ARCHDALE, N.C. — Dunnville native Brad Neat is moving up the ranks in the driving world.
Neat, 29, has signed with Bobby Labonte Racing for the 2010 season.
Neat will join BLR to drive the No. 41 dirt late model for a full season of competition beginning in 2010. Neat will run in addition to five-time national late model dirt series champion Earl Pearson Jr., who will continue to pilot the No. 44 BLR Dodge Charger.
Neat will make his debut with BLR Feb. 1 when the team travels to Florida for the 34th annual DART Winternationals.
Neat has already posted more than 30 dirt late model victories, including wins at Eldora (Ohio) Speedway and Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway.