Trevor Bayne moving to NASCAR Sprint Cup series with Roush in 2015

CHARLOTTE, NC - MAY 24: Trevor Bayne, driver of the #6 AdvoCare Ford, talks to a crew member during qualifying for the NASCAR Nationwide Series History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 24, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Will Schneekloth/Getty Images)
CHARLOTTE, NC - MAY 24: Trevor Bayne, driver of the #6 AdvoCare Ford, talks to a crew member during qualifying for the NASCAR Nationwide Series History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 24, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Will Schneekloth/Getty Images)
CHARLOTTE, NC – MAY 24: Trevor Bayne, driver of the #6 AdvoCare Ford, talks to a crew member during qualifying for the NASCAR Nationwide Series History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 24, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Will Schneekloth/Getty Images)

Trevor Bayne will move fulltime to the NASCAR Sprint Cup series in 2015 driving the iconic number 6 Ford for Roush-Fenway Racing. The announcement came Saturday morning at Charlotte Motor Speedway, site of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600.

The number last ran fulltime in the Sprint Cup series in 2011. Bayne won the 2011 Daytona 500 driving for the Wood Brothers. He has made 50 starts overall in the Sprint Cup series and has been running a part time Sprint Cup schedule for the Wood Brothers. Bayne has been racing for Roush fulltime in the NASCAR Nationwide series since 2011.

“This is obviously the biggest news I’ve ever had in my life,” Bayne said. MORE>>>

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