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CONCORD, N.C. – Spire MotorsportsTuesday, April 2, 2009: Built will return to the team’s family of partnersIn 2022As the primary sponsor onboard Corey LaJoie’s No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for the NASCAR Cup Series’ season-opening Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.
The Great American Race also includes Built will also be showcased as LaJoie’s primary partner in nine other races throughout the 2022 season, including:
March 13Phoenix Raceway
April 9: Martinsville Speedway
22 May: Texas Motor Speedway (NASCAR All-Star Race)
June 5: World Wide Technology Raceway
July 3,Road America
Aug. 14: Richmond Raceway
Aug. 27Daytona International Speedway
Sept. 4Darlington Raceway
Oct. 23Homestead-Miami Speedway
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BuiltNamed the Official Protein Bar by NASCAR in October 2021, when both organizations announced a multiyear partnership.
“Built is more excited than ever to continue our partnership and friendship with Corey LaJoie and Spire Motorsports,” BuiltCEO Nick Greer stated. “There is something incredibly special about Corey and his ability to ‘stack pennies’ like no one else on or off the track. We are thrilled to stack those pennies together with Corey and we will find ourselves in Victory Lane soon. Built.com and its entire Built family feel so fortunate to be part of this great NASCAR community. It’s go time. What a great year this will be.”
The phrase “stacking pennies”This has become a way of life and a way of thinking about your career. for LaJoie. The son of NASCAR Xfinity Series champion Randy LaJoie. However, LaJoie is a third-generation driver who has charted his path in the sport. He champions small victories that add up and make it a greater victory.
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“I’m honored to welcome back my friends with Built.com for their third year in the sport,” LaJoie said. “It’s been a blast being a part of their creative marketing strategies to grow the program. The Built leadership team brings a ton of energy to Spire Motorsports as well as to NASCAR. 2022 is going to be an amazing season with them on and off the track.”
LaJoie finished ninth in last year’s Great American Race and earned a career-best sixth-place finish at The World Center of Racing in the 2019 Coke Zero Sugar 400. The Concord, North Carolina, native has logged 12 total starts at Daytona on NASCAR’s senior circuit, including 10 on the traditional 2.5-mile superspeedway and two on the daunting 3.61-mile road course. LaJoie led two laps over the 10 superspeedway starts and earned three top-10 and six first-20 finishes.
“Everyone at Spire Motorsports is eager to get the season underway,” Spire Motorsports co-owner T.J. Puchyr said. “Corey and the entire No. 7 team did an outstanding job last season. We’re exceptionally proud that Built recognized that success by adding more races to its 2022 plans. Corey is a smart, patient racer on superspeedways and knows how to follow a plan. That’s why he runs up front when it’s time to race for the win. He knows the craft well, so we know when we go to the Daytona 500, Corey gives us a chance to win on NASCAR’s biggest stage.”
FOX will broadcast the 64th Daytona 500 live, starting at 2:30 p.m. on February 20. ET. The first of 36 races. 2022The NASCAR Cup Series schedules will be broadcast live by SiriusXM NASCAR Radio and MRN.