Donnie Wingo Named Competition Director at Front Row Motorsports 7-3-2017. Truex regained the lead and lead a race high of 121 laps. Tanner Thorson 21 : The successful midget racer will get his shot in a truck this year. He's inconsistent, but prior to last season he didn't have much experience in stock cars on ovals, so a full year in Xfinity this season is key. Kyle Busch and Harvick, both with older tires, were able to stay out front and Busch was able to hold Harvick off for his first win of the year and third at Texas. Todd Parrott and Pat Tryson will split crew chief duties, each doing about half the season.
They can win races at any type of track this season. Larson is signed and not going anywhere. He even has a museum dedicated to his illustrious career. Alliance Truck Parts will be the primary sponsor for 6 races 11-7-2017. Jimmie Johnson +1 Johnson hasn't driven like the driver he once was this season, but he still has an opportunity to make the playoffs on merit. The team will race the Daytona 500 2-15-2018.
On October 25, 2017, Richard Petty Motorsports announced that would drive the No. We like where Jones is at at this point. Kevin Harvick would be in the top three of our rankings if he did not drive a Ford. Christopher Bell, age 23 Last Ranking: 1st : With one Xfinity win and second in the standings this year, there's still no reason to doubt Bell or his talent. After a small delay due to rain, the race continued. The team raced at Kansas in October and again at Phoenix in November 11-12-2017.
Michael McDowell will join Front Row for the 2018 season. Harvick led over 200 laps and held off a hard charging for his second straight win and second at Las Vegas. Nationwide has been an Earnhardt sponsor since 2008 it added a primary car sponsorship in 2014. Ten others to watch alphabetical : Spencer Davis, Hailie Deegan, Brennan Poole, Chase Purdy, Dalton Sargeant, Holly Shelton, Zane Smith, Myatt Snider, Matt Tifft, Ryan Vargas. Cole Custer will drive at Las Vegas with Haas Automation sponsorship in a Ford 2-21-2018. Crew Chief Chad Knaus is signed thru 2018.
Wurth will be the sponsor for 3 races - Auto Club Speedway, Dover in October and Texas in November 11-5-2017. It's 2nd team, 83, doesn't have a Charter and it skipped a few races in 2017. K-Love will be the sponsor at Phoenix Mar , Richmond Apr , Daytona Jul , Watkins Glen, and Charlotte Sep 1-23-2018. If it were just about talent, the task would be difficult enough. Matt Kenseth announced he would not return to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2018. The 7 car will use that team's charter the 15 car last year to have a guaranteed spot in the Daytona.
Harvick has also had a long-running feud with Joey Logano that began at Bristol in 2010 when Harvick blatantly dumped Joey. The race was postponed from Sunday to Monday due to rain. The team is still under litigation, will run the Daytona 500 with Gaulding driving and Rick Bourgeois as the crew chief, no word on plans after that. See where your favorite driver landed in this week's Power Rankings. Busch's option was not picked up and he is a free agent, but could return to the 41. Alex Bowman also did not have a full-time ride last season, but he is not a rookie. At Wood Brothers Racing, Paul Menard, 37, is set to replace Ryan Blaney, 24, as the driver of the 21 Ford.
Neither Bowman nor Byron were full-time Cup Series drivers last season. Newman will finish a lot of races in the top 20. Bowyer would be a good second driver for your fantasy team. Due to Daytona moving a week earlier, Dover was forced to move to May, similar to 2016 and some years before that when Daytona was on Weekend. Will run a throwback honoring Ned Jarrett at Darlington running the 14 Carolina Ford colors 7-12-2018. This was also the last season for , who announced his intention to retire from racing at the end of the season and was forced to step away in early October 2018 after not being medically cleared to continue, as well as who sold its equipment to , and , which will cease operations after 2018.
The hate for Matt Kenseth mostly stems from the love Joey Logano gets from his supportive fans. Truex pulled away from a charging for his fourth win of the season and second straight at Kentucky. In the final stage, got turned into Stenhouse. Ryan Newman Newman was having a strong outing at Darlington but ultimately a wreck spoiled his chances of a top-10 finish. Loves's will be primary sponsor for 18 races 1-22-2018.