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NASCAR Cup: Corey LaJoie gets new crew chief

By AMANDA VINCENT Randy Cox has been named Corey LaJoie’s new crew chief on the No. 83 BK Racing Toyota team in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. “I’m very happy to be back with BK Racing for 2017,” Cox said. “I’ve known Corey and the LaJoie family for a long time. He’s a hardworking [...]

Quick takeaways from Fontana: BK Racing is a great source of caution flags so far

BK Racing has caused 10 of 23 caution flags this year. (Getty) Consider our Takeaways feature to be the home of our random and sometimes intelligent musings. Sometimes the post may have a theme. Sometimes it may just be a mess of unrelated thoughts. Show More Summary

NASCAR Cup: BK Racing adds Corey LaJoie, Gray Gaulding to driver stable

By AMANDA  VINCENT Corey LaJoie and Gray Gaulding were announced Tuesday as the latest drivers to join the BK Racing line-up for 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition, joining Joey Gase. Gray Gaulding is expected to compete nearly full-time for the team as driver of the No. 23 Toyota. He has yet to be [...]

NASCAR Cup: Joey Gase strikes deal with BK Racing

By AMANDA VINCENT Joey Gase is slated to drive the No. 23 Toyota for BK Racing in at least three Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races in 2017, beginning with the season-opening Daytona 500 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Feb. 26. A press release also mentions Gase in the No. 23 for the Irwin Tools Night [...]

Matt DiBenedetto to drive No. 32 full time in 2017

Matt DiBenedetto was 35th in the points standings in 2016. (Getty) Matt DiBenedetto is moving from BK Racing to Go Fas Racing. The team said DiBenedetto would drive the full schedule in 2017. Go Fas had a rotation of drivers in 2016 while DiBenedetto finished 35th in the points standings for BK Racing. Show More Summary

NASCAR Cup: David Ragan gone from BK Racing

By AMANDA VINCENT After Matt DiBenedetto announced Thursday that he wouldn’t be returning to BK Racing in the NASCAR premier series in 2017, on Friday, news came out that the organization’s other full-time driver in 2016, David Ragan, wouldn’t be returning to BK Racing next season, either. “BK Racing has agreed not to renew David [...]

Matt DiBenedetto and David Ragan won't drive for BK Racing in 2017

Matt DiBenedetto (L) finished sixth at Bristol in the spring. (Getty) BK Racing will have new full-time drivers next season. The team confirmed that Matt DiBenedetto and David Ragan wouldn’t be returning in 2017. DiBenedetto tweeted Thursday that he wouldn’t drive for the team for a second full season. Show More Summary

NASCAR Cup: Matt DiBenedetto leaves BK Racing

By AMANDA VINCENT   Matt DiBenedetto won’t be returning to the BK Racing team in the NASCAR premier series for 2017. He made the announcement via Twitter Thursday evening.   “I’ve decided to go in a different direction next year. Exciting announcement coming soon. It’s been a great ride. @BKRacing_2383 Thank you!” DiBenedetto tweeted (@MattDracing). [...]

NASCAR Cup: one crewman suspended, another reinstated

By AMANDA VINCENT On Tuesday, NASCAR released what was probably its final penalty report of the year. The report listed one indefinite suspension and a reinstatement. Ryan D. Hess, who worked with BK Racing in the Sprint Cup Series in 2016, was indefinitely suspended for a violation of NASCAR’s substance abuse policy. Hess also was [...]

NASCAR Cup: Matt DiBenedetto cleared to race at Phoenix

By AMANDA VINCENT Matt DiBenedetto has been cleared to return to the driver’s seat of the No. 83 BK Racing Chevrolet for Sunday’s Can-Am 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. He was sidelined for the Nov. 6 AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth as [...]

Back the Blue car -- outfitted to look like police cruiser -- has last-minute driver change at Texas Motor Speedway

FORT WORTH -- Jeffrey Earnhardt replaced Matt DiBenedetto in the No. 83 BK Racing Back the Blue car. DeBendetto entered the concussion protocol after crashing in the Xfinity race on Saturday. The car, fielded by the Dallas-based maintenance-fluid company Zaks, resembled a Dallas Police Department cruiser. Show More Summary

Matt DiBenedetto enters NASCAR concussion protocol, will miss Texas Sprint Cup race

Jeffrey Earnhardt will substitute for Matt DiBenedetto in Sunday’s race. Matt DiBenedetto has entered NASCAR's concussion protocol and will miss Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway, BK Racing announced Saturday night. The...Show More Summary

NASCAR Cup: Dylan Lupton rejoins BK Racing for Richmond

By AMANDA VINCENT   Dylan Lupton will, once again, climb behind the wheel of a BK Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota for Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway. He’ll make his second-career Sprint Cup start from behind the wheel of the No. 83 Toyota.   Lupton’s No. 83 will [...]

Dylan Lupton plans Sprint Cup debut at Sonoma

By AMANDA VINCENT Driver Dylan Lupton has a one-race deal with BK Racing that will put him behind the wheel of the No. 93 Toyota for the team for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway. The race will be Lupton’s debut at NASCAR’s top level. He’ll have Mike Ford as crew [...]

Dylan Lupton to Attempt Sprint Cup Debut at Sonoma

In a third entry for BK Racing, NASCAR Next driver class of 2015-16 Dylan Lupton is scheduled to attempt his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut at Sonoma Raceway next weekend. The California native is slated to drive the No. 93 Toyota, which has seen action twice this season, once with Matt DiBenedetto at the season-opening …

Beyond the Cockpit: David Ragan Believes BK Racing is “On Track” in 2016

David Ragan has been just about everywhere in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He’s raced for one of the best teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with Roush Fenway Racing from his rookie season in 2007 until 2011 when Ragan and RFR parted ways. Show More Summary

David Ragan Adds BUBBA Burger Sponsorship for Charlotte

David Ragan and BK Racing announced on Monday that the No. 23 car will sport the BUBBA Burger colors for Sprint All-Star Race weekend and the Coca Cola 600. With the races taking place ahead of and on Memorial Day Weekend, the paintShow More Summary

NASCAR Richmond preview: Matt DiBenedetto, BK Racing pursuing another Cinderella finish

Matt DiBenedetto pulled off the surprise of the season with a sixth-place result last week at Bristol. When the tears and the hugs on Bristol Motor Speedway's pit road ceased, and the surprise celebration that awaited him at home ended...Show More Summary

NASCAR Backmarker's Teary Reaction To A 6th Place Finish Brings On All The Feels

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Sprint Cup racer Matt DiBenedetto drives for the smaller BK Racing team, which isn’t as competitive and has nowhere near the budget of the NASCAR teams we talk about the most. Finishes in the high-twenties and mid-thirties are more what he’s used to. Scoring a sixth-place finish at Bristol moved him to tears. Read more...

Ryan Ellis gets Sprint Cup deal with BK Racing

By AMANDA VINCENT Ryan Ellis will compete in multiple NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races from behind the wheel of the No. 93 BK Racing Toyota, according to an announcement Tuesday from BK Racing. His first race with the team will be the April 24 event at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway. “Four or five years ago, [...]

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