Mosack, 23, at the moment competes full-time for TeamSLR within the TA2 division however will make his Xfinity Sequence debut June 4 with Joe Gibbs Racing within the inaugural collection race at Portland (Ore.) Worldwide Raceway.
Mosack’s No. 18 Toyota will probably be sponsored by Open Eyes, a world ministry co-founded by Frank Harrison, Chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola Consolidated, and his son James Harrison, who handed away whereas serving in Kenya in 2010. Mosack volunteered with the group in Africa through the summer time of 2017, visiting Rwanda and Uganda.
“I really feel like I’ve discovered lots in Trans Am because of the teaching I’ve gotten from Scott Lagasse Sr. and Jr., at TeamSLR, and I genuinely wish to see the way it all interprets to the Xfinity Sequence,” Mosack stated.
“I’m wanting ahead to the expertise of working with Joe Gibbs Racing and their veteran crew chief Jason Ratcliff in my debut at Portland, and we’re all grateful to signify OpenEyes.internet.”
Mosack has made a handful of begins within the ARCA Menards Sequence over the past two seasons, capturing a career-best fifth-place end Could 14 at Kansas Speedway with Bret Holmes Racing.
He’s scheduled to compete in Friday’s ARCA race at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the group as effectively.
“Our Xfinity Sequence program was designed to supply alternatives to race automotive drivers like Connor who need to develop their careers by difficult themselves in a really aggressive racing collection,” stated Steve deSouza, JGR’s government vice chairman for NASCAR Xfinity Sequence/Improvement.
“Connor has achieved fairly a bit in a comparatively brief time period in Trans Am and we’re proud to assist additional his improvement in NASCAR.”
Connor Mosack. Joe Gibbs Racing, Open Eyes Toyota GR Supra
Picture by: Joe Gibbs Racing
Mosack performed soccer and lacrosse in center college and highschool, and it wasn’t till he was 18 that his racing profession started. He began in Legends automobiles and after successful 5 championships, he transitioned to Late Mannequin inventory automobiles in 2019.
He ran the total CARS Tour in 2020, successful the rookie-of-the-year title. Mosack tried 4 TA2 races in late 2020 earlier than committing to TA2 fulltime in 2021 whereas additionally competing in choose ARCA races.
“For me, seat time is admittedly an important factor, and expertise in nearly any automotive is admittedly useful,” Mosack stated. “Realizing you will be quick within the Trans Am Sequence provides you the arrogance you can drive quick and be aggressive in different collection.
“That’s my largest takeaway as I prepare for my Xfinity Sequence debut at Portland.”