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Ford Performance Racing School to Sponsor Chase Briscoe in 16 Races

Chase Briscoe has a new primary sponsor in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

Ford Performance Racing School will be aboard Briscoe’s No. 98 Ford Mustang for 16 races in 2020, Stewart-Haas Racing announced Saturday (Feb. 8).

Its first event will be at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Feb. 22.

“The word ‘performance’ is more than just a name when it comes to Ford,” said Briscoe in a team release. “The success Ford has earned on the racetrack has gone directly into the development of its road cars, and its line of Ford Performance vehicles is the best of the best. The Ford Performance Racing School is an extension of that, providing Ford Performance vehicle owners the knowledge and skills to get the most from their car, truck or SUV.”

Briscoe earned one win, 13 top fives and 26 top 10s last season. He was also named the 2019 Rookie of the Year. Briscoe has one additional Xfinity Series victory, at the Charlotte ROVAL in 2018.

Briscoe also took home the 2016 ARCA Menards Series championship when he earned six wins, 14 top fives and 18 top 10s.

Full sponsorship details, including the race schedule, are yet to be announced. SHR previously announced a 10-race sponsorship from HighPoint, which will debut at the season opener at Daytona International Speedway.

About the author

Joy joined Frontstretch in 2019 as a NASCAR DraftKings writer, expanding to news and iRacing coverage in 2020. She's currently an assistant editor and involved with photos, social media and news editing. A California native, Joy was raised as a motorsports fan and started watching NASCAR extensively in 2001. She earned her B.A. degree in Liberal Studies at California State University Bakersfield in 2010.

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