Another Step In The Right Direction For NASCAR In Another Move Away From “Pay To Play” Model With DiBenedetto Signing

On Wednesday, Leavine Family Racing announced that they have switched from Chevrolet power to Toyota and have signed Matt DiBenedetto as their driver for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. This is another win for NASCAR. DiBenedetto, is the third driver in less than two weeks to be signed to a Cup Series ride and he didn’t have to bring money to do so. It’s a shift back in the good direction. 

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Leavine Family Racing Makes Perfect Move At Perfect Time, Now Pressure Is On Them And DiBenedetto To Perform

Earlier this season, Leavine Family Racing made the decision to end their alliance with Richard Childress Racing for 2019 and beyond. The move was made in order to analyse which manufacturer would give them their best shot at being a more competitive team. From 2011 through 2015, they were with Ford. In 75 races with them, they had just two top five finishes. They also failed to qualify for a race 13 times. In 2016, they switched to Chevrolet power and attempted to qualify for all 36 races of the…

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LFR Officially Switches From Chevrolet To Toyota, Signs Matt DiBenedetto For 2019 Cup Series Season

One day after Kasey Kahne announced that he would start his retirement early, Leavine Family Racing announced what their 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series plans will be at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. On Wednesday afternoon, LFR announced that they not only will switch from Chevrolet power to Toyota in 2019, but they have also signed Matt DiBenedetto to drive the No. 95 Toyota next season as well. On top of all of that, in part of the new deal with Toyota, LFR will enter into a technical alliance with…

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Bowman Says Taking Leaps Of Faith Risky But Pays Off Big If Done Right

INDIANAPOLIS – With sponsorship dollars being harder and harder to find and quality rides growing increasingly smaller, positioning yourself to get into a ride with one of the top teams within the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is as big as a race as the action on the tracks itself. Do you hop into a ride in the Cup Series just to say your a driver in NASCAR’s premiere division? At the moment, if you have the right amount of funding, there are teams willing to take it and put you…

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Matt DiBenedetto To Leave GoFas Racing At The End Of Season

INDIANAPOLIS – Matt DiBenedetto announced on Friday that the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season would be his last with GoFas Racing in their No. 32 Ford. DiBenedetto, has been with the team the last two years and has turned a ton of heads with them. Despite GoFas having a limited budget, DiBenedetto has three top 10 finishes, two of occurring in the Daytona 500 and the Brickyard 400. Everyone had always wondered what DiBenedetto would do in a top ride. Well, it appears that we’re about to find out. 

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Hamlin, Harvick, Darrell Waltrip Others Help Matt DiBenedetto With Funding For This Weekend’s Race In Phoenix

The NASCAR community is a strong one. When one of their members needs help, the other drivers and teams rise up and help. That was never more evident than what we saw on Tuesday. Matt DiBenedetto’s No. 32 Ford with GoFas Racing doesn’t have a sponsor for Sunday’s TicketGuardian 500 (3:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). That’s where the power of social media takes over. DiBenedetto, took to his twitter page and asked fans and others for help in finding a potential deal. That’s where the NASCAR community handled the rest. 

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Go Fas Racing Partners With Circle Sport To Gain Charter For Matt DiBenedetto For 2018

It’s been a busy offseason in the shop and also in the office at Go Fas Racing. With the addition of an XFINITY program featuring driver Joey Gase and a 2018 partnership with the historic Wood Brothers Team, GFR is excited announce a partnership with Circle Sport Racing to acquire a charter for the No.32 Ford driven by Matt DiBenedetto. “This deal pretty much fills our plate for the 2018 season,” said Archie St. Hilaire, owner of Go Fas Racing. “We decided that the best long-term strategy for GFR’s original…

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Matt DiBenedetto Returns To GoFas Racing for 2018

Brooklyn, MI – Go Fas Racing announced on Saturday from the Michigan International Speedway that Matt DiBenedetto and Gene Nead have agreed to contract extensions, keeping both of them with the No. 32 team throughout the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. The pair has brought significant improvements to the Go Fas team this season, improving approximately seven spots on average in both qualifying and race finishes. With the ability to improve even further and build their program throughout the offseason, the team expects to keep climbing up the standings.…

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Matt DiBenedetto a Great Story With An Emotional 8th Place Brickyard 400 Run

INDIANAPOLIS – We could start calling him big race Matt. In the season opening Daytona 500, Matt DiBenedetto finished ninth. It was his second career top 10 finish in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The other? A sixth place run with BK Racing last spring at Bristol. 

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Matt DiBenedetto to Run for Go FAS Racing in 2017

Go Fas Racing announced Thursday that Matt DiBenedetto will drive its No. 32 Ford full-time in NASCAR’s premier series in 2017.  DiBenedetto joins the Archie St. Hilaire-owned team after two seasons with BK Racing. The 25-year-old California native parted ways with BK team owner Ron Devine last week, one day before teammate David Ragan followed suit. “We have a great group of people that I am very excited to work with this season,” DiBenedetto said in a release provided by the team. “I am thankful for the opportunity and I…

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