NASCAR Tenting World Truck Sequence driver/proprietor Jordan Anderson is making the bounce to the Xfinity Sequence.
On Monday, Anderson introduced that his Jordan Anderson Racing group will area a full-season Xfinity program with him going for Rookie of the 12 months honors within the No. 31 Chevrolet.
The brand new program will run automobiles acquired from Richard Childress Racing and powered by ECR engines. Artie Haire will function crew chief. St. Louis-based auto vendor Bommarito Automotive Group will assist the entry as a sponsor.
Jordan Anderson Racing additionally introduced that it’s going to proceed its Truck Sequence program. The No. three Chevrolet will likely be run by a number of drivers through the season, beginning with Anderson on the season opener on Feb. 12 at Daytona Worldwide Speedway.
Further drivers for this program will likely be introduced later.
“It’s completely superb to see the doorways that God has opened for us and this journey continues as we broaden our group to compete inside the NASCAR Xfinity Sequence this 12 months,” Anderson stated in a launch.
“Our group has been extremely blessed to have an incredible assist group behind us that imagine in what we are attempting to construct and develop for the long run. Everybody inside our group has labored tirelessly to place all these items collectively and I’ve religion that the hassle will present once we compete at Daytona – and past.
“I’m grateful to John Bommarito and the whole Bommarito household for his or her imaginative and prescient in making this new chapter attainable, together with each single certainly one of our group companions, in addition to everybody at RCR and Chevrolet for his or her assist in helping us assemble a stable basis for our group to start out with.”
The 29-year-old South Carolina native has fielded his personal group because the begin of the 2018 Truck season. He has posted 124 Truck begins relationship again to 2014.
Moreover, he has 13 previous Xfinity begins to his credit score. His most up-to-date Xfinity begin got here in June 2017 at Dover Worldwide Speedway for B.J. McLeod Motorsports.
Anderson narrowly missed out on his first profession Truck win at Daytona final February, when he was edged at the checkered flag by Grant Enfinger by .010 of a second. He stated his end that night time was for “every underdog in America.”
He earned his different top-10 end of the 12 months in October at Talladega Superspeedway, ending sixth.
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