Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Trevor Bayne In, Ty Majeski Out of Niece Motorsports No. 45 at Richmond Raceway

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS – JULY 24: Ty Majeski, driver of the #45 Niece Chevrolet, waits on the grid prior to the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Kansas 200 at Kansas Speedway on July 24, 2020 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

After competing for Niece Motorsports in the first 15 events of the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season, Ty Majeski will not participate in Thursday Night’s ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway, according to NASCAR’s team roster portal and the preliminary entry lists released Tuesday Morning.

In 16 NASCAR Truck Series starts, the 26-year-old has earned a total of three top-ten finishes at Charlotte, Homestead and Gateway, notching a career-best eighth-place run at Charlotte Motor Speedway in May, just one week after NASCAR’s National Series returned to competition following a nine-week hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Taking over the No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado for Ty Majeski in Thursday’s event at Richmond Raceway, will be 2011 Daytona 500 Champion Trevor Bayne, who made his debut in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series on Sunday at Darlington Raceway, bringing home the Niece Motorsports No. 40 in 27th-place. has reached out to Niece Motorsports for an official statement, but has not received an answer as to why Majeski will not be in the No. 45

(UPDATE 1 – September 11th, 2020): REPORT: Trevor Bayne could finish Truck season with NIECE Motorsports.

Report: Trevor Bayne could finish Truck season with NIECE

Joseph Srigley
Joseph Srigley
University of Windsor | Business Administration - Supply Chain & Data Analytics Editor at

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