GAFFNEY, S.C. – Robby Lyons will drive for JD Motorsports with Gary Keller during the first three NASCAR Xfinity Series races of the season.
In a driver development co-effort with Premium Motorsports, Lyons will be making starts at Daytona Int’l Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Auto Club Speedway.
“I’m thrilled to get the opportunity to kick of the 2020 season driving for JD Motorsports,” said Lyons, 31. “Obviously, I’ve been following the team for a long time and have a huge amount of respect and appreciation for what they’ve done for guys like Ross and Garrett, who I’m proud to call friends and mentors. Seeing how driving for Johnny prepared them for success as drivers and in so many other ways is really exciting for me. I can’t wait to capitalize on the three races we have planned and build on that momentum heading forward.”
Partnering with Lyons for the first of his three starts will be Carr & Sons Masonry Inc., based out of nearby Pinellas Park, FL. Sunwest Construction will partner up with Lyons for the driver’s next starts at Las Vegas and Fontana.
In his lone Xfinity Series start at Homestead-Miami Speedway last season, Lyons finished 28th. He has also made 12 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series starts, earning a career-best 12th-place finish at Phoenix Raceway.
Lyons’ car number and crew chief will be announced at a later date.