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NASCAR Truck: Wendell Chavous steps away after Talladega

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – FEBRUARY 16: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Wendell Chavous poses for a portrait at Daytona International Speedway on February 16, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

By AMANDA VINCENT

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Wendell Chavous is retiring from NASCAR competition after Saturday’s race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, the driver announced via social media Monday.

“After much thought & consideration I have decided to step away from NASCAR competition after the #Fr8Auctions250 at @TalladegaSuperS,” Chavous (@WendellChavous) tweeted Monday. “I’ll miss my racing family but I’m excited for my future. Thank you @premiummotrspts, @SobrietyNation & especially my fans for the opportunity.”

Below, is Chavous’ complete statement:

Chavous has made 49 starts in the Truck Series since 2014. After competing in three races in 2014, he has driven for Premium Motorsports since 2015. He ran 21 of the 23 races last season and was running full-time in 2018. His career-best finishes were two 12th-place finishes this year at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway near Fort Worth.

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