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NASCAR Silly Season and News

Discussion in 'NASCAR Discussion' started by ahspencer01, Jul 27, 2018.

  1. JeffJordan

    JeffJordan My name is no longer Jeff Jordan

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    Agreed. Grant is 34 and he hasn't said anything about leaving the Truck Series.
     
  2. TheSpeedanator

    TheSpeedanator Graphic Designer || EGI Partner

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    I don't think that conclusion can be drawn without him getting a chance. That 60 car was crap. Put him in a competent car, with a competent team surrounding him, and some damn consistency in his life, and I think he would be fighting for wins
     
  3. Dodgeman4345

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    I would be happy to see Chastain get the #10 car and have a full time Xfinity ride. As long as he keeps winning races.

    As much as I hate to take about him. Lol. Kyle Busch is not happy with Gilliland in the #4. I don't think he would be wanting to take a step backwards and put Deegan in that truck.
     
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    bvc Hero Card & Diecast Enthusiast

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    nascarfan9 Category 5 Punicane.

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    RacerXero84 Obnoxious old fart

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  7. JNieder51188

    JNieder51188 Well-Known Member

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    Matt D. in Penske equipment. Awesome.
     
  8. Shockey Rai

    Shockey Rai Elio

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    Whoa! Wasn't expecting to see Paul Menard retire. But if this means Matt DiBenedetto gets a good ride, i don't mind.
     
  9. Tetronix

    Tetronix BAJA BLASTTTTT

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    Time for Matt D. to show us what he's really worth now being in a good ride next year. No excuses for him to do terribly.
     
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    mtblillie Well-Known Member

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    That should be good, but I have a few questions: It said Paul Menard will retire from Full Time racing. Does that mean he will race part time? If he leaves, will Menard's stay with both the 12 and the 21, or will it leave one or both teams also?
     
  11. Cutch22

    Cutch22 That Pittsburgh Fan

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    So excited for Matty D. I am curious as to where the Menards Money goes though...
     
  12. JNieder51188

    JNieder51188 Well-Known Member

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    This is what I tweeted Bob Pockrass. Occasionally he responds to me. Menards sponsors a ton of random teams (Penske/WBR, JGR-Brandon Jones,ThorSport-Crafton) and they came to WBR because of Paul Menard. I wonder if they stay.
     
  13. TheOutlaw1272

    TheOutlaw1272 No, you're breathtaking.

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  14. TheOutlaw1272

    TheOutlaw1272 No, you're breathtaking.

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    Looking at the wood brothers twitter, it's implied that Menards would stay
     
  15. db512

    db512 2011 SRD Cup Series Champion

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    Menards does have the strong ties to Penske with Cup, Xfinity, and Indycar. I imagine they will stay around with Penske in their current capacity but may scale back at the Wood Bros. since Paul won't be driving but I think they will stay just for less races.

    This is great for Matt very excited he EARNED a really good ride for next season. I hope he has the chance to show what he can do.

    Sounds like Paul has plans to race maybe he will run more Xfinity races for Penske on a part-time basis.
     
  16. nj9703

    nj9703 Very Stable Genius

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    Pockrass says that Menards is planned to be on the 21.

    Also, for reference, Menards on the NXS 19 and NGOTS 88 are B2Bs. Brandon Jones has connections to Rheem, who typically foots the bill for the 19, and the Thorson’s own SealMaster, which has products sold at Menards, hence the SealMaster logo on Crafton’s QP.
     
  17. TheOutlaw1272

    TheOutlaw1272 No, you're breathtaking.

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    Can't wait to see Matty D compete at the Penske Games next year!
     
  18. JNieder51188

    JNieder51188 Well-Known Member

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    Didn't know that about Sealmaster/Thorson. Nice info. What is the connection with Jones/Rheem? Doesn't C. Bell have a bigger connection with Rheem?
     
  19. 4WideRacing

    4WideRacing Well-Known Member

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    When the rumor of Ty retiring from racing came up I wondered how long Paul would keep racing with family ties and not having great results, this answers that
    I really didn't see Paul retiring or Matt going to the 21 but good for them!
     
  20. nj9703

    nj9703 Very Stable Genius

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    I’m pretty sure his father is a higher up in the company, or maybe just a large investor, but I might be wrong. They basically fund both JGR cars.
     

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