Ryan Truex Joins Niece For Full Truck Series Schedule

Ryan Truex Joins Niece
Ryan Truex (40) will race full time for Niece Motorsports next season. (Daylon Barr photo)

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – After running a partial NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule this year, Ryan Truex will join Niece Motorsports to pilot the No. 40 Marquis Spas Chevrolet Silverado full time next season.

“Last season was really a learning year for me with this team,” said Truex. “I feel like we learned a ton every week. We adjusted to working with no track time prior to racing, and I feel like we made our equipment better throughout the course of the year. I am excited about the continuity we will be able to build, competing week in and week out.

“I’m thankful to Marquis Spas for their support this season and as we move into next season.”

The Mayetta, N.J., native competed in nine races with Niece Motorsports throughout the year. His best finish of 12th came twice, at both Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway and Kansas Speedway.

Truex, who ran full time in the Truck Series in 2017, has two poles, 10 top-five finishes and 19 top-10 finishes in 51 starts in the series.

In addition to his experience behind the wheel in the Truck Series, Truex has 78 starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and 26 starts in the NASCAR Cup Series to his credit.

“We’re excited to bring Ryan full time next season,” said team general manager Cody Efaw.  “As a team, we are really excited about how our program is shaping up for next season.  We are working hard collectively to make our equipment the best it can be.

“We are thankful for the support of great partners like Marquis and Chevrolet. We look forward to contending for wins next year with Ryan.”