Another charter has been sold in the Sprint Cup Series.
Tommy Baldwin Racing said Thursday that it had sold its charter and guaranteed starting position in the Sprint Cup Series field to Leavine Family Racing. The move goes into effect for Sunday’s race at Homestead, meaning Regan Smith needs to post a fast enough speed in TBR’s No. 7 in qualifying Friday to make Sunday’s race.
Leavine Family Racing partnered with Circle Sport Racing to operate the No. 95 car driven by Michael McDowell and Ty Dillon in 2016. The team used a charter Circle Sport was given as part of the new operating agreement between team owners and NASCAR.
36 teams who participated in the Cup Series over the previous three seasons were named charter teams at the beginning of the 2016 season. A charter meant a team was guaranteed to start every Cup Series race and helped assign a valuable asset to each race team.
The charter LFR and CircleRead More »from Tommy Baldwin Racing sells charter to Leavine Family Racing effective immediately