Handy, Staff Writer
NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Josh Williams will return to DGM Racing for the full 2020 season after a successful 2019 campaign.
Williams earned his best Xfinity Series career finish in his first season with the Mario Gosselin owned team, an eighth-place finish at Talladega Superspeedway.
In addition, Williams also earned seven top-15 finishes on the season.
as well as being able to avoid on track trouble saw Williams finish 17th
in the driver points standings
old Florida native is optimistic heading into the 2020 season which begins in February
at Daytona International Speedway.
âIâm really excited about coming back again with Mario and everybody at DGM,â said Williams. âWe had such a good year last year, and in my opinion, I feel like we had a successful season to say the least. If we can come back and do it again and have me be a little bit better myself, with going back to some of these tracks for the second time and others even for the third time, I think weâll show a lot of improvement.
âI learned a lot last year and am looking forward to applying that to the 2020 season. I know weâre doing a lot of stuff to get better,â Williams added.âMario has been working his tail off on getting better parts and pieces for us, so that we can improve our program on the track. Weâre really looking forward to 2020 and Iâm thankful for the chance that Mario has given me to come back and try this deal again.â
Williams is scheduled to drive the No. 92 and will having a guaranteed starting spot in the opening races of the 2020 season due to the owner points he earned last season.
With that said, returning partners for Williamsâ 2020 Xfinity Series season include StarTron, Sleep Well, Stay Sky Hotels and Resorts, General Formulations, Silverton Casino, IV Bars and Verve Systems LLC.
DGM Racing owner, Mario Gosselin weighed in on Williams return and is happy to have the driver back with his organization for another season.
âItâs a pleasure to be able to retain Josh and have him back with us for another year in the Xfinity Series,â said Gosselin. âJoshâs knowledge of the race cars and ability to get as much as possible out of them week in and week out served us well last year and we hope to improve both in the standings and on the race track throughout the year.â
Williams will also embark on the sixth year of his Nationwide Childrenâs Hospital tour. Williams will once again run a âhand-printâ tribute car at the end of the NASCAR Xfinity Series season.