Discount Tire reveals Austin Cindric’s Next Gen program
Team Penske Ford Mustang # 2 driver now has his master pattern for 13 of 36 NASCAR Cup Series races. Discount Tire and Team Penske have revealed the new look that Austin Cindric will debut in his rookie season.
The Penske team provided the reveal with a short video on Twitter. The clip began with a Goodyear Eagle driving past the Team Penske sign and through an open door. The tire also moved past a Cindric # 2 t-shirt display and into the store. He came to a stop next to the rookie’s # 2 Ford Mustang.
The program has similarities to those Brad Keselowski featured during his 12-year run with Team Penske and those Cindric led in the 2020 season. The car features a white base with the black No.2. . The Discount Tire logo can be found near the rear of the vehicle, but has grown in size due to NASCAR pushing the numbers for Next Gen cars.
One notable difference between Cup Series cars is that there is no longer a large black stripe at the bottom of the stock car. The car stays white from the top of the door to the bottom, and there is a small red stripe under the door number and a small Autotrader logo.
Discount Tire actually had a different date for the reveal of the program. The company tweeted on December 14. that Cindric was in a question-and-answer session on Instagram and that the big show revealing would take place the next day.
Discount Tire recently provided a big update on Cindric’s Rookie Campaign
The paint scheme reveal continues the series of important announcements from the Penske team and key partner. Discount Tire also took the time on December 10 to unveil its plans for the 2022 season.
The tire distributor announced on Twitter and on the Discount Tire website that he will be joining Cindric for 13 races during his rookie season. The partner will also serve as the main sponsor on Ryan Blaney’s No.12 Ford Mustang for two playoff races.
Cindric has considerable experience with Discount Tire, albeit in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. He joined the partner for one race in 2017, then continued to work with them in 2018, 2019 and 2020 for a total of 10 races.
The Discount Tire Program is the latest release from Team Penske
The ad featuring Discount Tire is the latest program reveal for the Penske team. The organization also showcased the # 2 Ford Mustang with a Menards program while confirming that the home improvement chain will be joining Cindric for its rookie season.
The Penske team issued a press release on November 30 and announced that Menards would join Cindric, Blaney and Harrison Burton during the 2022 season. The company did not provide details on the number of races or locations, but it did showcase two of the main programs.
There will be some differences between the stock cars Blaney and Cindric drive. No.12 will feature Menards yellow, but there will be green on the bottom and hood as the scheme incorporates the Libman company. Cindric’s stock car, by comparison, will have black on the hood and bottom as part of the partnership with Richmond Water Heaters.
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