Horizon Hobby Partners with Front Row Motorsports

Global radio-control hobby leader Horizon Hobby is proud to sponsor a NASCAR team.


Horizon Hobby and Nascar

Champaign, Illinois — Horizon Hobby, LLC (“Horizon Hobby”) is teaming up with FRM (“Front Row Motorsports”) with a three-race partnership with Daytona 500 winner, Michael McDowell. Races with the partnership car will happen on June 26th and 27th at the Pocono Raceway where Horizon will feature the ARRMA® brand livery and July 18th at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

“We are ecstatic to partner with a world-class team such as FRM and to the bring ARRMA® to the NASCAR audience. We hope you help us cheer on Mr. McDowell this coming double-header weekend!” said CEO of Horizon Hobby, Chris Dickerson. Jason Dearden, founder of ARRMA, added “It’s an honor to see the ARRMA livery on such a big stage.” About Horizon Hobby

Horizon Hobby was founded in 1985. Since then, Horizon Hobby has become the undisputed global leader in RC products and accessories. Horizon Hobby is committed to delivering innovative products and providing an exceptional customer experience. By forging strong relationships with RC hobby consumers, retailers, and manufacturers around the world, Horizon Hobby has built the best brands in the industry. Horizon Hobby has locations in the United States, Germany, England, and China. The company is headquartered in Champaign, Illinois.

About Front Row Motorsports

Front Row Motorsports came into NASCAR full-time in 2005. They began part-time in 2004 as Means-Jenkins Motorsports. The team currently has a technical alliance with Roush Fenway Racing and also has received support from Ford since 2016. They fielded primarily two cars for a majority of their time in NASCAR and then were awarded the assets from BK Racing in 2018 to field a third car. They have used car numbers such as 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, and 55. They have competed in 898 Cup Series races and 75 Xfinity Series races. The team has two victories in 2013 and 2016.

About Michael McDowell

Michael McDowell drives the No. 34 Ford for Front Row Motorsports in the NASCAR Cup Series. McDowell is in his fourth season with Front Row having joined the team prior to the 2018 season. In his 358th career start, McDowell scored his first Cup Series win in the 2021 season-opening Daytona 500. His best result prior to that was a fourth-place finish at Daytona International Speedway in 2017. McDowell also has a win in the NASCAR Xfinity Series -- 2016 at Road America.

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