Young's Motorsports has signed Tyler Dippel to its lineup for the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season. Dippel will pilot the team's No. 02 Chevrolet Silverado, joining teammates Spencer Boyd and Gus Dean, Young's Motorsports PR reports.
Ross Chastain will pilot the No. 45 TruNorth Chevrolet Silverado for Niece Motorsports during the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season-opening event at Daytona International Speedway, Niece Motorsports PR reports.
The newly formed Spire Motorsports team in partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing have revealed Jamie McMurray as their driver for the 61st running of the Daytona 500, motorsport.com reports.
GMS Racing announced that Fire Alarm Services, Inc., a provider in a superior fire, life safety, and security services, will serve as primary sponsor for John Hunter Nemechek and the No. 23 GMS Racing team in 13 NASCAR Xfinity Series races in 2019, GMS Racing PR reports.
Boyd Racing and 1A Auto Inc. are proud to announce 1A Auto's sponsorship of Boyd for the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Series. 1A Auto will make its debut on the Young's Motorsports' No. 20 Chevrolet Silverado at the NextEra Energy 250 at Daytona on February 15, 2019, Spencer Boyd Racing PR reports.
When Mike Wallace developed a heart issue that resulted in triple bypass surgery in April 2015, it left the veteran NASCAR driver with unfinished business in his racing career. Now, nearly four years later and fully healthy, the 59-year-old brother of NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace and Kenny Wallace hopes to finish some of that business in the 2019 season with Rick Ware Racing, NBC Sports reports.
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, Tommy Baldwin Racing PR reports.
MBM Motorsports is proud to announce they have signed Iowa native Gase to pilot the No. 35 entry for the full 2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series season plus pilot the No. 66 car in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series part time starting with the Daytona 500, Joey Gase PR reports.
Front Row Motorsports has bolstered its crew chief lineup for 2019. According to sources, veteran leaders Drew Blickensderfer and Mike Kelley will join Seth Barbour in overseeing FRM's three Monster Energy Cup Series squads. Blickensderfer will oversee the No. 34 Ford and driver Michael McDowell, racinboys.com reports.
B.J McLeod (Owner/Driver) and Jessica McLeod (Owner) of BJ McLeod Motorsports are excited to start a fourth season as a NASCAR XFINITY Series team in its new state of the art facility in Mooresville, NC. This year, the organization will field three cars with its respected No. 78, No. 8 and No. 99 car numbers, ESPN.com reports.
GMS Racing announced that 2018 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series champion driver Brett Moffitt will join the organization for the 2019 season. The 26-year-old Grimes, Iowa native will be defending his championship title in GMS' No. 24 Chevrolet, alongside veteran crew chief Jerry Baxter, GMS Racing PR reports.
Oscar Mayer will debut as a 2019 sponsor of the No. 6 Oscar Mayer Ford Mustang at the historic Daytona 500 on February 17, with driver Ryan Newman, Roush Fenway Racing PR reports.
Two-time ARCA Racing Series winner Gus Dean will join Young's Motorsports full-time for the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season, Dean Racing PR reports.
Johnny Sauter was released by GMS Racing on Wednesday, Jim Utter of Motorsport.com reports.
Hattori Racing Enterprises team owner Shige Hattori announced today that the organization is pleased to welcome Austin Hill to drive the No. 16 Toyota Tundra in 2019, Hattori Racing PR reports.
Young's Motorsports announced Spencer Boyd has joined the team as the pilot of the No. 20 Chevrolet Silverado. Boyd, who is entering his fourth season of NASCAR competition, will compete full-time in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series in 2019, catchfence.com reports.
Stewart-Haas Racing announced Monday that Daniel Suarez will drive the team's No. 41 car for the NASCAR Cup Series in 2019, replacing Kurt Busch, Bob Pockrass of ESPN.com reports.
Major NASCAR sponsor Kroger is shifting its marketing focus this year with the JTG Daugherty Racing team to a "Delivery, Pickup, Ship" campaign to align with its three different e-commerce initiatives. The "Delivery, Pickup, Ship" theme will mainly appear on the car and firesuits/crew uniforms related to the team's No. 47 car driven by Ryan Preece, Sports Business Daily reports.
Bass Pro Shops, North America's premier outdoor and conservation company, today announced it will continue its long partnership with Truex Jr., joining the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series champion in his transition to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2019. Bass Pro has signed a multi-year agreement to serve as the primary sponsor of Truex's No. 19 Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing PR reports.
Ross Chastain will not be racing the No. 42 car in the Xfinity Series in the upcoming season as Chip Ganassi Racing was unable to find a sponsor, Bob Pockrass of ESPN.com reports.