Hendrick Motorsports extends Byron through ’25

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CONCORD, N.C. — William Byron has signed a three-year contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports that can maintain him within the No. 24 Chevrolet by means of the 2025 NASCAR season.

The 24-year-old Byron has two Cup Collection wins already this season and 4 in his profession. He made the playoffs for the third consecutive 12 months in 2021 when he posted 20 top-10 finishes.

He was the 2017 Xfinity Collection champion.

“With the good folks round me, I am excited to proceed pursuing race wins and playoff success,” Byron stated. “Collectively we have constructed a No. 24 crew that I do know will contend for championships. I am actually trying ahead to the remainder of the season and my years to come back with Hendrick Motorsports.”

Hendrick Motorsports signed Byron in August 2016 when he was 18 years previous. After his four-victory Xfinity Collection title run in 2017, he superior to the Cup stage, the place he earned 2018 Rookie of the Yr honors. Byron is the one Cup Collection driver apart from Corridor of Famer and four-time champion Jeff Gordon to win for Hendrick within the No. 24 Chevrolet.

“William is on a tremendous trajectory, and I imagine he is solely simply begun to scratch the floor of his potential. We’re lucky to have him in our steady,” crew proprietor Rick Hendrick stated.

Byron’s’ earlier contract with Hendrick Motorsports ran by means of the tip of the 2022 season.

The Related Press contributed to this report.

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