2018 NASCAR Silly Season Update

As the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs are heating up, so are the silly season rumors. Just this week alone, another driver was made available via free agency as Front Row Motorsports announced that Landon Cassill won’t be back for the team in 2018. But, a possible destination for a free agent was taken away too, as Furniture Row Racing announced that they were shutting down the No. 77 Toyota entry due to a lack of funding. So, what’s left? Who’s rumored to go where? Here’s what we’re hearing. 

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With Byron To Hendrick, A Look at NASCAR’s 2018 Silly Season And What’s Left Now

The annual NASCAR silly season’s game of musical chairs is starting to wind down. More and more chairs are being eliminated while the music is starting to slow down. As we sit here today, most of the top rides in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series are now accounted for, not just for 2018, but for the next several years down the road too. William Byron has replaced Kasey Kahne in the No. 5 Chevrolet while Alex Bowman is replacing Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the No. 88 Chevrolet at Hendrick…

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NASCAR Silly Season Update, With Dominoes Falling Quickly, What’s Next?

After the recent moves with Erik Jones, Alex Bowman and Brad Keselowski, I wrote a NASCAR Silly Season update just 24 hours ago. I mentioned some new moves on the horizon that could be happening very soon. Well, on Wednesday morning they already did. Team Penske formed a third car for Ryan Blaney to drive the No. 12 Ford and Paul Menard went from Richard Childress Racing to replace Blaney with the Wood Brothers. None of this was shocking. I’ve been reporting this would happen for at least a month…

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Matt Kenseth and 2018 NASCAR Silly Season Update

The first big domino fell as far as the NASCAR silly season goes. Matt Kenseth won’t be back with Joe Gibbs Racing for 2018 and Erik Jones will replace him in the No. 20 Toyota. That we know. That now leaves Kenseth as a free agent and a ride with Furniture Row Racing open. Also, another ride was confirmed on Thursday with Alex Bowman taking the No. 88 Chevrolet seat with Hendrick Motorsports. So far, as far as absolute definites, Kenseth is a free agent and the No. 77 Toyota…

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