Harry Scott, Jr. Reaches Agreement With Phoenix Racing

Team to Debut with Justin Allgaier, BRANDT at Chicagoland Speedway

Harry Scott, Jr. has come to a definitive agreement with James Finch to
purchase Phoenix Racing. Scott will formally take over control of the team
as its owner on September 10, 2013 with Justin Allgaier behind the wheel of
the No. 51 Chevrolet in time for the Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway.

“This is a very proud day for me as I will have the opportunity to compete
against the best teams in motorsports in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as
the owner of Phoenix Racing,” said Scott. “I am going to build a
championship contender with hard work, the right people and the right
partners. This team has a great foundation thanks to the efforts of James
Finch. There is a lot to build upon and I am looking forward to getting

Scott’s role as a co-owner in Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) is unchanged
and he will continue to take an active role in that team on and off the
track. “I owe a lot of gratitude to Steve Turner for bringing me into the
sport as an owner. My experience at TSM will continue to serve me well in
this next step,” said Scott.

Driver Justin Allgaier is making the move with Scott from TSM to Phoenix
Racing and will be the team’s driver in the No. 51 Chevrolet for its debut
at Chicagoland Speedway on September 15 and two additional races this year.
Allgaier, who is currently 5th in points in the NASCAR Nationwide Series
(NNS), will continue his pursuit of a championship in that series for TSM.

“I’m thrilled for the opportunity and grateful to Mr. Scott that he’s
asked me to drive for him in the No. 51. Chevrolet. I love competing in the
NASCAR Nationwide Series but I must admit that making my debut in the
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will be a special day for me,” said Allgaier.

Scott has signed a deal with BRANDT to be the primary sponsor of the No.
51 for three NSCS races this season. BRANDT, which also sponsors Allgaier
in the NNS for Turner Scott Motorsports, will be the primary sponsor of the
No. 51 at Chicagoland, Charlotte Motor Speedway and Talladega
Superspeedway. Allgaier will be the driver for each of those races.

“We are celebrating the company’s 60th Anniversary and so this move to the
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is made even more special because we are debuting
at our home track at Chicagoland,” said Brandt CEO Rick Brandt.

Phoenix Racing, which was established in 1989, has one win, four Top Fives
and 15 Top 20 finishes. The one win was the memorable 2009 victory at
Talladega’s Aaron’s 499 with Brad Keselowski behind the wheel.

Scott has committed to keeping the Phoenix Racing team intact for the
remainder of the season. Allgaier’s crew chief will be Nick Harrison.
Harrison is a third year crew chief and has worked with several drivers
including Kurt Busch, Landon Cassill and A.J. Allmendinger. Phoenix
Racing’s general manager, Steve Barkdoll, will continue in his role after
Scott takes over.

The team will continue its relationships and alliances with Chevrolet,
Hendrick Motorsports and Earnhardt Ganassi Racing.

Scott is working with NASCAR for final approval.

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