Reddit Goes Racing, Sponsors Xfinity Automotive For Nascar Occasion At Talladega
Reddit is hitting the monitor. The r/Nascar group from the location will sponsor Ryan Vargas within the Sparks 300 Nascar Xfinity occasion on the Talladega Superspeedway on October 1.
Vargas races for JD Motorsports. For Talladega, his Chevrolet Camaro has an orange-and-white paint scheme. Reddit’s alien emblem is on the hood and rear deck. The roof and rear fenders have r/Nascar ornament. Vargas’ u/RyanVargas_23 username is straight above the motive force’s window. Upvote arrows beautify the doorways.
Whereas not seen within the promotional picture, the automotive’s rear bumper wears practically 1,400 usernames from the r/Nascar group. The discussion board has 856,000 members, so there are many individuals to select from.
“I’m past excited to symbolize the group of r/Nascar subsequent weekend at Talladega. Reddit has confirmed to be a incredible dwelling for Nascar followers to interact in conversations and work together with their favourite drivers,” stated Vargas within the sponsorship announcement.
The Sparks 300 Nascar Xfinity race will run 113 laps of the well-known trioval circuit. Vargas is twenty fourth within the sequence factors standings going into the Talladega race. He has 266 factors. This season, he has a sixth-place end at Daytona, which is his solely top-ten end result up to now this yr. He additionally has three DNFs.
To advertise the sponsorship, the r/Nascar group had a drawing for 12 VIP passes to the race. There will even be an “ask me something” with Vargas. Attendees to the race will be capable to half in a meet and greet.
Sooner or later, there can be a diecast model of the Reddit-sponsored racer. Within the announcement thread, a moderator warns that as a result of tiny automotive’s dimension, the member usernames may not be seen on it.
Noah Gragson is the present chief of the Nascar Xfinity sequence standings. He has 2,107 factors and 7 wins throughout the season. Together with Talladega, there are six races left this season.