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BK Racing

March 01, 2016,

BK Racing
Get history of BK Racing and full crews

Manufacturer: Toyota
Engine builder: Triad
Debut season: 2012
Owner standings

BK Racing is co-owned by Ron Devine, Wayne Press and Mike Wheeler. Anthony Marlowe joined the group in April of 2014 when Swan Racing sold the assets of the No. 26 car to the organization.

The organization made its NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut in 2012 and was formed shortly before the 2012 Daytona 500 after purchasing key assets from Red Bull Racing. In the team's inaugural campaign, Travis Kvapil scored the organization's lone top-10 with an eighth-place run at Talladega in October of 2012. Kvapil and Landon Cassill were the team's primary drivers that year.

In 2013, Kvapil and David Reutimann drove for BK Racing, combining to notch 15 top-25 finishes and six top-20 finishes in the season with two best finishes of 16th, in Bristol's August night race by Kvapil and in the Daytona 500 by Reutimann.

In 2014, the team turned the reins over to two Sunoco Rookie of the Year contenders in Alex Bowman and Ryan Truex. They were later joined by another rookie, Cole Whitt, after Marlowe joined the BK Racing ownership group following his purchase of the No. 26 car’s assets from Swan Racing.

For the 2015 campaign, J.J. Yeley, who filled in on the No. 83 car last season, will be driving the No. 23 Toyota on a full-time basis. The team also added Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Jeb Burton to its driver lineup and he will pilot the No. 26 Toyota. The team will also field the No. 83 Toyota with Johnny Sauter running the car at Daytona and plans to occassionally field a fourth car, the No. 93.

BK Racing recently moved its operations to Charlotte, North Carolina and has more than 60 employees. Visit the team's web site here.

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Driver: David Ragan
Car Number: #23
Hometown: Unadilla, GA
Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Rookie Year: 2007

Primary team members:
Crew Chief: Patrick Donahue
Car Chief: Ben Leslie
Spotter: Toby Wheldon

Over-the-wall crew:

Gasman: Josh Martin | Hometown: Hickory, NC
Front Tire Changer: Pedro Martinez | Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Front Tire Carrier: Michael Riggs | Hometown: Cheboygan, MI
Jackman: Mitch Lash | Hometown: Salisbury, NC
Rear Tire Changer: Michael Hubert | Hometown: Anderson, CA
Rear Tire Carrier: Chase Laws | Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Road crew members:
Truck Driver: Mike Melton
Tire Specialist: Thomas Tucker
Shock Specialist: Michael Riggs
Engineer: Garret Peterson

Driver: Matt DiBenedetto
Car Number: #83
Hometown: Grass Valley, CA
Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Rookie Year: 2015

Primary team members:
Crew Chief: Gene Nead
Car Chief: Jordan Irving
Spotter: David Peppers

Over-the-wall crew:

Gasman: Ryan Hess
Front Tire Changer: Kyle Turner | Hometown: Yorktown, VA
Front Tire Carrier: Dick Claveloux | Hometown: Magnolia, DE
Jackman: Andy Turner | Hometown: Coloma, MI
Rear Tire Changer: Ryan Zunk | Hometown: Millbury, OH
Rear Tire Carrier: Ben Steger | Hometown: Fairfax, VA

Road crew members:
Truck driver: ---
Tire Specialist: Favian Vanderburg
Shock Specialist: Roy Gangdal
Engineer: Greg Ely