GMS Racing announced on Thursday (June 17) it is anticipating to compete in the NASCAR Cup Series starting from the 2022 season.
However, the team did not announce the number of races or the driver for the team.
“GMS is always looking forward and I believe this is the next step for the team in that process,” said team owner Maury Gallagher. “We have the goal to be a championship-caliber team in any series in which we compete, and I am excited to watch the team grow in the coming years.”
— GMS Racing (@GMSRacingLLC) June 17, 2021
Formed in 2014, GMS has accumulated 61 races across the ARCA Menards Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series. They have also won 2016 and 2020 Camping World Trucks championship, the 2015 ARCA Menards Series championship as well as the ARCA East championship in 2019 and 2020.
“GMS has always risen to the occasion and proven that we are a team capable of competing at every level of this sport,” said Mike Beam, president of GMS Racing. “We have been preparing to make this step and with the addition of the Next Gen car in 2022, this seemed like the perfect opportunity to make the move.”
Further announcements regarding driver and event schedule are expected to follow soon.