MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 8, 2019) – Ryan Truex will ride into Kentucky Speedway this weekend with a fresh car design. JR Motorsports and the No. 8 team have joined forces with MULTI-PLATINUM superstar duo Florida Georgia Line to create a fresh spin on an old-school look with the classic red and gold paint scheme. The design inspiration came from the timeless liveries of motorsport legends Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Tim Richmond.
Keeping fans revved-up, FGL is celebrating the team-up with a brand new t-shirt for their fan-favorite tune “Speed of Love” as featured on their current album CAN’T SAY I AIN’T COUNTRY(BMLG Records). The one-of-a-kind shirt is their take on the Chevrolet car, and is available now at their merch store ShopFGL.com. Fans can use promo code GORYAN20 for a special discount now through Friday, July 19.
“I’ve been anxious to get back behind the wheel of this No. 8 car ever since we had such a strong run back in Phoenix,” Truex said. “To be able to do it with Florida Georgia Line and ShopFGL.com is awesome. We have a great relationship with FGL’s Tyler (Hubbard) and Brian (Kelley), who are currently on their CAN’T SAY I AIN’T COUNTRY TOUR. I think everyone agrees that Country music and NASCAR fans are synonymous with each other, which makes this a perfect relationship. I love the look of this throwback scheme and can’t wait to unload at Kentucky.”
The Kentucky event marks Truex’s second race of the 2019 season. His lone start for JRM came in March when he drove the No. 8 to the team’s season-best finish, a second-place effort at ISM Raceway in Phoenix.
The No. 8 is currently ranked 12th in owner points on the strength of four top-five and 11 top-10 finishes.
The Alsco 300 at Kentucky Speedway airs on Friday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.