Papis, RCR strike 3-race deal

- The Associated Press
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013

Veteran road racer Max Papis has put together a limited deal with Richard Childress Racing this season for three Nationwide Series races.

Papis will drive the No. 33 Chevrolet at Road America and Mid-Ohio, and on the oval at Iowa.

"Having the trust and support of a man like Richard Childress ... shows me how far I have come in NASCAR," the Italian driver said. "With RCR and ECR Engines, I will have the best opportunity in my career to accomplish my goal of winning a NASCAR race. It fills my heart with joy to know that I did enough to earn an oval race opportunity and I will make everyone proud of their decision."

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