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Jeffrey Earnhardt Driving Second Hunt Car at Daytona

Sam Hunt Racing is entering two cars at the season-opening race at Daytona International Speedway in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, SHR announced Jan. 26.

Jeffrey Earnhardt, who was previously announced for a part-time schedule with the team in its No. 26, will pilot the No. 24.

He joins Ryan Truex, who’s driving the No. 26.

Earnhardt started 29 Xfinity races in 2021, all for JD Motorsports with Gary Keller, with a best finish of 18th at Dover Motor Speedway.

Previously, Earnhardt revealed that his schedule in the No. 26 was for seven races, with sponsorship from ForeverLawn. His first race in the No. 26 has not yet been announced.

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Rutherford is the managing editor of Frontstretch, a position he gained in 2015 after serving on the editing staff for two years. At his day job, he's a journalist covering music and rock charts at Billboard. He lives in New York City, but his heart is in Ohio -- you know, like that Hawthorne Heights song.

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