BAYTOWN, Texas (February 4, 2020) – Cory Roper and the Roper Racing Team (RRT) are pleased to announce that Advance Auto Parts’ Carquest brand will be a primary sponsor within the Roper Racing organization.
“We are excited about sponsoring Cory Roper and RRT,” said Michael Cooper, Senior Vice President, Professional Sales. “We are proud to be joining this team and look forward to a successful partnership in 2020.”
Additionally, Advance’s TechNet Professional Automotive Service and Advance Professional brands will be associate sponsors for RRT in 2020. TechNet is a group of elite, locally-owned and professionally operated shops with the benefits of a nationwide network, while Advance Professional is a leading aftermarket supplier that provides professional-quality parts, service, and solutions dedicated to professional shops.
In 2018, Roper made his debut in the NASCAR Truck Series. Running a part-time season, Roper started 7 with his best finish in Martinsville at 13th place. Martinsville was Roper’s first NASCAR race.
In the 2019 season, Roper continued running part-time and got his first Top 10 finish, ninth place, at Texas Motor Speedway Vankor 350 with a 20th starting position. He was then 12th at TMS for the SpeedyCash.Com 400, starting 29th. Out of nine starts, Roper had one Top 10 and four Top 20 finishes with his best start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in fifth position.
2020 marks the third season in the NASCAR Truck Series for Roper.
” I am excited about starting the 2020 race season with the partnerships we have gained with Carquest. Roper Racing Team has worked hard and invested in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoor Truck Series to become a top tier team. We could not do this without our new partnerships and we are excited to be representing them for the 2020 season. ” -Cory Roper