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18-year-old Davis hired to drive Moss truck in Craftsman Series

Updated: August 25, 2008, 8:03 PM ET
By Ed Hinton | ESPN.com

Randy Moss Motorsports has hired 18-year-old Marc Davis to drive in NASCAR's Craftsman Truck Series beginning Sept. 6 at St. Louis, and for a total of "probably about six races this year," Davis said Monday in a telephone interview.

Davis is widely considered the African American driver nearest to making a major breakthrough in NASCAR. But his father, Harry Davis, said the deal as it came together "was never about diversity, as many would play it up to be. It's about dollars."

"I've ...

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