Joe Graf Jr. soars to career-best Xfinity Series finish at Daytona
Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway | Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner 300
Team: No. 07 Bucked Up Energy Chevrolet Camaro
Driver: Joe Graf Jr.
Start: 18th (Qualifying rained out; field set by owner points)
Finish: 11th; Running (122 | 122 laps completed)
Driver Points Position: 11th | Owner Points Position: 12th
Joe Graf Jr. Quote: “This was exactly the type of performance we were hoping for to start our 2021 season with SS GreenLight Racing. We didn’t have the best car at the beginning of the race, but my crew chief Mike (Tyska) did a great job with adjustments throughout the race to get it handling and maneuvering it better in the draft.
“We were in contention for a top-10 finish and came up one spot short. It’s still a career-best and something to build off of going into these next couple of races. It’s been an exciting week with the announcement of Antonio Williams coming on as an investor and to see our new Bucked Up Chevrolet on the track and competitively made this Daytona trip one to remember.
“Hopefully, we can come back to the Road Course next weekend and have another satisfying finish.”
Next Up: Super Start Batteries 188 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway Road Course on Sat., Feb. 20, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., live on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) | Motor Racing Network (MRN) and SiriusXM Satellite Radio NASCAR Channel 90.
About SS Green Light Racing:
As one of the most tenured teams in all of NASCAR, SS GreenLight Racing has been a developmental hub for drivers looking to climb the ranks. Led by owner and former driver Bobby Dotter, the team has fielded entries in either the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series or the Xfinity Series competition since 2001.
SS GreenLight Racing will continue with a two-car program in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2021.