Noah Gragson will return to JR Motorsports and the No. 9 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for the 2021 season.
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The news was conveyed via a video on Twitter starring Gragson and team co-owner Kelley Earnhardt Miller.
Excited to return to @JRMotorsports in 2021 with the #9 team! That place has become a home for me! Looking forward to finishing this year out strong. Stay tuned for 🖊 NG merch😏
— Noah Gragson (@NoahGragson) August 27, 2020
Gragson stirred social media into a frenzy with an Instagram Live last night and tweet involving a pen emoji that hinted at big news for the 22-year-old.
The 2020 season marks Gragson second with JRM. He has already won two races this season to qualify for the playoffs and ranks third in the standings.
“I‘m so glad we were able to get this deal done,” Gragson said in a Friday news release from JR Motorsports. “This year has been great as we have a couple wins and are sitting third in the championship standings with a few races left before the playoffs. The No. 9 team along with everyone at the shop prepares fast cars every week and I can‘t wait to drive their cars again next year. I‘m so thankful for Kelley, Dale and everyone else at JRM. They treat everyone like family and they have become an extended family of mine.”