Tony Eury, Sr, “Pops” to lead R3 Motorsports with Driver, Robert Richardson, Jr in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series

R3 Motorsports is proud to announce that Tony Eury, Sr, “Pops”, has signed on to lead the #23 NASCAR Nationwide team with driver, Robert Richardson, Jr.   With the leadership, experience and proven record, R3 Motorsports is excited and views this as a great opportunity to raise the level of competition for their racing program.

Owner, Robert Richardson, Sr., states, “We are excited to have Pops on board with us!  We feel with what he brings to the table, this is our opportunity to get our program turned around and become more competitive.”

Robert Richardson, Jr., driver of the #23 Chevrolet Camaro, comments, “I am thrilled to be able to work with a top level crew chief.  Pops has a lot of experience and am looking forward to his expertise to lead our team.  Bristol will be our first race together and I am ecstatic.”

“I have known the Richardson’s for a long time and am looking forward to working with Rob, Jr and the R3 Motorsports team.  This is a great opportunity to get back to the race track and help this team achieve the performances I know they are capable of,” said Eury, Sr.

With the addition of Tony Eury, Sr. to the R3 Motorsports roster, Chevrolet is looking forward to having Eury back in their stable.  Shane Martin, NASCAR Nationwide Series Program Manager for Chevrolet says, “”I am pleased to have Tony Eury, Sr. (Pops) back in the Nationwide Series garage. We have a long-standing working relationship with Pops, and feel he will be a great addition to R3 Motorsports in helping Mr. Richardson put his Chevrolet Camaro in Victory Lane.” 

R3 Motorsports gets their horsepower from leasing engines from ECR.  Richie Gilmore, Chief Operating Officer, replies on Eury joining the program, “I look forward to working with Pops once again. We shared a lot of big victories together. He will be a great influence on guiding R3 Motorsports in the future.”

The sponsors of the #23 R3 Motorsports Camaro are looking forward to continuing a great working relationship with the team and Eury as well.

Willbros, a global contractor specializing in energy infrastructure serving the oil, gas and power industries, is a partner of R3 Motorsports. Mike Collier, Willbros Vice President of Investor Relations, Communications and Marketing, said,     “We are elated with the news that Tony Eury Sr. will be leading the R3 Motorsports crew.  His career in racing is incredible.  Tony has worked with a legion of notable and legendary teams and drivers, and we know that we’ll see great things from Robert Richardson, Jr. , Tony and the 23 car at the Texas Motor Speedway this Fall.  Willbros is proud to stand behind and sponsor R3 and the 23 car.

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“We are excited for Robert to be able to work with Tony Eury Sr.  Let the show begin!”

Watch for great things to come, as R3 Motorsports, Robert Richardson, Jr. and Tony Eury, Sr. head to Bristol Motor Speedway for their first race together!

R3 Motorsports PR