Nick Leitz‘s rise via the regional ranges of inventory automobile racing have introduced him to the NASCAR Tenting World Truck Sequence, the place he seeks to make his début at Nashville Superspeedway on Friday. The trouble will include Reaume Brothers Racing, who introduced the signing on Tuesday.
The Leitz household has a adorned historical past of racing of their native Virginia. For 3 generations previous to Leitz, the household competed at Langley Raceway in disciplines like oval observe and drag racing. Leitz himself received into motorsport by karting on the circuit earlier than breaking into legends vehicles and late fashions.
“I’m so enthusiastic about racing the Vans, particularly making my first begin at Nashville; that place seems unhealthy quick,” mentioned Leitz. “Additionally having my household and associates there and many individuals again house watching it on TV will likely be quite a lot of enjoyable in addition to an enormous studying expertise. I’m excited what subsequent yr holds as nicely and see if we are able to proceed this momentum and pleasure ahead.”
He at present competes within the NASCAR Advance Auto Elements Weekly Sequence at numerous Virginia speedways, with specific emphasis on Dominion Raceway. He received on the Woodford quick observe in April and earlier this month. He’s at present fifteenth within the Weekly Sequence Division III nationwide standings and fourth within the Dominion observe championship.
“Nick has an intensive resumé with a major quantity of late mannequin expertise,” commented crew proprietor Josh Reaume. “We’re trying ahead to watching him develop within the prime tiers of NASCAR for years to return.”
RBR has supplied a number of drivers with alternatives within the Truck Sequence. Newcomers in 2022 who raced with the crew embody Jade Buford, Loris Hezemans, Chase Janes, Brayton Laster, Blake Lothian, Mason Maggio, Thad Moffitt (in alliance with GMS Racing), Brad Pérez, and Armani Williams.