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Quin Houff to Feature ‘Trucker Appreciation’ theme for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week in Richmond

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer

StarCom Racing and NASCAR Cup Series Rookie driver, Quin Houff and his No. 00 Chevy will sport a ‘Trucker Appreciation’ theme at Richmond on Saturday night.

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week runs from September 13-19, 2020.  With that said, the Virginia native will dedicate his No. 00 Chevrolet Camaro to thanking truckers across the United States.

The No. 00 hood states, “If you bought it, a trucker brought it.” Houff also knows how important truckers are to the daily lives of American’s as his own family is deeply rooted within’ the industry.


(Photo Courtesy of StarCom Racing)

In a tweet on his Twitter account, Houff said, “Really excited to run this paint scheme at Richmond [Raceway] this weekend. Thanks to Lynchburg Ready Mix and Excel Truck Group for helping make it happen.”

In addition to the ‘thank you trucker’ theme, he will also feature Lynchburg Ready Mix, a Central Virginia concrete supplier and Excel Truck Group, a family [owned] company that has been in operation for over 35 years.

“We applaud StarCom Racing and driver Quin Houff for the special “Thank You Truckers” paint scheme they are running in the Federated Auto Parts 400 this weekend at Richmond Raceway,” said Dale Bennett, President & CEO of the Virginia Trucking Association.

“As part of one of Virginia’s oldest trucking families, Quin understands how hard our professional truck drivers have worked on the front line to keep Virginia and the nation supplied with the goods we need during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

In 27 events this season, Houff has a best finish of 23rd  twice at both Indianapolis and Daytona.

The NASCAR Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 will take place on Saturday September 12 at 7:30 PM [Eastern] on NBCSN.

Photo Credit: Nigel Kinrade Photography / NKP Photo

Sarah Handy
Sarah Handy
A native of Rhode Island, and not growing up in a family that followed much racing, she watched it on occasion as a youngster, but her passion for the sport truly came to light around 2002-2003. Sarah is a 2021 graduate of Southern New Hampshire University with a BA in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. In 2016, after starting her own blog but without much success, Sarah was approached to join Rubbings Racing as a Staff Writer. She went on to spend about three years writing for the outlet and helping manage their social media accounts. Following her time with Rubbings Racing, Sarah went on to join Kickin’ the Tires in May of 2019 with this year being her second full season with the outlet. Her favorite tracks include her home track of New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Martinsville Speedway and Charlotte Motor Speedway to name a few. In addition to her racing work with Kickin’ the Tires, Sarah is also the Director of Marketing for NASCAR driver Ryan Ellis. When not at the racetrack, she enjoys reading, running, soccer and hanging out with her friends.


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