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July 12, 2022 PMG Marketing | Management | Media Comments Off on Howie DiSavino, III, Returns to Xfinity Series Competition at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Howie DiSavino, III, Returns to Xfinity Series Competition at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

LOUDON, N.H.: NASCAR Xfinity Series rookie Howie DiSavino III has been waiting more than three months to seek redemption as he returns to competition with Alpha Prime Racing for Saturday afternoon’s Crayon 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

In his Xfinity Series debut at the tough and demanding Martinsville (Va.) Speedway in April, DiSavino III impressed the competition with a stout qualifying performance but was hindered during the Call 811 Before You Dig 250 by a mechanical failure.

Knowing he had the potential to contend for a top-10 finish with his Mooresville, N.C.-based team, he returns to the track aboard his No. 44 Chevrolet Camaro determined to finish what he started more than 90 days ago.

“I have been patiently waiting for my turn to get back behind the wheel,” offered DiSavino III.

“When you don’t compete full-time and you are as hungry as I am to showcase my potential, those days that you wait sometimes feel like years.

“However, the time to get back on track with my Alpha Prime Racing team is almost here and we are ready to finish what we started at Martinsville.”

DiSavino III, 21, has never been to New Hampshire’s “Magic Mile” but he has spent the last couple of months doing what he can to make sure when he climbs aboard his race car for practice on Friday afternoon, he’ll quickly fall in line with the rest of the field.

“Nothing beats actual seat time but taking the time to really improve your craft on iRacing has been important for me and my career,” he said. “I have spent a lot of time on iRacing, spent time watching old races, talking to other drivers, and even looking at photos of the track.

“I don’t want to do anything that is going to put us behind this weekend, so it’s super important to use the short practice to our benefit. If we have a good baseline from practice that should propel us forward for qualifying and the rest of the weekend.

“I don’t think I’ve ever been more ready to get back to the track and prove myself not only to my team but the partners that keep me on the race track.”

ClearCryptos will serve as the primary marketing partner of DiSavino III’s No. 44 Chevrolet Camaro for his second career Xfinity Series start.

ClearCryptos’ goal is to create clarify, accountability, and success to the Crypto marketplace with their unique relationships in technology, government and law enforcement.

In addition to ClearCryptos, Bangor Truck Equipment, Bryson’s 4-Wheel Auto Repair, Coop’s LLC., and The Inside Groove will serve as associate marketing partners on DiSavino’s No. 44 Chevrolet Camaro.
When it comes to the race on Saturday, DiSavino III knows patience will be his best friend, but also knows he has to push it when it comes to getting the best finish possible.

“Of course, there is some pressure on the line for myself on Saturday,” sounded DiSavino III. I want to do well not only for myself, but for the people that support me and my team, but I’m going to remember that I can’t push the envelope too far at New Hampshire because the corners are so flat.
“If our No. 44 ClearCryptos Chevrolet Camaro isn’t the best at the start of the race, I just have to be patient until we can make an adjustment. If I want to contend for a strong finish, I need to be around for the end of the race. If we can avoid any chaos and run a clean race, I think contending for a top-15 finish is certainly achievable and would feel like a win.”

Veteran Cup spotter Clayton Hughes will guide DiSavino from above this weekend as his spotter.
Following New Hampshire, the Chesterfield, Va. native will return to Alpha Prime Racing at Kansas Speedway on Sat., Sept. 10, 2022, followed by Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on Oct. 1, 2022, and the penultimate Xfinity Series race of the season at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway on Oct. 29, 2022.
For more on Howie DiSavino III, please visit howiedisavino.com, like him on Facebook (Howie DiSavino III Racing), follow him on Instagram (HowieDiSavino), TikTok (@howiedisavino3) and Twitter (@hdisavino).

The Crayon 200 (250 laps | 131.5 miles) is the 18th of 33 NASCAR Xfinity Series races on the 2022 schedule. Practice begins on Friday, July 15 from 5:05 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Qualifying follows shortly after 5:35 p.m. The 38-car field will take the green flag on Saturday, July 16 shortly after 2:30 p.m. with live coverage on the USA Network, the Performance Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM NASCAR Channel 90. All times are local (ET).

About ClearCryptos:
Headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with all personnel globally positioned; ClearCryptos is a distributed company with unique relationships in technology, government, and law enforcement. The company is ushering in a new wave of clarity, accountability, and success to the emerging Crypto marketplace through innovation and reinvestment to benefit local and regional economies.

About Alpha Prime Racing:
Alpha Prime Racing is a NASCAR Xfinity Series team owned by Craig and Tommy Joe Martins as well as Alpha Prime Sports Founder and CEO Caesar Bacarella. The team was originally founded in 2009 under the name Martins Racing.

The team announced in 2022 that they will run the No. 44 and No. 45 Camaro’s full-time, with multiple drivers splitting driving duties including Martins, Bacarella, Josh Bilicki, Rajah Caruth, Howie DiSavino III, Ryan Ellis, Kaz Grala, Sage Karam, Andy Lally, Julia Landauer and others.
May 12, 2022 PMG Marketing | Management | Media Comments Off on Howie DiSavino, III, Focused on Xfinity Debut at Martinsville Speedway

Howie DiSavino, III, Focused on Xfinity Debut at Martinsville Speedway

MARTINSVILLE, Va.: After experiencing the hardship of failing to make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut last weekend at Richmond (Va.) Raceway, Howie DiSavino, III, has regrouped and is focused on starting this chapter of his racing career by taking the  green flag in Friday night’s Call 811 Before You Dig 250 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.

While DiSavino admits that missing Richmond was a tough circumstance for himself, his partners and his Alpha Prime Racing team, the 20-year-old is determined to use the disappointment as motivation and deliver a successful debut at the historic Virginia short track. 

“I am looking forward to Martinsville Speedway this weekend,” said DiSavino. “I cannot thank everyone at Alpha Prime Racing, my partners, my friends and family for the continued support. There will always be good and bad that a driver will experience in racing – but how you respond is always what everyone will remember. 

“I am staying focused and determined and eager to showcase my ability at Martinsville Speedway on Friday night.”

DiSavino has minimal experience at Martinsville’s tight 0.526-mile paperclip oval, but he isn’t letting the inexperience hold him back. 

“I am very fortunate enough to be surrounded by individuals who want me to excel at Martinsville on Friday night,” added DiSavino. “From my manager, Austin Theriault, to my driving coach, Joey Coulter, and even to my team owner Tommy Joe Martins, I am digesting all the advice that they are giving me and plan to use it to my advantage from practice to qualifying and then the race.” 

For his Xfinity Series debut, DiSavino and his Alpha Prime team will welcome Richard Green Racing as a major associate partner for the eighth race of the 2022 season. 

A native of Enosburg Falls, Vermont, Green is a longtime supporter of the Northeast Racing scene and friend of Theriault. A former driver himself, Green has now hung up his helmet and focused on being a successful car owner at the famed Thunder Road Speedway in Barre, Vt. 

In addition to being a car owner, Green has been notorious for supporting other young drivers in their racing endeavors and will attend Friday night’s race to support the Chesterfield, Va. driver. 

In addition to Richard Green Racing, KEES Vacations, Webb Development, MassMutual Greater Richmond, Q Barbeque Richmond, Azalea D Realty, 89 Paint, Campbell Lawn Care and Simms Sweets will serve as associate marketing partners on DiSavino’s No. 44 Chevrolet Camaro. 

“The goal for Friday night is to deliver everyone a strong and positive finish,” sounded DiSavino. “This weekend is about making progress from the moment our No. 44 Alpha Prime | Richard Green Racing Chevrolet Camaro hits the track to the checkered flag. 

“From there, we can re-evaluate and focus forward on being better for the next race.”  Veteran Cup spotter Clayton Hughes will guide DiSavino from above this weekend as his spotter.

Following Martinsville, DiSavino who will turn 21 on Sunday, April 10 will return to Alpha Prime Racing next month at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway for the Alsco Uniforms 300 on Saturday, May 28, 2022.

For more on Howie DiSavino, III, please visit howiedisavino.com, like him on Facebook, follow him on Twitter (@hdisavino) and Instagram (HowieDiSavino).

The Call 811 Before You Dig 250 (250 laps | 131.5 miles) is the eighth of 33 NASCAR Xfinity Series races on the 2022 schedule. Practice begins on Thurs., April 7 from 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Qualifying follows shortly after 6:00 p.m. The 38-car field will take the green flag on Friday night, April 8 shortly after 7:30 p.m. with live coverage on FOX Sports 1, the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM NASCAR Channel 90. All times are local (ET). 

March 8, 2022 PMG Marketing | Management | Media Comments Off on Howie DiSavino, III, Running Partial Xfinity Series Schedule with Alpha Prime Racing

Howie DiSavino, III, Running Partial Xfinity Series Schedule with Alpha Prime Racing

Alpha Prime Racing announced that Howie DiSavino, III, will join the organization’s NASCAR Xfinity Series driver lineup for select starts in 2022 as the team competes with two full-time entries.

DiSavino, 20, made his NASCAR debut in 2019 in the ARCA Menards Series earning an impressive top-10 finish in his first event. After competing in both the ARCA Series and running multiple Pro Late Model events during the 2020 season, DiSavino made his official NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut in 2021 at Richmond Raceway.

The Chesterfield, VA native credits his passion to racing after winning a pair of free tickets to an Arena Racing show in the Richmond, VA area. Since then, the rush of racing had him hooked. Across his career, Howie has raced in multiple NASCAR series while securing top-10 and top-15 finishes along the way. Howie is a young talented driver who will be a positive addition to the Alpha Prime Racing team in 2022.

“I am very excited to race with Alpha Prime Racing. I think we will have a great season together! It has been a dream come true to race in the Xfinity Series,” said DiSavino. “Tommy Joe is giving me that shot to make my dream come true. I couldn’t thank everyone at Alpha Prime enough for this opportunity!”

Howie is locked-in to make his Alpha Prime Racing and Xfinity Series debut at Phoenix Raceway on Saturday, March 12th.

“A big part of the growth of Alpha Prime Racing will be how well we can develop young drivers,” said Tommy Joe Martins, Co-owner of Alpha Prime Racing. “I’m thankful that Howie, his family, his sponsors, and his mentor and manager Austin Theriault believe in what we’re doing here and are giving us that chance. We want to give him the opportunity to grow and be successful.”

DiSavino will be joined by Kaz Grala in his debut with Alpha Prime Racing at Phoenix Raceway in March.

November 23, 2021 PMG Marketing | Management | Media Comments Off on Howie DiSavino, III, to race in late Mother’s memory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Howie DiSavino, III, to race in late Mother’s memory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

LAS VEGAS, Nev.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) rookie Howie DiSavino III heads to Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway for Friday night’s Victoria’s Voice Foundation 200 presented by Westgate Resorts competing with a heavy heart. 

Following his most recent Truck Series start at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway last Thursday night, DiSavino’s mother Dawn lost her five-year battle with cancer on Saturday, September 18. 

Determined to keep his emotions in-check, the Chesterfield, Va. native has decided to fulfill his obligations to Jordan Anderson Racing (JAR) and his marketing partners and race, but he is also poised to honor his mother’s last words to her only son, “Pass them all” in his Las Vegas debut. 

“The last few days have been the most difficult of my life,” said DiSavino. “My mom was one of my biggest fans and it is going to be incredibly hard to get into that truck on Friday night knowing that I won’t be able to send her a text message or follow-up with a phone call or even a hug, but I know she would want me to continue my dreams. 

“I’m going to do my best to “pass them all” just like she told me too shortly before she died. The outpouring of support and condolences has been overwhelming, but I am incredibly grateful to each individual who has thought of me and my family during this difficult time.

“I know my Mom is watching me from heaven and I hope I continue to make her proud not only this weekend at Las Vegas but whatever my racing career brings in the future. I love you, Mom.”

DiSavino, 20, will make his fifth Truck Series start of the season on Friday night and hopes to rebound from a disappointing 28th place finish at Bristol. 

“We were really fast, but Bristol was tough,” added DiSavino. “We got collected in a few incidents, but it was ultimately a mechanical issue that put us out of the race. 

“The guys on the Jordan Anderson Racing team have been working hard on our Las Vegas truck over the last few weeks and I hope we’re able to go to Las Vegas and not only pass them all but recover for a career-best finish in the Truck Series.” 

Longtime DiSavino partner Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning will serve as the primary marketing partner on the No. 3 Chevrolet Silverado, while KEES Vacations will hold an associate partnership role in the triple header weekend with the three national series of NASCAR all in competition in Sin City.  

“I cannot thank my primary partners Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning and KEES Vacations enough for this opportunity and sticking with me through a most challenging week. There are no words to describe what their support means to me, especially when you go through something like this. I hope I make them and all of our partners proud on Friday night.” 

In addition to KEES Vacations and Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning, Azalea D Realty, Bommarito Automotive Group, Lucas Oil, MassMutual Greater Richmond, and Q Barbeque Richmond will serve as associate marketing partners on DiSavino’s No. 3 Chevrolet Silverado. 

Keeping his mother’s spirit close to him, DiSavino’s passenger door will adorn a special name rail decal. 

In addition to Bristol, DiSavino made his NCWTS debut in April at Richmond (Va.) Raceway and competed at both Texas Motor Speedway and Pocono (Pa.) Raceway in June. He is also a six-time participant in the ARCA Menards Series where he earned two top-10 finishes for AM Racing. 

Former winning NASCAR driver Reed Sorenson will continue to guide DiSavino from above this weekend as his spotter. 

For more on Howie DiSavino III, please visit howiedisavino.com, like him on Facebook (Howie DiSavino III Racing), follow him on Twitter(@hdisavino) and Instagram (HowieDiSavino).

The Victoria’s Voice Foundation 200 presented by Westgate Resorts (134 laps | 201 miles) is the 19th of 22 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races on the 2021 schedule. The 40-truck field will take the green flag on Fri., Sept. 24, 2021, shortly after 6:00 p.m. PT (9:00 p.m. ET) with live coverage on FOX Sports 1, the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM Satellite Radio NASCAR Channel 90. All times are local (PT).

About Bud’s Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Electric:

Bud’s Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Electric is the recognized leader in residential and light commercial mechanical contractors in the Hampton Roads market. From simple, honest beginnings in 1969, Bud’s quickly rose to prominence, establishing a legendary reputation for quality, service and professionalism while always maintaining the same home-town personalized connections with clients throughout its 51-year history. 

In 2000, Bud’s expanded under the current leadership of CEO Robert W. Nelson Jr. adding plumbing and electrical departments and introducing a science-based whole home approach that has now become the industry benchmark, while national influencing the market through innovative business and customer relations practices.

About KEES Vacations:

Your Vacation, Your Way with KEES FLEXSTAY™.

KEES Vacations on the Outer Banks, a division of KEES Travel™, is your source for quality vacation rentals from hotels to oceanfront homes. KEES FlexStay™ gives you the freedom to plan your ideal vacation with flexible check-in and check-out dates.  We believe everyone deserves a vacation no matter the length and strive to provide the best experience possible. 

Enter promo code HOWIE2021 at checkout and receive a discount at KEESVacations.com and KEESOuterBanks.com.

November 23, 2021 PMG Marketing | Management | Media Comments Off on Howie DiSavino, III, returns to Truck Series competition at Bristol Motor Speedway

Howie DiSavino, III, returns to Truck Series competition at Bristol Motor Speedway

STATESVILLE, N.C.: After a brief break from competition, Howie DiSavino III will return to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) scene with Jordan Anderson Racing (JAR) for his fourth career start in next Thursday night’s UNOH 200 presented by Ohio Logistics at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. 

DiSavino has impressed in his three prior Truck Series races this season, including scoring a career-best 22nd place finish in his most recent race at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway in June. 

For the second time this season, DiSavino will compete on a short track after making his NCWTS debut in April at his hometown track of Richmond (Va.) Raceway. 

With confidence remaining on his side, the 20-year-old will soon head to “Thunder Valley” eager to deliver his first career top-20 result. 

“I’m stoked to be back with Jordan Anderson Racing for Bristol,” said DiSavino. “Jordan (Anderson) and his team have been exceptional to work with and really have made me feel comfortable in making my transition from ARCA to NASCAR.

“We have made significant gains in every race that we’ve been together and I expect Bristol to be no different. Even though I have never raced at Bristol, I have taken the steps to readily prepare myself for what I expect to be a grueling and intense race. I plan to have a lot of fun though too.” 

When it comes to conquering his goal of earning his first top-20 finish, DiSavino will rely on the advice and experience of the team he has assembled around him. 

“I am lucky to have the ears of Jordan, my manager Austin (Theriault) and coach Joey (Coulter). They all have experience at Bristol and know what it takes to conquer that place. I’ve never been there so the green flag will be my first lap ever turned. 

“I know it is not going to be easy, but they never said anything in racing was going to be, so I take this latest challenge in stride with the determination to stay focused, stay out of trouble and most important of all be respectful of those around me. 

“I plan to take the races in stages. I want to stay on the lead lap, that’s the most important. Getting comfortable in Stage 1. Keep working on the balance of our truck throughout Stage 1 and Stage 2 and forging ahead in Stage 3 for the best finish possible. If things go well at Bristol, hopefully there is some more Truck Series racing in my future before the season ends.” 

Longtime DiSavino partner Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning will serve as the primary marketing partner on the No. 3 Chevrolet Silverado, while KEES Vacations will hold an associate partnership role in the quadruple weekend with ARCA and the three national series of NASCAR all in competition at the World’s Fastest Half-Mile. 

“I cannot thank my primary partners Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning and KEES Vacations enough for this opportunity. 

“They have been superior partners not only this season but throughout my racing career and I want to deliver for them in a big way on Thursday night.” 

In addition to KEES Vacations and Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning, Azalea D Realty, Bommarito Automotive Group, Lucas Oil, MassMutual Greater Richmond, and Q Barbeque Richmond will serve as associate marketing partners on DiSavino’s No. 3 Chevrolet Silverado. 

In addition to Pocono, DiSavino made his NCWTS debut in April at Richmond (Va.) Raceway and competed at Texas Motor Speedway in June. He is also a six-time participant in the ARCA Menards Series where he earned two top-10 finishes for AM Racing. 

Former winning NASCAR driver Reed Sorenson will continue to guide DiSavino from above this weekend as his spotter. 

For more on Howie DiSavino III, please visit howiedisavino.com, like him on Facebook (Howie DiSavino III Racing), follow him on Twitter(@hdisavino) and Instagram (HowieDiSavino).

The UNOH 200 presented by Ohio Logistics (200 laps | 106.6 miles) is the 18th of 22 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races on the 2021 schedule. The 40-truck field will take the green flag on Thurs., Sept. 16, 2021, shortly after 9:00 p.m. ET with live coverage on FOX Sports 1, the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM Satellite Radio NASCAR Channel 90. All times are local (ET).

About Bud’s Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Electric:

Bud’s Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Electric is the recognized leader in residential and light commercial mechanical contractors in the Hampton Roads market. From simple, honest beginnings in 1969, Bud’s quickly rose to prominence, establishing a legendary reputation for quality, service and professionalism while always maintaining the same home-town personalized connections with clients throughout its 51-year history. 

In 2000, Bud’s expanded under the current leadership of CEO Robert W. Nelson Jr. adding plumbing and electrical departments and introducing a science-based whole home approach that has now become the industry benchmark, while national influencing the market through innovative business and customer relations practices.

About KEES Vacations:

Your Vacation, Your Way with KEES FLEXSTAY™.

KEES Vacations on the Outer Banks, a division of KEES Travel™, is your source for quality vacation rentals from hotels to oceanfront homes. KEES FlexStay™ gives you the freedom to plan your ideal vacation with flexible check-in and check-out dates.  We believe everyone deserves a vacation no matter the length and strive to provide the best experience possible. 

Enter promo code HOWIE2021 at checkout and receive a discount at KEESVacations.com and KEESOuterBanks.com.

April 6, 2021 PMG Marketing | Management | Media Comments Off on Howie DiSavino, III, to make NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Richmond Raceway for Jordan Anderson Racing

Howie DiSavino, III, to make NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Richmond Raceway for Jordan Anderson Racing

MOORESVILLE, N.C.: Embarking on the next step of his career, Howie DiSavino, III, will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) debut for Jordan Anderson Racing (JAR) at Richmond (Va.) Raceway for the ToyotaCare 250 on Sat., Apr. 17, 2021.

Richmond will be an important race for DiSavino, who turns 20 on Apr. 10 – as the sixth Truck Series race of the season is planted just 18 miles south of DiSavino’s hometown of Chesterfield, Va.

“I’m incredibly humbled about this opportunity to not only compete in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with Jordan Anderson Racing but for the chance to race in front of my family, friends and partners,” said DiSavino.
“This is undoubtedly the biggest race of my career, but I am up for the challenge.”

DiSavino enters the Truck Series after competing in seven ARCA Menards Series races, including this year’s season-opener at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway in February for AM Racing. In his superspeedway debut, DiSavino cleverly drafted from his 25th place starting position and raced inside the top-10 for most of the event.
A late-race flat tire sent DiSavino to the rear of the field where he was able to climb back to 13th at the checkered flag. Of his seven ARCA starts, he has maneuvered two top-10s and six top-16 finishes between 2019 and 2021, respectively.

Longtime DiSavino partners KEES Vacations and Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning will serve as the primary marketing partners on the No. 3 Chevrolet Silverado in the doubleheader weekend with the NASCAR Cup Series.

“The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is stacked this season, added DiSavino. “Richmond is going to be an extremely competitive race and tire management will be key. Fortunately, I have surrounded myself with good people who are adequately helping me prepare to make Richmond a successful weekend both on and off the track.

“If we can come out of the race with a strong top-20 finish that will certainly feel like a win.

“I just want to do a great job for Jordan (Anderson) and our partners KEES Vacations and Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning and with the hope to do some more Truck Series racing throughout the 2021 season.”

Anderson, who drove his family-owned team to a career-high second-place finish in the season-opener at Daytona is excited to welcome DiSavino to the team and is eager to help make his debut memorable.

“I have been keeping my eye on Howie for a little while now, and when Austin (Theriault, manager) said he was available and exploring NASCAR opportunities, I wanted to jump at having him make his NASCAR debut in one of our trucks,” said Anderson. “My team and I have built this team from the ground up, and Howie shares the drive and determination that I admire in a driver. I’m looking forward to seeing him be successful.”

Of course, DiSavino isn’t just getting support and confidence from his team. His marketing partners have been patiently waiting for the opportunity to be a part of a historic moment for the rising star.

For Jeremy Grogg, CEO of KEES Vacations, this partnership is the culmination of many years of hard work.

“I love NASCAR Truck Series racing. As a race fan, and a business owner, it is a dream come true to have such an important role in Howie’s NASCAR debut,” he said. “We are excited to be able to highlight and promote KEES Vacations to the hundreds of thousands of NASCAR fans, and look forward to helping many plan their next dream vacation!”

“For Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning, joining the HDIII Racing team through a sponsorship opportunity, has been everything we could hope for,” said Rob Nelson, President of Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning.

“The closeness and comradery with Howie, his dad and all the others involved just feels like we are a part of an organization that cares about its partners. They’re focused on creating and exploiting every possible opportunity for the betterment of the sponsors in concert with the true star of the show, Howie DiSavino III.

Additional details on DiSavino’s 2021 program are forthcoming.

For more on Howie DiSavino III, please visit howiedisavino.com, like him on Facebook (Howie DiSavino III Racing), follow him on Twitter (@hdisavino) and Instagram (HowieDiSavino).

The ToyotaCare 250 (250 laps | 187.5 miles) is the sixth of 22 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races on the 2021 schedule. The 40-truck field will take the green flag on Sat., Apr. 17, 2021 shortly after 1:30 p.m. ET with live coverage on FOX Sports 1, the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM Satellite Radio NASCAR Channel 90.

About KEES Vacations:
Your Vacation, Your Way with KEES FLEXSTAY™.

KEES Vacations on the Outer Banks, a division of KEES Travel™, is your source for quality vacation rentals from hotels to oceanfront homes. KEES FlexStay™ gives you the freedom to plan your ideal vacation with flexible check-in and check-out dates. We believe everyone deserves a vacation no matter the length and strive to provide the best experience possible.

Enter promo code HOWIE2021 at checkout and receive a discount at KEESVacations.com and KEESOuterBanks.com.

About Bud’s Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Electric:
Bud’s Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Electric is the recognized leader in residential and light commercial mechanical contractors in the Hampton Roads market. From simple, honest beginnings in 1969, Bud’s quickly rose to prominence, establishing a legendary reputation for quality, service and professionalism while always maintaining the same home-town personalized connections with clients throughout its 51-year history.

In 2000, Bud’s expanded under the current leadership of CEO Robert W. Nelson Jr. adding plumbing and electrical departments and introducing a science-based whole-home approach that has now become the industry benchmark, while national influencing the market through innovative business and customer relations practices.

February 8, 2021 PMG Marketing | Management | Media Comments Off on Howie DiSavino III brings confidence into ARCA superspeedway debut

Howie DiSavino III brings confidence into ARCA superspeedway debut

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla: When it comes to superspeedway racing, confidence is always a good thing.

For ARCA Menards Series driver Howie DiSavino III, confidence is on his side ahead of Saturday afternoon’s Lucas Oil 200 driven by General Tire 200 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway.

Undoubtedly, the 2021 ARCA season opener will be the biggest race of DiSavino’s career, but that does not seem to faze the AM Racing development driver one bit.

“It’s important for me to do well at Daytona this weekend,” said DiSavino. “I really want to give this AM Racing team some momentum.

“Kevin (Cywinski), Jamie (Jones) and everyone on this No. 32 Chevrolet are going to Daytona with the mindset of winning the race and I think we can do that – I just need to do my job and have a little luck along the way.

“I’m incredibly thankful for this opportunity to compete on this big stage,” added DiSavino. “It’s a very humbling moment for me and my family, but once I climb into the car on Saturday, I can’t treat it as the biggest race or biggest chance of my career – I just have to treat it as another race.”

That cool, calm demeanor could be the winning ticket for DiSavino aboard Kevin Cywinski’s No. 32 Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning | Front Runner Boats Chevrolet. Of course, AM Racing (formerly WinTron Racing) is no stranger to Daytona’s victory circle.

Cywinski alongside crew chief Jamie Jones has been fielding the No. 32 Chevrolet for several years around the 2.5-mile superspeedway and while also having fast race cars, when the payday window opened, they always found themselves collected in someone else’s mishap.

DiSavino isn’t thinking about the dreaded “Big One” this weekend, because chances are, there will be nothing he can do to prevent being collected. What he can do is act off instinct and the guidance of his spotter, Tyler Monn.

To help prepare DiSavino for his superspeedway debut, the Chesterfield, Va. native participated in the open ARCA Menards Series test at Daytona last month with Jones and Monn by his side.

“I learned a lot at the test,” added DiSavino. “It certainly can be intimidating, but I felt like we made the best of the test for sure. We made adjustments throughout the two days and my comfort level was really at its best on Saturday and I feel like I’ve done my part studying up on the prior races since the test that will all help with the cause and our goal.

As DiSavino prepares for his sixth career ARCA Menards Series race, he knows he doesn’t have to go far outside his circle for advice on how to conquer Daytona.

DiSavino’s manager is former ARCA Daytona winner and former series champion Austin Theriault who captured both crowns during the 2017 season. Theriault has not only been instrumental in mentoring his young driver in the car but out of the seat too.

Former ARCA winner Joey Coulter has also played an important part in coaching Howie, in preparation for the biggest race of his career.

“Having them (Austin and Joey) is going to help me with my learning curve as I continue to climb the ranks. I’m glad they are on my side,” sounded DiSavino.

“Hopefully, our race ends with a strong finish and something to be proud about looking ahead to the rest of 2021.”

Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning, Front Runner Boats and KEES Vacation will support DiSavino in 2021.

Additional details on DiSavino’s 2021 program are forthcoming.

For more on Howie DiSavino III, please visit howiedisavino.com, like him on Facebook (Howie DiSavino III Racing), follow him on Twitter (@hdisavino) and Instagram (HowieDiSavino).

For more on AM Racing, please visit AMRacingteam.com, like their Facebook page (AM Racing) or follow them on Twitter @AMRacingNASCAR. 

The Lucas Oil 200 driven by General Tire (80 laps | 200 miles) is the first of 20 races on the 2021 ARCA Menards Series schedule. Practice begins Fri., Feb. 12 with a one-hour session from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Group qualifying is set for race day, Sat., Feb. 13 at 8:30 a.m. The season-opener for the 69th consecutive ARCA season is set to take the green flag shortly after 1:30 p.m. The event will be televised live on FOX Sports 1 (FS1), while ARCARacing.com will stream live timing and scoring throughout the entire weekend festivities.

About Bud’s Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Electric:

Bud’s Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Electric is the recognized leader in residential and light commercial mechanical contractors in the Hampton Roads market. From simple, honest beginnings in 1969, Bud’s quickly rose to prominence, establishing a legendary reputation for quality, service and professionalism while always maintaining the same home-town personalized connections with clients throughout its 51-year history.

In 2000, Bud’s expanded under the current leadership of CEO Robert W. Nelson Jr. adding plumbing and electrical departments and introducing a science-based whole home approach that has now become the industry benchmark, while national influencing the market through innovative business and customer relations practices.

About Front Runner Boats:

Front Runner as defined by Meriam Webster is “a contestant who runs best in the lead.” Indeed, this defines the vision of Front Runner Boats’ founders, two fishing buddies and business partners who saw an opportunity to build the boats they enjoyed, but with their own ideas on how to build them better!

There are plenty of big, beautiful, boats on the market, but none that came up to the standards Mark and Phil had set for themselves. Standards that today’s boat builders have never seen. Standards that only people that take the sport of blue water fishing seriously will appreciate.

If you’ve always dreamed of having everything you wanted in a boat, it’s time for Front Runner Boats.

Show your support for Howie, the team and our boats using #MrFrontRunner on social media.

February 8, 2021 PMG Marketing | Management | Media Comments Off on Howie DiSavino III set to embrace ARCA superspeedway debut

Howie DiSavino III set to embrace ARCA superspeedway debut

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla: ARCA Menards Series driver Howie DiSavino III is kicking off the 2021 season by taking his next major leap in his Motorsports career by tackling the high banks of Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway for this weekend’s annual pre-season test.

DiSavino III has been steadily ramping up his resume and aggressively moving through the ladder of different tracks and scenery – but preparing for his superspeedway debut next month at the “World Center of Racing” is the opportunity of a lifetime.

“This is an awesome way to start 2021,” said DiSavino who will pilot the No. 32 Chevrolet.

“Every racer dreams for the chance to compete at Daytona and the test this weekend is the stepping stone to making that dream a reality. I can’t wait to get on the track Friday.”

To kick off the 2021 ARCA season, DiSavino continues his relationship with Win-Tron Racing and crew chief Jamie Jones, but during the offseason – Win-Tron Racing was absorbed under the AM Racing banner which offers the opportunity for both organizations to expand their horizons.

Still housed at their Statesville, N.C. facility, AM Racing also fields a full-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team – a path that DiSavino would eventually like to follow.

But before tackling the aspirations of becoming a NASCAR driver, the Chesterfield, Va. native is focused on Daytona.

“It’s a head down, fin-up type of weekend,” added DiSavino. “I think the time will go by fast, but we have a lot to accomplish. I’m sure it will take a couple of laps to get comfortable – but from there it’s about making our car as fast as we can. Some changes will work, some changes won’t – but that’s all a part of the experience.”

Throughout the two-day session, DiSavino will also be able to lean on driver coach and mentor Austin Theriault, a former Daytona ARCA winner.

“To have Austin be an ear this weekend is huge for my development,” DiSavino said. “Austin has been there through the trials and tribulations and having the opportunity to dissect the track time with him will only help me improve between the test and the race.”

Preparing to make his sixth career ARCA Menards Series start next month in the season-opening Lucas Oil 200 driven by General Tire, DiSavino knows he’ll have the equipment to contend for the victory.

“We’re testing this weekend to put us in a position to win the race next month,” sounded DiSavino. “Kevin (Cywinski, team owner) and Jamie (Jones, crew chief) have a knack for putting together extremely fast superspeedway cars, and I don’t expect 2021 to be any different.

“I know a lot of the race can boil down to luck, but hopefully we can just be in the right place at the right time and start the year with a strong finish and a lot of momentum.”

Front Runner Boats and Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning will support DiSavino in 2021.

Additional details on DiSavino’s 2021 program is forthcoming.

For more on Howie DiSavino III, please visit howiedisavino.com, like him on Facebook (Howie DiSavino III Racing), follow him on Twitter (@hdisavino) and Instagram (HowieDiSavino).

About Front Runner Boats:

Front Runner as defined by Meriam Webster is “a contestant who runs best in the lead.” Indeed, this defines the vision of Front Runner Boats’ founders, two fishing buddies and business partners who saw an opportunity to build the boats they enjoyed, but with their own ideas on how to build them better!

There are plenty of big, beautiful, boats on the market, but none that came up to the standards Mark and Phil had set for themselves. Standards that today’s boat builders have never seen. Standards that only people that take the sport of blue water fishing seriously will appreciate.

If you’ve always dreamed of having everything you wanted in a boat, it’s time for Front Runner Boats.

Show your support for Howie, the team and our boats using #MrFrontRunner on social media.

About Bud’s Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Electric:

Bud’s Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Electric is the recognized leader in residential and light commercial mechanical contractors in the Hampton Roads market. From simple, honest beginnings in 1969, Bud’s quickly rose to prominence, establishing a legendary reputation for quality, service and professionalism while always maintaining the same home-town personalized connections with clients throughout its 51-year history.

In 2000, Bud’s expanded under the current leadership of CEO Robert W. Nelson Jr. adding plumbing and electrical departments and introducing a science-based whole home approach that has now become the industry benchmark, while national influencing the market through innovative business and customer relations practices.

February 8, 2021 PMG Marketing | Management | Media Comments Off on Howie DiSavino III applying lessons learned in ARCA Menards Series West season finale

Howie DiSavino III applying lessons learned in ARCA Menards Series West season finale

AVONDALE, Ariz.: For ARCA Menards Series rookie driver Howie DiSavino III, 2020 has been anything but normal.

In January, the Win-Tron Racing development driver had a concrete schedule in ARCA and a limited schedule in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series.

Less than a week after competing in the ARCA Menards Series race at Phoenix (Ariz.) Raceway in early March, the world was sent into a blender from the Coronavirus pandemic. Steadily, things returned to a new normal – including the world of Motorsports.

Everyone in the racing scene was impacted by the pandemic with DiSavino and team having to go back to the drawing board and recreate a schedule that benefitted everyone since practice and qualifying had been eliminated from much of the remainder of the season.

With the Truck Series plans on idle, the focus centered on ARCA and the No. 32 KEES Travel | Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning Chevrolet. In his series’ return at Lucas Oil Raceway on July 3, he earned a career-best ninth-place finish

The Chesterfield, Va. native hasn’t competed in an ARCA Menards Series race since Iowa Speedway this summer, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been busy.

Whether it be studying film, testing an ARCA car at various short tracks, competing in Late Model races in the Midwest, DiSavino has stayed busy preparing for Saturday afternoon’s Arizona Lottery 100.

Set to compete in his fourth ARCA Menards Series race of the year and armed with the experience of veteran crew chief Jamie Jones, DiSavino returns to the desert hoping to end the season with a career-best ARCA finish.

“We’ve come a long way in a little over a year,” said DiSavino. “I’m humbled to have the opportunity to chase my dreams and have so many people behind me, helping me be successful. Kevin (Cywinski, team owner) and Jamie (Jones) with Win-Tron Racing, Austin (Theriault) and JR (Longley) with PMG and Joey Coulter have all helped and sped up my learning curve.

“I’m ready to tackle Phoenix this weekend, but I am also extremely excited about what next year will bring. We have great partners that have followed me and I’m excited about moving up next year with their support.”

Luckily for the 19-year-old driver, he returns to Phoenix (Ariz.) Raceway with the benefit of plenty of track time. Something he has missed since returning to Motorsports post-pandemic lockdown.

In March, he qualified 16th and quickly raced inside the top-10 before being swept into a late-race accident, not of his making. While the finish left more to be desired, DiSavino and Jones return to the 1.0-mile track looking to finish what they started eight months ago.

“We made great strides at Phoenix in March, so I’m looking forward to going back to Phoenix and earning that top-10 finish that was taken away from us,” added DiSavino.

“Jamie (Jones) really made some great changes to the car and it showed with our pace. With the race expected to be even more competitive than the spring, I think we have the opportunity to showcase a lot with our Win-Tron Racing team on Saturday.”

You talk about being surrounded by veterans, DiSavino has that covered.

Whether it’s team owner Kevin Cywinski on the grounds, crew chief Jamie Jones calling the shots as crew chief, guiding DiSavino from up above is Joey Coulter.

A former ARCA Menards Series and NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series winner, Coulter’s guidance as his spotter has proven to be equally as beneficial this season.

“Joey is great at keeping me calm and focused behind the wheel,” sounded DiSavino. “Of course, Jamie is on the radio with us, but Joey is that extra set of eyes and laying a foundation to help make me a better driver.

“Whether it’s cheerleading one lap, to criticism the next – we’re going in the right direction and a strong performance on Saturday will give us that added boost of confidence heading into the offseason and preparing for next year.”

Of course, DiSavino isn’t just getting support and confidence from his team, his marketing partners have been pivotal in rolling with the punches of 2020 all while looking ahead to an aggressive 2021 schedule.

“For Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning, joining the HDIII racing team through a sponsorship opportunity, has been everything we could hope for,” said Rob Nelson, president of Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning.

“The closeness and comradery with Howie, his dad and all the others involved just feels like we are a part of an organization that cares about its partners. They’re focused on creating and exploiting every possible opportunity for the betterment of the sponsors in concert with the true star of the show, Howie DiSavino III. 

“We wish the team a lot of luck this weekend at Phoenix.”

Win-Tron Racing team owner Kevin Cywinski says DiSavino has grown as a driver despite the hurdles 2020 presented.

“2020 hasn’t gone according to plan, but we’ve adjusted to a pace that was comfortable with Howie and I think we’ve met our objectives. We’ve focused on a lot of tasks off the track which he has excelled at and it should prove to be beneficial at Phoenix this weekend with our on-track performance in the No. 32 KEES Travel | Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning Chevrolet.”  

For more on Howie DiSavino III, please visit howiedisavino.com, like him on Facebook (Howie DiSavino III Racing), follow him on Twitter (@hdisavino) and Instagram (HowieDiSavino).

For more on Win-Tron Racing, please visit WinTronRacing.com, like them on Facebook (WinTron Racing) and follow them on Twitter (@WinTronRacing).

The Arizona Lottery 100 (100 laps | 100 miles) is the 11th of 11th races on the 2020 ARCA Menards Series West schedule. Group Practice begins Sat., Nov. 7, 2020, with a one-hour practice session from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. The race is set to take the green flag shortly after 12:00 p.m., televised live on NBC Sports’ TrackPass. ARCARacing.com will also stream live timing and scoring throughout the entire day’s festivities. All times are local (Mountain).

About KEES Travel™:

KEES Travel™ is a hospitality management & vacation rental company which started because the vacation rental and timeshare rental markets only offered weekly stays. KEES Travel™ saw this as an opportunity to offer travelers more accessibility to these accommodation for a short-term or partial stay.

They believe everyone deserves a vacation no matter the length. KEES Travel™ believes in providing quality accommodation for guests and taking care of properties for their owners. They strive to give each the best experience possible in hospitality management.

About Bud’s Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Electric:

Bud’s Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Electric is the recognized leader in residential and light commercial mechanical contractors in the Hampton Roads market. From simple, honest beginnings in 1969, Bud’s quickly rose to prominence, establishing a legendary reputation for quality, service and professionalism while always maintaining the same home-town personalized connections with clients throughout its 51-year history.

In 2000, Bud’s expanded under the current leadership of CEO Robert W. Nelson Jr. adding plumbing and electrical departments and introducing a science-based whole home approach that has now become the industry benchmark, while national influencing the market through innovative business and customer relations practices.

June 30, 2020 PMG Marketing | Management | Media Comments Off on Howie DiSavino Prepares for Sizzling Summer Starting in Indianapolis

Howie DiSavino Prepares for Sizzling Summer Starting in Indianapolis

MOORESVILLE, NC (June 30, 2020) – It has been months overdue, but Howie DiSavino III is finally climbing behind the wheel again this weekend in the ARCA Menards Series at Lucas Oil Raceway. It will be the Virginia driver’s first return visit to a track with WinTron Racing and his second ARCA start of 2020.

A year ago, DiSavino made his second career ARCA start at the .686-mile oval west of Indianapolis in the WinTron Racing No. 32 Chevrolet. After qualifying in the top ten and running well in the race, an electrical gremlin hindered the team prior to the finish and relegated the rookie driver to a 16th place finish. Since graduating from weekly racing in Virginia, DiSavino has made two total starts at LOR, including a pro late model start prior to his ARCA run.

“I feel really good going back to a place that I have raced before,” said DiSavino. “I feel like it will be a great race for us because I’ve got experience there after being out of the seat for so long. I’m ready to get back behind the wheel and going back racing again.”

For DiSavino, the latest changes in the sporting world due to the coronoavirus pandemic have allowed some positive shifts for his racing career. As races have moved and adjusted dates, so have his plans to compete. Following the ARCA race in Indianapolis, DiSavino will be competing in the ARCA Menards Series at Iowa on July 18, Kansas on July 24, plus tackling a handful of NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races later this year.

“Everything has changed, for sure,” the driver of the Kees Travel / Bud’s Plumbing Chevrolet admitted. “Our race schedule, our plans for the year, everything has shifted. It seems like we’re going week to week to figure out what we are doing, but I have been working out and doing whatever needs to get done in my downtime. Even with reduced track time and practice for these ARCA races, I feel like we’ll still have the same end result. My WinTron team will give me a great car and we’ll go out and try to make the most of it.”

The ARCA Menards Series Calypso Lemonade 200 runs Friday night, July 3, at 8pm ET and can be seen LIVE through cable and satellite network MAVTV. A limited number of tickets are available through either ARCA’s website or the facility website, and additional event coverage can be found on ARCARacing.com

ABOUT PMG:
PMG and its staff have decades of motorsports experience from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series all the way down to Legends and Bandoleros, including their current clients who span the same scope. A growing organization, they recently moved to a new office on the fourth floor of Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Smith Tower. The move positions them closer to more of the industry’s integral people including key industry personnel, major race teams, and important manufacturers and vendors. For more information on PMG, visit their website at www.racingpmg.com or call (980) 258-8916.

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