Concord, N.C. – RAB Racing has announced that Scott Riggs will pilot the No. 09 Ford in the NASCAR Nationwide Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, February 13.
“We are thrilled to have Scott in our car at Daytona,” stated Robby Benton, Co-owner and General Manager of RAB Racing with Brack Maggard. “Scott’s experience in all three levels of competition in this sport and the solid foundation of this team will produce a great combination for success. We’re on track to deliver great results for the 2010 season opener at Daytona and hope to build the partnership between RAB Racing and Scott Riggs to run a full 2010 schedule.”
Riggs, the 2002 NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year, will be making his 81st NASCAR Nationwide start and his fifth series start at Daytona International Speedway. The Bahama, N.C. native has an impressive four wins, 19 top fives and three poles to his series resume, and in just four starts at “The World Center of Racing,” has two top-10 finishes.
“I’m really looking forward to making my debut with RAB Racing at Daytona,” stated Riggs, “I’ve been out of the Nationwide Series for two years now and I honestly don’t think there is a better team for me to be involved with. RAB Racing is an independent team of dedicated individuals that have the same goals and have invested themselves in what it takes to win. It’s an honor to be partnering with such a driven team for such a prestigious race.”
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