Harrison Burton / No. 20 DEX Imaging Toyota Supra Preview- Daytona International Speedway

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·  Sophomore Campaign: Harrison Burton returns to Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) for his second full season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2021 behind the wheel of the DEX Imaging Toyota Supra. Coming off an impressive rookie season which saw Burton capture Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors and finish eighth in the championship driver standings, Burton will look to capture JGR’s third Xfinity Series Driver’s Championship under the leadership of veteran crew chief Jason Ratcliff this season.

·  Impressive Rookie Season: On his to way to Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors last season, Burton captured four wins, 15 top five and 22 top-10 finishes in 33 starts. Burton also set the NASCAR Xfinity Series Sunoco Rookie record in 2020 for the most consecutive top-10 finishes to start a season with 10 consecutive top 10s; the previous record of nine was held by Carl Edwards during the 2005 season.

·  New Crew Chief: Veteran Crew Chief Jason Ratcliff will lead Burton and the DEX Imaging team this season. No stranger to success in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Ratcliff has an impressive resume including 54 wins, 153 top five, and 237 top-10 finishes in 450 career NASCAR Xfinity Series races. Ratcliff won the 2009 NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship with current JGR driver Kyle Busch. 

·  BURTON AT DAYTONA:  In two NASCAR Xfinity Series Starts at Daytona, Burton has two top-five finishes on his resume. In his last outing on the high banks at Daytona last August, Burton started 11th and finished fifth in his DEX Imaging Supra.  

·  JGR AT DAYTONA: JGR has 100 total starts at Daytona International Speedway in the NXS, earning four wins, 26 top-five finishes, 41 top-10 finishes and nine pole starting positions. The team has led 641 laps, completed 10,148 of 11,244 attempted laps (90.3%) and earned an average start of 10.4 and an average finish of 16.6. Tony Stewart (2008), Denny Hamlin (2008), Joey Logano (2011) and Matt Kenseth (2013) each have one win for JGR in the series.

·  DEX IMAGING: DEX Imaging returns as a full-time sponsor of Burton and the No. 20 team this season. DEX Imaging is the digital document imaging division of Staples, the world’s largest business solutions provider. DEX sells and services the broadest selection of copiers, printers and data management solutions in the industry, such as Konica Minolta, Canon, Kyocera and HP. What makes DEX unique is its people, whose combined knowledge of cutting-edge business technologies and depth of service experience is unmatched. DEX Imaging’s success is directly tied to its mission: to help customers of all sizes drive down document-related expenses while improving productivity. 

·  RACE INFO: The Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner 300 at Daytona International Speedway is scheduled for Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Watch and listen live on FoxSports1, Sirius XM Channel 90 and MRN Radio.

Burton’s Career NASCAR Xfinity Series Stats at Daytona International Speedway

StartsWinsTop 5Top 10PolesLaps LedAvg. StartAvg. Finish
2022099.53.5

Burton’s 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series Stats

StartsWinsTop 5Top 10PolesLaps LedAvg. StartAvg. Finish
334152202917.810.0

Burton’s’ Career NASCAR Xfinity Series Stats

StartsWinsTop 5Top 10PolesLaps LedAvg. StartAvg. Finish
424162702918.111.5

From the Cockpit:

Harrison Burton: “I’m pumped to get to work and back behind the wheel of the DEX Imaging Toyota Supra this weekend. Daytona is an exciting time for everyone because all the hard work we’ve done in the offseason begins to come to light. I’m really excited to have Jason (Ratcliff) leading our team this season. We’ve had some good conversations on our expectations for this year, and I’m excited to see how it all plays out. Everyone on our Joe Gibbs Racing team is ready to go and I can’t wait to get started on Saturday afternoon.”

JGR PR

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