Kyle Busch Motorsports announced Thursday afternoon 17-year-old NASCAR Next alumnus Gray Gaulding has joined the team for three races during the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season.

Gaulding will climb behind the wheel the No. 54 Toyota Tundra at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park on Aug. 30, New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sept. 26 and Martinsville Speedway on Oct. 31. Gaulding brings sponsorship support from Krispy Kreme Doughnuts.

"I'm very excited to be a part of KBM," said Gaulding. "It's a dream as a driver because I remember growing up watching Kyle and how much I wanted to drive for him when he started his own team. I know his mentality is to go out every weekend and win races. It's a championship organization with great people and I know I'll be able to go to the racetrack and have an opportunity to win at each race."

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Gaulding has a total of 10 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts, with his best finish coming at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in 2014. He also has one victory in the K&N Pro Series West, scoring the win at Phoenix International Raceway in 2013.