Category Archives: NASCAR
Choice of champions
At the conclusion of the 2012 race season, the cars of eight of the racing series champions were once again hauled in Featherlite trailers. Featherlite is proud to congratulate these champion Featherlite owners:
- Brad Keselowski (Penske Racing) – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
- Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (Roush Fenway Racing) – NASCAR Nationwide Series
- James Buescher (Turner Motorsports) – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
- Ryan Hunter-Reay (Andretti Autosport) – IZOD IndyCar Series
- Chris Buescher (Roulo Brothers Racing) – ARCA Racing Series
- Donny Schatz (Tony Stewart Racing) – World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series
- Scott Pruett & Memo Rojas (Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates) – GRAND-AM Road Racing (Daytona Prototypes Class)
- Jeff Segal & Emil Assentato (AIM Autosport Team FXDD with Ferrari) – GRAND-AM Road Racing (GT Series)
Featherlite, a leading manufacturer of aluminum trailers, designs and builds specialized 53-foot race car transporters as well as car, recreational, horse, livestock and other specialty trailers. They also supply office, vending, event marketing, hospitality and other custom trailers for race officials, teams and sponsors.
Featherlite is the “official trailer” of NASCAR, IZOD IndyCar Series and Grand American Road Racing. As part of its NASCAR partnership, Featherlite serves as the sponsor of the Most Improved Driver Award, which honors drivers who improve the most finishing positions from the previous race.
Year-end NASCAR Most Improved Driver Awards
The year-end NASCAR/Featherlite Most Improved Driver Award was presented to drivers in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, Camping World Truck Series, K&N Pro Series East, K&N Pro Series West, the Whelen Modified Tour and the Whelen Southern Modified Tour at their respective awards banquets following the 2012 NASCAR season.
Brian Scott – Nationwide Series
Nelson Piquet Jr. – Camping World Truck Series
Darrell Wallace Jr. – K&N Pro Series East
Cameron Hayley – K&N Pro Series West
Ron Silk – Whelen Modified Tour
John Smith – Whelen Southern Modified Tour
Featherlite presents the NASCAR/Featherlite Most Improved Driver Award following each NASCAR Nationwide Series, Camping World Truck Series and regional series race. The award is presented to a driver who demonstrates the most improvement in terms of finishing position from race to race.
Here is the full release with the list of weekly winners too.
Featherlite continues to be the choice of champions. The NASCAR season wrapped up this past weekend, and the cars of all three major series winners are hauled in Featherlite race transporters.
Sprint Cup Series Winner Brad Keselowski
Nationwide Series Winner Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Camping World Truck Series Winner James Buescher
Most Improved Driver Award
As mentioned in our last post, Featherlite presents the Featherlite Most Improved Driver Award weekly to racers in each of 6 different NASCAR series. Here’s a photo of our Specialty Sales Manager Mike Galvin presenting the award to Jeremy Clements of the Nationwide Series at Iowa Speedway on August 4. The award was presented for his efforts during the July 28 race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Most Improved Driver Award
As “Official Trailer” of NASCAR, every week we sponsor a contingency award, the Featherlite Most Improved Driver Award. The award is presented to a driver who demonstrates the most improvement in terms of finishing position from race to race. It’s presented in the Nationwide Series, Camping World Truck Series, K&N Pro Series East, K&N Pro Series West, Whelen Modified Tour and the Whelen Southern Modified Tour. Typically around 80 drivers receive the award during the race season.
Go here to see the most recent winners of the NASCAR/Featherlite Most Improved Driver Award!