MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official release — Catchfence photo — Hermie Sadler, the 1993 NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year and current FOX Sports 1 analyst, will return to the driver’s seat for his first NASCAR Nationwide Series race since 2010 later this year.
Sadler will pilot the No. 19 Toyota Camry for TriStar Motorsports at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway on Aug. 22 and again on Sept. 5 at Richmond (Va.) Int’l Raceway.
The Virginia Lottery will serve as primary sponsor, with whom Sadler has been an ambassador for over 15 years. The car will promote The Virginia Lottery’s “Let’s Play VA” events, in which lottery players and NASCAR fans have the chance to join the No. 19 team as an honorary crew member, attend the NASCAR Awards banquet in Las Vegas as Sadler’s guest.
“I am thankful to my friends at The Virginia Lottery and to Mark Smith and his staff at TriStar Motorsports for making this happen,” exclaimed Sadler. “Getting to race again on two of my favorite tracks, as well as promote some once in a lifetime opportunities from the Virginia Lottery, is exciting for me.”
Associate sponsors of the No. 19 Camry at Bristol Motor Speedway will include Black Wolf Harley Davidson in Bristol, Va, Quaker Steak and Lube in Bristol, and The Maxxis Mid-Atlantic Dirt Series, a karting series in which Sadler’s karting team competes in.