MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official release — NASCAR photo — Spraker Racing Enterprises Inc. will field an entry for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Austin Dillon during the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Bully Hill Vineyards 125 at Watkins Glen Int’l on Aug. 8.
Dillon, a regular in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series driving the No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet SS, is poised to make his first K&N start since Iowa Speedway in 2009. The 24-year-old hopes to gain some extra road course experience with the Spraker Racing team as he heads into the Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen two days later.
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Austin,” said Jeff Spraker, president of Spraker Racing. “We have seen Austin develop into one of NASCAR’s best drivers in any series he has competed in through the years. We’re excited at the opportunity to contend for the win.”
Dillon is the most recent winner in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Last Saturday he won the Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono Raceway.