Elliott Sadler Joins Joe Gibbs Racing

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Elliott Sadler will drive the No. 55 for Michael Waltrip Racing for the remainder of the 2013 season. (NASCAR Photo)
Elliott Sadler will join Joe Gibbs Racing in 2013 for the full NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule. (NASCAR Photo)

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – Joe Gibbs Racing President J.D. Gibbs confirmed Monday that Elliott Sadler would join the organization beginning in 2013.

Sadler will drive full-time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2013 alongside Brian Vickers. Sadler has finished second in the series standings the last two seasons to Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

The Virginia native announced earlier this year that he would be leaving Richard Childress Racing following the conclusion of the 2012 season. In his two years driving the No. 2 Chevrolet, Sadler has scored four victories.

Sadler’s car number and any potential sponsors were not announced.