HomeRacingJennifer Jo Cobb Making Cup Debut At Talladega | SPEED SPORT
Jennifer Jo Cobb Making Cup Debut At Talladega | SPEED SPORT
April 13, 2021
LOS ANGELES – Jennifer Jo Cobb will make her NASCAR Cup Sequence debut at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on April 25 aboard the No. 15 Chevrolet for Rick Ware Racing.
The automobile will carry major sponsorship from Arrowhead Brass and affiliate sponsorship from Fastener Provide. She’ll change into the twenty first totally different feminine driver to compete on the high degree of NASCAR.
Danica Patrick was the latest feminine driver to compete within the NASCAR Cup Sequence, making her final begin in the course of the 2018 Daytona 500.
Cobb, a Kansas Metropolis, Kan., native, has made greater than 200 begins within the NASCAR Tenting World Truck Sequence (216) and NASCAR Xfinity Sequence (31) throughout her profession. Her finest end throughout these begins got here in Truck Sequence competitors at Florida’s Daytona Int’l Speedway in 2011, the place she completed sixth.
“I’m grateful to have a brand new sponsor like Arrowhead Brass take part my pleasure of getting Jennifer Jo Cobb drive for RWR at Talladega Superspeedway,” mentioned workforce proprietor Rick Ware. “Being a feminine in a male dominated sport is just not a simple process, particularly for so long as Jennifer has been competing in NASCAR. I hope that she has a profitable first NASCAR Cup Sequence debut and sit up for Arrowhead Brass making their NASCAR Sponsorship debut at Talladega as the first sponsor on Jennifer’s automobile.”
“We at Arrowhead Brass are extraordinarily proud to companion with RWR to sponsor the #15 automobile at Talladega. I imagine that we share many values with the RWR group, and it appears becoming that our first automobile sponsorship would even have a primary time Cup Driver. We as a corporation are extraordinarily excited by the potential we see in taking part and rising throughout the NASCAR neighborhood now and sooner or later,” mentioned Jim Kapparos, managing director – M&S.
Arrowhead Brass is a U.S.-based producer of plumbing valves and irrigation merchandise with a historical past courting again to 1936.
“I’m so grateful for this chance with RWR and tremendously recognize Arrowhead Brass for approaching board to assist make this occur. It’s additionally thrilling to have my longtime sponsor at Fastener Provide to increase their help as nicely,” mentioned Cobb. “I’ve a protracted historical past with RWR and plenty of respect for this group. This workforce has plenty of coronary heart and jogs my memory plenty of my small workforce competing towards such mammoth organizations. I’m pleased with what RWR has completed and I would like nothing greater than to make the workforce, Arrowhead Brass, and all my sponsors and supporters pleased with this effort.”
“We’re honored to come back alongside Jennifer Jo Cobb as she makes her NASCAR Cup Sequence debut with RWR at Talladega,” mentioned Donnie Shrum, President of Fastener Provide Co. “Throughout our time as major sponsor for her Truck Sequence workforce, she has introduced large worth to our firm. I can’t consider anybody extra deserving than Jen to get the possibility for her first Cup begin. We recognize this chance that has been given to us by RWR and sit up for the race.”