CONCORD, N.C. (June 3, 2013) – Rev Racing had a successful night at historic Bowman Gray Stadium on Saturday, for the NASCAR Hall of Fame 150. The team managed to bring home three top-10 finishes with Mackena Bell leading the group with her sixth place effort. Bryan Ortiz finished seventh, Daniel Suarez finished ninth, and Ryan Gifford came home 19th. The cars were fast throughout both practice sessions, and Ortiz barely missed the pole in qualifying, earning a second place start. He felt confident with his starting position, and was able to maintain his second place run for most of the night. Bell qualified eighth, making it her third top-10 qualifying effort in her rookie season. Ryan Gifford (No. 2 NASCAR Technical Institute/UTI Toyota Camry) – Gifford started 12th and ran a clean race throughout the night, managing to pass cars and run as high as seventh. Unfortunately, he was black flagged due to a tire rub and was forced to pit. This caused Gifford to lose his position and he finished 19th. He’s currently fifth in points. Bryan Ortiz (No. 4 Rev Racing Toyota Camry) – Ortiz arrived at Bowman Gray Stadium this weekend ready to win. He qualified second and maintained his position until he was spun out on lap 117. He managed to maneuver his was back through the pack and bring home a seventh place finish. Ortiz is currently 11th in points. Daniel Suarez (No. 6 Rev Racing Toyota Camry) – Suarez rolled off the grid 13th and scored his season-best finish of ninth. He now has eight top-10 finishes in 21 career NKNPS east starts, and is currently 12th in points. Mackena Bell (No. 21 Toyota Racing Development Toyota Camry) – Bell followed up her career best finish of fifth at Richmond with an impressive sixth place result at Bowman Gray Stadium, her first time racing there. She currently sits 10th in the series points standings. The NASCAR Hall of Fame 150 will air on SPEED on June 6 at 3 p.m. ET. Rev Racing will return to action on Friday, June 7 for the Casey’s General Store 150 at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, for a combination race where the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West will come together.
CONCORD, N.C. (MAY 30, 2013) – Rev Racing is headed to Bowman Gray Stadium this Saturday to race in The NASCAR Hall of Fame 150 at the track more commonly referred to as “The Madhouse”. The team found success at Bowman Gray last season, where Kyle Larson captured the pole and Bryan Ortiz had a career best finish of third, and is anxious to follow up on those results once again. Ryan Gifford (No. 2 NASCAR Technical Institute/UTI Toyota Camry) – Gifford earned his first career win in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series (NKNPS) East at Richmond the last time out, and is feeling confident going into Bowman Gray. He’s currently second in points, and has three top-10s in four races this season. Bryan Ortiz (No. 4 Rev Racing Toyota Camry) – Ortiz had a career best finish of third at Bowman Gray Stadium last season, his first time racing there, and also finished third at the Daytona International Speedway short track earlier this year. He’s currently 12th in points, with a season best result of sixth at Five Flags Speedway. Daniel Suarez (No. 6 Rev Racing Toyota Camry) – Suarez is running in both the NKNPS East and the NASCAR Toyota Mexico Series (NTMS) this season. He has seven top-10s in 20 career NKNPS East starts, and three wins, eight poles, and 26 top-10s in the NTMS. Mackena Bell (No. 21 Toyota Racing Development Toyota Camry) – Bell is having a spectacular rookie season, and is currently sitting 10th in points. She became she highest female qualifier in series history earlier this season with a seventh place qualifying effort at Greenville, and scored a career best fifth place finish at Richmond the last time out. Qualifying is at 6:15 p.m. and the race will begin at 8 p.m. Follow @RevRacin on twitter for updates throughout the day.