Now That Busch’s Move Is Confirmed, What’s Left In NASCAR Silly Season?

The long awaited rumor that Kurt Busch would be leaving Stewart Haas Racing was confirmed on Sunday night. That was the next domino to fall in the NASCAR Silly Season sweepstakes. But, with this move now confirmed, what’s left? Really, not much. It’s also widely speculated that Jamie McMurray’s time with Chip Ganassi Racing is done too. Busch, 40, is supposed to be the replacement. McMurray, has been offered a Daytona 500 only seat and an advisory role after. 

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Kurt Busch Officially Moving On From Stewart Haas Racing

The long rumored move that Kurt Busch would leave Stewart Haas Racing following the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season was confirmed on Sunday night. Busch, confirmed the move on his social media accounts. Busch, 40, said that he would like to thank SHR for five fantastic years driving the No. 41 and that it wasn’t in the cards for him to stay with the organization. It’s long been rumored that Busch will replace Jamie McMurray with Chip Ganassi Racing in 2019 but that move has yet to be…

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Logano Honored On Thursday, Elliott Named Most Popular Driver, Time To Turn Focus Now To 2019

Joey Logano was honored for his 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship on Thursday night in Las Vegas. This week was a celebration to crown the season champion. While most thought that the title would go to either of the “Big 3” Logano came in and stole the show. While the “Big 3” were certainly frustrated, Kevin Harvick put it best in Vegas. “The best team doesn’t always win the championship.”

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Stockman To Be Austin Dillon’s Crew Chief In 2019, Going For 3rd Title In 3rd Different NASCAR Division Together

Danny Stockman will be back with Austin Dillon for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Stockman, was named as the crew chief for Dillon’s No. 3 Chevrolet next season. The team confirmed the move on Monday. After two seasons with Daniel Hemric and the No. 21 Richard Childress Racing team in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, Stockman will replace Justin Alexander, who served as Dillon’s crew chief for 58 races in 2017-18. Hemric will move up to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series next season, replacing Ryan Newman in…

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Mike Wheeler Will Be Crew Chief For DiBenedetto In 2019 With Leavine Family Racing

Leavine Family Racing announced on Tuesday that Mike Wheeler is joining the organization as the crew chief for the No. 95 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team for the 2019 season. Next season will mark several exciting changes for LFR as the team transitions to a new manufacturing partnership with Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) and Toyota Racing Development (TRD), as well as the addition of driver Matt DiBenedetto behind the wheel of the No. 95 machine.

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Tifft To Drive 3rd Front Row Motorsports Car Full Time In 2019, Ragan And McDowell To Also Return

Matt Tifft is coming off of a career year in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. That now gets him promoted to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for 2019. Tifft, will drive for Front Row Motorsports next season in a newly announced third entry. The third car will be run on a full time basis too as he will drive the No. 36 Ford and will be fully chartered from one acquired from a sale of BK Racing’s assets in August. Tifft, 22, made 77 career XFINITY Series starts with netting…

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Tommy Baldwin Racing To Return To The Cup Series in 2019 For 5-7 Races, Eyeing Full Season In The Future

Tommy Baldwin Racing announced on Monday that they will be returning to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019. TBR will field a single car team for select races throughout the year, starting with the season opener, Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in February. Tommy Baldwin Racing announced the teams formation in January 2009, running a full-time season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Over the course of seven years, the team grew to a two full-time teams. In 2019, TBR will be looking to start fresh…

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Alonso Doesn’t Rule Out Full Season Seat For IndyCar In 2020, Johnson Doesn’t Rule Out IndyCar Race On A Road Course Either

INDIANAPOLIS – Fernando Alonso and Jimmie Johnson swapped rides on Monday overseas in Bahrain. There’s really not a whole lot to cover when you’re time zones away and not in attendance. I mean, what resources are available to something taking place while most in the United States are still sleeping? Plus, it’s a ride swap. It’s not like either driver was pounding the pavement going for track records. But, what they said after the fact though, well it will turn heads back here in America. 

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Logano Beat “Big 3” Fair And Square, Pays Penske Back For Chance They Took On Him

HOMESTEAD, Fla – The “Big 3” said that they’d be okay if any of them won this year’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. After all, they dominated the show this season. Dating back to the start of the 2017 playoffs and through the month of July, if the series raced on a non restrictor plate track, Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. won 89-percent of the time (24-for-27). We all wondered on who the fourth member would be to challenge them for the championship at the Homestead-Miami Speedway.…

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