Yuengling Brewery joins Richard Childress Racing and Austin Dillon for the Pocono Mountains 125 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race
By Official Release On Wed, Jun. 04, 2014
Two-Time NASCAR Champion Austin Dillon will drive No. 3 Yuengling Light Lager Chevrolet Silverado
WELCOME, N.C. (June 4, 2014) – Richard Childress Racing has partnered with D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. to be primary sponsor on the No. 3 Yuengling Light Lager Chevrolet Silverado with driver Austin Dillon for the Pocono Mountains 125 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway on August 2.
Now celebrating its 185th year of brewing great beer, Yuengling is headquartered in Pottsville, Pennsylvania and is America’s Oldest Brewery. Still family owned and operated today, Yuengling is available in 16 different states.
“We are proud to be represented at The Brewery’s local track in our first Camping World Truck Series race,” said Dick Yuengling, President & CEO, D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. “We enjoy working with RCR and Ty Dillon, and as a sixth generation family business we look forward to adding Austin Dillon to our racing family.”
Dillon, who currently competes fulltime in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, spent two years competing fulltime in the Camping World Truck Series, earning Rookie of the Year honors in 2010 and the series’ championship in 2011.
“I spent a lot of time racing in the Truck Series so it’s like a homecoming anytime I get to go race with those guys,” said Dillon. “I’m truly thankful to Yuengling for the opportunity and I hope I can bring them to Victory Lane in their home state of Pennsylvania. Truck racing is some of the best racing out there and we’re going to have some fun in the Poconos this August.”
Yuengling currently is partnered with RCR’s No. 3 NASCAR Nationwide Series team and younger brother, Ty Dillon. Yuengling Light Lager is scheduled to be the primary sponsor for eight Nationwide Series races this season.
The Pocono Mountains 125 is live on FOX Sports 1 on Saturday, August 2 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time and will be broadcast live on SiriusXM Satellite Radio, channel 90 and the Motor Racing Network.
About D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc.
Based in Pottsville, PA, D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., America’s Oldest Brewery, is family owned and operated since 1829. Principal beer brands include Traditional Lager, Light Lager, Lord Chesterfield Ale, Dark Brewed Porter, Original Black & Tan, Premium and Premium Light Beer.
About Richard Childress Racing:
Richard Childress Racing (www.rcrracing.com) has earned more than 200 victories and 15 championships, including six in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with the legendary Dale Earnhardt. RCR was the first organization to win championships in the Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Its 2014 Sprint Cup Series lineup includes two-time NASCAR champion Austin Dillon (No. 3 Dow/Cheerios/American Ethanol/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet), 2011 Brickyard 400 champion Paul Menard (No. 27 Menards Chevrolet) and 2008 Daytona 500 champion Ryan Newman (No. 31 Caterpillar/Quicken Loans/WIX Filters Chevrolet). Its Nationwide Series program includes Brian Scott (No. 2 Shore Lodge/Anderson’s Pure Maple Syrup Chevrolet), 2012 Camping World Truck Series rookie of the year Ty Dillon (No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/WESCO/Yuengling Light Lager Chevrolet), Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino/Anderson’s Pure Maple Syrup Chevrolet) and a multi-driver lineup with the No. 33 Menards Chevrolet team.