“I’m ready to continue our progress together as a team,” Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is delighted with extending his partnership with JTG Daugherty Racing

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. talks about his contract extension and his upcoming run at Nashville

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. who sports the No.47 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for JTG Daugherty Racing since 2020 as a full-time NASCAR Cup Series driver was pleased to announce that he had signed a multi-year contract extension deal with the team on Friday while preparing for the Ally 400 at Nashville Superspeedway. Stenhouse Jr. has been making quite the progress this season with the Next-Gen car and he seems to be having a good time behind the wheel.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has managed to finish five times in the top 10 this season with the best being a P2 in the DuraMAX Drydene 400 at Dover International Speedway and his other accolades include the 2011 and 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series Championships now known as the Xfinity Series and a victory at Talladega Superspeedway in 2017 with a pole in 2020’s Daytona 500 in his rookie season and he has over 26 top 15s with the team since 2020.

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“We’re hoping for another good concrete track run at Nashville like we had at Dover,” Ricky Stenhouse Jr. looks forward to a solid run at Nashville

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. celebrates his 2017 GEICO 500 win at Talladega

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is undoubtedly talented behind the wheel and he is elated on continuing with JTG Daugherty Racing he speaks of his experience with the team as he says that he is happy with the progress he has made with the car and looks forward to working with the team on it and he shared his gratitude for being given the chance to work with the team and their strategy in the three years he has raced with them.

“I’m ready to continue our progress together as a team, we’ve made some strides with this new car at some tracks and we know there’s some work to do on others. I look forward to that process with the good group of people we have in place at JTG Daugherty Racing. I’m thankful to our partners for giving us an opportunity to continue to make our program better. I’m really happy with the first three years here at JTG Daugherty Racing,” said Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Tad Geschickter, JTG Daugherty Racing’s co-owner also had a few words to share about Stenhouse Jr. as he said that he is delighted to reveal the contract extension between the team and Ricky and that he is an excellent racer and has done more than he could for the team and their partners and he is glad about the stuff they’ve been able to learn about the new car and the points that have been achieved and look forward to winning.

“We’re pleased to announce Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is returning to the company. Ricky has done a solid job, on and off the track, during Kroger Racing in-store activations and for our esteemed partners. We’re continuing to learn the new car and we’re making progress. We’ve led laps, earned stage points, and been close to winning this year,” JTG Daugherty Racing co-owner Tad Geschickter said.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. concluded by speaking about his run at Nashville this season and he hopes to have a strong run at Nashville just like he did at Dover this season he also added that he has been benefitted from this kind of track and he is aware of how crucial a good practice session is and looks forward to it and is affirmative of a probable win at the track this year.

“We’re hoping for another good concrete track run at Nashville like we had at Dover where we finished second with our No. 47“This style of racetrack has been better for us than some of the other ones and I love Nashville. The biggest thing for us is to have a good practice session on Friday We were able to come away with a strong run there last year. We feel confident we can do the same with this new car on Sunday,” concluded Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

With Ricky Stenhouse Jr. standing 24th in the points table, a win is a must if he wishes to move on to the playoffs.

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