Grambling companions with NY Racing to function racing automotive in upcoming Daytona 500


UPDATE: Grambling State’s Quantity 44, pushed by Greg Biffle, certified Thursday, Feb. 17 to compete within the Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 20.

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GRAMBLING, La. (KSLA) – Grambling State College is partnering with NY Racing proprietor and GSU alum, John Cohen, to function a Grambling impressed automotive in an upcoming NASCAR occasion.

In keeping with a press launch from the college, the automotive is marked with the quantity 44, and is a Chevrolet Camaro sponsored by Grambling State College and HBCU League Go Plus.

It’s black and yellow and you’ll’t assist however discover the large yellow G stamped proper within the center with the phrases “We’re Grambling” on the trunk.

The Grambling State branded Chevrolet Camaro shall be pushed by Greg Biffle as he vies to high quality NY Racing for the Daytona 500. NY Racing is owned by Grambling State alumnus John Cohen.(John Cohen)

The automotive shall be pushed by Greg Biffle within the NASCAR Cup Sequence this week, bidding to qualify for the season-opening Daytona 500 which, shall be held Sunday, Feb. 20. The motive force has received 19 instances in his 510 cup sequence.

“It’s all about representing HBCUs, and particularly Grambling, together with a sport I like,” mentioned Cohen.

John Cohen
John Cohen(Grambling State College)

It took a number of partnerships to make it occur. Grambling President Rick Gallot says that is the primary time an HBCU impressed automotive will compete in a NASCAR race.

“As we see this manifesting via John and this wonderful NASCAR car, it’s once more one other indication of the depth of our Gram Fam and the love they for the establishment,” Gallot mentioned.

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