Scott Riggs Gets Sponsor For Coca-Cola 600

Jim BobCorrespondent IMay 23, 2009

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 14:  Scott Riggs, driver of the #36 Toyota, prepares to drive during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2009 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Scott Riggs and the No. 36 Tommy Baldwin Racing team has signed Cooter’s Backyard Bar & Grill as a primary sponsor for Sunday night's Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe's Motor Speedway.

“I am excited for Cooter’s to be on the hood this weekend,” said Tommy Baldwin, owner and crew chief of Riggs. “Edward Williams, owner of Cooter’s, races late model stocks and knows what sponsorship means to the success of a team. I hope we bring home a solid finish for Cooter’s Bar & Grill.”

Cooter's Backyard Bar & Grill is located in Murrellls Inlet, S.C., and is the home of their “world famous atomic buffalo turds.” Items on their menu include assorted BBQ items, seafood, pasta, chicken, steak, and more.

Riggs, in 10 Sprint Cup Series starts at Lowe's, has posted five top-20 finishes, calling his 13th-place finish in the 2006 Coca-Cola 600 his best career finish at the track in Sprint Cup Series competition. Riggs also owns two top-five finishes in the Nationwide Series at the track.

The Coca-Cola 600 is scheduled to begin Sunday at 5:45 PM ET and will be televised on FOX with radio coverage on PRN and SIRIUS-XM NASCAR Radio.