Chad Boat will pilot the No. 16 CorvetteParts.net Chevrolet Silverado at Chicagoland Speedway
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (September 15, 2015) - Billy Boat Motorsports (BBM) announced today that it will field a second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) entry with driver Chad Boat at Chicagoland Speedway. Boat, who made his NCWTS debut at Eldora Speedway earlier this season, will pilot the No. 16 CorvetteParts.net Chevrolet Silverado to join teammate Mason Mingus, driver of the No. 15 Call 811 Before You Dig Chevrolet Silverado, in the America Ethanol E15 225 on Friday, September 18.
“Our goal all year has been to field two trucks as a team," said BBM team owner Billy Boat. "Our guys have been working hard to build great trucks, and I hope the added information we can gather during practice will help us compete at the front of the field.”
Boat, who grew up racing midgets and sprint cars, has 17 NASCAR XFINTY Series (NXS) starts and will add a second NCWTS event to his resume at Chicagoland Speedway. The 23-year-old and BBM have partnered with CorvetteParts.net, the leader in Corvette parts and accessories, and will have support from Pristine Auction, a consignment based auction house specializing in autographed memorabilia, sports cards, and collectibles that ensure 100% authenticity.
“I can’t wait to get to Chicago,” said Boat, who has one NXS start at the 1.5-mile Joilet, Il track. “BBM has prepared two solid trucks and I look forward to working with Mason on and off the track to help both of us have a successful weekend. Thanks to CorvetteParts.net, Pristine Auction, Call 811 Before You Dig, Billy Boat Performance Exhaust and Chevrolet for making this possible.”
Watch BBM at Chicagoland Speedway on Friday, September 18 at 8:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1.
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About Pristine Auction:
Pristine Auction is a consignment based auction house in operation since 2010 specializing in autographed memorabilia, sports cards, and collectibles. They take every effort to ensure that every piece of autographed memorabilia that passes through their auction house is 100% authentic. Pristine Auction recognizes only the leading authentication companies in the industry including; JSA, PSA, Steiner Sports, Mounted Memories, Schwartz Sports, TriStar, Official Player Holograms, Upper Deck Authenticated and MLB Authentication. For more information visit pristineauction.com. Follow Pristine Auction on Twitter at @PristineAuction.
About Billy Boat Motorsports:
With over 40 years in the motorsports industry, either behind the wheel, in the pits or behind the desk, Billy Boat has left his mark in the history books. After setting USAC records and racing in seven Indianapolis 500 events (including winning the pole in 1998), he has now turned his attention to NASCAR team ownership. Founded in 2001, Boat partnered with Mike Curb and Cary Agajanian to field an Indy car in the Indy Racing league from 2001 to 2003 which transitioned into fielding cars for Boat’s son – Chad – finding victory lane over 125 times in cars from quarter midgets to sprint cars, and now in the NASCAR ranks. Billy Boat Motorsports is a top-tier, championship-winning team looking to grow in the NASCAR industry. Follow BBM on Twitter at @BBMotorsprts.