Not surprisingly, GMS Racing on Thursday announced that it had signed Moffitt to induce its No. 24 s for its 2019 season, giving the 26-year-old native of Grimes, Iowa, the possibility to compete for his second consecutive championship.

Moffitt won his first show title at but abandoned the organization after the season after it chose to proceed with a different driver.

On Wednesday, GMS announced it had parted ways with driver Johnny Sauter, who’d won 13 races and on championship with the team throughout his inaugural stint.

“I must thank the Gallagher family and everyone at GMS for this particular opportunity. I can’t even wait to begin working together with Jerry (Baxter, crew chief) and the people to kick off the season in Daytona in a couple of weeks. ”

“Last year he showed the rushing world the amount of determination and talent he’s got, especially while confronting some adversity all through the season. We look forward to helping him win his second championship and ours as well.

“We’ve a robust driver line up in every show we’ll compete in this year. Maury Gallagher (team owner) has given us the tools and personnel we will need to compete for all championships. ”