NCWTS: Mason Mingus to Leave Win-Tron Racing; Moves to Billy Boat Motorsports for Remainder of 2014

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — official release — Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images North America photo —¬†Billy Boat Motorsports announced Thursday it will field a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series entry with 19-year-old driver Mason Mingus beginning next weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

The Brentwood, Tennessee native will complete the remaining six-race schedule in the #15 Call 811 Before You Dig Chevy Silverado with BBM, a team that currently runs part-time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series with rookie Chad Boat.

“My goal has always been to run multiple cars or trucks and multiple drivers out of our shop,” said team owner Billy Boat. “We have been building the foundation of our team, hiring talented people and building quality race cars and trucks. Having raced against Mason last year in the ARCA Racing Series, I was very familiar with his talent and determination. I hope to use these six races as a springboard into 2015, with Billy Boat Motorsports running full time entries in the NCWTS.”

Win-Tron Racing co-owners Kevin Cywinski and Nate Thiesse released a statement this morning confirming the news.

“We want to thank Mason (Mingus) for his efforts in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with Win-Tron Racing. We wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors and hope Mason continues to obtain his goals in his professional racing career.”

“Win-Tron Racing has been very diligent in our inaugural year in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and we feel very positive of the progression made throughout the season. “Win-Tron Racing is and will remain committed to fielding a competitive and professional team in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and we will continue to do so moving forward. We are devoted on fielding a truck for the remainder of the 2014 schedule.”

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