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Online lighting retailer 1000Bulbs.com will return to the No. 38 Ford Fusion in 2018, partnering with driver Ragan for four Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races. Seth Barbour will lead Ragan's No. 38 team in 2018. Barbour has been named crew chief for the team after serving in the same role for Front Row Motorsports' No. 34 team in 2017, Front Row Motorsports PR reports.
Horizon Global Corporation has joined Team Penske with a new multi-year partnership beginning in 2018. Horizon Global towing and trailering brands REESE® and Draw-Tite® will serve as primary sponsors for the No. 2 Ford Fusion driven by Keselowski in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this season, Team Penske PR reports.
After partnering with Chip Ganassi Racing for three seasons in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, DC Solar is moving to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for the 2018 season as a primary partner with both Kyle Larson and McMurray, chipganassiracing.com reports.
Wood Brothers Racing announced a long-term partnership with Archie St. Hilaire, owner of Go FAS Racing. The agreement grants full operating control of one of the 36 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Charters to the Wood Brothers and its iconic No. 21 Ford, woodbrothersracing.com reports.
Larson went back to victory lane on the opening night of the Chili Bowl Nationals. The NASCAR star drove to a commanding victory in Tuesday night's opening night of the Super Bowl of Midget Racing. The win automatically advanced Larson into the 55-lap Saturday night main event at the Tulsa Expo Center, the Associated Press reports.
After a missing last year's Chili Bowl Nationals, Kahne is thrilled to be heading to Tulsa again. He will pilot the No. 67 Take 5 Oil Change midget prepared by his cousin, Willie Kahne, in the first of many open-wheel opportunities for the driver and World of Outlaws team owner in 2018, motorsport.com reports.
As the 60th running of the Daytona 500 is fast approaching, Patrick is still searching for a ride in "The Great American Race" and the Indianapolis 500. Patrick joined SiriusXM NASCAR Radio's "The Morning Drive" on Thursday to discuss how those plans are unfolding, Kickin the Tires reports.
Mars Wrigley Confectionary will continue activating its M&M's Caramel line in NASCAR this year after what it viewed as a successful rollout in '17. The company is the primary sponsor of Joe Gibbs Racing's No. 18 Toyota driven by Busch, and it has tweaked the lead brand it activates in NASCAR over the years, Sports Business Daily reports.