Ridgeway, VA (November 1, 2020) – A week ago, Mother Nature held Ty Dillon and the NASCAR Cup Series captive at Texas Motor Speedway with unrelenting inclement weather pushing the race to Wednesday. Dillon’s wife, Haley, was 38-weeks pregnant as her husband sat alone over 1,000-miles away struggling to stay dry at the 1.5-mile racetrack.

Mrs. Dillon began going into labor late in Wednesday’s rain-delayed Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500. Dillon would receive the news only after crossing the finish line in the Lone Star State when crew chief, Matt Borland, ordered him to call her. He quickly exited his No. 13 GEICO Camaro ZL1 1LE, sprinted through the garage in full uniform and made his way to the airport, where Jimmie Johnson was sitting on his airplane waiting to give Dillon a ride to the Queen City.

Dillon landed safely in Charlotte and arrived at the hospital in time to be with Haley for their son’s arrival. Kapton Reed Dillon arrived in the world on Thursday, October 29th, at 2:30 AM (ET) and was welcomed home by his big sister, Oakley.

Ty and Haley announced their son’s arrival to the world on Sunday prior to the Xfinity 500. Dillon was glowing with pride as he arrived at Martinsville Speedway, and the father of two turned in a solid day after spending his afternoon beating and banging on the flat half-mile racetrack.

With just two races remaining on the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series calendar, Germain Racing looked to continue their strong finish to the season. It was Halloween weekend, so it was appropriate that Dillon would feature ‘GEICOween’ livery on his No. 13 Chevrolet Camaro.

Dillon rolled off of the starting grid from the 25th position when the green flag gave way to 263-miles of racing at the paperclip-shaped facility on Sunday afternoon. Piloting a car that featured ‘Stir Up Savings’ on the lower rear quarter panels, Dillon looked to stir up the action on the track as he began gaining speed and navigating the field. He was posting lap times quicker than the leader and, as strategies varied up and down pit road, the No. 13 GEICOween Camaro was in the fourth position on lap 140 of a scheduled 500.

Dillon and his GEICOween Camaro were strong and they resided inside the top-20 for nearly the entire race, with the bulk of that time being spent in the top-15. Crew chief, Matt Borland, made good strategy calls, while the Germain Racing pit crew kept Dillon in contention throughout the 500-lap event.

Dillon crossed the finish line in the 16th position, just ahead of Kevin Harvick and Ryan Newman, and collected Germain Racing’s 14th top-20 result of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season.

"Today was a good day for our Germain Racing team. Our GEICOween Chevrolet Camaro would build tight over the run, but Matt (Borland) and the guys continued to make it better with every adjustment,” Dillon said after climbing from his car. “Our team never gives up and I had a lot of fun behind the wheel today. To finish 16th is a great way to end our final Martinsville start together as a team. We are going to head to Phoenix next week and give it everything we have to make the last race for Germain Racing a memorable one."

With just a single race remaining in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, Germain Racing will load up their No. 13 GEICO Camaro for the final time and head west to Avondale, AZ.

Ty Dillon and the No. 13 GEICO Camaro ZL1 1LE will hit the track at Phoenix Raceway on Sunday, November 8th, for the Season Finale 500. The race will be televised live on NBC beginning at 3 PM (ET). The Motor Racing Network (MRN) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (channel 90) will carry the live radio broadcast.

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