JGL Racing Welcomes Drew Herring to Young Guns Program
“Driver to Pilot No. 24 Toyota at Dover”
DENVER, NC (May 9, 2016) – JGL Racing officials announced today that Drew Herring has been added to the organizations highly successful “Young Guns” program. The Benson, North Carolina native will pilot the No. 24 Toyota at the upcoming NASCAR XFINITY Series event at Dover International Speedway. The Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 200 will be held on Saturday May 14th and will be Herring’s 16th career start in the XFINITY Series.
“I am really thankful for the opportunity to get behind the wheel of the No. 24 Toyota for JGL Racing,” said Herring. “I look forward to working with everyone in Dover for the first time. Dover is a tough track and things happen fast there. It will be important for us to work well together from the very first lap so we get to know each other well and build a strong relationship. I have had the pleasure of being around the team in the shop and I know they are a hard working group of guys. I am confident we will all work together well and get better with every lap we make in practice, qualifying and the race.”
In his previous 15 starts in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, Herring has accumulated two Pole Awards, five Top 10 finishes and one Top 5 finish. He also has one career start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series to his credit which netted him another Top 10 finish.
“We are excited to add Drew to the JGL Racing organization and The Young Guns program,” added James Whitener, owner of JGL Racing. “While he has limited starts in the Series, he has countless hours of seat time as a test driver. We feel that he is a perfect fit for the Young Guns program and we look forward to having him behind the wheel of our No. 24 Toyota in Dover.”
The JGL Racing Young Guns program is designed to highlight a group of rising stars in the NASCAR ranks. Herring joins Matt Tifft, Corey Lajoie and Brandon McReynolds as participants in the program.
The running of the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 200 will be Saturday May 14, 2016 and can be seen LIVE on FOX and can be heard nationally on Motor Racing Network (MRN) and SiriusXM Channel 90.
For more information and to learn more about JGL Racing please visit them at www.JGLRacing.com