Dean Thompson is going trucking. On Monday, he announced he has joined Niece Motorsports for his NASCAR Tenting World Truck Sequence début in the final bustle of the 2021 season at Phoenix Raceway on 5 November. He’ll additionally poke the ARCA Menards Sequence finale at Kansas Speedway on 23 October.
Thompson currently competes in the ARCA Menards Sequence West for High Point Racing, who maintains a partnership with Crack of morning time Ford Racing. In six begins (he uncared for two races attributable to a decided COVID-19 take a look at however has otherwise poke every tournament), he recorded two high tens and a runner-up close at his dwelling word Irwindale, the effect he additionally won the pole. He notched a 2d pole in the season finale at All American Speedway. With one bustle left in the season, he’s eleventh in factors.
He posted on Twitter, “I’m so angry to mutter that I’m running the Reese’s 150 ARCA Menards Kansas bustle this weekend and the Lucas Oil 150 Tenting World Truck bustle! So blessed to bear this likelihood and I will’t wait to gaze what God has in retailer for us in some unspecified time in the future!”
The Kansas bustle would possibly be his first ARCA Menards Sequence standalone start up as his maiden West bustle in the season opener at Phoenix in March used to be a combination tournament with the national Menards Sequence. Earlier than ARCA and continuing to complete so even after débuting, he competes in the SPEARS Southwest Sequence and won Rookie of the 300 and sixty five days in 2020.
In accordance with Thompson, Niece will field a fourth entry for him in the Truck Sequence. The crew already has three elephantine-time vehicles, with one—the #45—being a multi-driver automobile. Niece has additionally poke the #44 for barely loads of names on a share-time basis in 2021, and it is a ways likely that can be his truck for Phoenix. In ARCA, he’ll pressure the #40; Niece ran the #50 in four ARCA races for Morgan Alexander, Carson Hocevar, and Jett Noland. The ARCA trio additionally races for Niece in the Trucks, with Hocevar being a elephantine-time rookie and unusual playoff contender.