Nick Cassidy and Austin Cindric are amongst the additions to AIM Vasser Sullivan's lineup for the Rolex 24 at Daytona, alongside Jeff Segal and Aaron Telitz. The four drivers complete the newly-formed team's two-car lineup for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship opener, with a pair of Lexus RC F GT3s entered for the season, sportscar365.com reports.
Landon Cassill has added his name to the list of NASCAR drivers scheduled to compete in the 33rd annual Chili Bowl Nationals, NBC Sports reports.
Ryan Sieg and 2000 NASCAR Xfinity Series champion Jeff Green told Frontstretch this week they will both return to RSS Racing in 2019 for the full Xfinity season. The team is hoping to find funding to run a third car as the underdog operation looks to remain competitive in the sport's second-tier division.
NBC Sports Group announced it has reached a multi-year agreement with former Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver AJ Allmendinger, who will join the network's motorsports coverage beginning in January, sportscar365.com reports.
Team owner, Richard Childress, stated during Richard Childress Racing's 50th anniversary celebration that Tyler Reddick could run some Cup races for RCR in the upcoming 2019 season, NASCAR.com reports.
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series team Kasey Kahne Racing, announced Wicked Energy Gum, an innovative consumer energy product developed by Wicked Cushion, has been signed as a new sponsor for KKR's No. 9 team that will be driven by Kahne in 2019. Retiring from full-time NASCAR competition after a successful 15-year career in stock cars, Kahne is returning to his roots and is scheduled to compete in more than 50 sprint car events on both the World of Outlaws and All-Star Circuit of Champions tours in 2019, kaseykahneracing.com reports.
StarCom Racing enhances its program in a major way for the 2019 season by purchasing a Charter from RCR Racing, ensuring its commitment to NASCAR and its fans. In another effort to continue its growth in the sport, SCR has signed Landon Cassill as its driver for the 2019 season and is confident that this move will contribute in large part to the success of the team, StarCom Racing PR reports.
NASCAR has approved John Hunter Nemechek and Chase Briscoe to compete for the Xfinity Series Rookie of the Year title in 2019, NBC Sports has confirmed.
Preparing for its 16th season of IMSA competition, Meyer Shank Racing will have a two-car campaign in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in the GT-Daytona class with the Acura NSX GT3 Evo. Trent Hindman and Mario Farnbacher will pair for the full season effort in the No. 86 MSR Acura NSX GT3 Evo, with Justin Marks slotted for the four Michelin Endurance Cup rounds along with the return of AJ Allmendinger for the Rolex 24 At Daytona, michaelshankracing.com reports.
The Air Force and Richard Petty Motorsports announced they will continue their 11th consecutive year of partnership together in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019. The Air Force will continue to be a two-race primary sponsor of the famed No. 43 with driver Wallace Jr., as well as a major associate throughout the season, Richard Petty Motorsports PR reports.
Daniel Hemric will carry a familiar number for his rookie season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019, driving the No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. The 27-year-old will continue the long tradition of Kannapolis, North Carolina, natives who have driven the No. 8 on the racetrack, Richard Childress Racing PR reports.
Veteran NASCAR driver and 2010 DAYTONA 500 champion Jamie McMurray has landed his next full-time ride. McMurray joins FOX Sports for the 2019 season as a NASCAR analyst for NASCAR RACE HUB, the sport's most-watched daily show, and NASCAR RACEDAY, among other duties, FOX Sports reports.
Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Chris Gabehart will serve as crew chief on the No. 11 MENCS Toyota. Gabehart spent the past three seasons as a crew chief in JGR's Xfinity Series program, capturing a total of nine wins over that time, Joe Gibbs Racing PR reports.
Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Jeff Meendering will return to the organization to fill the role vacated by Gabehart as crew chief on the No. 19 Xfinity Series with driver Brandon Jones. Joe Gibbs Racing PR reports.
GMS Racing announced that John Hunter Nemechek will join the team for the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. Nemechek will be the driver of the No. 23 Chevrolet Camaro under the GMS Racing banner and will contend for the 2019 Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors, GMS Racing PR reports.
Brett Moffitt is officially a free agent. The reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion was told last week that Hattori Racing Enterprises had reached an agreement with a new driver for the 2019 season, AutoWeek reports.
Blake Koch has officially signed to drive the No. 4 car at JD Motorsports with Gary Keller for the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity season with help from his company, FilterTime, JD Motorsports PR reports.
Kurt Busch and sponsor Monster Energy will move to Chip Ganassi Racing next season for Busch's 20th season in NASCAR, the Associated Press reports.
Obaika Racing is excited to announce that Tanner Berryhill will be the full-time driver of the No. 97 Toyota Camry for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, Obaika Racing PR reports.
Noah Gragson continued the recent trend of prodigy champions and took the victory in the 51st Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway, the Pensacola New Journal reports.