Truck regular Austin Hill to run six Xfinity races this season

Hattori Racing Enterprises revealed Tuesday that the group will field an Xfinity Series entry for Austin Hill in 6 races this season, beginning this Saturday at Nashville Superspeedway (3:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN).

Hill, who drives full-time for the company in the Outdoor camping World Truck Series, will likewise run the No. 61 Toyota Supra in upcoming Xfinity races at Pocono Raceway (June 27), the Indianapolis Motor Speedway roadway course (Aug. 14), Michigan International Speedway (Aug. 21), the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval (Oct. 9), and Texas Motor Speedway (Oct. 16).

Last season, Hill and the company made 9 Xfinity begins together in the very same No. 61 entry. Hill taped 2 top-10 surfaces, consisting of a leading surface of 5th at Kansas Speedway in October.

“I’ve really enjoyed the chance to run our Supras in the Xfinity Series the last couple years,” Hill stated in a release. “It’s awesome to have these opportunities thanks to everyone at AISIN, Toyota Tsusho, and Toyota.

“We have a lot of great partners that help support us and everyone at HRE has been working hard on developing our program in the Xfinity Series. We had a couple really strong runs last season, and I can’t wait to build on that at Nashville this weekend.”

Hill is likewise contending in Friday’s Truck race at NSS. He is presently 3rd in Truck routine season points.

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Truck routine Austin Hill to run 6 Xfinity races this season initially appeared on NBCSports.com

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