Thompson, an accomplished West Coast late model racer, had his breakout season in 2020, capturing the Irwindale Speedway championship with six wins and 14 top-five finishes. Returning to TRICON for his second season behind the No. 5 Toyota Tundra, Dean looks to capitalize on the momentum of a promising 2023, where he set career highs in top-fives, top-tens and finished an impressive third-place at both Charlotte Motor Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway.
Preparing for his second full-time campaign with TRICON Garage in 2024, 21-year-old Corey Heim is fresh off a Championship 4 appearance on the strength of 3 wins, a series-high 12 top-five finishes and the 2023 Regular Season Championship. In addition to his quest for the 2024 NASCAR Truck Series Championship, the Toyota Driver Development prospect will split duties as the Simulator and Reserve Driver for LEGACY M.C and 23XI in the NASCAR Cup Series while competing part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with Sam Hunt Racing.
After winning the 2018 NHRA Pro Stock World Championship at just 19 years of age, Gray shifted his focus from drag racing to stock cars. Since transitioning, the New Mexico native earned his first career oval victory at South Boston (Va.) Speedway in a K&N East event. In his first four seasons of NASCAR competition, Gray has amassed ten top-fives and 22 top-tens en route to tying his best championship points finish in 2023. With veteran Crew Chief Jerame Donley set to return, the pair are poised to contend for a deep playoff run in 2024.
Entering his second full-time NASCAR Truck Series campaign, Taylor Gray is poised for his most prolific racing season to date. The Artesia, NM native will chase the NCTS championship as well as compete in several NASCAR Xfinity Series races. After collecting three ARCA Menards Series wins in 2022, Gray parlayed that success into his rookie Truck Series season, netting six top-tens and a career-high runner-up finish at Kansas Speedway. Joined by veteran Crew Chief Jeff Hensley, Gray will look to secure his first victory in NASCAR’s top-three series in 2024.
In his first full year of NASCAR competition, Sawalich burst onto the scene, tallying four ARCA Menards Series East wins along with four ARCA National victories. In addition, Sawalich made six NASCAR Truck Series starts with TRICON, cracking the record books as the third youngest top-10 finisher in series history behind fellow NASCAR champions Cole Custer and Kyle Busch. Sawalich will pilot the No.1 Starkey/Soundgear Tundra for nine races in 2024, along with select Xfinity Series starts, as he attempts to defend his ARCA Menards Series East Championship.