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Ricky Benton Racing is an American professional stock car racing team that currently competes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, and the Camping World Truck Series. The team is owned by Ricky Benton. The team usually competes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Ricky Benton Racing
Owner(s)Ricky Benton
BaseCerro Gordo, North Carolina
SeriesMonster Energy NASCAR Cup Series
Race drivers92. Austin Theriault
Sponsors92. BTS Tire & Wheel/Carquest Auto Parts
ManufacturerFord
Opened2009
Career
DebutCamping World Truck Series:
2010 Nashville 200 (Nashville)
ARCA Racing Series:
2009 Carolina 200 (Rockingham)
Races competedTotal: 82
Camping World Truck Series: 79
ARCA Racing Series: 3
Drivers' ChampionshipsTotal: 0
Camping World Truck Series: 0
ARCA Racing Series: 0
Race victoriesTotal: 0
Camping World Truck Series: 0
ARCA Racing Series: 0
Pole positionsTotal: 0
Camping World Truck Series: 0
ARCA Racing Series: 0

The team currently fields the No. 92 Ford F-150 part-time for Austin Theriault in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup SeriesEdit

Car No. 92 historyEdit

On January 17, 2018, RBR Enterprises announced that they would be fielding the No. 92 Carquest Auto Parts / BTS Ford Fusion in the 2018 Daytona 500 with David Gilliland.


At Talladega in April, Timothy Peters, who had recently driven for RBR in the Truck Series, made his Cup Series debut. Peters drove the Advance Auto Parts / BB&T Ford Fusion. [1][2] Peters returned in the 92 at Daytona for the Coke Zero Sugar 400, however he failed to qualify.

Camping World Truck SeriesEdit

Truck No. 92 historyEdit

Beginning in 2010, the team began fielding the No. 92 Chevy Silverado for Dennis Setzer. The team's first race at Nashville yielded a 26th place finish. Setzer would drive the truck in 9 races, with a best finish of 12th at Indianapolis Raceway Park and Bristol Motor Speedway. For the 2011 season, the team hired Clay Rogers as the driver. Rogers and RBR would finish 3rd in their debut together, and under NASCAR's new points system beginning that season, Rogers would be the points leader. The team then decide to expand their schedule from what they had previously planned. They would make it through the first 11 races of the season, before scaling back to a partial schedule. 2012 would prove to be a slow season as David Reutimann would miss the opening race at Daytona. After 3 races, Reutimann was replaced by Chad McCumbee, who would also be released after 3 starts. Scott Riggs was then hired to drive the 92 at the second Martinsville race. Riggs would return in 2013. For 2014, a rotation of drivers would run the truck, including Ross Chastain, Riggs, Corey Lajoie and Austin Hill as well as a switch from Chevy to Ford. David Gilliland would take the truck over in 2015. In 2016, Parker Kligerman would move to the truck. At Daytona, Kligerman and team finished 3rd, tying the team's best result. Once again, it looked as if the team would have a chance at attempting the full schedule. However, after the first 8 races, the team would once again be reduced to a partial schedule. In 2017 the team fielded the No. 92 truck part time for Regan Smith. The team returned part-time again in 2018 with Timothy Peters for 3 races. At the first Martinsville race, they finished 7th, but would fail to qualify for Charlotte and Bristol. In 2019, they hired Austin Theriault for 8 races. They failed to qualify for Daytona by mere milliseconds, but made the field at the first Martinsville race, finishing 22nd. They attempted the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte, but failed to qualify.

ARCA Racing SeriesEdit

Car No. 22 historyEdit

In 2009, the team fielded this team for only one race with Drew Herring behind the wheel, finishing 16th at Rockingham.

Car No. 92 historyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ricky Benton Racing to attempt Daytona 500 with David Gilliland".
  2. ^ "Ricky Benton Racing To Make MENCS Debut At Daytona - Racing - Modern Tire Dealer". www.moderntiredealer.com.