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Career Highlights

Wins first NASCAR Championship by claiming the Xfinity Series title with the No. 22 Ford Mustang team. Posts single-season career highs in wins (six), top-five finishes (19) and top-10 results (26) en route to the title. Becomes just the second driver in series history to win five out of six races when he sweeps the Kentucky doubleheader and follows it up with victories at Texas, Road America and the inaugural road course race at Daytona. Produces thrilling overtime win in the season finale at Phoenix to claim the Xfinity Series Championship.

Competes in first full NASCAR Xfinity Series season driving for Team Penske. Earns first two series wins on back-to-back weekends capturing the checkered flag at Watkins Glen before winning from thepole one week later at Mid-Ohio. Earns a Playoff berth and finishes sixth in the series standings with 14 top-five and 24 top-10 finishes to go along with four poles (Kentucky, Mid-Ohio, Bristol and Richmond).

Finishes eighth in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) Playoffs during rookie season as the youngest NXS Playoff contender at 20-years-old. Wins three NXS poles, including the inaugural pole at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course. Also posts pole positions at Iowa Speedway and Mid-Ohio. Completes first full NXS season making nine starts for Roush-Fenway Racing, driving eight races in the No. 12 Ford for Team Penske and races in 16 events in the No. 22 Team Penske Ford, including a championship run to close the season. Also races sports cars in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona as well as at Petit Le Mans and competes in Rally Cross on Ice in Sweden.

2017 - Finishes third in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Playoffs. Makes his NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) debut for Team Penske at Road America as he wins the pole and finishes 16th to ultimately help secure Team Penske’s fourth NXS owner title. Posts first career NCWTS win from the pole at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

2016 - Makes four NCWTS starts for BKR, with a second-place qualifying effort at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Completes 507 of 510 total possible laps (99.41 percent) among four starts. Wins from the pole in K&N Pro Series East starts at Watkins Glen International and Virginia International Raceway. Scores first ARCA Series victory at Kentucky Speedway. Runs full-season schedule for K-PAX Racing in the Pirelli World Challenge Series.

2015 - Makes NCWTS debut with Brad Keselowski Racing at Martinsville Speedway as he qualifies 14th and runs well before a late-race incident results in a 25th-place finish. Makes second NCWTS start at Phoenix International Raceway and finishes 14th. Totals 28 other starts across seven different series including ARCA, Red Bull Global Rallycross Lites and the IMSA Continental Series, earning 11 podium results. Wins four races in Global Rallycross competition. Becomes the youngest winner ever IMSA Continental Tire Series race winner with victory at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

2014 - Competes in the Global RallyCross Championship Lites, winning the bronze medal in his first race at X Games Austin. Makes IMSA Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge debut.