RigUp enhances partnership with RCR and Austin Dillon in 2020

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By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer

RigUp, an energy industry leader for on-demand services and skilled labor is expanding their partnership with Richard Childress Racing and Austin Dillon.

In addition to a co-primary partnership on the No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for the Busch Clash at Daytona International Speedway, Dillon will race the No. 3 RigUp Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE in select races during the 2020 season.

Furthermore, RigUp was founded in 2014 and is the largest and fastest growing digital workforce and vendor marketplace in the North American energy industry. The company connects companies in energy industry with skilled contractors and service companies.

“RigUp is extremely pleased to continue and expand our partnership with Austin Dillon, Richard Childress, and the entire RCR team,” said Xuan Yong, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of RigUp. “We pride ourselves in showing our customers appreciation through events like NASCAR races. Many of the highly-skilled contractors who find work on RigUp’s platform are big NASCAR fans, and the entertainment and hosting possibilities within the NASCAR race events are second to none.”

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RigUp joins Dow, Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Offroad, American Ethanol, and AstraZeneca as the major partners on the No. 3 Chevrolet in 2020.

“After we partnered with Richard Childress Racing at the NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway last year, we immediately saw the significance of a NASCAR team partnership,” said Mike Witte, Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of RigUp. “Not only is this an amazing way to show gratitude to our customers, there are excellent B2B opportunities within the NASCAR garage. We couldn’t be more thrilled to partner with a world-class team and driver such as Richard Childress Racing and Austin Dillon.”

Dillon heads into Daytona International Speedway having made a total of 13 previous starts at the 2.5-mile superspeedway. He won the 2018 Daytona 500 and has two top-five and seven top-10 finishes at the track in Cup Series competition.

“We welcome RigUp to our family of corporate partners and look forward to helping them extract maximum value from their partnership with Richard Childress Racing,” said Torrey Galida, president of RCR. “RigUp’s focus on technology and speed in the energy labor market closely matches our emphasis in NASCAR and we know it will be a very productive partnership.”

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