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David Starr joins TriStar Motorsports

February 06, 2014, Staff report, NASCAR.com

David Starr joins TriStar Motorsports
Veteran driver to have concentrated effort in Nationwide Series

David Starr is joining TriStar Motorsports for the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series season beginning with the season opening DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 22.

"This is an extremely exciting time for me personally, and for my remarkable partners," Starr said in a team release. "Mark and Kathy Smith are great friends of mine, and I have enjoyed watching them over the last few years build their race team into a quality organization with fast cars. I couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of TriStar Motorsports and to have the power of PME Engines under the hood of my Toyota Camry."

Starr has raced in all three NASCAR national series, but has primarily run in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, winning four times in 317 races. Starr has run in 27 Nationwide events, including two races last season. During the 2014 season, Starr will have a concentrated effort in the Nationwide Series.

"I’m excited for the opportunity to race in the NASCAR Nationwide Series," Starr said. "This will be a bit of a change from racing in the Camping World Truck Series, but I’m excited and eager for a new challenge."

Starr joins TriStar Motorsports drivers Mike Bliss, Blake Koch, Jeff Green, Eric McClure and Will Kimmel for the 2014 season. An additional announcement regarding Starr’s partnerships for this season will come in the upcoming weeks, according to the release.


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