[media-credit name=”Speedway Group PR” align=”alignright” width=”112″][/media-credit]CHARLOTTE, NC: Sergey Mokshantsev, an experienced open-wheel racing driver from Moscow with European Formula 3 and Indy Lights experience to his resume, plans to enter NASCAR competition this season becoming the first Russian driver in NASCAR competition.
Mokshantsev has been undergoing an aggressive NASCAR driverdevelopment program which started March 13-14 and April 2-3 in North Carolina driving a K&N Pro Series car prepared by NTS Motorsports.
For 2012 NTS Motorsports continues as a K&N Pro East and West Seriesteam but has boosted it’s program to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with rookie Brennan Newberry (#14) and is preparing to run a second truck by end of the 2012 season.
“We are excited to have Sergey as part of NTS Motorsports. Sergey has impressed us not only with his ability behind the wheel of a stock car, but also with his professional approach, he will become a great stock car driver”, states NTS Owner, Bob Newberry.
“Sergey has done a great job in his NASCAR development program and is way ahead of schedule, we expect to enter him in a NASCAR sanctioned event very soon and to run a full 2013 season”, stated Mike Schriefer of Speedway Group, marketing and management representatives for Mokshantsev and NTS Motorsports.
– Speedway Group Press Release