Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Swindell Set For Nationwide Starts

Kevin Swindell
Sprint car standout Kevin Swindell will race for the Biagi-DenBeste Racing NASCAR Nationwide Series team in next month’s races at Texas Motor Speedway and Homestead-Miami Speedway.  

Swindell has previously competed in four NNS races, with a best start of fifth and a best finish of 31st, both at Dover International Speedway in 2011. This season, Swindell has made eight starts in the ARCA Racing Series, securing seven Top-5 starts and four Top-5 finishes. He scored his first stock car win at Chicagoland Speedway in July, after earning the pole and leading every lap. 

After taking a hiatus from racing, Biagi-DenBeste Racing has returned to the NNS to compete in five races this season. The team earned a best starting spot of 11th at Atlanta Motor Speedway and a season-best finish of 12th earlier this month at Charlotte Motor Speedway. 

“I can't wait to get back behind the wheel of a Nationwide car," said Swindell. "The Biagi-DenBeste Racing team has done really well and had strong finishes in each race they have entered. I am excited to team up with them for Texas and Homestead." 

“We are really pleased to have Kevin in the car," said team co-owner Fred Biagi. "Right now we are only interested in running races that we can do right and this will be a great baseline for 2013. We know Kevin can get it done. With his talent and the Swindell storied history in racing, we are expecting great things out of him."
Photo: Getty Images for NASCAR

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