Zane Smith indicators with new Trackhouse partnership for 2024 – EAST AUTO NEWS

Zane Smith indicators with new Trackhouse partnership for 2024

In a multipart announcement Saturday, Trackhouse Racing revealed it has signed Zane Smith to a multiyear deal for its NASCAR Cup Sequence program.

In 2024, Smith will compete within the Cup Sequence for Spire Motorsports with the aim of becoming a member of Trackhouse correct in 2025. Spire has shaped an alliance with Trackhouse after buying a 3rd constitution from Stay Quick Motorsports.

“Growth will not be one thing to be taken flippantly, however we really feel Trackhouse is commercially and technically positioned for progress,” Justin Marks stated. “You want good timing, superb companions, and nice drivers. Including Zane is like signing the No. 1 draft decide, and we’re proud that he’s now a member of the Trackhouse household.”

Trackhouse Racing will subject two full-time entries subsequent season, having beforehand signed Ross Chastain and Daniel Suarez to extensions. The group debuted as a single-car group with Suarez in 2021 and grew to a two-car group final season, ending second within the championship with Chastain and successful three races with each its drivers.

A fourth-year driver within the Craftsman Truck Sequence, Smith is the reigning champion. He’s within the midst of defending his championship with Entrance Row Motorsports.

Smith has made seven begins within the Cup Sequence, his debut coming in June 2022 in St. Louis because the substitute driver for Chris Buescher at RRK Racing, ending seventeenth. He’s made six begins this season between Entrance Row Motorsports and Rick Ware Racing, ending tenth within the Coca-Cola 600 with Entrance Row.

“That is an unimaginable second for me,” Smith stated. “Trackhouse is among the most progressive organizations within the storage. I instructed some buddies a 12 months in the past that I needed to be part of what Trackhouse is doing and I simply can’t consider that is all coming true. I’m very excited and grateful to have a future with the group.

“The Cup Sequence is the head of racing in America, and I can not wait to compete, study and hone my expertise towards the perfect on the earth. I’m actually trying ahead to working with the Spire Motorsports group in 2024 and consider the alliance with Trackhouse will assist proceed Spire’s ascent up the grid.”

Earlier this week, Trackhouse introduced the signing of Shane van Gisbergen to a growth deal. The New Zealander will run throughout all three nationwide sequence in 2024. The look of the group’s lineup in 2025 might be decided over time.

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