NASHVILLE, Tenn., (August 16, 2010) – Baker Curb Racing is pleased to announce that Danny O’Quinn Jr. will drive the No. 27 Ford Fusion in the Food City 250 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday, August 20th. The primary sponsor for the race will be Heil Trailer International, the world's leading aluminum tank trailer manufacturer and the only global supplier of tank trailer equipment, headquartered in Athens, Tenn. Associate sponsors on the No. 27 include; Food City, Homsteader Trailers and Barr-Nunn Transportation.
O’Quinn Jr., the 2006 NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year, will appear at the Athens, Tenn. Heil Trailer plant located at 1125 Congress Parkway from Noon until 3:30 p.m., next Wednesday, August 18th for pictures and autographs. In addition, the No. 27 Heil Trailer International Ford Fusion will be on display for fans to get an up-close look at a NASCAR Nationwide Series car.
"At Heil Trailer we are the best specialized transportation provider in the world with our focus on quality, performance, value, safety and customer support," said Greg Heyer, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Heil Trailer International. "We are excited about partnering with Baker Curb Racing and Danny O’Quinn Jr. for the Food City 250 at Bristol Motor Speedway. This partnership with a NASCAR Nationwide Series team allows our company to promote our product not only to the loyal fans of Bristol Motor Speedway, but also allows us to promote the Heil Trailer brands nationally via the television broadcast on ESPN."
O’Quinn Jr. has 94 career NASCAR Nationwide Series starts including 14 in 2010. In 2006 the Virginia- native registered five top-10 finishes, including a career-best fifth place-finish in the Dollar General 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He has seven career starts at Bristol Motor Speedway and registered a career-best finish of sixth at the high-banked oval in March of 2006.