Tommy Joe Martins returns to BJ McLeod Motorsports for 2019 Xfinity season
B.J. McLeod Motorsports on Thursday announced that Tommy Joe Martins will return to the Xfinity Series team for a third season.
Martins joined the team in 2017. In 28 starts, his best finish with the team has been 11th at Iowa (in 2017).
In 2019, I’m returning to @teamBJMcLeod. THANK YOU BJ & Jessica. It’s been amazing to be a part of the growth of this team for 2 years. This year, we’re expanding to 3 full time cars. Blessed to have another opportunity.— Tommy Joe Martins (@TommyJoeMartins) January 10, 2019
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“It is with great enthusiasm to have Tommy Joe Martins back with the team,” team co-owner Jessica McLeod said in a media release. “Martins has played a great part in helping us improve our on-track performance over the last two years and we are looking forward to what’s to come.”
The team, which recently moved into a new shop in Mooresville, North Carolina, will field three full-time cars in the Xfinity Series in 2019, its fourth year of operation.
Its two full-time drivers will be Vinnie Miller in the No. 78 and Matt Mills in the No. 8, while Martins will be part of a rotating cast of drivers in the No. 99 that will also include team co-owner B.J. McLeod, J.A. Avila Jr., and other drivers that may be added.