Leavine Family Racing announces it has signed Matt DiBenedetto to a two year contract and the team will switch from Chevrolet to Toyota starting in 2019. The move to Toyota also includes technical support from Joe Gibbs Racing. It will be a two year contract with Toyota with a third year option. In addition, the team announces that Regan Smith will drive for the team through the end of the season as replacement for Kasey Kahne.
Kasey Kahne announces that he has not been medically cleared to return to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2018. Kahne, suffering from extreme heat exhaustion, will be retiring at year’s end and this effectively ends his 15-year Cup career. Continue reading “Kahne Not Medically Cleared To Return In 2018”
Leavine Family Racing announces that Kasey Kahne will sit out an additional three races as he recovers from extreme dehydration. Those races are this weekend’s event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the next weekend at Richmond Raceway, and Charlotte Motor Speedway after that. As with at Indianapolis, Regan Smith will drive in place of Kahne. Continue reading “Kahne Out Three More Races”
CONCORD, N.C. – Kasey Kahne, driver of the No. 95 Chevrolet for Leavine Family Racing, will not compete in this weekend’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway due to lingering effects from extreme heat exhaustion following last weekend’s events at Darlington Raceway. Continue reading “Kahne To Miss Indianapolis”