Austin Hill Returns to Richard Childress Racing for the 2023 Xfinity Season – Jayski’s NASCAR Silly Season Site

TALladega, AL - OCTOBER 01: Austin Hill, driver of the #21 Bennett Chevrolet pickup, walks the grid before the NASCAR Xfinity Series Sparks 300 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 1, 2022 in Talladega, Alabama.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) |  Getty Images

TALladega, AL – OCTOBER 01: Austin Hill, driver of the #21 Bennett Chevrolet pickup, walks the grid before the NASCAR Xfinity Series Sparks 300 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 1, 2022 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Richard Childress Racing announced today that Austin Hill will return as the driver of the No. 21 Chevrolet Camaro SS for a championship chase in the 2023 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. The Bennett Group of Companies, Global Industrial, United Rentals and Alsco Uniforms will continue as partners in the Hill campaign for a second year, while long-term RCR partner Realtree will join the group. Hill, who earned Rookie of the Year honors, two wins, and a sixth-place finish in the driver points standings during his rookie year, remains focused on improving those results this season.

Team Hill and the No. 21 team will once again be piloted by crew chief Andy Street. Street is entering his fourth year as crew chief in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, taking three wins (Myatt Snider in 2021 and Hill in 2022) and two playoff berths in the past two seasons.

“I am excited to be back at RCR this season to compete for the Xfinity Series Championship again,” said Hill. “My rookie season was a success, but I know our No. 21 team can improve even further with our first year together under our belt. I am so grateful for the opportunity that Richard and everyone at RCR continues to give me. Not only to get back with Andy and my crew, but The return of our loyal partners is a huge asset to our program. I can’t wait to get to Daytona and start the 2023 season the same way we started last season.”

Following on from last year’s successful campaigns and results, each of the partners in Team No. 21 will increase the team’s partnership in dynamic and innovative ways.

Headquartered in McDonough, Georgia, Bennett Family of Companies provides innovative logistics and transportation services to businesses across America. Bennett offers a range of trucking and specialty logistics services, from flatbed and deck trucks and manufactured housing transportation to recreational vehicle delivery, customs brokerage, and warehousing. With over 46 years of experience in the industry, Bennett Network provides the safest and best service to all of its business partners. Featuring Bennett’s No. 21 Bennett Transportation & Logistics Chevrolet, Bennett will continue to host clients on the racetrack providing unique behind-the-scenes access on weekends.

“It has been an amazing experience working with the team at Richard Childress Racing. The owners are very excited to continue our partnership with RCR and Austin Hill in the NASCAR Xfinity Series this season,” said Lynette Mathis, group vice president of Bennett Companies. Not only to build brand awareness but also to be able to recruit and retain hundreds of truck drivers. We look forward to giving our customers, drivers and agents the full weekend experience. As Austin Hill won Sunoco Rookie of the Year in his first full-time season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, we know he’s going to do big things in 2023.”

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Global Industrial Company is a value-added distributor of a wide range of industrial, maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products for customers in the United States and Canada. Founded in 1949 by Michael and Paul Leeds as a material handling company, Global Industrial is now an industry leader with more than 1.7 million products in 21 industrial and commercial categories. For more than 70 years, Global Industrial has led the charge, helping customers solve problems and providing the products needed to run their businesses and facilities, including the tools that help the #21 team succeed.

“We are excited to expand our relationship with Richard Childress Racing and Austin Hill for the 2023 season,” said Klaus Werner, Senior Vice President and Head of Marketing at Global Industrial. “Austin has been a strong ambassador for our customers and employees, and we look forward to increasing global industrial brand awareness and engagement with our dedicated NASCAR fan base. Our comprehensive product offering, solution-based approach, and line of ‘Built to Exceed’ global exclusive Industrial Brands™ are perfectly suited to help In furthering our collective success in and out of the ring.”

United Rentals, the world’s largest equipment rental company, has an integrated network of more than 1,300 rental locations in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, United Rentals offers general, air and specialty rentals to a client base that includes construction companies, industrial companies, utilities, municipalities and homeowners. The company will benefit from the second year of the RCR partnership to enhance communication with its customers through branding, hospitality activities and promotion of their Work United initiative.

“We are proud to be partnering with the Richard Childress Racing Team and Austin Hill for another exciting NASCAR Xfinity Series season,” said Craig Schmidt, United Rentals Vice President of National Accounts. “Our teams share the same commitment to service and safety, so we are excited about the opportunity to Work United™ and deliver an unforgettable experience for our customers and fans in 2023.”

Marking the seventh season of a partnership with Richard Childress Racing, Alsco is a fifth generation uniform company, family owned and operated and founded in 1889. Alsco is recognized by the prestigious Hohenstein Institute for inventing the uniform rental industry. Celebrating more than 130 years in business, Alsco provides standardized laundry services and other products that keep businesses clean and safe for customers in healthcare, automotive, industrial and hospitality.

“It just didn’t make sense for us to partner again with Austin Hill after his rookie performance of the year on the track last year,” said Ben Fox, Director of Sales and Marketing for Alsco Uniforms. “We’re here to help him keep his crew wearing clean, high-performance MIMIX gear, so he can perform on the track again in 2023.”

Realtree, a long-term partner of RCR, is the world’s leading camouflage designer, marketer and licensor with over 2,000 licensees using Realtree patterns and brands. The Columbus, GA-based company is committed to supporting individuals and groups working to secure our outdoor heritage, veterans and military affairs, and to preserve the natural spaces, and wildlife that resides there. Realtree will appear in Hill’s No. 21 Chevrolet throughout the 2023 season, after a successful pairing during their Driver’s Cup Series debut at Georgia last season.

“We are excited about the opportunity to join Austin on the No. 21 car,” said Tyler Jordan, Realtree Strategic Business Coordinator. “Austin is a native of Georgia and doesn’t live too far from where our company is located. Plus, he’s a huge outdoorsy entrepreneur and proudly represents everything our brand is about. The partnership makes so much sense, we can’t wait for the 2023 season!”

Hill looks to defend his season-opening win as the NASCAR Xfinity Series season gets underway at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, February 18th. The green flag will wave at 5 p.m. ET with live TV coverage on FS1. Motorsports Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90 will carry the live radio broadcast. For more information, please visit

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