Statesville, N.C. – This week’s race at Homestead-Miami Speedway is important to Landon Cassill, driver of the No 83 Burger King/Dr Pepper Toyota, for more reasons than one. With Burger King’s headquarters located in Miami, Fla., Cassill hopes to pilot his sponsor’s logos to the front of the pack at the 1.5-mile oval. He also hopes this weekend’s performance is the final stamp on a solid year and sets the tone for a productive off season.
Cassill has made two Cup Series starts at Homestead. His best finish is 36th, which came last season.
Doug Richert, crew chief of the No. 93 team, knows his way around Homestead. In his six Cup races at the track, he’s produced three wins (2004, 2005, 2006).
Comments from BK Racing Toyota driver Landon Cassill heading into Homestead: “This is a really important race to us for a few reasons. Of course it’s the season finale and we want to end the year on a good note. We want to close out 2012 with a solid performance and go into the off season with ...