Spencer Boyd will compete in Xfinity full-time in 2018 for SS Green Light Racing
SS Green Light Racing announced Thursday Spencer Boyd will compete full-time for it next season in the Xfinity Series.
Boyd will drive the No. 76 Chevrolet sponsored by Grunt Style, a veteran-owned lifestyle brand.
Boyd, 22, has made four starts for the team this year in the No. 07 Chevrolet, which has primarily been driven by Ray Black Jr.
“This is the day I’ve been waiting for my whole life,” Boyd said in a press release. “I’ve been racing something since I was 5 years old with the dream of making racing my career. Grunt Style has made my dreams come true.”
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Boyd has 12 starts between the Camping World Truck Series and Xfinity Series. In six Xfinity starts, including the four this year, his best result is 27th at New Hampshire.
Jason Miller will serve as the crew chief on the car that is owned by Bobby Dotter. Dotter has fielded cars in 116 races in the Xfinity Series since 1995 and 305 Truck Series entries since 2004.
“(Spencer) is one of the hardest working drivers I’ve seen,” Dotter said in the press release. “He is at the shop everyday helping with the cars and making the guys laugh. Our organization is better because the team believes it when he says this is a team sport. We are looking forward to a great 2018 season.”