Joel Miller, 21, of Hesperia, Calif., finished second in the 2008 Star Mazda presented by Goodyear Championship. He's currently third in the 2009 driver point standings with five top-five finishes in the first six races of the 13-race season.
His first race with Andersen Racing, the defending Star Mazda team champions, will be on Friday, July 10 at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa.
Miller's Star Mazda campaign is sponsored by Fader Higher Production, eSoles Custom Footbeds, Doug Mockett & Co., Burns Truck & Trailer, Brazos Bend Energy Services, ClassicStone Distributors and Sparco.
"We are thrilled to be able to add another star-quality driver to our already strong Star Mazda lineup for 2009," said Andersen Racing co-owner Dan Andersen. "Joel has clear talent and experience, and he is someone we have sought since his days in Skip Barber. We expect him to win races and join our other drivers in challenging for the championship."