In addition to driving his regular No. 33 GEICO Chevrolet SS in Sunday's Cup Series Auto Club 400, Ty Dillon will pilot the No. 3 RUUD Chevrolet Camaro in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway (ACS) on Saturday.
Ty Dillon had a top-15 capable car Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway, but he was shuffled back to 16th in the closing laps.
Austin Dillon, Ty Dillon, and David Ragan were each penalized 15 minutes in the first Saturday practice session for the Camping World 500 after taking too many times through inspection for qualification.
Ty Dillon has made two starts at Phoenix International Raceway, which will give him a leg up on the rookie competition.
Ty Dillon (Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet Camaro) has raced in all three of NASCAR's national touring series at Phoenix Raceway.
Ty Dillon advanced to the second round of qualification, but could not improve beyond that. He will start the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway 24th.
Ty Dillon (No. 3 Nexium® 24HR Chevrolet Camaro) has four previous starts in the NASCAR XFINITY Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS), earning top-15 finishes in all four of those races.
Ty Dillon has six starts at the senior level on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks; all but one of these ended somewhere in the 20s.
It does not count for his Cup records, but Ty Dillon has already earned one top-10 at the senior level with a ninth in the Can-Am Duel at Daytona.
Ty Dillon has made two previous starts at Daytona International Speedway and both of them ended in mid-20s results.
Twisted Tea, the No. 1 maker of hard iced tea in the United States, has partnered with Ty Dillon, Germain Racing and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) in a multi-year agreement to be primary sponsor of the No. 13 Chevrolet SS.
Richard Childress Racing (RCR) will operate five entries out of its XFINITY Series stable.
The Richard Childress Racing No. 2 and No. 3 Chevrolets in the 2017 XFINITY Series will include multiple drivers.
Ty Dillon scored one official top-15 last year in the NASCAR Cup series.
Ty Dillon will take over full-time driving duties of the No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet SS in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for Germain Racing.