Starting this Saturday at Nashville Superspeedway, Truck Series regular Austin Hill will run six Xfinity races this season.
The news was announced by Hattori Racing Enterprises, the organisation Hill drives for. As per the announcement, Hill will run the No. 61 Toyota Supra in upcoming Xfinity races at Pocono Raceway (June 27), the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course (Aug. 14), Michigan International Speedway (Aug. 21), the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval (Oct. 9), and Texas Motor Speedway (Oct. 16).
“I’ve really enjoyed the chance to run our Supras in the Xfinity Series the last couple years,” Hill said in a release. “It’s awesome to have these opportunities thanks to everyone at AISIN, Toyota Tsusho, and Toyota.
“We have a lot of great partners that help support us and everyone at HRE has been working hard on developing our program in the Xfinity Series. We had a couple really strong runs last season, and I can’t wait to build on that at Nashville this weekend.”
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Here we go again!@_AustinHill is rejoining the @NASCAR_Xfinity Series for six races, beginning this Saturday at @NashvilleSuperS!
Details ➡️ https://t.co/cp1S4t1s0c #NASCAR #TeamToyota pic.twitter.com/fbRtwk1ZrU
— Hattori Racing (@Hattori_Racing) June 15, 2021
Hill made nine Xfinity starts last season with Hattori Racing Enterprises with the same No. 61 entry. In those starts, he had two top-10 finishes, including a top finish of fifth at Kansas Speedway in October.
He currently sits in the third position in Truck regular-season points.