Mooresville, NC (July 7, 2021) – Rick Ware Racing will field a NASCAR Pinty’s Series entry for this years 2021 season. Piloting the No. 51 is the defending series champion, Andrew Ranger. The first race of this new partnership will take place at the season opening event at Sunset Speedway on August 1, 2021. Ranger, the Roxton Pond, Quebec native, is one of the most successful drivers in the series. He owns series records for wins (22) and poles (22) and won the inaugural NASCAR Pinty's Series championship in 2007. He also became the first owner of multiple titles when he took home top honors after the 2009 season. Ranger has also made a handful of starts in the Camping World Truck Series, Xfinity Series, and the NASCAR Cup Series. Ranger said, "I am very excited to be back in the Pinty Series racing for a championship again with Rick Ware Racing. I sat out last year because of COVID, and can't wait to get back to my winning ways this year. I look forward to working with Rick and his team and making this a successful year!" Team owner Rick Ware said, "When the opportunity arose to partner with Andrew in the Pinty’s Series, it was a total no brainer. We want to continue to expand our racing programs to multiple disciplines across the world. Andrew is a world class driver, and we look forward to competing at the highest level for the Pinty’s Series championship." In addition to running full-time in the NASCAR Pinty's Series, Ranger will also run at New Hampshire Motor Speedway next weekend in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, piloting the Rick Ware Racing No. 17 entry. An announcement will come later next week on sponsorship in both the Pinty and Xfinity Series races. The first race of the season is set to take place at Sunset Speedway on Sunday August 1st, 2021. For more information about Rick Ware Racing, please visit www.WareRacing.com
About NASCAR Pinty’s Series
The NASCAR Pinty’s Series is the premier motorsports division in Canada, where capacity crowds enjoying hotly contested racing fueling Canada’s tremendous support for the NASCAR brand. With events held at a variety of road courses and oval tracks across the country, it is truly Canada’s national series. The series receives exceptional national broadcast coverage on TSN and RDS, providing both English and French-language race telecasts.
About Rick Ware Racing With a rich and extensive history, Rick Ware Racing has been part of the racing fabric in the USA for over 30 years. The team has recently competed in both Prototypes and the NASCAR Cup Series. The team most recently claimed the 2020 Asian Le Mans Series Am Championship.