Larson has a Recommendation for the No. 77 Car

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Kyle Larson, the driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, stands in the garage during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on July 22, 2017, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Photo – Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images

Does Kyle Larson have inside information on future plans for the No. 77 Furniture Row Racing Toyota?

With Erik Jones moving from Furniture Row Racing to Joe Gibbs Racing next season, the No. 77 is currently without a driver. And team owner Barney Visser has said the fate of the No. 77 is still to be determined, pending funding. Continue reading

Alex Bowman Tabbed to Replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. in No. 88 Chevrolet

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Alex Bowman, the driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, stands on the grid before the weather delayed Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo – Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is retiring from full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing next season, and a young driver he’s long championed has earned his ride.

Alex Bowman will drive the No. 88 Chevrolet next season, Hendrick Motorsports announced today. Bowman, 24, impressed the 12-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion team last year, piloting the No. 88 in ten of the last 18 races for the injured Earnhardt. He notched three top-ten finishes, including a sixth-place showing at Phoenix where he won the Coors Light Pole and led a race-high 194 laps. Continue reading

Alex Bowman Driving the No. 88 for Hendrick Motorsports in 2018

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One year after his impressive debut with Hendrick Motorsports, the team has named Alex Bowman full-time driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Cup Series with a 19-race majority sponsorship from Nationwide beginning in 2018. Continue reading