NASCAR XFINITY Series - VFW Sports Clip Help A Hero 200
September 3, 2016 - Darlington Raceway-Darlington, SC
This Week's Ruud Chevrolet at Darlington Raceway
Ty Dillon will pilot chassis No. 182 for this weekend's VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200. This Richard Childress Racing-prepared Chevrolet Camaro has been raced three times in 2016, including a third-place finish at Pocono Raceway. Chassis No. 182 has three top-10 finishes in three starts.
Dillon in the XFINITY Series at Darlington
In three XFINITY Series starts at the 1.366-mile speedway, Dillon has one top-10 finish. Dillon finished 15th at Darlington Raceway last fall after having to come to pit road with two laps remaining.
Throwback Paint Scheme
Dillon will race the No. 3 Ruud Chevrolet Camaro this weekend at Darlington Raceway as part of its "throwback" race weekend. The paint scheme honors the colors of the past at Richard Childress Racing, paying tribute to one of team owner Richard Childress' first paint schemes as a driver; the historic red and white No. 3 CRC carrying the iconic silver No. 3.
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Playin' Hoops for Kids
Austin and Ty Dillon are hosting a 3-on-3 Celebrity Basketball Tournament presented by The Dow Chemical Company to benefit the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma at Wake Forest University's Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Wednesday, Aug. 31. The 16-team, double-elimination tournament will start at 4 p.m. General admission and parking at LJVM for the event are free. For more information and tournament updates please visit saveinjuredkids.org/basketball/.
XFINITY Series Points Update
Three races remain until the first round of the inaugural XFINITY Series Chase and Dillon is currently fourth in the driver point standings. Dillon, who is in position to make the Chase, has seven top five and 13 top-10 finishes thus far in 2016.
Summer is over, and you're in the championship hunt. How's that going?
"It's an exciting time for our team and our organization. We're in position to make the Chase and compete for this championship. We'd like to be able to have a win by now, but I think we're getting close. These next three races we have an approach of be more aggressive and win races. We need to be carrying as much momentum into the Chase as possible."