JTG Daugherty’s 2020 automobile quantity, crew chief lineup
JTG Daugherty Racing has finalized its automobile quantity and crew chief lineup for drivers Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Ryan Preece.
Stenhouse, coming to the crew in 2020, will drive the No. 47 Chevrolet and proceed working with Brian Pattie, who can also be becoming a member of JTG. The duo spent the final three years working collectively at Roush Fenway Racing.
“I’m very grateful to have Brian be a part of me at JTG Daugherty Racing subsequent season,” mentioned Stenhouse in a crew launch. “Working collectively the previous a number of seasons, our relationship away from the monitor has actually developed, and I do know that can pace up the method of getting acquainted and plugged into the crew as fast as potential.
“He is aware of what I’m on the lookout for and I do know what he expects from me. This crew is a superb match for each of us, and we’re trying ahead to contributing to the success JTG Daugherty Racing has been constructing.”
Mentioned crew proprietor Tad Geschickter, “We’re actually trying ahead to welcoming Brian Pattie to JTG Daugherty Racing. With Brian’s veteran expertise and information at NASCAR’s premier stage, we all know he’s going to be a fantastic asset to the group and work nicely with Ricky Stenhouse Jr.”
Preece, in the meantime, will slot into the No. 37 Chevrolet and be paired with crew chief Trent Owens.
“Trent is a veteran at our group main the cost on the No. 37 automobile for the previous three seasons,” mentioned Geschickter. “He elevated a younger driver in his second 12 months within the collection to constantly operating within the high 15, and we’ve got excessive expectations that he shall be a fantastic match with Ryan Preece subsequent 12 months in his sophomore season.”
The ’19 season was Preece’s rookie 12 months within the Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup Collection. Preece drove the No. 47 automobile to a few top-10 finishes and 26th within the standings.
“I’m actually trying ahead to working with Trent Owens this upcoming season,” mentioned Preece. “Our groups labored carefully collectively in 2019. It was spectacular to see what he’s achieved with the No. 37 crew the final three years. I actually wish to proceed constructing on that and bringing each automobiles within the high 15 recurrently subsequent 12 months.”