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#13 NASCAR Team News and Links

OFFICIAL TEAM/DRIVER LINKS
Germain Racing
Ty Dillon

PRIMARY SPONSORS LINKS
GEICO (32 races)(2018+)
Twisted Tea (3/4 races)

ASSOCIATE SPONSORS LINKS
ZAK Products
Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes
Caymus Vineyards

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
Germain Racing - Twitter
Germain Racing - Facebook
Ty Dillon - Twitter
Ty Dillon Motorsports - Facebook
GEICO Racing - Twitter
ZAK Products - Twitter

STATISTICS
Ty Dillon - ESPN
Ty Dillon - RacingReference.info

MORE INFO
2018 #13 team paint schemes
2017 #13 team paint schemes
2016 #95 team paint schemes
2016 #13 team paint schemes
Paint Scheme Gallery
Driver Appearances
Team Address/Contact


Races [?] that Twisted Tea is scheduled to be the primary sponsor in 2018:
Auto Club - 3/18
Kansas - 5/12
Michigan - 6/10
others TBA

Contract Status: Driver: 2018+; Primary Sponsor: 2020+; Manufacturer: 2018+


#13 Team / Driver News

Ty Dillon will remain at Germain Racing: Ty Dillon says he remains committed to Germain Racing and will return to the #13 next season, despite some rumors that he could move to the #31 for Richard Childress Racing. "I made a commitment. And I'm standing by my commitment. And I believe in my race team. And that's where I'm going to be."[More](9-25-2018)

Germain Racing honor 10 years of partnership with GEICO Germain Racing and primary partner GEICO first raced together in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) in 2009. The 2018 season marks 10 years of their partnership in the series. To celebrate the milestone, Ty Dillon will head to Darlington Raceway carrying the paint scheme that Germain Racing and GEICO debuted in their inaugural Cup season.[More](8-21-2018)

Twisted Tea on board with Dillon this weekend: The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) will make its annual trip to Auto Club Speedway this weekend for the final race of #NASCARGoesWest. Germain Racing will take the No. 13 Camaro ZL1 to the intermediate track with Twisted Tea on the hood for the first time this season. Twisted Tea joined Germain Racing and Ty Dillon at the start of 2017 and are continuing their partnership into this season with primary sponsorship for three races.[More](3-15-2018)

GEICO signs extension with Germain Racing: Germain Racing is pleased to announce that longtime primary sponsor, GEICO, has signed a sponsorship extension that will find the famed Gecko adorning the hood of the No. 13 Camaro ZL1 through at least the 2020 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. The relationship between Germain Racing and GEICO spans over a decade and has evolv ed from a NASCAR Xfinity Series entry in 2008 to a current day, charter-owning Cup Series organization that competed for wins during the 2017 season with driver, Ty Dillon.[More](2-16-2018)

Drivers council gets new members: Reigning Cup champion Martin Truex Jr. and youngsters Ty Dillon and William Byron are the newest members of the Drivers Council, NBC Sports has confirmed. They replace Denny Hamlin, Austin Dillon and Chase Elliott.[More](2-15-2018)

Germain Racing releases 2018 GEICO schemes: In addition to the standard design, Ty Dillon will drive the GEICO military scheme in five races.[More](12-24-2017)

Matt Borland named crew chief at Germain Racing: Germain Racing fields the #13 GEICO, GEICO Military and Twisted Tea Chevrolet's for driver Ty Dillon in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The team has hired veteran crew chief Matt Borland to call the shots for Ty Dillon in the #13 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.[More](11-27-2017)

Congrats to Ty & Haley Dillon: The couple's first child, Oakley Ray Dillon, was born Tuesday.[More]11-22(-2017)

Changes at Germain Racing: Germain Racing announced that their 2018 #13 Chevrolet program will be led by a new crew chief to be announced at a later date. Crew chief Robert "Bootie" Barker will remain in his role for the #13 GEICO / GEICO Military Chevrolet, driven by Ty Dillon, for the duration of the 2017 season but will not be with Germain Racing in 2018.(11-7-2017)
AND: Following yesterday's announcement that crew chief Bootie Barker would not return to the #13 team, Germain Racing announced that technical director Chris Andrews and engineer Scott Whitehead will complete the 2017 season with crew chief Barker, but will not return in 2018.(11-8-2017)

GEICO, Ty Dillon and Germain Racing ink multi-year contract extensions: Germain Racing's ten-year relationship with GEICO kicked off in 2008 and the Mooresville, N.C.-based team is proud to announce that the GEICO logo and legendary Gecko will continue to appear for years to come on the #13 GEICO Chevrolet, driven by Ty Dillon in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. In addition to its sponsorship of Germain Racing, GEICO continues to have an expansive presence within NASCAR, including the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, the popular GEICO campgrounds, a large midway display at various racetracks, as well as the newest component, the GEICO Restart Zone, all of which are complemented by a sizeable multilevel media platform.[More](9-5-2017)

Twisted Tea to the #13 UPDATE: Sports Business Journal's Adam Stern reports that Twisted Tea will be the primary sponsor on Ty Dillon's #13 Germain Racing's Chevy for a few races. GEICO will be the primary for 32/36 points races (Adam Stern's Twitter). Twister Tea was the sponsor of the since closed #44 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford for some races in 2016. Brian Scott drove the #44 before retiring after the 2016 season. See an image of the scheme on the #13 Team Schemes page.(2-1-2017)
UPDATE: Twisted Tea, the No. 1 maker of hard iced tea in the United States, has partnered with Ty Dillon, Germain Racing and Richard Childress Racing in a multi-year agreement to be primary sponsor of the #13 Chevy. Twisted Tea will serve as primary sponsor for select races during the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season along with an associate sponsorship for the entire 2017 season with RCR's #3 XFINITY Series team. Twisted Tea will use program assets provided by RCR and Germain Racing to continue to reach its loyal fan base, which largely consists of NASCAR fans. The #13 Chevy will be featured on select Twisted Tea packaging. The car, along with Dillon, 24, will also be featured among other brand initiatives in 2017. Last December, Germain Racing announced Dillon will compete full time in the #13 GEICO Chevy after racing full time since 2014 in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Dillon will compete in 2017 for the Sunoco Rookie of the Year award. He is a four-time winner in NASCAR's three national series and won the 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Most Popular Driver Award. Based in Mooresville, NC, Germain Racing formed a technical alliance with RCR in 2014 which includes engineering, crew support and engine power from ECR Engines.(Richard Childress Racing)(2-1-2017)

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