James Buescher has a new sponsor on board for the NASCAR Nationwide race at Darlington this weekend.
ATLANTA (April 8, 2014) - Rheem Manufacturing Company, announced today that their Ruud (pronounced rüde) brand will sponsor the No. 99 Toyota Camry driven by James Buescher for several races during the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) season. The first race to debut the special Ruud paint scheme on the No. 99 will be at Darlington Raceway on April 11. Ruud, a member of the Rheem Manufacturing Company's family of quality brands, is a leading heating, cooling and water heating solutions provider in major markets throughout in the U.S. and Canada.
In two previous NNS starts at the 1.366-mile oval, Buescher has one top-10 finish. Buescher has also competed at the Darlington Raceway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in two events and has recorded two top-10s. The Texan is competing for his first NASCAR Nationwide Series championship. Through the first six events, former NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion is currently sitting ninth in points.
"I'm excited to represent the Ruud brand once again this season," said James Buescher. "Ruud is a very trusted, respected brand and to be able to carry their colors makes me proud. I am especially looking forward to the Darlington race, not only have I had some success at the track but there will be a large contingent of South Carolina Ruud contractors and Ruud distributor, McCall's Supply in attendance. I know I will have strong support from them."