LONG POND, Pa. — Ty Majeski will make his debut with Cunningham Motorsports on June 9 at Pocono Raceway in the General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200.
Majeski took his first laps in the No. 99 Ford during the open test on June 7, turning the third-fastest time of the day.
“I think the test went really well,” said Majeski. “I spent a lot of time on iRacing.com in the Ford simulator getting laps around this place before I showed up and it definitely helped. To be in a competitive car like this is a dream come true. I’m very excited and can’t thank everyone from Cunningham Motorsports, Roush Fenway Racing and Ken Schrader Racing enough for the opportunity.”
Cunningham Motorsports and Ken Schrader Racing are partnering for the five races Majeski is slated to drive, with equipment being owned by CMS and logistical operations coming from KSR.
“We need Ken Schrader Racing’s help with Ty’s program,” said CMS co-owner Kerry Scherer. “Kenny had space, the people and is a proven winner, so it made sense to ask for his help. It will be a Cunningham effort with Kenny and Donnie overseeing it.”
Majeski’s Ford is owned by CMS’s championship owner Briggs Cunningham with KSR assembly and trackside help. Majeski had been able to work directly with Schrader in the final weeks before Pocono.
“We are very excited to for the opportunity to work with Ty Majeski,” said Schrader. “This season, Ty will run a limited schedule with the KSR team and we’re thrilled to be coordinating efforts with a championship team like Cunningham Motorsports. I know we can all gain some knowledge from each other and it looks like it will be a promising season.”
Majeski is no stranger to ARCA, racing in four events last season and coming away with one top-five and two top-10 finishes. This season, Majeski hopes that with champion-caliber equipment and a winning team behind him, he can earn his first ARCA victory.
“It’s been a lot of fun getting ready for these five races,” said Majeski. “I’ve spent some time with my crew chief Matt Weber in the shop at Schrader’s a little bit and they’ve really put together a good car. Cunningham has great equipment and they’ve been extremely fast the last two years, especially on tracks like Pocono. I just can’t wait to get on the track tomorrow and hopefully get a win in my first race in the No. 99 Cunningham Motorsports Ford.”