Annett Moving to Cup with TBR

Michael Annett

"Driving in the Cup Series has been my goal ever since I started racing, and to start this next chapter with Tommy, who is one of the main reasons I made the move to North Carolina in the first place, makes this extra special." (Photo: Getty Images)

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Michael Annett will run for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie of the year honors in 2014 with Tommy Baldwin Racing.

Annett, who currently competes with Richard Petty Motorsports in the Nationwide Series, will race the No. 7 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet when makes his Cup Series debut next season. Annett previously worked with Baldwin at Bill Davis Racing in 2008.

"Driving in the Cup Series has been my goal ever since I started racing, and to start this next chapter with Tommy, who is one of the main reasons I made the move to North Carolina in the first place, makes this extra special," Annett said. "I'm looking forward to continuing what we started - winning two races in the ARCA Series and running well in Trucks. Pilot Flying J has been with me just as long, they have been a tremendous partner and I'm honored to represent them on the sport's biggest stage."

TBR will field a fleet of Richard Childress Racing cars and utilize Earnhardt-Childress Racing engines.

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