Roush Fenway Racing development driver Ty Majeski is set to make his NASCAR debut in June at Iowa Speedway.
Majeski, 22, will drive in the June 24 Xfinity Series race at the track and will be sponsored by iRacing. Majeski is the No. 1 ranked iRacer in the world with more than 830 wins in 1,112 starts.
The native of Seymour, Wisconsin, is a current member of NASCAR Next, a program that highlights up-and-coming talent in stock car racing. He was the ARCA Midwest Tour Champion the past three seasons. He was also one of seven drivers selected to the first class of the Kulwicki Driver Development Program in 2015.
Majeski competed in the ARCA Racing Series last year, driving in four races. His best result was fourth in his debut at Madison International Speedway.
“I’m really excited to make my NASCAR Xfinity Series debut with Roush Fenway at Iowa,” Majeski said in a press release. “From the first time you sit in a race car, your dream is to compete in NASCAR and this is the next big step in what we have been working towards.”
While living in Concord, N.C., Majeski is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he is majoring in mechanical engineering.
Majeski holds the Snowball Derby track record at Five Flags Speedway and won the 2015 and 2016 Governor’s Cup and 2016 World Series of Asphalt Championship at New Smyrna Speedway.
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