Matt Tifft Returns to NASCAR Competition at Chicagoland Speedway
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 12, 2016) -Matt Tifft, who underwent surgery for removal of a low-grade glioma in the brain in June, will return to NASCAR competition in the No. 11 BrainGear/Surface Sunscreen Toyota Tundra at Chicagoland Speedway.
“I’m excited to get back behind the wheel,” said Tifft. “I’ve really missed being at the track, so I’m very happy to be back and able to race the No. 11 Tundra with BrainGear and Surface Sunscreen on board.”
Tifft has three starts in the No. 11 Tundra this year, with his best finish of fifth coming at Charlotte Motor Speedway in May.
“We’re really glad to have Matt back in the No. 11, but more importantly we’re glad that he’s healthy,” said team owner Tom DeLoach. “We’re looking forward to finishing out the season strong with him back in action.”
BrainGear Performance Formula will be the primary sponsor on the No. 11 Toyota Tundra at Chicagoland Speedway. BrainGear is the brain performance formula developed by top neurologists, scientists and industry experts that provides immediate focus, clarity and concentration while optimizing brain health and performance over time. What initially began as a brain performance formula for athletes, has now become the go-to for people who are full of relentless drive and devotion dedicated to performing at their best. Immediate benefits you can feel – long-term brain health benefits you can feel good about.
The 20-year-old rookie has one NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at Chicagoland Speedway in 2015, finishing in the ninth position.