Daniel Suárez: Promoted Earlier than Expected – But Not Too Soon

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Don’t worry about Daniel Suárez.

And don’t buy into the assumption that, in promoting Suárez to fill the seat of departing Carl Edwards, Joe Gibbs Racing is making the same mistake it made in 2009 when the organization threw then-18-year-old Joey Logano into the deep end of the pool.

Laboring under the weight of replacing Tony Stewart in the No. 20 Toyota, Logano never blossomed at JGR. It took four years of seasoning and a move to Team Penske for Logano to realize his enormous potential in a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series car.

Suárez, on the other hand, is already 25, and possesses a ferocious work ethic matched only by his desire to learn – and learn quickly. Continue reading

Carl Edwards and Daniel Suarez Move to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015

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Joe Gibbs Racing Announces a New Sponsor ARRIS and launches a Diversity Initiative by Escuderia TELMEX

After hearing the rumors for months, Joe Gibbs Racing made it official today that Carl Edwards is joining their full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable of drivers for the 2015 season.  Also for next season, they are adding Daniel Suarez to their organization with a full-time ride in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Continue reading