|Ward Burton to race NASCAR Truck Series at Daytona|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 26 January 2012 14:27|
Burton signed with Hillman Racing and will drive in next month's season opening Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway. Hillman also agreed to start a driver development program for Burton's 19-year-old son, Jeb.
Jeb Burton has been racing in NASCAR's Whelen All-American Series and eventually will drive Hillman's No. 27 Chevrolet in the Truck Series.
Ward Burton last competed in a Sprint Cup race in 2007. He has made 375 starts at NASCAR's top level, earning five wins and 24 top-five finishes. Burton also has four Nationwide Series victories in 161 starts.
Driver details for the rest of the season will be announced later.