Roush Fenway Racing announced that Ryan Reed will drive the No. 16 Ford full time in the Nationwide Series in 2014. Reed, who has type 1 diabetes, will drive the will work with the American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop Diabetes campaign, presented by Lilly Diabetes. Reed also collaborated with the American Diabetes Association for the campaign in 2013, driving for RFR in a limited schedule.
Lilly Diabetes, a leader in diabetes care since 1923, will be part of three NASCAR Nationwide Series races in 2013, Charlotte, Phoenix and Homestead and the entire 2014 season.
The campaign is a movement working to end the devastating toll that diabetes takes on the lives of millions of individuals and families across our nation. Using Ryan’s story as the voice, the Drive to Stop Diabetes campaign will utilize awareness and educational efforts at NASCAR Nationwide races and several off track health and wellness initiatives throughout 2014.