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New BK Racing team officially announces lineup

Posted on: February 18, 2012 11:01 am
Edited on: February 18, 2012 11:34 am
By Pete Pistone

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Sprint Cup Series "mystery team" is no longer mysterious.

BK Racing, which bought the assets of the former Red Bull Racing organization, announced its plans for the 2012 season.

The team will field two full-time entries for the coming season with Landon Cassill driving the No. 83 Toyota and David Reutimann and Travis Kvapil in a No. 93 entry.

Reutimann is set to pilot the No. 93 in the Daytona 500 with Kvapil taking the wheel for the remainder of the schedule.

The team ownership group is comprised of Wayne Press and Scott Gunderson with Harry McMullen serving as General Manager.

"All of us have been involved in the Sprint Cup Series over the past few years," Gunderson said. "However, this is still a new team with a focused outlook of where we want to go. We're going to grow this team with commercial partners that we'll announce in the near future. We feel confident that we can immediately be competitive and only improve as we continue to build the team."

Cassill, who spent last season driving for Phoenix Racing, is excited about this new opportunity.

"BK Racing is already miles ahead of most start-up teams that I've seen," commented Cassill. "The race shop, equipment, ownership group, leadership and crew members are in place for us to race at Daytona, but also continue to be prepared for success for the rest of the season. We have a lot more to do, but there is a strong base here."

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Since: Nov 25, 2011
Posted on: February 20, 2012 3:44 am

New BK Racing team officially announces lineup

I doubt BK Racing's product on the track will be any better than their lousy hamburgers.

Seriously, I won't waste another dime on their pathetic food. I tried several of their new Chefs Choice hamburgers. Every time, at 3 different locations, the hamburgers were cold. Evidently, Burger King doesn't care enough to microwave their old, cold food. The only reason I even went to Burger King, was to use some gift cards nobody else wanted. Now I know why.

Burger King is a lot like NASCAR, they both believe their own marketing hype. Mission statements, core principles, yada, yada, yada. Empty words and promises. Instead of Burger King throwing their money away trying to play a big shot race team, they should master the art of selling fresh, hot hamburger instead.

Good luck BK Racing, you're gonna need it.

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