Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Riggs Returns To RBR #92 Ford At Charlotte

Scott Riggs will return to the Ricky Benton Racing Enterprises No. 92 BTS Tire and Wheel Distributors/Goodyear FleetHQ/Wynn's Ford F150 as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series makes its annual stop at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 on Friday night.
This race marks a return engagement for Riggs with the team. The Bahama, N.C. native drove the No. 92 in seven races in 2013. 
Ross Chastain drove the truck at Daytona and Martinsville. The team did not enter last week's race at Kansas Speedway.

"It's good to be behind the wheel again," said Riggs. "I am very appreciative of the opportunity that Ricky Benton has given me to drive the truck at Charlotte. This team has improved tremendously with the switch to Ford and bringing in (crew chief) Trip (Bruce) during the offseason. I am looking forward to a strong run."

"We have had some success with Scott behind the wheel," said Benton, "and we have made some strides with our program since he was with us last fall. He is a veteran driver and I think he will give us a good idea of where we are in the development of our program."

Kenny "Ace" Bullard
The No. 92 will be carrying a special decal on the hood at Charlotte honoring long-time Black's Tire and RBR employee Kenny "Ace" Bullard, who passed away on May 3 after a battle with cancer. Bullard was well known around local short tracks in North and South Carolina. He served as Southeast Regional Manager for Black's Tire and Auto Service for 25 years.  
"Kenny has been a huge part of what we have done at RBR from the beginning," said Benton, "but more importantly, he was my best friend and part of our family. He helped train my sons, Ricky, Ryan and Jeremy when they came to work at Black's Tire. 
"This week, we are racing to honor his memory." 

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