Team Gillespie # 18 Sporting new Sponsorship
in 2010 from Valley Trucking of Floyd VA.
Gillespie (Ricky G) started racing Go Karts at the age of
8, at 12 he started racing asphalt tracks and has
never looked back. In just a few years he moved from U Cars to
Mini Stocks to Late Model. When Ricky was 18 the Super
Cup series caught his eye when they visited his home track (FCS) in
the Spring where he raced in the Late Model Division.
the time Super Cup came back to
in September Ricky had traded his Late Model for
a Super Cup car. In 2009, Team Gillespie
ran about half the scheduled races to get a feel for the
poised and ready to run the full season, Ricky and team are looking
to do well with sponsorship from Valley Trucking and Genes Auto Shop
both located in Floyd VA .
Gillespie, Team owner and father, said being able
to race in Super Cup is a big deal for their team, "We
needed to find a way to get Ricky exposure with a touring
series". Super Cup Stock Car Series is the ticket, it
offers low cost tour racing on radial tires and some of the best
Cup held an unscheduled exhibition race at Franklin
on July 3rd 2009 for the fans in attendance, which Ricky
plan this year is to win a few more, with help from his
newest sponsor Valley Trucking, his parents, grandparents
and close friends. Ricky enjoys the competition and
thanks everyone that helps him each and every race.
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