Each week leading up to the 2014 X-1R Pro Cup Series season opening event on March 22nd at Southern National Motorsports Park in Kenly, NC we will feature the Offseason “Rumor Mill” presented by CV Products. The weekly article will highlight information, both factual and hearsay, about the upcoming 2014 season. 

Reid Wilson and Bojangles Racing Set for Full Season Campaign
Seventeen year old driver Reid Wilson returns to the X-1R Pro Cup Series for his sophomore season after capturing a pole, three top fives, and eight top ten finishes in his rookie campaign a season ago. Wilson, will once again in 2014, fly the bright yellow and red colors of Bojangles Famous Chicken n’ Biscuits as title sponsor of this #66 ride. Another similarity from a year ago will be veteran car chief “Pop” Herman back with the team calling the shots for the young driver. For more information on the Reid Wilson Racing team visit their site www.reidwilsonracing.com.

Codie Rohrbaugh to Compete for 2014 AFR Rookie of the Year Honors
West Virginia native Codie Rohrbaugh got his taste of the X-1R Pro Cup Series last year, and now in 2014 will make the full time move to the series to compete for the AFR Rookie of the Year title. Rohrbaugh earned Rookie of the Year honors in the Super Cup Series in addition to making five starts in the X-1R Pro Cup Series, notching a pair of sixth place finishes as his best results. 

Roush-Yates Performance Products Returns a Major Supporter
Roush-Yates Performance Products was established to offer a way for the grassroots racer to purchase a wide variety of new and used race parts bringing the Cup technology to the Saturday night local race track. As per their agreement with the series the Mooresville, NC located company will once again sponsor the halfway leader award throughout the 2014 season in addition to offering Pro Cup Series competitors other incentives throughout the year. For more information or to order parts visit www.roushyatesparts.com.  

Five Star Bodies to Award New Body to 2014 Series Champion 
Five Star Bodies will once again this season award a complete body package to the 2014 series champion. In addition to the season ending award, Five Star Bodies will also reward the third place finisher in each event throughout the year a product certificate toward the purchase of Five Star Body products. Competitors can contact the series office directly at 704-662-9212 or Hess Race Cars at 704-799-6740 for all their body needs throughout the upcoming season. 

Do you have news this offseason that would be fitting for the X-1R Pro Cup Series “Rumor Mill” presented by CV Products? If so contact Chris Ragle at chris@carsprocup.com or call the series office at 704-662-9212.

For more information on the 2014 X-1R Pro Cup Series season including news, results, and information visit the series website at www.carsprocup.com or call 704-662-9212.

X-1R Pro Cup Series Offseason “Rumor Mill” presented by CV Products
Wilson, Rohrbaugh Returning for 2014 Pro Cup Season
Pro Cup press release