In 2005 he debuted driving the #81 Oreo/Kraft Foods Chevrolet Monte Carlo for Dale Earnhardt, Inc.. He made his debut at New Hampshire International Speedway, and had his best finish at Homestead International Speedway, where he finished thireenth. In 2006 he went to race in the Craftsman Truck Series for Key. He made one Busch race in 2006, at Phoenix International Raceway for Braun-Akins Racing. He finished 29th.