Story By: ROTH MOTORSPORTS – FRESNO, CA – With three consecutive Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions pres. By Mobil1(ASCoC) Championships now to his credit, Aaron Reutzel is set for his next challenge as he will make his first run fulltime with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series in 2021 at the helm of the famed Roth Motorsports No. 83.
“I am extremely thankful for the opportunity that Dennis and Teresa Roth have given me, and I am very excited about teaming up with Roth Motorsports and running with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series fulltime,” Aaron Reutzel said. “It is something I have always wanted to do, and this was an opportunity that I could not pass up.”
For longtime car owner, Dennis Roth, he too is excited about the new pairing for the season ahead.
“Aaron Reutzel is a very talented race car driver that we have had the pleasure of working with on a few occasions over the years,” Roth said. “We are very excited to welcome him to our team for the 2021 season and give him his first shot fulltime with the World of Outlaws.”
Climbing the ladder over the years, Reutzel moves into the seat of the Roth Motorsports entry after claiming the ASCS National Tour in 2015 before claiming three consecutive ASCoC titles spanning from 2018-2020. 2018 also saw the Clute, TX driver also earn series Rookie of the Year Honors.
Since turning his focus to 410ci racing the last few years, Reutzel has pocketed 36 career All Star wins to go along with those three championships, two feature event wins with the World of Outlaws, two Knoxville Raceway wins, a win at the Peter Murphy Classic with Roth Motorsports, and a Winter Heat Showdown win.
“Roth Motorsports and I have had success together in the past, so I know this decision is what’s best for me and my family,” Reutzel added. “I am stoked to finally have my shot with the series. It did come a little sooner than I wanted with the age of my kids and me wanting to be there with them, but we will make the best of it. I am really looking forward to the 2021 season and all that it has to bring.”
While Reutzel makes the jump to the Fresno, CA based team, he will also bring along current Crew Chief, Dylan Buswell. Originally from Australia where he most recently served as the Crew Chief for Krikke Motorsports, Buswell assumed Crew Chief duties with Reutzel for the 2020 season and helped him to another stellar campaign.
“It’s not often that you are able to bring your Crew Chief with you to a new team, and I am excited to continue to work with Dylan Buswell,” Reutzel noted. “We hit it off great in 2020, and I feel like we make a great team together.”
With Buswell taking over Crew Chief duties on the Roth Motorsports traveling car, Brent Ventura will serve as a traveling liaison for the team. He will spend some time on the road with the team and will also oversee any racing that Roth Motorsports does in their home state of California. Joining Buswell on the road will be Tony Barkman who was on the 2020 World of Outlaws team with Roth Motorsports.
The Roth Motorsports team would like to thank Roth Enterprises, Jason, Tara, and Cole Roth Cattle Co., HR Livestock Transportation, Roth Investments, Southern Pacific Farms, All Star Performance, FK Rod Ends, Weld Wheels, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, Kent Performance, Kaeding Performance, Smith Titanium, and Team Simpson for their support in 2020.