Will Kimmel, No. 44 Ingersoll Rand Camry Pre-Race Report
Blue Jeans Go Green 200, Phoenix International Raceway

Mooresville, N.C. (February 25, 2014) - Ingersoll Rand will be on board the No. 44 TriStar Motorsports Camry this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway with NASCAR Nationwide Series rookie, Will Kimmel behind the wheel.


Kimmel will turn his first laps on the one-mile, tri-oval on Friday during Nationwide Series practice and he will take the green flag on Saturday for his second career Nationwide Series start. Kimmel's previous Nationwide Series start came back in 2011 when he raced at Kentucky Speedway. After qualifying 15th, Kimmel finished in the 35th position.


This Indiana native is also the nephew of 10-time ARCA Racing Series Champion Frank Kimmel. Kimmel has had an enduring relationship with Ingersoll Rand since 2012. In addition to running a limited Nationwide Series schedule with TriStar Motorsports, Kimmel will continue to run in the ARCA Series for Kimmel Racing in 2014.


Be sure to tune into the Blue Jeans Go Green 200 on Saturday, March 1 at 3:45PM ET.



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About TriStar Motorsports NC, LLC: TriStar Motorsports NC, LLC current fields Toyota Camry's in the NASCAR Nationwide Series for Mike Bliss, Jeff Green, Hal Martin, Eric McClure and Blake Koch. Located in Mooresville, North Carolina, TriStar Motorsports has competed in NASCAR's Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series since 1989; fielding cars for some of NASCAR's premier drivers including Bobby Hamilton, Greg Sacks, Phil Parsons, Mike Wallace, Jason Keller, Reed Sorenson, Tony Raines and others. To find out more information about TriStar Motorsports please visit www.tristarmotorsportsnc.com, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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