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Jake Garcia Joins McAnally-Hilgemann for 5 Truck Races

Jake Garcia will race for McAnally-Hilgemann Racing in several NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races, the team announced Wednesday, March 16.

He’ll pilot a third truck, the No. 35, starting at Martinsville Speedway in April.

Other races on his docket are World Wide Technology Raceway in June, Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park in July, Richmond Raceway in August and Bristol Motor Speedway in September.

“In the first two races of the year, we have seen some tremendous speed come out of the McAnally-Hilgemann Racing trucks ever since they became a part of an alliance with our team at GMS Racing,” GMS Racing President Mike Beam said in a release. “We look forward to working with their newest driver, Jake Garcia, and seeing the progression of our alliance throughout the season.”

“I’m excited to work with MHR and Chevrolet in this next step in my racing career,” Garcia said. “I’m looking forward to learning a lot from this opportunity and I look for us to have some good finishes in these races with MHR.”

See also
Colby Howard Joins McAnally-Hilgemann for 2022

The 17-year-old made one start in the ARCA Menards Series West last fall at Phoenix Raceway and finished sixth. He’s also ran in multiple Cars Pro Late Model Tour events, earning six top fives and eight top 10s.

Garcia will join Derek Kraus and Colby Howard, who pilot Nos. 19 and 91, respectively, for MHR.

About the author

Joy joined Frontstretch in 2019 as a NASCAR DraftKings writer, expanding to news and iRacing coverage in 2020. She's currently an assistant editor and involved with photos, social media and news editing. A California native, Joy was raised as a motorsports fan and started watching NASCAR extensively in 2001. She earned her B.A. degree in Liberal Studies at California State University Bakersfield in 2010.

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