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Phoenix Raceway proves to be valuable learning experience for Diversified Motorsports Enterprises and Robby Lyons

Phoenix (Ariz.) Raceway | Lucas Oil 150 Race Recap

Team: No. 97 Sunwest Construction Chevrolet Silverado

Driver: Robby Lyons

Follow Robby Lyons on Social Media: For more on Robby Lyons, like him on Facebook, (Robby Lyons) follow him on Twitter (@RLRacing2) and Instagram (@RLRacing2).

Follow Diversified Motorsports Enterprises on Social Media: For more on Diversified Motorsports Enterprises, please visit team-dme.com, like them on Facebook (TeamDME97) or follow them on Twitter (@teamDME97).

Get to know team owner Logan Puckett by following him on Twitter @LPuckett_89.

Start: 33rd (Event Formula)

Finish: 29th; Running (152 | 156 laps completed)

Robby Lyons Quote: “Such a frustrating night. We never get could the handling to our liking in the No. 97 Sunwest Construction Chevrolet Silverado. It wasn’t from a lack of effort from everyone on the team.

“It’s difficult to start that deep in the field and run green that entire first stage and get trapped a lap down. From there, we kept making adjustments and making gains but just didn’t to make those chassis adjustments often enough with just so few cautions in the race.

“I appreciate the effort of Bruce (Cook, crew chief) and the entire Diversified Motorsports team for allowing me to drive in the season finale. On to 2021.”

Next Up: NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Fri., Feb. 12, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. (Tentative ET) live on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) | Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM Satellite Radio NASCAR Channel 90.

For more on Robby Lyons, like him on Facebook, (Robby Lyons) follow him on Twitter (@RLRacing2) and Instagram (@RLRacing2).

For more on Diversified Motorsports Enterprises, please visit team-dme.com, like them on Facebook (TeamDME97) or follow them on Twitter (@teamDME97).

Get to know team owner Logan Puckett by following him on Twitter @LPuckett_89.

About Sunwest Construction:

Sunwest Construction was founded in 1986 and has grown into the premier construction and development company on the west coast of Florida.

Over the past 30 years, they have built and developed over 17,000 condominium units and now specialize in mid-high-rise developments as well as commercial buildings and hotels alongside Marriott and Hampton Inn.

Diversified Motorsports Enterprises to close out season at Phoenix Raceway

Diversified Motorsports Enterprises to close out season at Phoenix Raceway

AVONDALE, Ariz.: Diversified Motorsports Enterprises (DME) started the 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series (NGROTS) season at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway and will close out the season with Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix (Ariz.) Raceway.

Robby Lyons will drive the team’s No. 97 Chevrolet Silverado in his second NGROTS start at the 1.0-mile.

Lyons, 31, will continue to have the support of Sunwest Construction for the 23rd race of the season.

Industry veteran and winning NASCAR crew chief Bruce Cook will call the shots for the highly anticipated season finale.

“Diversified Motorsports Enterprises is glad to be back at the track this weekend at Phoenix,” said team owner Logan Puckett. “Without question, the year hasn’t gone as we hoped with the pandemic and all – but as an organization, we’ve rolled with the punches and we’re just thankful to be able to participate in the races that we have.

“Robby did a great job in our most recent race at Talladega Superspeedway in October. We were fast and competitive but had an issue late in the race that kept us from a better finish. We have an opportunity to end the season on a high note and that’s exactly what we plan to do.”

Phoenix is home of Lyon’s Truck Series debut in 2017 where he finished 12th after starting 20th. And although the Seminole, Fla. native hasn’t competed on the new configuration, he is hopeful that his prior experience will pay dividends in the 33-truck field.

“Bruce Cook and the entire Diversified Motorsports Enterprises crew have put together an incredible truck in preparation for this weekend’s race at Phoenix,” said Lyons. “I had an awesome experience in my first Truck Series race there three years ago, but the track has changed since then.

“It’s going to be a little tougher to get used to that with no practice or qualifying, but we have 150 laps to learn (it) and execute. With the new configuration, the start | finish line will be one of the biggest challenges on the start and restarts because of the design, as well as the pit road layout.

“I’m confident in my team though and that we can overcome the challenges and deliver a good finish for Logan (Puckett) and the entire DME team.”

Knowing that 2020 hasn’t gone exactly to their plan, Puckett says he is proud of his team for overcoming adversity and making it to the track, especially with the uncertainty because of the Coronavirus pandemic.

“Without Bruce (Cook), Jesse (Little), Robby (Lyons), and all the team members of this DME team, 2020 wouldn’t have happened and I appreciate their hard work and dedication despite some forks in the road,” added Puckett. “No, we haven’t had the finishes we hoped for, but it hasn’t been for a lack of effort and we’ve learned a lot that will help us move into 2021.

“Robby has established himself as a well respected and talented driver. Both he and Bruce have experience at Phoenix and that should prove to be beneficial. Because of the formula, we’re going to be starting deep in the field, but Robby is a smart racer and he’ll make the moves when it counts most.

“If we can leave Phoenix with a top-15 finish, I’d be ecstatic.”

In 16 prior NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series starts, Lyons has delivered five top-20 finishes, including a top-20 finish earlier this year at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway in June. He has been running at the finish of 14 of the 16 races.

Phoenix marks the sixth NGROTS start of 2020 for the popular driver.

Follow Robby Lyons on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates throughout the weekend.

For more on Diversified Motorsports Enterprises, please visit team-dme.com, like them on Facebook (TeamDME97) or follow them on Twitter (@teamDME97).

Get to know team owner Logan Puckett by following him on Twitter @LPuckett_89.

The Lucas Oil 150 (150 laps | 150 miles) is the 23rd of 23 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races on the 2020 schedule. The 33-truck field will take the green flag on Fri. Nov. 3, 2020, shortly after 6:00 p.m. with live coverage on FOX Sports 1 (FS1), the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Satellite Radio, Channel 90). All times are local (Mountain).

About Sunwest Construction:

Sunwest Construction was founded in 1986 and has grown into the premier construction and development company on the west coast of Florida.

Over the past 30 years, they have built and developed over 17,000 condominium units and now specialize in mid-high-rise developments as well as commercial buildings and hotels alongside Marriott and Hampton Inn.

Diversified Motorsports Enterprises returns at Talladega Superspeedway

Diversified Motorsports Enterprises returns at Talladega Superspeedway

TALLADEGA, Ala.: For the first time since Kansas Speedway in July, Diversified Motorsports Enterprises (DME) will return to the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series (NGROTS) scene set to compete in Saturday afternoon’s Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.

Robby Lyons will drive the team’s No. 97 Chevrolet Silverado in his second NGROTS start at the 2.66-mile superspeedway.

Lyons, 31, will continue to have the support of Sunwest Construction for the 19th race of the season.

“Diversified Motorsports Enterprises is glad to be back at the track this weekend at Talladega,” said team owner Logan Puckett. “Without question, the year hasn’t gone as we hoped with the pandemic and all – but as an organization, we’ve rolled with the punches and we’re just thankful to be able to participate in the races that we can.

“Robby did a great job in the doubleheader at Kansas Speedway at July despite the hurdles he had to face and of course, Jesse (Little) did a good job to kick off the 2020 season to get us locked into the race and get DME to its first NASCAR green flag.”

Lyons is happy to be back on the NASCAR scene and the opportunity to draft his Diversified Motorsports Enterprises team into the spotlight.

“Bruce Cook and the entire Diversified Motorsports Enterprises crew have put together an incredible truck in preparation for this weekend’s race at Talladega,” said Lyons. “With superspeedway racing, half the battle is won In the shop before we even show up at the race track.

“Saturday will be my sixth career restrictor-plate start, so I have a lot of confidence in being able to draw on that experience. I can’t thank Logan (Puckett) with DME and Sunwest Construction enough for another opportunity to wheel the No. 97 Chevrolet Silverado.”

Thinking back to the speed in their No. 97 Diversified Motorsports Enterprises Chevrolet Silverado in the season-opening NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, Puckett is optimistic about the team’s potential in the 94-lap race this weekend.

“We had speed in our truck at Daytona, we showed that,” Puckett added. “Everyone knows though that superspeedway racing brings all the emotions to the forefront. You can be excited one minute and disappointed the next.

“I’ve watched Robby compete in several superspeedway races and he seems to have a knack for it. I know he’s going to do all he can behind the wheel to put himself and our DME team in a position for a good finish and that’s all you can ask or hope for when it comes to tracks like Daytona or Talladega.”

Under the leadership of Bruce Cook, Lyons, a native of Seminole, Fla. will make his second Talladega Truck start and hopes to improve on his respectful 14th place outing in 2018.

In 15 prior NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series starts, Lyons has a career-best finish of 12th in his series debut at Phoenix (Ariz.) Raceway in 2017.

Talladega marks the fifth NGROTS start of 2020 for the popular driver.

Follow Robby Lyons on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates throughout the weekend.

For more on Diversified Motorsports Enterprises, please visit team-dme.com, like them on Facebook (TeamDME97) or follow them on Twitter (@teamDME97).

Get to know team owner Logan Puckett by following him on Twitter @LPuckett_89.

The Chevrolet Silverado 250 (94 laps | 250.04 miles) is the 19th of 23 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races on the 2020 schedule. The 38-truck field will take the green flag on Sat. Oct. 3, 2020, shortly after 12:00 p.m. with live coverage on FOX Sports 1 (FS1), the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Satellite Radio, Channel 90). All times are local (Central).

About Sunwest Construction:

Sunwest Construction was founded in 1986 and has grown into the premier construction and development company on the west coast of Florida.

Over the past 30 years, they have built and developed over 17,000 condominium units and now specialize in mid-high-rise developments as well as commercial buildings and hotels alongside Marriott and Hampton Inn.

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Robby Lyons, Diversified Motorsports Enterprises complete Kansas Speedway doubleheader

Kansas Speedway | e.p.t 200 Race Recap

Team: No. 97 Sunwest Construction Chevrolet Silverado

Driver: Robby Lyons

Follow Robby Lyons on Social Media: For more on Robby Lyons, like him on Facebook (Robby Lyons) follow him on Twitter (@rlracing2) and Instagram (@rlracing2).

Follow Diversified Motorsports Enterprises on Social Media: For more on Diversified Motorsports Enterprises, please visit team-dme.com, like them on Facebook (TeamDME97) or follow them on Twitter (@teamDME97).

Kansas Speedway Double Header Results:

Friday, July 24, 2020:

Start: 34th (Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 200)

Finish: 26th Running (132 | 134 laps completed)

Owner Points Position: 35th (5 of 10 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors race)

Saturday, July 25, 2020:

Start: 26th (Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 200 Finish)

Finish: 21st Running (133 | 134 laps completed)

Owner Points Position: 33rd (6 of 10 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors race)

Robby Lyons Quote: “Had a much better day going in Saturday’s race than Friday night. Had our No. 97 Sunwest Construction Chevrolet moving forward until we got caught up in the restart crash with about 40 laps to go.

“The DME pit crew did a nice job making repairs and we managed to bring it home 21st. We’ll get the truck fixed up and ready for whatever race comes next.

“This weekend at Kansas Speedway marked my 20th start in NASCAR and I can’t thank everyone enough for having been a part of my career over the last three years. I’ve never felt so blessed and fortunate as I do today.”

Truck Series Next Up: Michigan 200 at Michigan International Speedway on Fri., Aug. 7, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. (ET) live on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) | Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM Satellite Radio NASCAR Channel 90.

For more on Robby Lyons, like him on Facebook (Robby Lyons) follow him on Twitter (@rlracing2) and Instagram (@rlracing2).

For more on Diversified Motorsports Enterprises, please visit team-dme.com, like them on Facebook (TeamDME97) or follow them on Twitter (@teamDME97).

Robby Lyons returns to Diversified Motorsports Enterprises at Kansas Speedway

Robby Lyons

Robby Lyons returns to Diversified Motorsports Enterprises at Kansas Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan: Officials from Diversified Motorsports Enterprises (DME) confirmed today that the team has added this weekend’s doubleheader at Kansas Speedway to their 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series schedule.

On the heels of the team’s most recent race at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway last month, 31-year-old Robby Lyons will return to drive the team’s No. 97 Chevrolet Silverado in Friday night’s Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 200 and Saturday afternoon’s e.p.t. 200.

Team owner Logan Puckett reiterated that NASCAR Xfinity Series rookie Jesse Little remains with the organization but is welcoming Lyons and partner Sunwest Construction for the ninth and 10th races of the season.

“Diversified Motorsports Enterprises is excited to have Robby Lyons back behind the wheel this weekend at Kansas,” offered Puckett. “I reiterate that our team is focused on growing and that includes adding additional races to our schedule even with a different driver.

“Robby did a great job at Pocono as has Jesse (Little) to kick off the 2020 season with our partner Teletrac Navman. Because of the coronavirus pandemic and the protocols in place with NASCAR, our initial 2020 schedule has shifted. We’re working hard with all of our partners on their agendas and we will release a revised schedule soon.”

As for Lyons, Puckett says he was impressed with his efforts at Pocono and looks forward to a double dose of Truck Series racing this weekend at Kansas.

“Robby has done a great job under the Diversified Motorsports Enterprises banner and look forward to seeing the job he can do at Kansas. I know that the lack of practice and even qualifying can be a determent to some of the teams, but we take the lack of track time in stride and just look forward to a positive weekend of racing with Robby, Bruce, the DME team and partners too.”

Under the leadership of Bruce Cook, Lyons, a native of Seminole, Fla. will make his second Kansas Speedway Truck start. In 13 prior NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series starts, Lyons has a career-best finish of 12th in his series debut at Phoenix (Ariz.) Raceway in 2017.

He made his Kansas Truck debut in 2018 finishing 26th in an entry fielded by Premium Motorsports.

In addition to Trucks, Lyons has also run four NASCAR Xfinity Series races this season for JD Motorsports with Gary Keller including his most recent race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway where he earned a respectable 19th-place finish.

Follow Robby Lyons on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates throughout the weekend.

For more on Diversified Motorsports Enterprises, please visit team-dme.com, like them on Facebook (TeamDME97) or follow them on Twitter (@teamDME97).

Get to know team owner Logan Puckett by following him on Twitter @LPuckett_89.

The Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 200 (134 laps| 201 miles) is the ninth of 23 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races on the 2020 schedule. The 38-truck field will take the green flag on Fri., Jul. 24, 2020 shortly after 6:00 p.m. with live coverage on FOX Sports 1 (FS1), the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Satellite Radio, Channel 90). All times are local (Central).

The e.p.t. 200 (134 laps| 201 miles) is the 10th of 23 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races on the 2020 schedule. The 38-truck field will take the green flag on Sat. Jul. 25, 2020 shortly after 12:30 p.m. with live coverage on FOX Sports 1 (FS1), the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Satellite Radio, Channel 90). All times are local (Central).

About Sunwest Construction:

Sunwest Construction was founded in 1986 and has grown into the premier construction and development company on the west coast of Florida. Over the past 30 years they have built and developed over 17,000 condominium units and now specialize in mid-high-rise developments as well as commercial buildings and hotels alongside Marriott and Hampton Inn.

Diversified Motorsports Enterprises adds Pocono Raceway to schedule

Diversified Motorsports Enterprises adds Pocono Raceway to schedule

LONG POND, Pa.: Officials from Diversified Motorsports Enterprises (DME) announced today that the team has added Saturday afternoon’s Pocono Organics 150 to their 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series schedule.

31-year-old Robby Lyons will drive the team’s No. 97 Chevrolet Silverado at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway.

Team owner Logan Puckett reiterated that NASCAR Xfinity Series rookie Jesse Little remains the team’s primary driver with sponsor Teletrac Navman, he is welcoming Lyons and partner Sunwest Construction for the sixth race of the season.

“Diversified Motorsports Enterprises is focused on growing our program and that includes adding additional races to our schedule even with a different driver from time to time,” offered Puckett. “Jesse has done an outstanding job for us this season and is a great ambassador for our partner Teletrac Navman.

“It’s always been our goal to explore the driver development arena and with this opportunity presented itself, we decided to give it a try and see if this is area we can expand to in the future.”

Under the leadership of Bruce Cook, Lyons, a native of Seminole, Fla. will make his Pocono Raceway debut. In 12 prior NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series starts, Lyons has a career-best finish of 12th in his series debut at Phoenix (Ariz.) Raceway in 2017.

In addition to Trucks, Lyons has also run four NASCAR Xfinity Series races this season for JD Motorsports with Gary Keller including last weekend at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway where he earned a respectable 19th-place finish.

“Bruce and Robby have some history working together in some previous races, so I’m eager to see what they can do together on Saturday,” added Puckett. “We are dedicated to building a stronger foundation the more we race this season and look forward to the feedback from Pocono that can potentially be beneficial when Jesse returns in a few weeks.”

Little who also competes for JD Motorsports in the NASCAR Xfinity Series is scheduled to return to Truck Series competition soon.

Follow Robby Lyons on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates throughout the weekend.

For more on Diversified Motorsports Enterprises, please visit team-dme.com, like them on Facebook (TeamDME97) or follow them on Twitter (@teamDME97).

Get to know team owner Logan Puckett by following him on Twitter @LPuckett_89.

The Pocono Organics 150 (60 laps| 150 miles) is the sixth of 23 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races on the 2020 schedule. The 40-truck field will take the green flag shortly after 12:30 p.m. with live coverage on FOX Sports 1 (FS1), the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Satellite Radio, Channel 90). All times are local (Eastern).

About Sunwest Construction:

Sunwest Construction was founded in 1986 and has grown into the premier construction and development company on the west coast of Florida. Over the past 30 years they have built and developed over 17,000 condominium units and now specialize in mid-high-rise developments as well as commercial buildings and hotels alongside Marriott and Hampton Inn.

 

 

Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway | Vet Tix | Camping World 200 Race Recap

Team: No. 97 Teletrac Navman | Diversified Utility Group Chevrolet Silverado

Driver: Jesse Little

Follow the Team: @TeamDME97; @jesselittle97

Start: 35th (Qualifying draw)

Finish: 35th, Running (127 | 136 laps completed)

Jesse Little Quote: “Our finish was disappointing for sure. I felt like we had some speed in our No. 97 Teletrac Navman Chevrolet, but unfortunately, we had a couple flat tires during the race and never could get caught back up.

“We’re learning a lot with these races even if we aren’t having the finishes we are looking for, but it will make us better for our next race and we’ll be able to showcase what this Diversity Motorsports Enterprises team is capable of.”

Trucks Next Up: Diabetes Can Break Your Heart 200 at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway on Sat. Jun 13, 2020, at 12:30 p.m. (ET) live on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) | Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM Satellite Radio NASCAR Channel 90.

DME Next Up: Pocono 150 at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway on Sat., Jun. 27, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. (ET) live on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) | Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM Satellite Radio NASCAR Channel 90.

For more on Teletrac Navman, please visit teletracnavman.com/97, like them on Facebook (TeletracNavman) or follow them on Twitter (@TeletracNavman).

For more on Diversified Motorsports Enterprises, please visit team-dme.com, like them on Facebook (TeamDME97) or follow them on Twitter (@teamDME97).

Get to know team owner Logan Puckett by following him on Twitter @LPuckett_89.

For more on Jesse Little, please like him on Facebook at Jesse Little Racing.

Little tweets too. Follow him @JesseLittle97.

About Teletrac Navman:

Teletrac Navman is a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider leveraging location-based technology and services for managing mobile assets. With specialized solutions that deliver greater visibility into real-time insights and analytics, Teletrac Navman helps companies make better business decisions that enhance productivity and profitability.

Its fleet and asset management technology uncovers information that would otherwise go unseen, helping customers reduce risk and confidently move their business forward with certainty.

It tracks and manages more than 500,000 vehicles and assets for more than 40,000 companies around the world. The company is headquartered in Garden Grove, CA, with additional offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico.

For more information visit TeletracNavman.com.

Diversified Motorsports Enterprises relying on experience in Atlanta debut

HAMPTON, Ga.: With a respectable top-20 finish in the books in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series (NGROTS) return at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway last month, Diversified Motorsports Enterprises (DME) and driver Jesse Little trek to Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway for Saturday afternoon’s VetTix | Camping World 200 eager for more.

With no practice or qualifying in the Truck Series return from a two-month hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic, Little and his Bruce Cook-led team had to charge from a distant 35th place starting position to fight forward.

Working on the handling of their truck during the N.C. Education Lottery 200, Cook was able to adjust the team’s No. 97 Teletrac Navman Chevrolet that had Little turning his fastest laps when it counted most to earn a solid 20th place finish in one of the most competitive Truck Series races at Charlotte to date.

And while the finish was a step in the right direction for DME, the team is prepared to deliver more, a lot more in 134-laps Saturday afternoon.

Teletrac Navman, a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider leveraging location-based technology and services for managing mobile assets will return as the team’s primary marketing partner for the fourth Truck Series race of the season.

“I’m super excited to get back racing with my Diversified Motorsports Enterprises guys,” said Little.

“Charlotte was not kind to us but pointed us in the right direction to rebound this weekend at Atlanta. I’m confident that Bruce (Cook) and I know what we need to do in order to field a competitive truck and I’m very thankful to have Teletrac Navman supporting us again.”

When it comes to success at Atlanta, Little can relate.

In 2018, Little nearly pulled off an upset with a victory in the Truck Series race at the 1.54-mile oval. Unfortunately, a late race caution thwarted the team’s plan and with a chaotic late race restart, the Sherrills Ford, N.C. native was shuffled to an eighth-place finish.

On Saturday, Little hopes to have more of the same luck for his team owner Logan Puckett.

“I really appreciate being apart of this DME team,” added Little. “Logan has been great to work with. As a young Truck Series owner, he is ambitious and as a driver, I want to deliver for him.

“Hopefully, we can continue to make gains at Atlanta this weekend that will help us down the road.”

As for Atlanta, its abrasive surface provides opportunity for great racing and when asked why he enjoys racing there, Little was quick to respond.

“Atlanta is very fast but at the same time, its so worn out,” he said. “It gives you a sensation that no other track does. Forces you to be precise all day. At the end of the day though, I just hope we’re in a good position with our No. 97 Teletrac Navman Chevrolet Silverado for a strong finish.”

For Puckett, Atlanta wasn’t originally on DME’s schedule this season, but the opportunity presented itself and Puckett was determined to put the team in the race lineup.

“I’m really proud of this team,” offered Puckett. “We’re making gains. The Truck Series field is really stacked right now with a lot of talented teams and drivers. We’re doing our part and working hard behind the scenes to keep up.

“While we were thankful to come out of Charlotte with a reasonable finish, I think we can agree as a team we want more and are determined to do that moving forward. As long as we can continue to make gains with every race, I can’t ask for much more from my guys.

“I appreciate Teletrac Navman and all of our partners for their continued support and allowing Atlanta to happen.”

The VetTix | Camping World 200 (134 laps| 201 miles) is the fourth of 23 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races on the 2020 schedule. The 40-truck field will take the green flag shortly after 1:00 p.m. with live coverage on FOX Sports 1 (FS1), the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Satellite Radio, Channel 90). All times are local (Eastern).

For more on Teletrac Navman, please visit teletracnavman.com/97, like them on Facebook (TeletracNavman) or follow them on Twitter (@TeletracNavman).

For more on Diversified Motorsports Enterprises, please visit team-dme.com, like them on Facebook (TeamDME97) or follow them on Twitter (@teamDME97).

Get to know team owner Logan Puckett by following him on Twitter @LPuckett_89.

For more on Jesse Little, please like him on Facebook at Jesse Little Racing.

Little tweets too. Follow him @JesseLittle97.

About Teletrac Navman:

Teletrac Navman is a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider leveraging location-based technology and services for managing mobile assets. With specialized solutions that deliver greater visibility into real-time insights and analytics, Teletrac Navman helps companies make better business decisions that enhance productivity and profitability.

Its fleet and asset management technology uncovers information that would otherwise go unseen, helping customers reduce risk and confidently move their business forward with certainty. It tracks and manages more than 500,000 vehicles and assets for more than 40,000 companies around the world. The company is headquartered in Garden Grove, CA, with additional offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico.

For more information visit TeletracNavman.com

Charlotte Motor Speedway | North Carolina Education Lottery 200 Race Recap

Team: No. 97 Teletrac Navman | Diversified Utility Group Chevrolet Silverado
Driver: Jesse Little
Follow the Team: @TeamDME97; @jesselittle97
Start: 35th (Qualifying draw)
Finish: 20th Running (134 | 134 laps completed)

Jesse Little Quote: “For the first race back in over three months, Charlotte was a big learning experience for all of us.

“We were able to have a clean race and learn what we needed to in order to be better at Atlanta. I think it is good that we are still a bit disappointed with our finish even accounting for how stout of a field it was.

“It shows what we feel our capabilities are. I can’t thank Teletrac Navman, Logan (Puckett, owner), Bruce (Cook) and everyone at Diversified Motorsports Enterprises for their hard work and support, it means a lot!”

Next Up: VetTix | Camping World 200 at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway on Sat. Jun 6, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. (ET) live on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) | Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM Satellite Radio NASCAR Channel 90.

For more on Teletrac Navman, please visit teletracnavman.com/97, like them on Facebook (TeletracNavman) or follow them on Twitter (@TeletracNavman).

For more on Diversified Motorsports Enterprises, please visit team-dme.com, like them on Facebook (TeamDME97) or follow them on Twitter (@teamDME97).

Get to know team owner Logan Puckett by following him on Twitter @LPuckett_89.

For more on Jesse Little, please like him on Facebook at Jesse Little Racing.

Little tweets too. Follow him @JesseLittle97.

About Teletrac Navman:

Teletrac Navman is a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider leveraging location-based technology and services for managing mobile assets. With specialized solutions that deliver greater visibility into real-time insights and analytics, Teletrac Navman helps companies make better business decisions that enhance productivity and profitability.

Its fleet and asset management technology uncovers information that would otherwise go unseen, helping customers reduce risk and confidently move their business forward with certainty.

It tracks and manages more than 500,000 vehicles and assets for more than 40,000 companies around the world. The company is headquartered in Garden Grove, CA, with additional offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico.

For more information visit TeletracNavman.com.

Diversified Motorsports Enterprises primed and ready for Truck Series return

CONCORD, N.C.: Nearly 10 weeks since the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season was halted because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the trucks will roar Tuesday night at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway in the N.C. Education Lottery 200.

Diversified Motorsports Enterprises, a new team owned by entrepreneur Logan Puckett will compete in its second Truck Series race of the season and looks to build on a solid showing in the season-opening race at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway.

Teletrac Navman, a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider leveraging location-based technology and services for managing mobile assets will return as the team’s primary marketing partner for the third Truck Series race of the season. “

“We feel very blessed to be getting back to the race track, even if the circumstances aren’t perfect,” offered Puckett, one of the youngest Truck Series owners in the garage. “Our team has methodically putting a plan together both short term and long term and we look forward to the chance to show how much heart and passion this team has on Tuesday night at Charlotte.”

With NASCAR’s NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series schedule still in limbo due to the coronavirus, Puckett is determined to keep his initial plans front and center – running a limited schedule this season in preparation for a heavy schedule next year.

“We’re building this team for the future and while our schedule may change a little depending on what venues are announced by NASCAR – we’re just excited to be at the race track and represent a great partner like Teletrac Navman.”

The good news for Puckett is driver Jesse Little has two prior Truck Series starts at Charlotte’s 1.5-mile speedway with two solid top-16 finishes, including a 14th place effort last May with his family-owned JJL Motorsports team.

With Little’s experience and the leadership of crew chief Bruce Cook, the Diversified Motorsports Enterprises team has high hopes for their second career Truck Series race.

“I’m looking forward to Charlotte,” said Little. “It feels like a year since I’ve been in a truck, but I’ve been keeping up with Bruce and the team and they’re excited to get back to the track and see what we can.

“Charlotte is a fun but tough race. The draft is so important and the trucks can get so loose, but it puts on a great show. And while I’m bummed that fans won’t be able to be in the stands on Tuesday night, I think they are really going to enjoy what they see.”

Before climbing aboard his No. 97 Teletrac Navman Chevrolet Silverado, Little will compete in Monday night’s Xfinity Series race at Charlotte where the track time should be beneficial for his DME team.

Because of the temporary COVID-19 protocols administrated to the race teams at Charlotte, there won’t be any practice or qualifying which will put Little directly into race mode which could be a benefit from his hopeful 300-miles of racing on May 25.

“It’s crazy to just jump in the truck and go race, but there’s also a fun send-it mode for the drivers,” added Little. “Luckily, I’ll have some laps from the Xfinity Series car on Monday night and hopefully what I learn from the track conditions and all can be a benefit to put our DME team in a position for a strong finish in our second race together.

“I can’t thank Logan, Bruce and Teletrac Navman again enough for the opportunity to drive.”

To show their support this Memorial Day weekend, Diversified Motorsports Enterprises will sport a redesign of their television panel giving thanks to the Armed Forces for their continued dedication to serve our country.

“We are proud to recognize the men and women of the Armed Forces on Tuesday night,” added Puckett. “I’m surrounded by members of the military with family and friends and this was my way of showing my extreme gratitude to those brave men and women past, present and future for protecting our country so we can be at the race track!”

Following Charlotte, DME is hopeful to return to NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series competition at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway on Sat., June 6, 2020.

The N.C. Education Lottery 200 (134 laps| 201 miles) is the third of 23 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races on the 2020 schedule. The 40-truck field will take the green flag shortly after 8:00 p.m. with live coverage on FOX Sports 1 (FS1), the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Satellite Radio, Channel 90). All times are local (Eastern).

For more on Teletrac Navman, please visit teletracnavman.com/97, like them on Facebook (TeletracNavman) or follow them on Twitter (@TeletracNavman).

For more on Diversified Motorsports Enterprises, please visit team-dme.com, like them on Facebook (TeamDME97) or follow them on Twitter (@teamDME97).

Get to know team owner Logan Puckett by following him on Twitter @LPuckett_89.

For more on Jesse Little, please like him on Facebook at Jesse Little Racing.

Little tweets too. Follow him @JesseLittle97.

About Teletrac Navman:

Teletrac Navman is a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider leveraging location-based technology and services for managing mobile assets. With specialized solutions that deliver greater visibility into real-time insights and analytics, Teletrac Navman helps companies make better business decisions that enhance productivity and profitability.

Its fleet and asset management technology uncovers information that would otherwise go unseen, helping customers reduce risk and confidently move their business forward with certainty. It tracks and manages more than 500,000 vehicles and assets for more than 40,000 companies around the world. The company is headquartered in Garden Grove, CA, with additional offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico.

For more information visit TeletracNavman.com.