Brian Scott will aim for his first top-25 of the similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track season this week. In two previous attempts on the course type, he finished 31st at Atlanta Motor Speedway and 27th at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Brian Scott has been the second-highest finishing rookie twice so far in five races this season. Last week his 12th at Auto Club was second to Chase Elliott’s sixth and his 24th in the Daytona 500 was second to Ryan Blaney’s 19th.
After battling a tough handling Ford Fusion for 500 miles at Atlanta Motor Speedway last weekend, Brian Scott and the No. 44 Albertsons/White Tail team are looking forward - and west - to the 1.5-mile track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend.
Brian Scott was the only Rookie of the Year contender at Atlanta Motor Speedway to make it to the final round of qualification. He posted a lap of 188.591 mph and will start the Folds of Honor Quicktrip 500 from 11th.
Brian Scott will aim to score a fourth top-15 in his last five races on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks this week. Last year, he finished 13th at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 12th at Kansas Speedway, and 14th at Texas Motor Speedway.
Brian Scott spun on the final lap of his Can Am 150 Duel at Daytona. He spun off the final turn in a single-lap incident and did significant damage to the nose of his car.
Brian Scott has made five previous attempts on NASCAR’s restrictor-plate, superspeedways and among the drivers entered for this year’s Daytona 500 he has the worst average finish of 39.2.
Richard Petty Motorsports announced today that Albertsons Companies and Shore Lodge will partner with the No. 44 team and driver Brian Scott.
Beginning in 2016, a tradition is returning to the Petty family and Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM). RPM will once again field the number "44", replacing the number "9" used since RPM was created after a merge in 2009.
Chris Heroy will assume the role of crew chief for the No. 9 team and Brian Scott effective immediately, according to NBC’s Dan Beaver. He moves over to that organization after shepherding Kyle Larson through his first two seasons.
Richard Petty Motorsports made it official in a Friday press conference: Brian Scott will pilot the No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford in 2015.
Brian Scott will be named as the driver of the No. 9 later this week, according to Motorsport.com. A spokesman for the company refused to confirm the report, however.
BJ McLeod’s single chance to race in 2015 came at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the Sylvania 300. He started 39th in that race and finished 34th. The No. 33 was driven by a variety of racers, including Brian Scott.
Brian Scott turned out to be Circle Sports Ace in the Hole on several occasions in 2015. He scored three top-15s and another pair of 22nd-place results in 10 starts.