Saturday, January 14, 2012

David Ragan lands a Cup ride

   David Ragan, who spent the past five seasons driving for Roush Fenway Racing, will drive for Front Row Motorsports in the Sprint Cup series in 2012, the Observer and have learned.

    An official announcement is scheduled for early next week, sources said.

    It remains unclear which team Ragan will drive for at Front Row, which fielded Ford teams last season for David Gilliland and Travis Kvapil.

    Ragan earned his first career Cup win in the 2011 season, at the July race at Daytona. The 26-year-old native of Unadilla, Ga., also has two wins in the Nationwide series.

Brad Keselowski to run 6 Truck races

   Brad Keselowski will run at least six NASCAR Camping World Truck series races this season in a second truck fielded by his Brad Keselowski Racing team.

    Keselowski will drive in the season opener at Daytona plus the races at Kansas, Charlotte, Kentucky, Pocono and Bristol, Tenn.

    Jeff Stankiewicz will serve as Keselowski's crew chief. Doug Randolph will serve as crew chief for Parker Kligerman, who drives BKM's No. 29 Dodge in the Truck Series.