Spire Sports + Entertainment confirms that it has purchase the charter from Furniture Row Racing, which ceased operations are the end of the 2018 season. Spire will field an entry using number 77, with driver and additional details to be announced later. The report price that Spire paid was $6 million, which is the highest a charter has gone for. Just a few months ago Front Row Motorsports purchased BK Racing‘s charter for $2 million.
Joe Gibbs Racing announces that it has signed driver Martin Truex Jr and crew chief Cole Pern for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Truex will replace Daniel Suarez in the #19 Toyota, with sponsorship to be announced later. Terms of the deal were not released and the move comes after Truex and Pern’s current team, Furniture Row Racing, announced they would be closing at the end of the 2018 season.
The 2018 edition of NASCAR Silly Season is not disappointing with the number of far fetching rumors that have actually found out to be true. There are still a lot of open seats and plenty of drivers trying to get their plans in line for 2019 and beyond. Here’s a quick look at some of the openings out there and what is rumored to be happening. Continue reading “Silly Season Is Kicking Up A Gear”
DENVER, Colo. – Due to a lack of necessary funding to field a competitive team, Furniture Row Racing has been left with no reasonable option but to cease operations following the completion of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Continue reading “Furniture Row Racing To Close At End Of Season”
The dream season is going out like a nightmare for Kurt Busch and Furniture Row Racing. The single car team and former champion were able to work their way into the Chase for the Sprint Cup by hard work and determination. Continue reading “Kurt Busch Is Against The Ropes”
Here’s what we do know: Once the clock strikes midnight on December 31, 2013, NAPA Auto Parts will no long be the primary sponsor of the #56 Toyota for Michael Waltrip Racing. Michael Waltrip Racing vows to run the #56 Toyota car with or without new sponsorship coming into replace NAPA and their reported $15-20 million dollar a year sponsorship. Continue reading “What Now For NAPA And Truex?”
With how silly season has been going, anything might be possible, especially when you start talking about the Furniture Row Racing team. Their season within the season has had more twists and turns than a road course. Continue reading “Furniture Row Racing Trying To Get Blaney?”