TBR Signs Ryan Truex For Daytona 500 Shot

Ryan Truex will pilot the No. 71 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season opener, DAYTONA 500, at Daytona International Speedway.  Taking after family history, Ryan Truex has ascended to the top of the motorsports ladder in just a few short years competing throughout the top tiers of the sport. Driving for several well-acclaimed teams such as Joe Gibbs Racing, Pastrana Waltrip Racing, BK Racing, Biagi Denbeste Racing and Hattori Racing Enterprises, Truex has made starts in all three top NASCAR series. This will mark Truex’s…

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Alsco Returns To RCR In 2019

Richard Childress Racing has renewed its partnership with Alsco, the premier linen and uniform rental business, into the 2019 NASCAR season. Alsco will serve as an associate partner for the full year on both No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, piloted by Daniel Hemric in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, and the No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro, driven by Tyler Reddick in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. In addition to an associate partnership, Alsco will serve as the co-primary partner on Hemric’s Camaro ZL1 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, in conjunction with Alsco’s and RCR’s shared relationship with uniform…

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Mike Kelley, Drew Blickensderfer Join Front Row Motorsports As Crew Chiefs In 2019

Two veteran crew chiefs will join the growing Front Row Motorsports team for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series campaign. Drew Blickensderfer will lead the No. 34 team with driver Michael McDowell, and Mike Kelley will head up the efforts of the new No. 36 team with rookie driver Matt Tifft. Seth Barbour returns as crew chief of the No. 38 team with driver David Ragan. Blickensderfer joins the No. 34 team from Richard Petty Motorsports where he had served as a crew chief since 2012. He has three…

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Will Unpredictable Upcoming Season Negate What “Big 3” Did Last Year

Other than the four restrictor plate races, I don’t think anyone is going to have any clue on what to expect for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. This is a new chapter of the sport, one with a brand new rules package that has never been run on most of the tracks. So, throw past stats out the window. With that being said, a lot of people think the same suspects will still be the ones to beat. The cream rises to the top right? After all,…

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Can Ford Retain Their 2018 Strength With New Car In 2019? Why I Think So

Last season was supposed to make Ford a lame duck in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. While they won 10 races in 2017, most thought they had a major disadvantage though. With Toyota in year No. 2 with their new Camry and Chevrolet having a brand new car in the Camaro, Ford having the Fusion made little sense. That’s why they’re bringing the Mustang to the Cup level in 2019. Supposed to close the gap right? Well, what if I told you that the Fusion was the superior car…

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Ranking The Cup Series’ New Faces In New Places

We’re a little over a month away from the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season opener in Daytona. As we soon turn our focus to the start of a brand new season, we first have to wonder whom among the drivers changing rides or inheriting new rides will fare against one another? In total, we have nine drivers in new rides for 2019, some of those rookies. With that being said, who will likely fare the best among those nine? 9. Matt Tifft – No. 36 Ford Front Row…

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Ally, Hendrick Reveal Johnson’s New 2019 Paint Scheme

Legendary NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson and Ally revealed the new look for the No. 48 Ally Chevrolet this morning, unveiling a blend of Ally’s unique branding along with Johnson’s iconic number and color. “This is an exciting beginning with Ally, and we wanted a car that conveyed that excitement to our fans,” Johnson said this morning after unveiling the new car on Good Morning America. “Personally, I’ve put a ton of time in on this paint scheme to help our team develop the new look.”R In October, Ally, a leading digital financial…

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Oscar Mayer To Sponsor Newman And RFR For 2019

Oscar Mayer will debut as a 2019 sponsor of the No. 6 Oscar MayerFord Mustang at the historic Daytona 500 on February 17, with driver Ryan Newman and Roush Fenway Racing. The race will mark Newman’s Roush Fenway debut behind the wheel of the Oscar Mayer No. 6 Ford, and with NASCAR’s winningest owner Jack Roush, a two-time winner of the Great American Race (2009, 2012).  “The Daytona 500 is obviously one of the biggest and most iconic races in the world,” said Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 6 Oscar Mayer Ford Mustang and the…

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Alsco Rejoins RPM For 2019

Richard Petty Motorsports announced on Wednesday that Alsco will continue its relationship as an associate sponsor of the No. 43 team and driver Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. In addition, Alsco will continue to be the official linen and workwear uniform supplier for Petty’s Garage, Victory Junction, and also be a partner of Thad Moffitt in the ARCA Racing Series and NASCAR Late Model competition.  Alsco is another long-term committed partner of RPM. They have provided the Petty companies with their premium linens and workwear rental for many years and have…

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NASCAR’s Glaring Problems Shine Brighter With Last Few Announcements

I don’t want to be the one banging the drum that NASCAR is a dying sport. I don’t fully believe that and don’t want to shine a negative light on the sport as a whole. But, these last few announcements though, well it’s all their problems wrapped up into one. First off, good for Martin Truex Jr., Joe Gibbs Racing, Hattori Racing Enterprises and Austin Hill. They all secured deals and funding to continue racing in 2019. But, with the circumstances in which they happened and with the whole deal…

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