Progress Vehicle Parts, Durham County Celebrate “Layne Riggs Day”

Advance Car Parts (NYSE: AAP), a primary automotive aftermarket sections company and entitlement sponsor of the NASCAR Progress Car Sections Weekly Sequence (NAAPWS), and Durham County right now celebrated Layne Riggs Day at the vehicle pieces retailer’s shop in Durham, N.C., found on 3301 Hillsborough Road. 

In the course of the function, Durham County’s Board of Commissioners formally issued the proclamation to Riggs, a native of Bahama, N.C., in recognition of his 2022 NAAPWS countrywide championship. Just 20 several years aged at the time of his title, Riggs grew to become the youngest nationwide champion in Weekly Series history. His championship time provided 16 race wins in 43 whole commences. Riggs also included the Southeast Area title and observe championship at South Boston Speedway in South Boston, Va., to his time history.

“Layne’s accomplishments throughout very last year’s Weekly Collection period have assisted him garner awareness as a promising younger expertise in racing,” stated Jason McDonell, Advance’s govt vice president of merchandising, advertising and eCommerce. “His capacity to achieve good results on the keep track of as a entire-time higher education university student highlights the passion and determination uncovered at NASCAR household tracks. We are happy to simply call Layne our Weekly Sequence winner and want him achievement as he advances his job.”

Layne’s father, Scott Riggs, enjoyed a prolonged NASCAR vocation, which provided nine race wins across NASCAR nationwide collection and 5 total-time seasons competing in the NASCAR Cup Series. Layne has equivalent aspirations to development by way of the ranks of NASCAR. 

“It’s a great honor to be recognized by my property neighborhood with my really personal day with the support from Progress Car Elements,” explained Riggs. “It’s specific that a racing sequence like the NASCAR Advance Car Pieces Weekly Sequence has these types of aid for their champion to assistance additional occupations and make a staple for the accomplishments that my staff and I have realized. I am searching ahead to the foreseeable future and my partnership with absolutely everyone involved.”

“For several years, the Riggs family has represented Durham County with extraordinary driving and professionalism on racetracks across the region,” claimed Durham County Board of Commissioners Chair Brenda Howerton. “This commenced with Scott Riggs, and we are happy to see the tradition keep on with his son, Layne. For his achievements in racing and symbolizing Durham County on a national phase, we are happy to increase this distinctive recognition to Layne. Our community congratulates Layne on his outstanding 2022 period, and we want him luck as he continues his journey in racing.” 

Though pursuing his NAAPWS championship, Layne also manufactured his debut in the NASCAR Truck Sequence. His talent was displayed with a seventh-place complete throughout his initial Truck Collection race at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park last July.

“We are grateful for the assistance from Progress and Durham County in recognizing our NASCAR Progress Vehicle Areas Weekly Sequence national winner,” mentioned Kevin Nevalainen, NASCAR senior director, weekly racing operations. “Layne has quickly made a identify for himself in the racing planet by capturing achievements at these kinds of an early phase in his career, and we are happy to see his amazing achievements be regarded. Layne really embodies the spirit and passion expected to be a champion in NASCAR, and we glance ahead to viewing his profession progress in the decades to come.”

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