For Immediate Release








Milverton, ON, Wednesday May 10, 2017 – 22 Racing is pleased to announce today that Christopher Bell will be behind the wheel of the No. 22 car at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park for the first event of the 2017 NASCAR Pinty's Series.  The talented 22-year-old Bell is in his second year in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series full time competing for Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) as a Toyota Racing Development driver.   Bell will make his first start in the NASCAR Pinty's Series in the Can Am 200 on May 20th & 21st.

"We are extremely pleased to have the opportunity to provide a car for a driver of the caliber of Christopher Bell," said team owner Scott Steckly.  "I have no doubt he will be battling for the win when the checkered flag falls on Lap 51 of the Can Am 200."

Bell will be arriving at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Saturday morning after competing in the Camping World Truck series fifth event of the year on Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. 

The NASCAR Pinty's Series is made up on 13 events across Canada from May 21st to September 16 with television coverage on TSN and RDS in Quebec. For more information please visit www.hometracks.nascar.com or follow on Twitter@NASCARHomeTrack.

For more information on tickets and schedule for the Can Am 200 please visit www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com

About Christopher Bell:

Born December 16, 1994.  In October 2015, it was announced he would join KBM in 2016 and compete full time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. He finished the season with 9 top 5 finishes and 17 top 10's and was 3rd in the driving standings.  In 2017, he will compete full time in the KBM truck and has already posted 1 win and 3 top 10 finishes.  He will also compete in seven NASCAR Xfinity Series races for Joe Gibbs Racing in the No. 18 and No. 20 cars. 

Follow Christopher Bell on Twitter @CBellRacing and on Facebook Christopher Bell

About 22 Racing: 

22 Racing is owned by 4X NASCAR Pinty's Series Champion Scott Steckly and is based out of Milverton Ontario in a new (2014) 7,500 square foot race shop.  They have fielded teams for drivers such as Alex Tagliani (2015 to date), Jacques Villeneuve, Chris Buescher, Jeb Burton, Kaz Grala, L.P. Dumoulin and many others.  22 Racing provides turnkey solutions for drivers looking to compete in the NASCAR Pinty's Series. The 22 Racing Team is supported by the following sponsors:  Erb Group of Companies, AW Millwrights, Sturdy Formed Concrete, Castrol, Wendell Motors, Twin City Graphics, Auto Glym, Mechanix Wear, Great Dane Glasvan, Safety Kleen, Dupli-Color & Permatex.

Follow the 22 Racing Team on Twitter @22RacingTeam & @ScottSteckly22, Facebook Fan Page 22racingteam and Instagram22racingteam. 

Christopher Bell Photo courtesy of www.nascar.com


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