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Ryan Preece and Brett Butler Make Nationwide Series Debuts at New Hampshire

July 9th, 2013 at 10:24 PM
By Clayton Caldwell

New Hampshire Motor Speedway's NASCAR Nationwide Series' CNBC Prime's the Profit 200 will feature two youngsters making their first career NASCAR Nationwide Series starts. 

Ryan Preece will make his debut for Tommy Baldwin Racing in the #8 Chevrolet for the team with East West Marine on board as sponsor for his Chevrolet Camero. Preece, the Kenningston, Connecticut native, is a 22-year old who has eight career wins in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. He has finished second in the points twice in that series and will make his first start in one of NASCAR's top three divisions. 

Brett Butler will make his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series start for SR2 Motorsports in the #24 Toyota. Butler will be supported by Georgia companies 5 Star Lodge and Stables and Taylor Brooks Salons. Butler is from Lilburn, Georgia. He has 19-career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts, with all of them coming in the 2009 and 2010 seasons. Butler's best finish in the truck series was an 11th place finish at Daytona in 2010. Butler will make more starts in the #24 sharing the ride with several drivers including his brother Ken Butler III. 

Tags: Brett Butler, Motorsports, NASCAR, NASCAR Nationwide Series, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Ryan Preece, SR2 Motorsports, Tommy Baldwin Racing

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