"We heard about [Reutimann's] situation after being released from Michael Waltrip Racing," said team spokesman Rick Benton. "He's a very marketable guy and we thought he'd be a good fit for what we like to do business with a lot of clients. It all came together and that's where we're at."
Details for the season are still being worked out, but Reutimann should make his return to the Truck Series - in which he was runner-up in the 2004 championship - at Daytona, with other outings being structured around his new 26 Cup race deal with Tommy Baldwin Racing announced last week
"We're going to try to run races that tag along with the Cup schedule, but there may be a couple of other events," added Benton. "We're setting out to run 15 races. That's the goal, and then try to see what we can fit in there."
"The Truck Series is where I got my start," said Reutimann. "It's a very competitive series and I am thrilled to have this opportunity to run some races with a good team that is in the process of building.