On the Hot Seat: Team Owners in the NASCAR Cup Series

On the Hot Seat: Team Owners in the NASCAR Cup Series' is the next installment of a commentary series from writer Michael Orzel and may not necessarily represent the views of Fan4Racing Blog and Radio.

On the Hot Seat: Team Owners in the NASCAR Cup Series,’ is the next installment of a commentary series from writer Michael Orzel and may not necessarily represent the views of Fan4Racing Blog and Radio.

NOTE from Michael Orzel: This installment is a somewhat different article from typical ‘Hot Seat”’ commentary.  Instead of looking at one specific driver, this edition of the series will examine team owners of NASCAR Cup Series.  Unless specifically cited via linked articles, all conclusions are exclusively speculation of the author and should not be considered any sort of authoritative voice.

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Buescher to Roush Fenway’s No. 17 in 2020; Team is Parting Ways with Stenhouse Jr.

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – SEPTEMBER 20: Chris Buescher, driver of the #37 Fast Lane to Flavor Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway on September 20, 2019, in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

Yesterday, Roush Fenway Racing told the racing world that Chris Buescher is returning to the organization to take the wheel of the No. 17 NASCAR Cup Series Ford in the 2020 season. Along with this revelation is the news that RFR is parting ways with Ricky Stenhouse JR at the end of the 2019 season.

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Ryan Newman to Drive the No. 6 Roush Fenway Ford in 2019

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RICHMOND, Va. – Team owner Jack Roush said the deal was for “years” but wouldn’t say for how many. Continue reading

Five Legends Named to 2019 NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class

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during the NACAR Hall of Fame Voting Day at NASCAR Hall of Fame on May 23, 2018, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo – Streeter Lechta/Getty Images

Allison, Gordon, Kulwicki, Penske and Roush Comprise Hall’s Tenth Class

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 23, 2018) – NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2019. The five-person group – the tenth since the inception of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010 – consists of Davey Allison, Alan Kulwicki, Jeff Gordon, Roger Penske and Jack Roush. In addition, NASCAR announced that Jim Hunter earned the 2019 Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. The distinguished group will be honored during the NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Feb. 1, 2019. Continue reading

Matt Kenseth’s Comeback Hits a Snag at Kansas

Matt Kenseth, the driver of the #6 Wyndham Rewards Ford, walks in the garage area during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series KC Masterpiece 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 11, 2018, in Kansas City, Kansas. Photo – Sean Gardner/Getty Images

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – On Friday afternoon at Kansas Speedway, Matt Kenseth’s much-ballyhooed return to Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing came to a grinding halt. Continue reading