Elliot Sadler excited to head to Texas

One Main Racing heads to the Lone Star State this weekend.

SADDLE UP AND HOLD ON: Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team look forward to the sixth race of the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series season at Texas Motor Speedway. In 12 Nationwide Series starts at Texas, Sadler has three top-five and six top-10 finishes with 40 laps led. Sadler has also won the pole position at this 1.5-mile track in 1998 and 2011. In addition, the veteran driver has 19 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Texas, with one win in 2004, a pole award in 2010, a top-five and three top-10 finishes.

JUST THE STATS: Five races into the 2014 season, Sadler currently sits fifth in the Nationwide Series driver champion points standings, 11 points back from the lead.

ELLIOTT SADLER QUOTES: "I'm looking forward to getting back to Texas as we come off a great run at Auto Club Speedway prior to the off-weekend. Winning the pole and finishing in the top five was a huge confidence builder for our team, and we plan to ride this momentum into this race.

"It was nice to have an off-weekend last week so I could let my body rest, and I could catch up with the family. As a driver, however, you can't wait to get behind the wheel and do it again, especially after a great run. I've always enjoyed racing at Texas Motor Speedway with the high speeds and multiple driving lanes. I've won a couple poles in Texas, and our team is really coming together when it's time to making changes midrace. Most teams can set up a car the same, but what separates the good teams from the great teams are those who can make the on-the-fly adjustments the best."

Elliott Sadler
Elliott Sadler

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MEET SADLER: Fans will have the opportunity to meet Sadler at the OneMain Financial branch on Friday, April 4th at Noon local time. The OneMain Financial branch is located at 2430 S. Interstate 35E, Suite #182, Denton, TX 76205, and the No. 11 Toyota car will also be on site.

RACE CAR APPEARANCES: The No.11 OneMain Financial Toyota Camry will be in multiple locations this week in the state of Texas. The race car will be located at; Temple, TX on April 1st, Waco, TX on April 2nd, Fort Worth, TX on April 3rd and Denton, TX April 4th. For more information, visit www.onemainracing.com.

RACE INFO: The O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway will be on ESPN2 at 8:30 p.m. ET, on Friday, April 4th, as well as PRN and SIRIUSXM 90.

BRANCH DECAL PROGRAM: For each race that OneMain Financial is the primary sponsor on the No. 11 Toyota, two branches will be highlighted on Sadler's rear quarter panels. The branches selected for Texas are No. 778 in Harlingen, TX, and No. 549 in Lubbock, TX.

THINK PINK: The OneMain Financial driver will sport pink Oakley driving shoes throughout the entire Nationwide Series season to show support for breast cancer awareness and honor his mom, Bell. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007, and is now a survivor. Fans will have the opportunity to bid on his race-worn shoes throughout the season, with proceeds going toward breast cancer research and education. For more information, visit www.onemainracing.com.

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