Hendrick Motorsports star William Byron set to make his return to the truck series after five years, in Martinsville

Find out about William Byron’s return to Truck Series the upcoming weekend at Martinsville and what he has to say about the opportunity

William Byron
William Byron

Hendrick Motorsports driver William Byron will mark his return to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series after five long years, this weekend at Martinsville. He will be driving the number 7 Spire Motorsports truck which is sponsored by HendrickCars.com, the car was driven last weekend by his Cup Series teammate Alex Bowman at COTA.

The car will be using a livery modeled after the late Ricky Hendrick‘s GMAC race cars, which is similar to the ones reigning NASCAR Cup Series Champion and William Byron’s teammate Kyle Larson uses in his cup outings.

The 2022 Atlanta Cup Series Race winner is not a stranger to the Truck Series Scene the 2016 Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the year has once come so close to a championship win the same year only to see his dreams not materializing due to an engine failure. In 2016, William Byron had 7 wins with Kyle Busch Motorsports and was also the driver with the most wins that year.

“I’m really excited to get in Spire’s truck” William Byron on racing at Truck series

William Byron
William Byron

William Byron acknowledged that he is excited to get in Spire’s truck this week at Martinsville. He went on to say that he is excited to see how things have changed in Martinsville since his last outing here, which was a couple of years ago. He went on to say that Martinsville is going to be a fun ride considering how well his crew chief Kevin Manion co-performed last week’s Truck Series race at COTA and added that any additional track time there will be beneficial for the Sundays Cup series race.  

I’m really excited to get in Spire’s truck this week at Martinsville. Even though it’s been a couple of years since I was in a truck at Martinsville, I had good runs before with a couple of top-10 finishes, including a third-place result. I’m excited to see how things have changed since that time,” William Byron said.

Plus, any more track time at Martinsville is always good since it’s such a rhythm-based track. Bono (crew chief Kevin Manion) and the #7 truck ran well when they were at COTA and he has done a great job at Martinsville in the past, as well. It should be a fun time,” William Byron added.

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