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Rob Fuller Motorsports Prepared for Battle at Bristol Motor Speedway

Posted on August 17 , 2015 by Rob Fuller

Rob Fuller Motorsports Prepared for Battle at Bristol Motor Speedway

Ron Silk to Pilot the 15-40 Connection Modified in Combined NWMT-NWSMT Bush’s Beans 150

SHREWSBURY, Mass. (August 17, 2015) – Rob Fuller Motorsports is ready to race against some fresh faces this week, as driver Ron Silk and the team gets ready to compete in the combined NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour (NWMT) and NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour (NWSMT) race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 19.

“I’m looking forward to getting back to the track with the 15-40 team after the break I took last week,” said Rob Fuller, team owner. “This is probably one of my favorite races and tracks. When the Northern and Southern teams meet the competition is super tight and the racing is better than ever. It’s a win-win for the series and the drivers so I’m looking forward to it.”

Silk is no stranger to success at Bristol Motor Speedway. In just six starts at the track he’s secured one win, two Top-5s and four Top-10s.

“It’s really incredible how fast you go at Bristol given that it’s only half a mile long. It’s also fun to get the opportunity to race on a track that you watched the Sprint Cup guys race on while growing up,” said Silk. “We really struggled last week at Thompson Speedway, so I expect to rebound and have a great shot at the win at Bristol.”

With the fresh competition comes a sense of excitement for Silk. The NWMT does not get to race against the NWSMT often, so the opportunity to do so is significant. The last time Silk saw some of these competitors was during the All-Star Shootout at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in July.

“It’s a lot of fun racing the NWSMT guys because we end up having a field of 45 cars,” Silk explained. “The southern series guys have really stepped up their game over the last few years, and I’m sure they’ll be right in the thick of things this time around.”

Partnering with 15-40 Connection for the third year in a row, the two organizations are working to change the way people think about their health, especially among the younger generation. More than 75,000 teens and young adults (ages 15-40) are diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States. Despite the frequency, improvements in cancer survival rates for 15 to 40-year-olds have barely improved since 1975. 15-40 Connection is working to change that by urging young people to use three simple steps to tell if they would recognize a cancer symptom.

Step one is knowing your normal energy level, sleep patterns, weight, bathroom habits, motor control, and skin complexion. Step two is realizing if there is a subtle change in your normal health that lasts two or more weeks and notifying your doctor. After all, your best chance at survival is you! Step three asks you to share what you know with your doctor. This leads to earlier diagnoses and more effective treatments.

To learn more about 15-40 Connection and how you can advocate for yourself in the fight against cancer, please visit

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About 15-40 Connection
15-40 Connection is a growing national organization committed to raising awareness about the lifesaving advantage of early cancer detection. Cancer survival rates in teens and young adults aged 15 to 40 have barely improved since 1975 in large part because of delays in diagnosis. 15-40 Connection wants to change this by empowering individuals with knowledge that will save and improve lives through early cancer detection. For more information, please visit

About Rob Fuller Motorsports
Rob Fuller Motorsports was established in 1999. It is a company solely based on one person’s vision to do more with less in the motorsports industry. From the Saturday night racer looking for those extra two tenths to assembling a COT car that qualified for the Daytona 500 out of his own backyard shop, Rob puts forth the kind of quality and work ethic found in top NASCAR teams. He takes great pride in the fact that many of his employees move on to Hendrick, Gibbs or any other highly respected team in NASCAR to further their career in racing. For more information, please visit

About LFR Chassis
LFR Chassis, founded in 2014 by Rob Fuller, manufactures cutting edge racecar chassis that are user-friendly and provides high-end components and customer service to the top-tier modified and late model race teams across the nation. Daily operations are overseen by former NASCAR crew chief Tony Eury Jr. with Jeff Fultz leading the Late Model division and Ryan Stone on the modified side. LFR Chassis is located at 117 Crosslake Park Drive in Mooresville, N.C. To learn more, call (704) 662-3306 or visit

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