Sadler confirms move to Gibbs in ’13

Elliott Sadler, fresh of his runner-up finish in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, will move to Joe Gibbs Racing in the series next season.

OneMain Financial will sponsor Sadler in the No. 11 entry, as well as have associate sponsorship on two additional Gibbs Nationwide Series entries.

Sadler, most recently competing with Richard Childress Racing, has four wins, nine pole positions and 48 top-10 finishes, 27 of them top fives, in the last two seasons in the series.

Sadler was voted the 2011 Nationwide Series Most Popular Driver and finished second in the series that year as well. In 197 career series starts, he has nine wins, 46 top-five and 86 top-10 finishes.

In 2010, Sadler became the 21st driver to win a race in each of NASCAR’s national series (Sprint Cup, Nationwide, Truck).