “From the company structure, his advertising experience, and also just new ways to look at how we do things. We have already established W.A.R. Shocks and the W.A.R Driver Development program, but to have the opportunity to merge those entities into Rackley W.A.R. is going to be big.”
Rackley Roofing, managed by head of state Sutton considering that 2010, started funding Truck Series owner/driver Clay Greenfield on a part-time basis in 2019. After running 4 races in the collaboration’s initial year, Greenfield as much as nineteen in 2020 with a finest coating of fourteenth at Talladega. In late November, Greenfield exposed his 2021 routine will certainly include simply 3 occasions with Rackley sponsorship however is “seeking additional sponsorship and funded drivers for the remaining races.”
“I am honored to partner with Willie and his entire W.A.R. program,” Sutton commented. “Rackley Roofing is a society of modest, starving, cutting-edge, customer-focused, clever, and also responsible people. Willie and also his group fit the core worths of what I recognize makes a winning group, and also I am thrilled regarding our future at Rackley W.A.R.
As Rackley W.A.R. remains to construct for the 2021 period, news concerning the group maker, group partnerships, team principal, and also chauffeur will certainly loom.”
The group will certainly début in the 2021 period opener at Daytona.