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Young's Motorsports New Hampshire Motor Speedway Team Preview

Young’s Motorsports | NASCAR Xfinity Series

 

New Hampshire Motor Speedway | SciAps 200


Fast Facts

 

No. 42 Young’s Motorsports Team:


Driver: Leland Honeyman Jr.  


Primary Partner(s): Young’s Building Systems | Randco Industries Inc.


Manufacturer: Chevrolet Camaro


Crew Chief: Andrew Abbott


2024 Driver Points Position: 20th | 2024 Owner Points Position: 24th


Engine: Earnhardt-Childress Racing


Starting Position: 14th | Practice and Qualifying Canceled Due to Inclement Weather


Movin' on Up!: In January, Young's Motorsports announced it would graduate from the NASCAR CRAFTSMAN® Truck Series to the NASCAR Xfinity Series full-time in 2024 with rising star Leland Honeyman Jr. behind the wheel of the team's No. 42 Young’s Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro for the entire 33-race season continuing with Saturday afternoon’s SciAps 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

 

About Leland: The Phoenix, Ariz. native began honing his racing skills at the tender age of two racing Quads. By four years old, he moved into Trophy Karts and then collected three series championships in off-road racing Trophy Karts. 

 

After an instrumental tenure in Go Karts, he moved into the Bandolero competition in 2015 and was crowned a Bandolero National Champion two years later. From there, he moved into Limited Late Models before graduating to the Carolina Pro Late Model Series division in 2021, where he earned championship-runner-up honors and picked up an astounding victory in the annual Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway Fall Brawl.

 

Honeyman, 19, returns to the Mooresville, N.C.-based organization, where he ran an impressive ARCA Menards Series East Series campaign, finishing third in the 2022 championship standings.

 

During the 2023 season, he made eight NASCAR Xfinity Series starts, highlighted by a 21st-place finish at the Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway Road Course. 

 

All-Aboard!: For the 16th of 33 NASCAR Xfinity Series races this season, Young’s Motorsports welcomes back Texas-based Young’s Building Systems and Randco will partner with the Mooresville, N.C.-based team as the primary partners on the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro for the 200-lap race on Saturday afternoon.  

 

Since 1981, Young’s Building Systems has been providing West Texas with all their metal building needs. This family-owned and operated business has become an industry favorite due to the experience gained and the professional results completed. Young’s Building System is a division of Randco Industries, Inc. We have expanded into a company that has the ability to erect any type of building, from a small single story to a city high-rise.


Our customers have multiple uses for our buildings, including commercial, residential, agricultural, industrial, skid-mounted buildings and compressor station buildings.


We also have a team that specializes in stairs and railings of all shapes and sizes. Young’s Building Systems is fully insured for your peace of mind, so we carry workmen’s compensation and general liability coverage that goes above and beyond State requirements.


Our company is fully equipped with moving and lifting equipment along with compressors, generators and welding equipment. We have the tools and equipment needed to support large, demanding projects. Our work ethic is based on the principles of quality, promptness, and customer experience.


Young’s Building Systems continuously raises our standard of excellence and works hard to make sure that each and every one of your needs are met.


Leland Honeyman Jr. NASCAR Xfinity Series New Hampshire Motor Speedway Stats: Saturday afternoon’s SciAps 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway will mark Honeyman’s inaugural Xfinity Series start at the 1.058-mile track nestled in Loudon, New Hampshire.

 

This weekend’s race, a tripleheader weekend with the NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Whelen Modified Series will be Honeyman’s sixth career short track race of his young career.

 

The Xfinity Series rookie driver will look to improve his overall average finish of 22.8.

 

Leland Honeyman Jr. NASCAR Xfinity Career Stats: Entering New Hampshire, Honeyman has 23 career NASCAR Xfinity Series races to his credit, earning a career-best fourth-place finish at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway after starting 33rd in the Ag-Pro 300 for Young’s Motorsports in April 2024.

 

Since 2023, he has carried an average finish of 23.1.

 

Iowa Speedway | Hy-Vee PERKS 250 Race Recap:: In the 15th race of the 2024 Xfinity Series season, Young’s Motorsports and Honeyman searched for another solid finish in the team’s inaugural trip to Iowa Speedway.

 

Starting the race in the 25th position after Mother Nature washed out qualifying, Honeyman battled throughout the race to climb through the field with his No. 02 Young’s Building Systems Chevrolet Camaro.

 

The Young’s Motorsports team led by crew chief Andrew Abbott saved the best for last, as the rookie driver was able to rocket through the field in Stage 3 and earn a strong 13th-place finish at the checkered flag.

 

Calling the Shots: Guiding Honeyman Jr. as crew chief of the No. 42 Young’s Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro is longtime crew chief Andrew Abbott.  

 

On Saturday, he will be crew chief in his 113th NASCAR Xfinity Series race. In his previous 112 races, he has four top-five and 12 top-10 finishes.  

 

The season's 16th race will be his third tango at the Magic Mile as crew chief in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. 

 

Young's Motorsports' NASCAR Xfinity Series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway: This weekend will mark Young's Motorsports' first NASCAR Xfinity Series start at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

 

Nevertheless, the Mooresville, N.C.-based team has four NASCAR CRAFTSMAN® Truck Series starts at the famed Northeast short track.

 

The organization posted a team-best 16th-place finish, with team principal Tyler Young at the wheel in the 2015 UNOH 175 on Sat., September 26, 2015.

 

Since 2014, the Mooresville, N.C.-based Young's Motorsports team has had an average starting position of 19.0 and an average finish of 23.0 in four New Hampshire Motor Speedway Truck Series starts overall. 

 

Young's Motorsports' NASCAR Xfinity Series History: Since entering the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2024, the Mooresville, N.C. - based organization has logged 15 starts and maintains an average starting position of 27.4 and an average finish of 21.9.

 

Follow on Social Media: For more on Leland Honeyman Jr., please visit LelandHoneymanRacing.com, like him on Facebook (Leland Honeyman Racing) and follow on Instagram (@lelandhoneymanjr) and X |Twitter (@lelandhoneyman3).


For more on Young’s Motorsports, please visit YoungsMotorsports.com, like them on Facebook (Young’s Motorsports), and follow them on Instagram (@youngsmotorsports) and X |Twitter (@youngsmtrsports).

Leland Honeyman Jr. Pre-Race Quote:


On New Hampshire Motor Speedway: “I’m excited to be racing in New Hampshire this weekend after coming off an amazing finish at Iowa Speedway last weekend with my Young’s Motorsports team.


“Iowa was a great race to build off momentum from heading into this weekend, and I hope we are able to capitalize on my debut at The Magic Mile with another strong finish.”


Race Information:


The SciAps 200 (200 laps | 211.6 miles) is the 16th of thirty-three (33) NASCAR Xfinity Series races on the 2024 schedule. Practice begins on Friday, June 21, 2024, from 4:05 – 4:40 p.m. Qualifying immediately follows at 4:45 p.m. The 38-car field is set to take the green flag on Saturday, June 22, 2024, shortly after 3:30 p.m. with live coverage on the USA Network, the Performance Racing Network (Radio), and SiriusXM NASCAR Channel 90. All times are local (Eastern).

 

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