Concord, NC (May 12, 2015) – Despite a larger than usual car count due to additional competitors from the NASCAR Pro Series West, Iowa Speedway has traditionally been a track where drivers under the tutelage of Director of Competition Jefferson Hodges have experienced much success. In the two showings at Iowa Speedway last season, the Rev Racing teams accumulated two top-5s and three top-10s in addition to two 11th place finishes. Most notably, the first race at Iowa Speedway marked Jay Beasley’s breakout performance of the 2014 season. After qualifying 9th, Beasley went on the finish the race in 4th and secure his first career top-5. His dominance in the Casey’s General Store 150 ended up being the catalyst for a dominant streak that saw the likes of three more top-10s over the next four races When asked what about Iowa Speedway jump-started Beasley’s season, he responded, “I really like the speed of the track. It’s one of the tracks I feel really comfortable at. Nothing was wrong with my cars leading up to Iowa last year. It just took a while to figure out the right set up. After trying some things we found that formula at Iowa and the results showed. And we continued with that formula and the results continued to show. This year Skip has been working really hard and trying a few new things to make sure I’m as comfortable as possible in the car so I’m confident that we’ll have another good race this year. “ Beasley’s teammate Kenzie Ruston will also be focused on replicating last year’s success at Iowa Speedway. Mechanical issues derailed what was panning out to be a top-10 performance in her first outing. However, she bounced back magnificently in her second outing. Ruston not only drove her way to a 2nd place finish, but she also drove her way into the record books as the highest finishing female in NASCAR K&N Pro Series history. Ruston and Crew Chief Mark Green have already garnered one top-10 this season. If the two of them can find the same formula that was used in Ruston’s second outing at Iowa in 2014, it’s likely that Ruston could be on the brink of another historic performance in 2015. Rounding out the Rev Racing team are newcomers Devon Amos and Collin Cabre who will both be competing at Iowa for the first time in their NKNPSE careers. The larger car count and addition of NKNPSW drivers will provide a unique challenge that each of the rookie drivers has yet to experience. However, each of their Crew Chiefs along with Hodges will make sure that both drivers are well prepared to manage the task at hand. ABOUT REV RACING:Headquartered in Concord, NC, Rev Racing, owned by Max Siegel, operates the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Program, which is the industry’s leading developmental program for ethnic minorities and women drivers and pit crew members. For more information about Rev Racing visit https://revracing.net or follow us on Twitter @RevRacin.
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