Diabetic Ryan Reed gets Roush ride
CONCORD, N.C. -- Roush-Fenway Racing will field a Nationwide Series car next season for Ryan Reed with the American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop Diabetes campaign as his sponsor.
Reed has Type 1 diabetes and his sponsorship will be supported by Eli Lilly. He'll join Charlie Kimball of the IndyCar Series as two drivers competing in a national series with diabetes.
Reed will drive the No. 16 Ford full-time for Roush and compete for rookie of the year.
Reed has run three races this season for Roush, with a best finish of ninth at Richmond.
Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press
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