Where Does Silly Season Land Now With Friday’s Signings? How Both Signings Are a Hint Of What’s Left To Come

Earlier in the week we did a NASCAR Silly Season update and since then, two of the seats have been filled, both by whom we predicted. Daniel Hemric will replace the departing Ryan Newman in the No. 31 Chevrolet with Richard Childress Racing in 2019 while Ryan Preece takes over the seat at JTG Daugherty Racing left open by AJ Allmendinger. Both are good moves. 

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Ryan Preece’s Decision To Bet On Himself Earns Him A Cup Series Ride With JTG Daugherty Racing For 2019 And Beyond

CONCORD, NC – Two years ago, Ryan Preece had a full time ride in NASCAR. He was driving for JD Motorsports in the NASCAR XFINITY Series on a regular basis. On Friday, he was name as a full time driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for JTG Daugherty Racing for 2019 and beyond. On Tuesday, the team announced that current driver AJ Allmendinger wouldn’t be returning next year. This was a rumor that started earlier this season was was since confirmed. One of the names that has been brought…

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Vettel, Hamilton Lead Russian Grand Prix Practices On Friday As Mercedes Looks Like Favorites To Win Sunday’s Race

The two best drivers in Formula One this season were the top two drivers on the speed charts in the two practice sessions around the Sochi circuit on Friday. Heading into Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton leads Sebastian Vettel by 40 points in the standings. Vettel, paced the opening practice session of the day while Hamilton was quickest in the second and final one later on. Vettel, turned a lap of 1:34.488-seconds in his No. 5 Ferrari in session No. 1 which put him P1 on the timing charts.…

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IndyCar Testing Rules Unveiled Including Preseason Testing Moved From Phoenix To Circuit of the Americas

A preseason open test at Circuit of the Americas and in-season open tests at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca highlight the 2018-19 IndyCar Series testing rules issued to teams by INDYCAR. Circuit of the Americas, the popular permanent road course added to the 2019 schedule as the second race of the season on March 24, will play host to the only official gathering of all IndyCar Series full-season entries before the season starts. The track in Austin, Texas, will be the site of a two-day…

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