Joe Gibbs Racing Taps Shaver Motorsports To Field Car For Yeley at Daytona

HUNTERSVILLE NC (2-2-05)  Joe Gibbs Racing announced today that Shaver Motorsports will field an ARCA RE/MAX Series entry at Daytona International Speedway for J.J. Yeley, driver of the #18 Vigoro/Home Depot Chevrolet in the NASCAR Busch Series.  

The Advance Discount Auto Parts 200 Daytona ARCA event will mark the second time Shaver Motorsports has fielded a car for a Joe Gibbs Racing developmental drivers. Denny Hamlin, driver of the #20 Rockwell Automation Chevrolet in the NASCAR Busch Series, piloted his Shaver Motorsports ride to an impressive third place finish in the 2004 ARCA RE/MAX Series finale at Talladega.

"Shaver Motorsports did a great job working with Denny Hamlin at Talladega, and we wanted to give J.J. Yeley the same opportunity to get some more seat time at a restrictor plate track," said Steve DeSouza, Vice President of Busch Operations for Joe Gibbs Racing.  

Yeley will drive the #2 Shaver Motorsports entry, and the car will be adorned with the insignia of the new Joe Gibbs Performance Synthetic Racing Oil.  

Used by head engine builder Mark Cronquist in every Joe Gibbs Racing engine since 2000, Joe Gibbs Performance Racing Oil delivers un-compromised power, protection and performance for racers at every level of competition.  

"We are proud to team up J.J. Yeley and Joe Gibbs Performance Synthetic Racing Oil with Shaver Motorsports for Daytona," said J.D. Gibbs, President of Joe Gibbs Racing. "And we look forward to working with Shaver Motorsports in the future to further our driver development program." 

Joe Gibbs Performance Vehicles will also be displayed on the #2 Shaver Motorsports entry. For more information on Joe Gibbs Performance GM vehicle upgrade packages, please visit or call 877-547-2677. 

Joe Gibbs Performance Racing Oil can be purchased direct from Joe Gibbs Racing or through CV Products.  For more information or to place an order, visit Orders can also be placed by calling 866-611-1820.

CONTACT:  Lake Speed Jr., Joe Gibbs Performance