Go Fas Racing announced that Gene Nead will assume crew chief duties for the No. 32 Ford Fusion in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for the 2017 season.
Matt DiBenedetto has made four starts at Bristol Motor Speedway in his career, has one top-10, and recorded his best average finish there.
Go Fas Racing (GFR) is pleased to announce that Matt DiBenedetto will pilot the No. 32 Go Fas Racing Ford for all 36 scheduled events in NASCAR's Premier Series during the 2017 season.
Matt DiBenedetto will not race for BK Racing in 2017, according to a statement by the team on their Facebook page.
In terms of Matt DiBenedetto’s Homestead career, there is only one number that must be remembered: 37.
Matt DiBenedetto has been cleared to race this week at Phoenix International Raceway.
BK Racing's Matt DiBenedetto, driver of the No. 83 Toyota, will not compete in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway after entering concussion protocol, according to the team. Jeffrey Earnhardt will pilot the car in his absence.
Matt DiBenedetto has finished on the lead lap only once in 17 starts on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks.
Besides driving his regular No. 83 Toyota Camry Sunday's Sprint Cup Series AAA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, Matt DiBenedetto will pilot the No. 14 Superior Essex Toyota Camry in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Fort Worth on Saturday.
Matt DiBenedetto will be one of the drivers required to qualify on time this week as he gets moved into the third BK Racing entry in a 41-car field at Martinsville Speedway.
Matt DiBenedetto has finished in the top 30 in his last four races of 2016.
The AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway this June ran counter course for Matt DiBenedetto. In both 2015 races, he started and finished in the 30s in a 43-car field. This spring, he finished last in 40th.
For the first time in 13 career starts on short, flat tracks, Matt DiBenedetto failed to finish at Richmond International Raceway two weeks ago. He was credited with 37th after starting 25th.
Matt DiBenedetto was 0.009 seconds slower than Aric Almirola in the first round of qualification at Richmond International Raceway and became the first driver to fail to advance to the top 24 and second round of time trial. He will start the Federated Auto Parts 400 in 25th.