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Ryan Ellis returns to SR2 for Nationwide competition

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NASCAR Nationwide Series team SR2 Motorsports announced on Tuesday that Ryan Ellis will be a driver for the team -- serving as a test driver and driving an SR2 entry in select races throughout 2014, depending on sponsorship. He is slated to drive the No. 24 Toyota for the team in Saturday's race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

"We are really excited to have Ryan as a part of our program this year," car owner Jason Sciavicco said. "He showed a tremendous amount of talent last year and is a very likable young man who is committed to this sport. We have big plans going forward, and Ryan is now positioned to be a major part of them."

Ellis drove for SR2 in five Nationwide races in 2013. With yesterday's announcement, he expects that schedule to be expanded this year.

“I’m happy to be back racing with SR2 and Toyota this year,” Ellis said. “It’s really what I had hoped for all last off-season. Jason is a great guy and I am truly honored that he has brought me back and into this expanded role on his team.”

Ellis' driving duties in 2014 probably won't be limited to SR2 Motorsports' No. 24 team. He may also make some starts behind the wheel of the other SR2 entry, the No. 00.

The Nationwide race at Vegas will actually be Ellis' second national-level NASCAR race of the year. He finished 18th at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway in the Camping World Truck Series season opener on Feb. 21.

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