2018 NASCAR Silly Season Update, What’s Left Now?

There’s been so more Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Silly Season moves revealed recently, with Furniture Row Racing saying that they’re not likely to run a second team in 2018 and Kasey Kahne signing a deal with Leavine Family Racing to race the No. 95 Chevrolet next season too. Also, Danica Patrick is out with Stewart-Haas Racing, Aric Almirola is out with Richard Petty Motorsports and Smithfield, Almirola sponsor with RPM, is heading to SHR as well. Connect the dots as you may. So, what’s left?

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After Ganassi/RLL Announcements, What’s The Latest In the 2018 INDYCAR Silly Season?

INDIANAPOLIS – It’s been a busy day as far as Verizon IndyCar Series Silly Season announcements. Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing got things started this morning with the unveiling that they will expand back to a two-car operation for the 2018 season and have Takuma Sato back with them in that ride. That was a move we’ve known would be occurring for quite a while, as it was only matter of when, not if, that this deal was announced. Then, Chip Ganassi Racing announced that they’d be cutting back to a two-car operation for…

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Ganassi Getting Back To Their “Core Business” Why Scaling Back To 2 Cars Was The Right Move

INDIANAPOLIS – Chip Ganassi Racing announced on Wednesday that the organization will be scaling back from a four-car team in the Verizon IndyCar Series, down to a two car operation for 2018. It was a tough decision, one that Chip Ganassi said wasn’t “taken lightly” but for the storied team owner, it was one that had to be made. Ganassi, said it was an agonizing decision, especially with how many people that it affected, but it was time to get back to their “core business” again. “We will be returning to…

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Chip Ganassi Racing Scales Back With Just 2 Cars For 2018 INDYCAR Season

INDIANAPOLIS – The rumors that Chip Ganassi Racing would be scaling back for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series turns out to indeed be true. The team announced on Wednesday afternoon that they will field a car for Scott Dixon and a “driver yet to be determined” for the No. 10 Honda in 2018. That means that both Charlie Kimball and Max Chilton won’t be retained to go along with Tony Kanaan. “Chip Ganassi Racing has experienced much success so far in 2017,” a statement from the team read. “In the just…

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Bell Looking For KBM’s 5th Straight Owners Championship, Reach Victory Lane in KBM’s 400th Career Start

With the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular season title already in hand, Christopher Bell and the No. 4 SiriusXM team are now focused on bringing home another combined championship to Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM). KBM has won the Truck Series Owner’s championship four straight seasons (2013-2016), including a combined Driver’s and Owner’s championship with Erik Jones driving the No. 4 Tundra in 2015, and a series-record five Owner’s championships overall since its inception in 2010. But, if Bell is going to win in 2017, he’s going to have to…

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Crafton Looking For 3rd Truck Series Championship In Last 5 Seasons

As the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series begins its 2017 Playoffs at New Hampshire, back-to-back champion (2013 and 2014) Matt Crafton is seeking his third title in a five-year span. It all start with a strong run this weekend at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, where Crafton has been strong – especially over the last three seasons. The ThorSport Racing driver has finished in the top-three or better in every race he’s competed in since 2014 and hasn’t finished outside the top-six at New Hampshire since 2008. Crafton leads the NASCAR…

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Sauter Primed For 2nd Straight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship

Three of the last four NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season have seen veterans hoisting the championship trophy in November at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Matt Crafton won in 2013 and again in 2014, while Johnny Sauter won his first season title in 2016. The Reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion in Sauter appears ready for another strong post-season run in 2017. The GMS Racing driver was already in Playoffs mode  last weekend at Chicago, as he won the TheHouse.com 225 and heads into the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series…

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