WELCOME, N.C. (March 7, 2017) - Lucas Oil, the official provider of premium motor oil for ECR Engines and Richard Childress Racing (RCR), will serve as primary sponsor for Austin Dillon and the No. 3 Chevrolet SS in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend. Lucas Oil has powered RCR and ECR Engines to over 50 victories since the inception of the partnership in 2014.
"We're pleased to have Lucas Oil as this weekend's primary sponsor for the No. 3 Chevrolet," said Torrey Galida, president of RCR. ""Lucas Oil is an iconic brand not only in motorsports, but for consumers across North America. Together, we've developed a fantastic racing oil that lives up to the incredible stresses of a modern racing engine. It will be great to see Austin carrying the brand on the No. 3 this weekend."
"What a great opportunity for Lucas Oil to partner with RCR and the legendary No. 3 car," said Thomas Fredrickson, chief operating officer for Lucas Oil Products, Inc. "We're looking forward to seeing our colors on the hood and our product being used under the hood."
This weekend's Las Vegas 400 in Las Vegas, Nevada will take place Sunday, March 12 and will be televised live on FOX at 3:30 p.m. ET.
About Richard Childress Racing:
Richard Childress Racing (rcrracing.com) is a renowned, performance-driven racing, marketing and manufacturing organization. RCR has earned more than 200 victories and 17 championships, including six in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series with the legendary Dale Earnhardt. RCR was the first organization to win championships in the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Its 2017 Cup Series lineup includes two-time NASCAR champion Austin Dillon (No. 3 Dow/American Ethanol/AAA Chevrolet), 2011 Brickyard 400 champion Paul Menard (No. 27 Menards Chevrolet) and 2008 Daytona 500 champion and 2013 Brickyard 400 winner Ryan Newman (No. 31 Caterpillar/Grainger Chevrolet). Its XFINITY Series program includes a multi-driver lineup with Austin Dillon, Ben Kennedy and Paul Menard (No. 2 Rheem/Menards Chevrolet), a multi-driver lineup with Ty Dillon, Scott Lagasse Jr. and others (No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/Rheem/Red Kap/Advil/Nexium 24HR® Chevrolet), Daniel Hemric (No. 21 Chevrolet), Brandon Jones (No. 33 Menards/Nexteer Chevrolet) and Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino/U.S. Cellular Chevrolet).
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