Cup Series Silly Season Heating Up, A Full Update On Where Things STand

With the news that AJ Allmendinger won’t be returning to the No. 47 Chevrolet with JTG Daugherty Racing for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, where does that leave things in terms of Silly Season. Right now, Allmendinger joins a list with Martin Truex Jr., Daniel Suarez, Trevor Bayne, Jamie McMurray, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Chris Buescher and a whole host of XFINITY Series and Truck Series drivers as free agents. 

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2018 To Be Allmendinger’s Last With JTG Daugherty Racing

Add another name to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Silly Season list. AJ Allmendinger, who delivered JTG Daugherty’s first team win in a Watkins Glen thriller back in 2014, will not return to the No. 47 Chevrolet next year. The team announced the move on Tuesday. The California native has driven for the Tad Geschickter-owned team since late in the 2013 season.

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Sheldon Creed Joins GMS Racing for Final 4 Truck Series Races In 2018

Nearly clinching the 2018 ARCA Racing Series championship with two races remaining in the season, Sheldon Creed will climb behind the wheel of the No. 28 Chevrolet Silverado for four races of the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season with GMS Racing, starting at Martinsville Speedway. Hailing from Alpine, California, the 20-year-old Creed has a diverse racing resume which includes two championships in Stadium Super Trucks (SST) in the 2015 and 2016 seasons, as well as winning a gold medal in the 2015 X-Games in Austin, Texas. From…

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Gragson To Replace The Departing Sadler With JRM For 2019 And Beyond

The rumors are true with Noah Gragson officially signing with JR Motorsports for the 2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series season and beyond. Gragson, will replace the departing Elliott Sadler in the No. 1 Chevrolet. Gragson, 20, joins JRM by way of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series where in two seasons he’s claimed two wins, 10 top-five and 26 top-10 finishes with eight poles. Currently, Gragson sits fourth in the series’ Round of 8 Playoff standings.

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Stewart Haas Racing Talks To Mobil 1 The Grid About Upcoming ROVAL

NASCAR drivers will face a new challenge in 2018, as the ‘Roval 400’ switches from an oval to a road course event, incorporating the infield section of the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Mobil 1 The Grid got the lowdown on the change from Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kevin Harvick, Team Owner Tony Stewart and #4 Crew Chief Rodney Childers.

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Final Playoff Spots Will Be Chess Match Sunday In Charlotte

Once Kevin Harvick takes the green flag in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, he will become the fourth driver to clinch a spot into the Round of 12. That leaves eight spots for 12 drivers open and one race to determine who moves on or not. Currently, 19 points separate Kyle Larson in seventh to Jimmie Johnson in 14th. With a blanket over those eight drivers, two of which likely won’t make it to the next round. 

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Truex Jr. Driver To Watch In Charlotte, Hamlin And Jones In Must Win Situation

When the checkered flag flies in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL, there very well could be just two Toyota’s left standing among the 12 eligible championship participants. Toyota drivers have won 12 of the 28 races this season, trailing over Ford (15) in terms of victories for 2018 in the Cup Series. To have just two drivers left heading into the Round of 12 would be shocking to say the least. 

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This Weekend’s ROVAL Sparking Fear In NASCAR Garage

The amount of fear in the NASCAR garage right now is unprecedented. It’s not like this is fear for their safety or anything of that magnitude. This is fear for what this weekend’s action will do in terms of the playoff standings. The NASCAR XFINITY Series race on the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL on Saturday as well as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday will surely shake up both of their playoff standings. Like it or not, there are going to be some furious folks when the…

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Ty Dillon Takes Name Out Of The Hat To Join RCR In 2019

Take one name off the potential drivers list for the seat left vacant by Ryan Newman with Richard Childress Racing. Some people have just assumed that Ty Dillon will move over from Germain Racing to join his brother Austin Dillon with their grandfather’s team at RCR. Instead, the younger Dillon said that he’s not going to be an option due to his commitment that he’s made with Germain. 

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Bobby Earnhardt To Race In XFINITY Series Event In Kansas Next Month

Dale Earnhardt Jr’s return to NASCAR at the Richmond Raceway last weekend was met with rave reviews. Well, we have another Earnhardt that will compete in the NASCAR XFINITY Series next month. Bobby Earnhardt, son of Kerry and grandson of Dale Earnhardt Sr. will be making his return to the track next month at Kansas Speedway. Earnhardt, 31, will pilot the No. 66 HABCO car for MBM Motorsports in the Kansas Lottery 300. This will be Earnhardt’s third career XFINITY Series start as he raced last year for the team…

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