Jimmy Weller to make NASCAR Nationwide debut at Richmond
Jimmy Weller will attempt his first NASCAR Nationwide Series race in a collaboration between Viva Motorsports and SS Green Light Racing.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 8, 2014) - Jimmy Weller will make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at Richmond International Raceway on Friday, April 25. The Hubbard, Ohio native will pilot the No. 55 Chevrolet Camaro in a partnership effort between Viva Motorsports and SS Green Light Racing in the 250-lap event at the Virginia short track.
"I'm looking forward to making my NASCAR Nationwide Series debut later this month at Richmond International Raceway," commented Weller. "It means a lot to me to be able to take the next step in my career and finally compete in the Nationwide Series. I'm also really excited that I'll get to race at Richmond-it's a fun track and one that I've had success at in the past, so I'm excited to get back there."
"We're excited to have Jimmy in the No. 55 Chevrolet Camaro at Richmond International Raceway," commented Bobby Dotter, owner of SS Green Light Racing. "We have a cool opportunity to partner with Viva Motorsports this year, which allows our drivers to climb the racing ladder even further. Jimmy has always done a great job for us in the Camping World Truck Series and I'm excited to be involved in his Nationwide Series debut at Richmond."
"With our shops located just down the street from each other, Viva Motorsports and SS Green Light Racing have always had a good relationship," commented Jamie Dick, owner of Viva Motorsports. "We're excited about our recently announced partnership, the possibilities it brings to each of our teams, and having the ability to work with great drivers like Jimmy Weller."
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