DGR-Crosley announced Monday that Kyle Benjamin will drive the team’s No. 17 Toyota in Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at Martinsville Speedway.
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Benjamin, 20, is set for his second career Truck Series start in Saturday’s Texas Roadhouse 200 (1 p.m. ET, FS1, MRN, SiriusXM). The former NASCAR Next driver made his series debut at Martinsville in March, leading 74 laps and finishing second to race winner John Hunter Nemechek.
In other Truck Series news heading to the .526-mile Virginia track:
• GMS Racing announced through its social media channels that Timothy Peters will return to action this weekend in the No. 23 Chevrolet at his home track. Autos by Nelson will provide primary sponsorship.
Peters, the series’ most recent winner at Talladega Superspeedway, scored the first of his 11 victories in the series at Martinsville back in 2009.
• Jeb Burton will make his first Truck Series start of the season for start-up organization On Point Motorsports. The team announced that Strutmasters will be on board as a primary sponsor for Burton’s No. 30 Toyota.
Burton, 26, notched his first career Truck Series pole at Martinsville in 2013. His most recent taste of NASCAR national series competition has been three Xfinity Series starts this season for Richard Childress Racing.
On Point Motorsports, owned by Steven Lane, will be making its fourth start of the season. Scott Lagasse Jr. (two races) and Austin Theriault (one race) have also driven the No. 30 truck this year.