Performance of 10 Car Speaks Volumes of Current, Former Drivers

It got lost in all that "big three" talk. The 10 car of Aric Almirola took third place for Stewart-Haas Racing at New Hampshire. That's some rarified air for what is considered to be SHR's fourth team, and a place they're not accustomed to. The performance of the 10 car in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this season tell us a lot. For one thing, Aric Almirola just might be a better driver than many of us gave him credit for. It seems like an eternity ago that the Cuban-American fr ...

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2018 Team Preview: Stewart-Haas Racing

Sometimes the best moves are the ones you don't make. It will be interesting to see how things go for 2004 champion Kurt Busch at Stewart-Haas Racing. There had been some speculation that Busch would join a veteran driver like Matt Kenseth as a rideless racer. He'll be back in 2018. Kurt Busch has been written off more than once. Controversies sparked departures for the driver of the 41 at Jack Roush and at Penske. Each time, he's been able to bounce back. While Busch has generally dodged ...

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Aric Almirola- A Good Signing For Stewart-Haas Racing?

A song once opined that a "ch-change could you good." Aric Almirola- a NASCAR journeyman will hit the reset button when he climb inside the cockpit of the 10 at Stewart-Haas Racing in 2018. Surprised? I am only slightly. What do you think when you think Aric Almirola? A casual fan may think "who?" Other thoughts spring to mind like "nice guy," "doesn't make trouble," or maybe "he's ok, I guess." My earliest memory of Almirola was back in the days of the Busch Series where he started a rac ...

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The Clock Strikes Twelve For Danica Patrick

Few didn't see it coming, and now it's official: Danica Patrick won't be back with Stewart-Haas Racing in 2018. It's no one thing, it's a lot of things. Sponsorship is the publicly stated issue. After all, there's more than a couple of really good drivers struggling to find someone for support. Former champion and perennial contender Matt Kenseth is looking for a ride, and you know sponsorship dollars are a part of it. What will shake out of Smithfield Foods leaving Richard Petty for Stew ...

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Where Is The End Of The Line For Kasey Kahne?

The other shoe has dropped at Hendrick Motorsports, and Kasey Kahne will move on in 2018, in favor of William Byron. Open seats are opening up right and left, and yet just as quickly, they're filling up. In most cases, the fannies filling those seats have less mileage on them. In looking over the free agent market, Kasey Kahne is an interesting case. While he didn't set the world on fire racing for Rick Hendrick, he was far from horrible. Hey, this is the most recent winner of the Brickya ...

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