Blaine Perkins, driver of the No. 9 Sunrise Ford/Four Star Fruit Ford, stands with his car ahead of the NAPA ENEOS 125 at Kern County Raceway Park as part of the ARCA Menards Series West on Oct. 25, 2020 in Bakersfield, California. (Meg Oliphant/ARCA Racing)
Blaine Perkins, driver of the No. 9 Sunrise Ford/Four Star Fruit Ford, stands with his car ahead of the NAPA ENEOS 125 at Kern County Raceway Park as part of the ARCA Menards Series West on Oct. 25, 2020 in Bakersfield, California. (Meg Oliphant/ARCA Racing)

West Series Runner-Up Blaine Perkins Lands NASCAR Xfinity Series Ride With Our Motorsports


Blaine Perkins, the 20-year-old who won three ARCA Menards Series West races last season and finished second to Jesse Love in the championship points standings, will take his talents to the NASCAR Xfinity Series on a limited basis in 2021.

The Bakersfield, California, native will race the No. 03 Chevrolet Camaro for Our Motorsports in the Xfinity Series, the team and the driver announced Monday.

Fox Sports reported Perkins will compete in six Xfinity Series races for Our Motorsports as series regular Brett Moffitt’s teammate. Perkins’ debut in the series will come at Martinsville Speedway on April 9.

Perkins, who ran the full schedule for Bob Bruncati’s Sunrise Ford Racing team in the West Series last season, has not yet announced ARCA Menards plans for 2021.

Including his three wins (Utah Motorsports Campus, Evergreen Speedway and Douglas County Speedway), Perkins earned eight top-fives and nine top 10s in 11 West Series races last year.

Perkins participated in last weekend’s ARCA Menards Series test at Daytona International Speedway as part of the series’ Road to Daytona program. He drove the No. 01 Fast Track Racing Toyota on Day 1 of the two-day test.