Josh Berry to fill in for Michael Annett at New Hampshire
Josh Berry will substitute Michael Annett in Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, JR Motorsports revealed Monday. The race is set up for 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
The group specified that Annett, who missed out on last weekend’s Truck race at Knoxville and Xfinity race at Atlanta, is out after an MRI exposed a tension fracture in his ideal thigh. Surgical treatment on the leg is set up to occur Tuesday. Annett is anticipated to be able to return for the Aug. 7 Xfinity race at Watkins Glen International.
Austin Dillon completed 11th in location of Annett in last weekend’s Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
JR Motorsports specified that it has actually asked for a medical waiver for Annett for the Xfinity Series playoffs. He is 11th in the playoff standings after missing out on last weekend’s race. The leading 12 make the Xfinity Series playoffs. Annett is 59 points ahead of Riley Herbst, the very first motorist outside a playoff area. 8 races stay up until the Xfinity playoffs start Sept. 25 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Berry drove in 12 races for JRM this season prior to Sam Mayer turned 18 years of ages and took control of the No. 8 automobile for the group. Berry won at Martinsville.
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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.