Chandler Smith gets engaged ahead of first full-time season

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The new year is off to a banner start for Kyle Busch Motorsports driver Chandler Smith.

Smith revealed on Twitter shortly after midnight on Jan. 1 that he was engaged.

The offseason was already off to a big start for Smith when KBM announced last month that he would drive the No. 18 Toyota full time in 2021. Veteran crew chief Danny Stockman will be atop the box for Smith.

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The 18-year-old Georgia native has made 16 starts over the past two seasons for KBM with eight top fives and nine top 10s in those efforts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. He closed the 2020 season with five top fives in his final six starts.