Mirko Bortolotti is confident Grasser Racing Team can contend for GT Daytona class honors in this weekend's Rolex 24 at Daytona, as the reigning Blancpain GT Series champion looks to continue his winning ways in 2018, sportscar365.com reports.
Kyle Busch Motorsports announced the additions Brandon Jones, Spencer Davis and Riley Herbst to the organization's driver lineup for 2018. Davis and Jones will each compete in five races during the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, while Herbst will make two starts,
Grant Enfinger, the 2015 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Champion, will return to ThorSport Racing for the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, piloting the No. 98 Ford F-150, ThorSport Racing PR reports.
Entering his third full-time season in NASCAR's Camping World Truck Series, Louisville, Kentucky-native Ben Rhodes will return to ThorSport Racing for 2018, ThorSport Racing PR reports.
Joe Gibbs Racing announced the No. 20 Toyota Camry driven by 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year Erik Jones will carry DEWALT, Reser's Fine Foods, Sport Clips Haircuts and Circle K for his sophomore season and first season back at JGR, Joe Gibbs Racing PR reports.
K-LOVE Radio will join Michael McDowell in his move to Front Row Motorsports, partnering with the No. 34 Ford team for five races in the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, Front Row Motorsports PR reports.
Danica Patrick will have a familiar face working with her in her final Daytona 500. Patrick will drive for Premium Motorsports and have Tony Eury Jr. as her crew chief for her final NASCAR race, Bob Pockrass of ESPN reports.
BAR1 Motorsports has finalized its driver lineup for this weekend's Rolex 24 at Daytona, in the team's Prototype class debut. Team regulars Tomy Drissi and Marc Drumwright will be joined by Eric Lux, Alex Popow and NASCAR veteran Brendan Gaughan at the wheel of its Riley Mk. 30 Gibson LMP2 car, sportscar365.com reports.
ThorSport Racing will partner with Ford Performance for the upcoming 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season and beyond. Racing into its 23rd year of competition, the team looks to add to its notable history with support from the manufacturer.
JP Motorsports is proud to announce Stephen Leicht will join the organization in 2018. The announcement comes just days after the team announced its formation and 2018 plans. Leicht will pilot the No. 55 Toyota Camry beginning at Daytona next month, JP Motorsports PR reports.
Derrick Finley will serve as the crew chief for Michael McDowell during the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Bob Pockrass of ESPN.com reports.
D.J. Kennington will race for Gaunt Brothers Racing in the No. 96 car and attempt to qualify for the Daytona 500, Bob Pockrass of ESPN.com reports.
Kaulig Racing is pleased to announce the addition of outside primary sponsorship for the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. Bar Harbor Foods(R) and Sea Watch(R) International will serve as primary sponsors on the No. 11 that will be driven by Ryan Truex.
Online lighting retailer 1000Bulbs.com will return to the No. 38 Ford Fusion in 2018, partnering with driver David Ragan for four Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races. Seth Barbour will lead Ragan's No. 38 team in 2018. Barbour has been named crew chief for the team after serving in the same role for Front Row Motorsports' No. 34 team in 2017, Front Row Motorsports PR reports.
Heinemeier Hansson says the timing was right for a full-time return to the North American sports car racing scene as he prepares for an assault on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Daytona class with 3GT Racing, sportscar365.com reports.
Joel Miller is set to join the Performance Tech Motorsports driving lineup for the Rolex 24 at Daytona alongside Kyle Masson, James French, and Pato O'Ward, sportscar365.com reports.
Roush Fenway Racing announced on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio that Team Penske driver Austin Cindric will pilot the No. 60 RFR Ford in the Power Shares QQQ 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway, motorsport.com reports.
With the release of a new paint scheme, BRANDT Professional Agriculture, a leading agriculture retailer and manufacturer of agricultural specialty products, announced the continuation of its sponsorship with JR Motorsports and championship contender, Justin Allgaier, for 19 races in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for the 2018 season, jrmracing.com reports.
GoDaddy said it will sponsor Danica Patrick in the upcoming "Danica Double" that will close out her racing career, Bob Pockrass of ESPN reports.
In 2018, 2019 and 2020, Kelley Blue Book will be featured as a two-race primary sponsor and full-season associate sponsor of driver Chase Elliott and his No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 team, hendrickmotorsports.com reports.