Hermie Sadler Set to Pilot
No. 26 Virginia Lottery Toyota in Bristol
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (August 18, 2015) - JGL Racing is proud to welcome veteran NASCAR driver and TV personality Hermie Sadler to their team as they head to Bristol Motor Speedway this week. Sadler will pilot the No. 26 Virginia Lottery Toyota this Friday, August 21, in the running of the Food City 300 at "The World Fastest Half Mile".
"I am honored and proud to join this growing JGL Racing team," said Sadler. "It is obvious that this is a race organization on the rise and they have done a lot of good things to become a solid team in the XFINTY Series. I also want to welcome back my longtime sponsor Virginia Lottery because if not for them I wouldn't have the opportunity to race like this. We will also have support from Mid Atlantic Dirt Series this week for Bristol."
Sadler, also a pit reporter for FOX Sports 1, will be making his first NASCAR XFINITY Series start of the season but the 262nd of his storied career. The Emporia, Virginia native has a total of 340 starts in NASCAR's top three divisions.
Virginia Lottery, a long time sponsor of Sadler's, will using this sponsorship to promote their second-chance drawings for a VIP Weekend at the season ending races in Homestead, FL and a second VIP Weekend in Las Vegas from December 2 - 4, 2015.
Sadler will promote these Virginia Lottery VIP Packages further with an appearance on State Street in Bristol, Virginia on Thursday, August 20, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. as part of the annual Food City Race Night. Come visit Hermie and the Virginia Lottery show car and enter a special drawing for you and a guest to join Sadler and his JGL Racing team as Honorary Pit Crew Members for the Friday night Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Hermie will draw the winner at 8:00 p.m. Thursday night.
Also joining Sadler as an Associate Sponsor this week at Bristol is the Mid Atlanta Dirt Series. This is one of the premier touring dirt kart series on the east coast covering six states and attracting thousands of karting fans and hundreds of karts.
"I really look forward to a solid race at Bristol with this JGL Racing team," added Sadler. "And I look forward to putting on a good show for all of the fans and my sponsors in one of the most exciting races all year under the lights at Bristol."
The running of the Food City 300 will be Friday August 21st and can be seen LIVE on NBC Sports Network at 7:30 pm ET. It can also be heard on Performance Racing Network (PRN) and Sirius Channel 90.
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