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Josh Berry to replace Kris Wright after positive COVID test

Josh Berry, driver of the #8 Chevrolet Accessories Chevrolet, waits on the grid prior to during the NASCAR Xfinity Series Call 811 Before You Dig 200 presented by Arizona 811 at Phoenix Raceway on March 13, 2021 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Josh Berry will replace Kris Wright in the number 02 truck for Young’s Motorsports, due to a positive COVID-19 test.

The Young’s Motorsports team announced Friday morning via their twitter feed about the positive COVID test and their substitute driver for their Chevrolet Silverado number 02 truck.

This will not be Berry’s first time racing in the Camping World Truck Series, but it will his first race since 2016, when he finished 13th at Chicagoland Speedway. Berry only made his Xfinity Series debut this season, as a full time driver for JR Motorsports, and plans to pull double-duty and run the Xfinity race on Saturday as well.

The Fr8Auctions 200 will take place Saturday, March 20th, at 2:30pm EST at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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