AUSTIN, TX – MARCH 25: Miguel Paludo, driver of the No. 88 Brandt Chevrolet, drives during practice for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Pit Boss 250 at Circuit of the Americas on March 25, 2022 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Dylan Boyle/Getty Images) | Getty Images
BRANDT Professional Agriculture and JR Motorsports It was announced today that Justin Allgaier, driver of the #7 Camaro, will be paying his 70th anniversaryy BRANDT commemorates with a special platinum paint scheme at the season-opening NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Daytona International Speedway (February 18).
Founded in 1953 in central Illinois, BRANDT is a fast-growing family business and global agricultural leader. BRANDT specializes in innovative crop introduction products and services to help farmers get maximum yield, and provides customers in 49 states and more than 80 countries.
We are excited to celebrate BRANDT’s 70th anniversaryy Anniversary 2023,” said JRM CEO Kelly Earnhardt Miller. “Evelyn, Rick, Sierra and the Brandt family should be very proud of reaching this milestone. There are a lot of challenges in running a family business, and it’s great that Brandt has done so successfully for seven decades. Brandt has been a strong partner for our organization, and we are honored to be able to play a part in such a historic celebration.”
In her previous 24 NXS starts in the “world center race,” Allgaier has collected six top-fives, 10 top-10s, and a best finish of second (twice). Since joining JRM in 2016 along with BRANDT, Allgaier has recorded a total of 16 wins, 99 top fives, 158 top 10s, and qualified for Championship 4 NXS Playoffs in five out of seven seasons.
“It is such an honor to be a part of this special celebration with everyone at Brandt,” Allgaier said. Their seventieth celebrationy The anniversary is truly a testament to the dedication that everyone at BRANDT has for the agricultural industry. Their longevity and continued growth is remarkable and I am proud to be just a small part of such an amazing group. Plus, I think this platinum chart looks exceptional and I can’t wait to see what we can do with it when we get to Daytona next month.”
“Very few companies make it to 70,” said Rick Brandt, President and CEO of The Brandt Corporation. “But we’re just getting started. My daughter, Sera-Shay, is now an owner and we’re building a company for the long term. We’re ready to go throw a platinum party when we get to Daytona.”
BRANDT and JRM also announced that BRANDT do Brasil driver Miguel Paludo will return to the organization to compete in three NXS road courses in 2023 for the third consecutive season. Paludo, a seven-time Porsche Carrera Cup Series champion, will drive the No. 88 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet in NXS races at Circuit of the Americas (March 25), the inaugural NXS event at Chicago’s street course (July 12) and Indianapolis Motor Speedway (July 12). August).
“Having Miguel (Paludo) back in the No. 88 Brandt Chevrolet at GRM is really special, as we celebrate our platinum birthday,” Brandt added. “I’m incredibly proud of our expansion into Brazil, and Miguel continues to be a key component in helping our organization grow. I can’t wait to see him and Justin (Algaier) there for three events again this year. With Justin’s platinum blueprint unveiled for Daytona and Miguel’s return, this is the beginning of what will be A great year.”
The 2023 NXS season begins in Daytona on Saturday, February 18th at 5 p.m. EST on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90.
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