NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) driver Akinori Ogata will be returning this week to Reaume Brothers Racing, piloting the No. 33 Toyota Tundra for the Vankor 350 at Texas Motor Speedway on July 18th.
Ogata, who competed in his last NASCAR series race back in 2018 with MBM Motorsports in the Xfinity series, is looking to come out strong in his first appearance in 2020 in the Gander RV & Outdoor Truck Series.
“I am excited to go back and race in the NASCAR truck series with the Reaume Brothers Racing. Kyowa Industrial, who is based out of Detroit Michigan, is a new partner of mine that is coming on board for our race at Texas Motor Speedway. Their business is deeply involved in the racing industry, so I am glad they are also now going to be involved in NASCAR. I am looking forward to driving the KYOWA Industrial Truck this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway.,” said Ogata.
With over 20 starts to his name across K&N, ARCA and NGROTS – Akinori looks to continue his NASCAR journey at the one of the fastest tracks on the circuit.
“I am really excited to have Akinori come and race here at Reaume Brothers Racing,” said Owner/Driver Josh Reaume. “I’m looking forward to have him in the No. 33 at Texas, alongside Angela Ruch, who will be piloting the No. 00. It has been such a neat year for our team this year, arguably the most diverse team and driver line-ups in all three NASCAR Series. I’m looking forward to having Akinori join the RBR team and put a great race together for him and his new partner Kyowa!”
Kyowa Industrial www.kyowa-industrial.com Kyowa was founded in 1946 as a trading company that specialized in selling precision mechanical components. Kyowa grew rapidly, along with the Japanese economy. The company moved into manufacturing, starting with production of automobile ball joints that were guaranteed to operate for 50,000 km with no oil. As the company experimented with different designs, it developed expertise in moving from prototypes to production. This marked the start of its prototype manufacturing business. Enjoying a strong reputation with manufacturers in many industries in Japan and overseas. Their success at that time was built, in part, on their strong technical foundation. Today, Kyowa enjoys continued success that stretches back to and draws on their own history as a manufacturer. As a full-service manufacturer of light weight precision machined aluminum castings, they help their customers build exceptional products.