JACKSON MAKES USAR HOOTERS PRO CUP DEBUT THIS WEEKEND Joins Stout Field of 50 Drivers in South Boston, Va. CINCINNATI, Ohio (April 9, 2007) -- Danny Jackson, the 2006 CRA Super Series Late Model "Rookie of the Year," will make his debut on ...
JACKSON MAKES USAR HOOTERS PRO CUP DEBUT THIS WEEKEND
Joins Stout Field of 50 Drivers in South Boston, Va.
CINCINNATI, Ohio (April 9, 2007) -- Danny Jackson, the 2006 CRA Super Series Late Model "Rookie of the Year," will make his debut on the USAR Hooters Pro Cup series this Saturday at South Boston Speedway in Virginia. Promoters are expecting one of the toughest fields with nearly 50 drivers qualifying for the 32-car field.
Jackson, fresh off test sessions in Ft. Wayne, Indiana and Xenia, Ohio, enters the race with a new sponsor, Beamer Brothers Trucking Company of Sharonville, Ohio.
"The car tested really good in the last few weeks, so we're really excited about racing this Saturday and making my Pro Cup debut," said Jackson. "I go into this race as I do with any other race, to win it. I know I still have a lot to learn, but I've proven myself over the last few years and truly believe I can be competitive in a tough series like Hooters Pro Cup."
"Beamer Brothers Trucking is proud and excited to be a part of Danny Jackson Racing," said company vice president Todd Beamer. "This is the first time we have done a sponsorship like this and hope it's a partnership for many years to come."
Jackson, a 23-year-old third-generation racecar driver from Cincinnati, Ohio, will be driving a Pro Cup car formerly driven by Johnny Rumley, a veteran who's won multiple Pro Cup and NASCAR Busch Series races. Along with new sponsor Beamer Brothers Trucking, the team welcomes back Lykins Companies Inc., Redbank Transport, Tri-State Sterling Trucks Inc. and Ultra Lube.
"This has seemed like one of the longest off-seasons ever so I'm anxious to get back on the track and bring home a good showing for my team, sponsors and fans," added Jackson.
In addition to the 2006 CRA "Rookie of the Year" moniker, Jackson has amassed several achievements in a short time. He received the 2005 ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck Series "Rookie of the Year" honor, winning once on the series that year in Middlebourne, W.Va. He was the 2005 Legends Car Pro Asphalt National Champion. In 2006, he added two more ARCA Truck victories, winning at Winchester (Indiana) Speedway and Kentucky Speedway.