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Marco Andretti will drive the No. 7 Spire Motorsports Chevy Silverado in the final two races of the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, Spire announced Oct. 12.
The No. 7 will be fielded for Andretti at Homestead-Miami Speedway and Phoenix Raceway.
Kin Insurance will sponsor Andretti at Homestead, while Gainbridge will be the primary sponsor at the season finale at Phoenix.
“I had a lot of fun driving for Spire Motorsports at Mid-Ohio [Sports Car Course], the end result wasn’t reflective of the pace we had out of the gate, but I learned a lot about how these trucks handle and what to expect,” Andretti said in a team release.
“I want to expand my limited stock car experience and get some laps in on the bigger ovals. Homestead and Phoenix are going to be very different from the ovals I raced with the SRX Series and, obviously, much different from Mid-Ohio, which is what I want.”
Andretti finished 19th in his series debut at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, also for Spire.
“Spire Motorsports is thrilled to have Marco Andretti back in our No. 7 Chevy Silverado for the final two NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series races of 2023,” Spire co-owner Jeff Dickerson added. “He qualified and ran really well at Mid-Ohio and if a couple things fall our way, he has a much better finish.”
Andretti, a two-time NTT IndyCar Series winner, has made 251 career starts in IndyCar, with five of those being at Homestead and three being at Phoenix.
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