Austin Hill will be in a peculiar lope for 2022. At this time forward of Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series bustle at Talladega Superspeedway, FOX Sports actions reported Hill is rarely any longer going to return to Hattori Racing Enterprises next season as he hopes to switch up to the Xfinity Series. A lope in stated collection and a peculiar driver in HRE’s #16 Toyota Tundra weren’t straight disclosed.
Hill is at the 2nd in his third beefy season with HRE, and the duo possess confirmed to be one of the friendly within the Truck Series. Since becoming a member of the crew, he has gained eight races, including two in 2021 (the inaugural NASCAR bustle at Knoxville and the principle Truck bustle at Watkins Glen in two decades), with a most fantastic functions create of fifth in 2019. He was eradicated from the 2021 playoffs after a fracture within the rest bustle of the hole round, however he had in any other case been running within the tip three in functions for loads of the one year.
Since 2019, he has furthermore hurry a piece-time Xfinity schedule with HRE in alliance with MBM Motorsports. In thirteen profession begins, he has four top tens with a most fantastic create of fifth at Kansas in 2020. His six-bustle slate for 2021 began with a ninth at Nashville in June, adopted by twenty-fifth at Pocono and a retirement at the Indianapolis Avenue Course.
After exiting Saturday’s Talladega bustle as a consequence of a fracture that resulted in a thirty-2nd-net net site create, Hill extra elaborated on his plans.
“We’re browsing round, correct making an attempt to gaze round at different potentialities, different alternatives,” Hill suggested FOX. “Don’t know what the future holds but, however it absolutely’s beginning to gaze moderately glowing. That’s about all I will also converse. Mad for issues to terminate.”
Hill’s successor within the #16 will be HRE’s fourth different driver since turning proper into a beefy-time operation in 2017. Ryan Truex completed ninth in functions that one year forward of being changed by Brett Moffitt, who gained six races en route to the 2018 championship. Sponsorship complications forced Moffitt out for 2019 and Hill was signed as his change. Ross Kenseth, the son of ex-NASCAR long-established Matt Kenseth, and Xfinity long-established Jesse Itsy-bitsy possess furthermore made Truck begins for the crew.