Monday, Feb 06

Nelson Piquet NNS Preview: Charlotte Motor Speedway

Welcome Home...The NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) will return to its home track at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) this weekend. Nelson Piquet Jr. will make his first career NNS start at CMS on Saturday afternoon, having only previously raced at the 1.5-mile track in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

 

This Week's Camaro...The No. 30 WORX team will have chassis TSM-319 for this Saturday afternoon's race at CMS. TSM-319 was previously used by Piquet Jr. at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway, where he earned finishes of 16th and 18th, respectively.

 

Darlington Recap...Making his first career NNS start at Darlington Raceway two weeks ago, Piquet Jr. looked for a solid finish in the VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200. Piquet Jr. and his No. 30 WORX Yard Tools team started the weekend by qualifying 21st at the 1.366-mile oval. Piquet Jr. was able to work his way through traffic and bring home the WORX Yard Tools Chevrolet Camaro with a 16th-place finish.

 

Familiar Face...For the eighth time this year, Piquet Jr. will once again display the No. 30 WORX colors on Saturday afternoon at CMS. Established in 1994, WORX Yard Tools USA, based in Charlotte, N.C., is one of the fastest growing companies serving the global power equipment market today. A diversified manufacturer and marketer of a complete range of electric-powered lawn and garden equipment and related products, WORX has over 4000 employees worldwide. The WORX line-up includes innovative grass trimmers, chainsaws, lawn mowers, hedge trimmers, blowers and more. All WORX products are emission-free and feature intuitive functions, tool-less adjustments and best-of-industry ergonomics. You can find WORX yard tools at retailers such as Lowe's, Walmart, Sears, Amazon.com and local lawn & garden dealers. More information is available on the company's website, at www.WORX.com.

 

Watch and Listen...The History 300 can be seen live on Saturday, May 25 on ABC. Race coverage will begin at 2:30 p.m. EDT. The event can also be heard live on PRN Radio as well as SiriusXM Satellite Radio, channel 90.

 

Got Questions?...Come see Piquet Jr. participate in a Q&A session at the WORX Yard Tools display located in the fan zone on Saturday, May 25 at 10:00 a.m. EDT.

 

Nelson Piquet Jr. on his return to Charlotte:

"I am looking forward to getting back on the track this weekend at Charlotte. This is a home race for us and WORX, and I would love to get them to victory lane in their backyard. My guys worked hard over the off week to get the WORX Yard Tools Camaro ready to race. If we stay smart and patient, I think we can come home with a good finish."
 
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