Reddick will drive the No. 8 for Richard Childress Racing
This is a case of the ladder system working as it should…
Today, Richard Childress Racing announced that Tyler Reddick No. 8 Caterpillar Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.
It was previously announced that Daniel Hemric will not see his contract extended at Richard Childress Racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
Reddick has two MENCS starts. Both of which came into 2019 while piloting the #31 for RCR. The first race came at Daytona and ended in a crash.
His second attempt came at Kansas Speedway. He was able to get a top 10 out of it, finishing 9th.
Tyler Reddick on the move to the NASCAR Cup Series in 2020
“I’m beyond grateful to everyone at Richard Childress Racing for their support throughout this entire year and continued support into next year,” said Reddick.
“It means a lot to me that Richard, his team, and Caterpillar believe in my ability to represent them both on and off the racetrack. My goal was always to get to race on Sundays, and I’m so excited to achieve that next year with RCR, ECR and Caterpillar.”
“I’m excited to take this next step in my career with their support, but also realize I’ve still got a lot of work to do this year with my No. 2 team to bring home the Xfinity Series Championship.”
“I can’t think of a better way to end RCR’s 50th celebration and kick off next year than by capturing that trophy,” Reddick concluded.
Reddick has five wins and 21 top-5’s in the 28 NASCAR Xfinity Series races thus far. He currently sits 3rd in the NASCAR Playoffs.