STP has signed on as the sponsor
GMS Racing has partnered with Reaume Brothers Racing and together they welcome driver Thad Moffitt. Moffitt is the grandson of Richard Petty. Now, the No. 43 Chevrolet Silverado RST makes it’s debut.
View the 2022 Thad Moffitt paint scheme below.
Moffitt’s 2022 debut will begin at Daytona International Speedway. He’ll pilot and STP truck themed around the paint scheme from Richard Petty’s 1992 retirement season.
The STP/Petty relationship begin in 1972. In a way, it continues to this day.
“I am super excited to make my NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Daytona in the No. 43 Reaume Brothers Racing Chevrolet with team support from GMS Racing. Daytona is a track that has a lot of family history, and having STP onboard makes it that much more special. It truly is an honor to run the iconic STP branding on my Silverado along with my fire suit, and I am hoping to represent their longtime support of my family in a great way.” said Thad Moffitt.
Moffitt has yet to make a start in any of the top three NASCAR divisions. He had 8 top 5’s in the ARCA Menards Series.
Josh Reaume comments, “I am thrilled to be able to partner with GMS and have their support; they are an extremely strong and highly respected organization that I have a great relationship with. Everyone at Reaume Brothers Racing is excited to work with Thad and have him make his Truck debut with us. Lastly, it’s an honor to play a role in helping continue the Petty Family racing tradition. Thad is a very talented young driver, and it will be fun to watch him grow and see where his career takes him.”
“STP is proud to continue its partnership with the Petty family and join Richard’s grandson, Thad, for the NextEra Energy 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway, ” said STP Senior Manager, North America Brand Activation, Craig Hamilton.
Hamilton added, “Thad’s debut with STP is an exciting moment for the brand and will mark the third-generation Petty that STP has partnered with in NASCAR. We’re proud to carry on the tradition, now in its 51st year, and we’re looking forward to seeing where Thad’s career takes him.”
Richard Petty comments
“Over the past 50 years STP has been with me very step of the way and I’ve been proud to support them. But this takes it to a whole new level for me. To have Thad racing with STP at Daytona, a place that our family has been so successful at, is just very special to me personally,” Richard Petty commented.
He added, “Obviously, I’ve watched Thad’s career grow and he is ready for this next step in the Camping World Truck Series. It will be great to see another member of the Petty family racing with STP.” said Petty.
Richard Petty is a 7-time NASCAR Cup Series champion. He has 200 career wins after a 35-year career that ended in 1992.