Matt DiBenedetto lands 2022 Truck Series ride

Matt DiBenedetto is heading for the NASCAR Outdoor Camping World Truck Series.

On Thursday, Truck group Rackley W.A.R. revealed that DiBenedetto will drive its No. 25 Chevrolet Silverado full-time this coming season. He will be paired with team chief Chad Kendrick.

DiBenedetto was a Cup Series routine from 2015-21. He went winless in 248 Cup begins while contending for numerous companies. He invested the previous 2 seasons with Wood Brothers Racing.

While DiBenedetto has actually experience in both the Cup and Xfinity Series (69 starts), he has never ever completed in the Truck Series.

“I can honestly say that, at this time in my career, I am truly excited,” DiBenedetto stated in a release. “I feel like I’m going back to my roots in a lot of ways. I love the feeling you immediately get when you talk to (team co-owner) Curtis (Sutton), (team co-owner) Willie (Allen), Chad; all the guys around this organization. They are all hard-core racers and everyone is extremely dedicated.

“This opportunity is a blessing to me and I’m really excited to do my part in taking this team to the next level.”

Last season was Rackley W.A.R’s very first in Trucks. Timothy Peters ran the very first 10 races in the No. 25 entry prior to he and the group parted methods.

Josh Berry (9 starts), Allen (2 starts) and Brett Moffitt (one start) all drove the No. 25 for the rest of the season. In his very first start, Berry ended up tenth in June at Texas Motor Speedway. It would be the group’s season-best outcome.

The group is enthusiastic that, with DiBenedetto now on board and its numerous alliances undamaged, they can raise their efficiency in year 2.

“We have a lot of great folks around this race shop and in a lot of other places,” Allen stated in the very same release. “This will be our second year having an alliance with GMS Racing and we’re really appreciative of all they do for us. We will continue our manufacturer alliance with GM and Chevrolet, and we’re super-thankful for the resources they make available to us.

“This series is for sure the most competitive out there right now, and we are really fortunate to have excellent partners. We anticipate a big year as we look forward to our first win.”

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