CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 12, 2017) – Ken Schrader Racing, Inc. announced today that Unicover, Inc., of Britt, Iowa, will serve as the primary sponsor on the No. 52 car for the SCOTT 150 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race at Chicagoland Speedway. Current championship leader Austin Theriault will be back behind the controls of the Unicover Ford. Theriault has won six races this season with the Concord, North Carolina-based team, including the last three in a row at Road America, DuQuoin and Salem.
“Unicover and its employees are proud of the opportunity to become a part of the No. 52 Ken Schrader Racing team," said Unicover General Manager Brad Bakken. "This relationship stems from the grassroots of dirt modified racing where I had the pleasure of not only meeting, but also competing against Kenny (Schrader), allowing him to become familiar with our brand. This sponsorship is a great fit as the success and future of Unicover merges with the success and future of Austin Theriault.”
Unicover Inc. manufactures aluminum, fiberglass and commercial grade pickup truck caps. The company has over 200 dealers in the Midwest and Canada. As one of the largest employers located in Britt, Iowa, Unicover has been in business for more than 40 years. Owned and operated by the Bakken family, Unicover is a member of SEMA and LTAA. The company also sponsors local dirt tracks. Brad Bakken, currently the general manager of Unicover, was sponsored by the company during his 13-year tenure as a modified driver.
"We’re thrilled to have Unicover with us for the Chicagoland race,” said Ken Schrader, team owner. “Our crew chief Donnie Richeson and the entire team have put Austin in a position to win or finish well every week. Austin has done a tremendous job…he's smart, thinks through every lap and gives us all a thrill at the end of every race. We hope to continue the momentum at Chicago.”
The SCOTT 150 at Chicagoland Speedway is Live on FS1 Thursday night, Sept. 14 at 8 p.m. (Eastern). To learn more about Unicover, visit unicovercaps.com; to follow Austin Theriault on twitter go to @austintheriault; for information about Ken Schrader Racing, Inc. go to schraderracing.com.