Veteran road racer Max Papis has put together a limited deal with Richard Childress Racing this season for three Nationwide Series races.
Papis will drive the No. 33 Chevrolet at Road America and Mid-Ohio, and on the oval at Iowa.
"Having the trust and support of a man like Richard Childress ... shows me how far I have come in NASCAR," the Italian driver said. "With RCR and ECR Engines, I will have the best opportunity in my career to accomplish my goal of winning a NASCAR race. It fills my heart with joy to know that I did enough to earn an oval race opportunity and I will make everyone proud of their decision."