The No. 19 Toyota Supra, which was vacated by Brandon Jones on the finish of the 2022 season, will make the most of varied drivers all year long.
Ryan Truex (six races), Joe Graf Jr. (5 races), and Connor Mosack (three races) have already been introduced. The staff has now revealed that Myatt Snider will pilot the automotive in six races. Tree Prime will function the first sponsor.
The experience stays open for 13 races on the schedule. Rookie Sammy Smith will pilot the sister No. 18 automotive full-time, whereas John-Hunter Nemechek will do the identical behind the wheel of the No. 20 machine.
Snider’s first begin might be within the season-opener at Daytona Int. Speedway. He will even compete at Portland Raceway, the Charlotte Roval, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Martinsville Speedway, and the season finale at Phoenix Raceway.
“We’re trying ahead to have Myatt on our No. 19 staff for six races,” mentioned Steve DeSouza, JGR’s Govt Vice President of NXS and Growth. “Constructing out the driving force lineup for this automotive is a chance for JGR to assist drivers proceed to develop of their racing profession and we’re trying ahead to seeing how Myatt continues to develop.”
Snider, 28, has been full-time within the Xfinity Collection for the final three seasons. He earned one victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway in 2021, driving for Richard Childress Racing.
Daytona might be his a centesimal begin in NASCAR’s secondary division.
Race winner Myatt Snider, Richard Childress Racing, Chevrolet Camaro TaxSlayer Picture by: Rusty Jarrett / NKP / Motorsport Images
Race winner Myatt Snider, Richard Childress Racing, Chevrolet Camaro TaxSlayer
Picture by: Rusty Jarrett / NKP / Motorsport Images
“With six races on our 2023 schedule, I’m trying ahead to climbing into the No. 19 TreeTop Toyota GR Supra with Joe Gibbs Racing this yr,” Snider mentioned in a launch from the staff.
“Having labored with JGR as a excessive schooler and a younger racer, it’s an superior full circle second to return as a driver to the staff that taught me a lot about racing itself. It’s good to be reunited with Jason Ratcliff as we have now an superior historical past working collectively. With many reminiscences and wins from 2013 and 2014 once I labored on the No. 20 Toyota Camry underneath Jason’s management, the staff has at all times been extra of a household relationship to me. I’m glad to be returning to the JGR household and searching ahead to persevering with to be taught and develop as a driver.”