“ Rising Star to contend for“ Rookie of the Year” honors
(January 14, 2002)– Mooresville, North Carolina based Shane Wallace Motorsports announced it will compete full time in the 2002 USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series (Southern Division). The family owned operation will be piloted by 18 year-old Shane Wallace– who will have his sights set on capturing the 2002“ Rookie of the Year” award in the USAR. The team will field their #4 Ford’s out of its Mooresville shop which is led by Crew Chief Darren Shaw.
Shane competed in 4 USAR Southern events in 2001 while running in the ARA Late Model Stock Division. “ I am very excited that we will be competing full time in the USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series this year”, stated Shane. “ I appreciate all that my family has done to help me fulfill my dream and we look forward to a very successful season”. “ The goal of this team is to be there at the end of each race and contend for the Rookie of the Year honor”.
The team recently completed a very successful test session at USA International Speedway. “ We tested our backup car and turned very competitive lap times. The guys at the shop are finishing up a brand new car and we think it will be even better”, says Wallace.
Shane Wallace Motorsports is currently seeking sponsorship for their entry
as well. “ I feel that we have a tremendous marketing package for corporations”, stated team owner Ned Wallace. “ We have a family backed operation with a Rising Young Star behind the wheel and the commitment to produce a first class product”. The team has various packages available to meet the objectives of its Corporate Partners.
As Shane Wallace Motorsports prepares for the upcoming 2002 race season, they also are reaching out to the local community. The family and team are looking to adopt a family of needy children in the area to support.
This is a way for the Wallace family and race team to give to those who are less fortunate in these times of need.
The 2002 USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series Southern Division begins its race season on February 23, 2002 at USA International Speedway.