Earlier today, NASCAR announced a few changes in the executive level, including a major one in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
A name that many NASCAR fans will recognize is Ben Kennedy, who has been named GM of the Truck Series.
Kennedy is the son of Bruce and Lesa France Kennedy, grandson of Bill France, Jr. and great-grandson of the founder of NASCAR, Bill France, Sr.
Kennedy, currently 26 years old, has been a regular name in the Truck series since 2013. In 72 series starts, he has one win, one pole, and 24 top 10s. He also made 17 starts in the XFINITY Series with three top 10s.
He put out a statement of the announcement on his Twitter.
Here we go….. pic.twitter.com/XgPJc9SInH
— Ben Kennedy (@BenKennedy33) January 30, 2018