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Elliott To Drive For NEMCO Motorsports In Daytona 500

NEMCO Motorsports, the team owned by Joe Nemechek, announced that Bill Elliott will drive the team’s No. 97 Sprint Cup Toyota in the 2012 Daytona 500.

Elliott said:

I am really excited to be racing with NEMCO Motorsports and Joe Nemechek, who has been a friend and respected competitor through the years. This will be a great way to start off the 2012 NASCAR season in Daytona.

In related news, the team’s No. 87 Toyota will be sponsored by AM FM Energy in the Daytona 500. AM FM will also serve as an associate sponsor for the team’s Nationwide Series entry in the season-opening Drive4COPD 300 at Daytona.

AM FM will appear on the Cup and N’Wide cars in select races throughout the season.