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New Hampshire K&N Pro series debut possible for local Cory Joyce

Cory Joyce is aiming to make his debut just about 20 miles from his home in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race on Saturday, September 21, at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Driving the No. 39 Chevrolet, with backing from the Caplin Family (CF) Charities, the 21-year old will be competing for JMI Motorsports.

"I'm really excited to make my NASCAR K&N Pro Series East debut next month," commented Cory Joyce.

"Ever since I was little, my dream has been to race at NASCAR's top level. My family has made a lot of sacrifices to get me to where I'm at today, and I'm very thankful for all their support over the years. To be able to make my NASCAR K&N debut is a dream come true, but to be able to do it at New Hampshire Motor Speedway-- my home track -- makes it an even more special experience. I'm very excited to work with and represent CF Charities and JMI Motorsports in my series' debut -- I'm going to have a great group of people around me for the New Hampshire race. Hopefully we'll be able to put on a great show for everyone."

Joyce will be racing for the Mooresville, N.C.-based JMI Motorsports, which is owned by Ron Faison with veteran crew chief Mark McFarland calling the shots

"We are very excited to have Cory Joyce join JMI Motorsports for the New Hampshire race," commented McFarland. "This will be a great opportunity to show his racing talent. We are looking forward to getting him in a car for a test, and again for the race."

In 2008 Joyce began racing limited late models in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, and clinched both the Rookie of the Year title and his first win in a limited late model the following season at Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway.

Since 2012, Joyce has been competing in the United Auto Racing Association (UARA) STARS Series where he finished eighth in the 2012 championship point standings.