Hocevar, 20, presently competes fulltime within the Truck Collection with Niece Motorsports. He is but to win, however has ten top-fives and 21 top-tens in 56 begins.
Spire Motorsports, which fields two fulltime Cup entries with Corey LaJoie and Ty Dillon, will enter a automobile in six Xfinity races this yr. Kevin Manion and Mike Greci will assist lead the trouble.
The staff has additionally fashioned a technical alliance with JR Motorsports.
“We’re wanting ahead to supporting Spire Motorsports and Carson for these six Xfinity Collection races,” mentioned JR Motorsports Senior Vice President of Motorsports, L.W. Miller. “It is a nice alternative for Carson to take one other step up the racing ladder whereas getting next-level expertise with a stable staff.”
Hocevar will drive the No. 77 Chevrolet Camaro for the primary time at Dover Motor Speedway on April twenty ninth. Premier Safety Options will function the first sponsor.
“I’m desperate to make my Xfinity Collection debut for Spire Motorsports with help from JR Motorsports,” mentioned Hocevar in an announcement. “I’m very grateful for his or her partnership and for Premier Safety’s perception in me. Collectively, they’re offering me with a implausible alternative to develop as a driver and I intend to profit from it.”
Hocevar may also drive the automobile at Charlotte Motor Speedway (Might 27), Nashville Superspeedway (June 24), Michigan Worldwide Speedway (August 5), Darlington Raceway (September 2), and Bristol Motor Speedway (September 15).
“Carson Hocevar is a rising expertise who earned the chance to compete within the NASCAR Xfinity Collection,” mentioned Spire Motorsports co-owner Jeff Dickerson. “Spire Motorsports prides itself on figuring out gifted race drivers who’re nonetheless within the early levels of their profession and pairing them with veterans who might help get essentially the most out of that expertise. Carson suits the invoice completely. We’re keen to offer him with the chance to showcase his expertise and work with Bono, Mike Greci and the group from JR Motorsports.”