Bobby Pierce returns to MB Motorsports for his Kansas Speedway debut in the Toyota Tundra 250 driving the #63 Vatterott Educational Centers / Champion Brands Chevy Silverado.
“Kansas is the fastest track I will have raced at,” says the 19 year-old driver from Oakwood, IL. Pierce made three starts in 2015 for MB Motorsports, including his now famous debut at Eldora Raceway, where he won the pole and finished second. “Vatterott Educational Centers and Champion Brands have partnered with us for this race and we will have a bunch of their people there with us. I’m very excited.”
Vatterott serves a diverse student population across 21 locations in 7 states, as well as a vibrant online community. Each of these institutions takes pride in serving both the student population and the local communities that help continue the Vatterott tradition.
Vatterott Educational Centers offers a variety of automotive and trades programs including Automotive Technology, Auto Body and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Repair Technician, Commercial Driver’s License, Powersports Equipment & Small Engine Mechanic, Diesel Mechanic, Building Maintenance, Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Combination Welding and Wind Energy Technician. Vatterott also offers programs in the fields of Business, Medical, Technical, Cosmetology, Dental, Legal, Personal Fitness, and Veterinary Technician, as well as many continuing education opportunities. All programs are industry-relevant and designed to support the Vatterott mission of providing career skills for a better life.
“We’re happy that Vatterott is back with us,” notes team owner Mike Mittler. “They have a lot to offer their community and their programs teach skills that are very much needed in today’s economy.”
Making their debut on the #63 Silverado is Champion Brands. Founded by Ralph Lowe in 1956, Champion Brands has been a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants for over 60 years. Champion produces and blends more than 300 products including fuel, brake fluid, oil and engine additives and lubricants for the automotive, heavy truck, agricultural and specialty markets. Champion Racing Oil is “Purpose Built” lubricant technology formulated for ultimate protection and performance.
"We're looking forward to having the folks from Champion brands join us at Kansas Speedway," adds Mittler. "It will be a great way to launch this new partnership."
Joining Vatterott and Champion Brands on the #63 MB Motorsports Chevy Silverado are Kipor Power Equipment, MARADYNE® High Performance Fans, Reikken, Excel Bottling / Ski Soda, MechanixWear and WIX Filters
The Toyota Tundra 250 will be broadcast live on FoxSports1, MRN Radio and Sirius Channel 90 Friday, May 6th at 8:30 pm ET. Three practice sessions will be broadcast on FoxSports1 on Thursday, May 5th at 2:30 ET, 4:30 pm ET and 6:30 pm ET. Qualifying will be broadcast at 4:30 pm am ET Friday.
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Bobby Pierce Returns to MB Motorsports for Kansas Debut
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