BJ McLeod Motorsports Recruits Stefan Parsons for 2022 Xfinity Series Season

Published 09/24/2021, 9:57 AM EDT
DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA – MAY 20: BJ McLeod, driver of the #78 Chevrolet, prepares for the NASCAR Cup Series Toyota 500 at Darlington Raceway on May 20, 2020 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Last year, the BJ McLeod Motorsports team expanded to the Xfinity Series arena. Now, the outfit is expected to continue operations in the 2022 Xfinity season. As per a recent announcement, the team is recruiting a part-time driver, Stefan Parsons, on a full-time basis.

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Over the course of his 2021 campaign, the 23-year-old has competed in nine Xfinity races for BJ McLeod. It is also worth mentioning that his best finish came in 13th place. That fine result came during the season-opening race at the Daytona International Speedway. In terms of sponsorship, Parsons will link up with Sokal Digital and Advertising and Springrates Automotive Suspension Source.

HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA – JUNE 13: BJ McLeod, driver of the #6 KSDT CPA Chevrolet, waits on the grid prior to the NASCAR Xfinity Series Hooters 250 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on June 13, 2020 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

I’m extremely grateful to have the opportunity to drive for B.J. McLeod Motorsports again next year, and full-time,said Parsons who has made 24 career Xfinity Series starts, in a statement from the team. “We have built a ton of momentum over the last few years working together as a team and there’s a really good foundation for a strong season next year off that alone.”

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BJ McLeod is thrilled to have Parsons joining the team

Team owner and founder, BJ McLeod has informed fans that he is happy to see how much effort Parson has put in. Owing to that, his performances have earned him a full-time opportunity with the BJMM outfit.

It is also worth mentioning that Stefan Parsons’ career-best finish is 12th place, which he achieved in 2019. Incidentally, it happened to be his first career race in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and it came at Daytona.

Aside from that, he also has five NASCAR Truck Series race starts under his belt. Over there, his best finish was 17th place at the Bristol Motor Speedway, his maiden race as well. Now it appears that the 2022 Xfinity Series season will be his maiden full-time season.

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