Justin Allgaier will drive a Chevy in JR Motorsports 2019
Justin Allgaier will return to drive the No. 7 NASCAR Xfinity Series Chevrolet for JR Motorsports next year, he announced Thursday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
While he‘s content in the Xfinity Series now, the 32-year-old driver also said he aims to one day return to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, where he drove for HScott Motorsports from 2014-2015.
“It‘s been an interesting Silly Season for sure, but for us, I‘m extremely happy with where I‘m at,” Allgaier said. “… From my standpoint, I‘ve got a great team behind me right now and the folks at Brandt have obviously supported me for a number of years now and where we‘re at for them, whether it‘s with me or not, I think JR Motorsports is a great fit for them as well. There‘s a lot of talk, but on the flip side of it unless something really major changes, I don‘t see anything changing.”
“Don‘t get me wrong — I still want redemption on the Cup side, I still want to go drive Cup again in some point in my career, I still think that I have the ability to go do it,” he said. “But it‘s going to have to be the perfect scenario.”
Allgaier is a five-time winner in 2018 — most recently reaching Victory Lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — and is competing for the 2018 Xfinity Series championship. He won two races in the No. 7 JRM Chevrolet in 2017, finishing third in the final championship standings.
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