By AMANDA VINCENT
NASCAR veteran driver David Starr has a new Xfinity Series ride, beginning with Saturday night’s Firecracker 250 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. He’s slated to drive the No. 93 Chevrolet for RSS Racing for the remainder of the 2016 Xfinity Series season.
Starr started the season as one of the drivers in the TriStar Motorsports stable but was released from the team after running the first seven races of the year in the team’s No. 44 Toyota. He’s been sidelined since then.
“I’m eager to get back in the race car and couldn’t be more excited to be partnering up with (sponsor) Massimo Motor Sports,” Star said. “I’m a proud owner of a Massimo UTV and absolutely love it; it’s just an awesome opportunity to get to work with them on and off the track.”
Starr will be a teammate to Ryan Sieg, driver of RSS Racing’s No. 39. To this point in the season, the No. 93 has been driven by multiple drivers, including Scott Lagasse Jr., Josh Reaume, Dylan Lupton and Josh Wise and has been, primarily, a start-and-park entry due to a lack of sponsorship. The team now expects to compete throughout races with a sponsor coming onboard.
Starr has 81-career starts in the Xfinity Series, resulting in two top-10 finishes, once coming in 2014 and the other last season. He’s experienced the bulk of his NASCAR success in the Camping World Truck Series, winning four times and finishing in the top-10 117 times in 317-career races.
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