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Christopher Bell – No. 95 Rheem-Watts Toyota Camry Preview
Jul 29, 2020

No. 95 Rheem-Watts Toyota Camry News and Notes:

  • Keeping the Loudon Streak Alive: Christopher Bell is looking for his fourth win in a row at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.  Bell first found victory lane at Loudon in 2017 in the No. 4 Truck for Kyle Busch Motorsports.  Bell went on from there to earn back-to-back wins in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) in 2018 and 2019.
  • Featured on the Car: Watts, a part of Watts Water Technologies and a major Rheem supplier, will be featured on Bell's No. 95 Toyota Camry this weekend at Loudon.  This will be the first of two races this season that Watts will featured on the No. 95.  Watts is a global leader of innovative water solutions for residential, industrial, municipal and commercial applications.  For more information visit: https://www.watts.com/
  • New Hampshire NXS Stats: Bell holds his best average finish in NXS at Loudon of 1.0.  In both starts at the 1.058-mile track he has started second and finish first.  In the spring race last year Bell led 186 of the 200 laps raced.
  • Crew Chief Success: Jason Ratcliff, Bell's crew chief, also is no stranger to finding victory lane at Loudon.  Ratcliff has three wins there in the Cup Series with Matt Kenseth and led Bell to both NXS wins.
  • Kansas Recap: Bell was running inside the top 10 by the final stage when he was collected in an accident on lap 183.  The team was able to fix the damage on pit road and return Bell to the track.  Bell was able to salvage a 23rd-place finish at Kansas Speedway.
  • RACE INFO: The Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway begins at 3:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, August 2, 2020. The race will be broadcast live on NBCSN, Sirius XM 90 and PRN Radio.

 

From the Cockpit:
Christopher Bell:
"Loudon has been a great track for me in the past.  Jason Ratcliff has an amazing track record at Loudon as well, so I'm hoping for success at the Cup level this weekend."

 

Bell's Career NASCAR Xfinity Series Stats at New Hampshire Motor Speedway:

Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles Laps Led Avg. Start Avg. Finish

Starts

2

Wins

2

Top 5

2

Top 10

2

Poles

0

Laps Led

279

Avg. Start

2.0

Avg. Finish

1.0

 

Bell’s 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Season Stats:

Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles Laps Led Avg. Start Avg. Finish

Starts

19

Wins

0

Top 5

1

Top 10

5

Poles

0

Laps Led

4

Avg. Start

26.2

Avg. Finish

19.9

 

Bell’s Career NASCAR Xfinity Series Stats:

Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles Laps Led Avg. Start Avg. Finish

Starts

74

Wins

16

Top 5

41

Top 10

46

Poles

12

Laps Led

2,920

Avg. Start

6.4

Avg. Finish

10.2

 

About Rheem
Founded in 1925, Rheem® innovates all-new ways to deliver just the right temperature while saving energy, water and supporting a more sustainable future. Today, Rheem is America’s #1 water heating brand, and its products are available in more than 50 countries. Paloma Co., Ltd. of Nagoya, Japan, acquired the iconic Rheem brand in 1988, and today the company’s portfolio of premium brands include Rheem®, Raypak®, Ruud®, Eemax®, Richmond®, Splendid®, Solahart® and EverHot™ as well as commercial refrigeration brands Russell®, Witt®, ColdZone® and Kramer®, which are part of the Heat Transfer Products Group (HTPG®) division.

*All are Trademarks of Rheem Manufacturing Company.

 
About Leavine Family Racing
Leavine Family Racing is an organization competing in the NASCAR Cup Series focused on growing competitively and providing results-driven partnerships for its sponsors. The single-car team was founded in 2011 by Bob and Sharon Leavine, two individuals who are passionate about NASCAR and started the team to make a positive impact on the sport and community. Christopher Bell will pilot the No. 95 Toyota Camry for the team starting with the 2020 season. In alliance with Joe Gibbs Racing and Toyota Racing Development, the team operates out of their Concord, N.C.-based race shop with a veteran group of racing personnel driven by their desire for progress.