STATESVILLE, N.C. – Asphalt late model star Ty Majeski is going full-time in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series next year with Niece Motorsports.
“I’m really excited for the opportunity to race full time with Niece Motorsports,” said Majeski. “I’m appreciative of Al and everyone at the team for giving me this opportunity. We’re looking to continue to build on what Ross and the team accomplished this year. We expect to be contending for wins and ultimately the championship.”
Niece Motorsports recently completed its most successful season to date. With Ross Chastain at the wheel the team earned one pole, three wins and 10 top-five finishes. In addition, Chastain captured the most stage wins and led the most laps throughout the season. Chastain and the No. 45 team finished second in both the driver and owner point standings.
“Last season was really a dream come true for me and this team,” said team owner Al Niece. “No one expected us to be contending for a championship in Homestead – but there we were. We’re confident that we can do the same next season. Ty is clearly extremely talented – he’s won in everything he’s driven. I’m excited to have him join the team full time. We’re looking forward to great things in 2020.”
This year Majeski competed in six ARCA Menards Series events, earning wins at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Pocono Raceway and Chicagoland Speedway. Majeski also earned top-five finishes in all six starts and led 112 laps.
Majeski earned four wins in the ARCA Midwest Tour in 2019. He teamed up with Niece Motorsports to make his first Truck Series start at ISM Raceway in November.
“Ross is a wheelman, and his skill helped us to elevate our program and continue to build faster trucks,” said general manager Cody Efaw. “We’re really proud of everything we accomplished last season, and excited to continue to build on that with Ty. Any time you get a chance to put a driver like Ty or Ross in your trucks, you don’t pass that up. Ty is a tremendous talent and we are looking forward to a successful season with him.”
Majeski competed in 15 NASCAR Xfinity Series races for Roush Fenway Racing in 2017 and 2018, with his best finish of seventh coming at Iowa Speedway in 2018.
Majeski, who started his racing career in go-karts at the age of nine, is one of the most successful late model racers in recent memory. He has won three ARCA Midwest Tour championships and scored victories in several marquee events, including the Governor’s Cup and he is the 2016 World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway champion.
The remainder of Niece Motorsports’ driver lineup for 2020 will be announced at a later date.