NASCAR Silly Season

Keeping track of all the driver, sponsor and crew moves heading into the 2013 NASCAR season

Travis Pastrana signs Nationwide deal with Roush

Travis Pastrana has signed with Roush Fenway Racing to drive the No. 60 Ford and will run the entire 2013 Nationwide Series schedule.

Danica Patrick to run select Nationwide races

Despite moving up to the Sprint Cup Series full-time in 2013, Danica Patrick will run a select number of Nationwide Series races for Turner Motorsports.

Kahne to drive Nationwide car for JR Motorsports

Kasey Kahne and Brad Sweet will drive a limited schedule next season in the Nationwide Series for JR Motorsports.

Justin Lofton trims 2013 Truck Series commitments

Justin Lofton finally emerged as a NASCAR championship contender last season, leading the Truck Series standings for three weeks and even won his first career race at Charlotte. But bad luck...

Kligerman moves up to Nationwide Series with KBM

Parker Kligerman is the new driver at Kyle Busch Motorsports.

John Wes Townley lands top-tier Truck ride

The Chicken Man will drive Red Horse Racing's No. 7 Truck next season.

Silly Season: Which rides are still open?

Halfway through December, most NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams have already announced their driver lineups for 2013.

Front Row Motorsports opts to keep current lineup

David Gilliland, David Ragan and Josh Wise will all return for Front Row Motorsports in 2013.

Brian Scott turns to RCR for Nationwide ride

Scott will leave Joe Gibbs Racing for Richard Childress Racing's No. 2 car, which was most recently driven by Elliott Sadler.

Brendan Gaughan returns to NASCAR for full season

After a year of part-time schedules, Brendan Gaughan is back in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for a full-time ride next season.

New ownership team enters NASCAR

David Stremme's Inception Racing has been sold to an oil company owner, who will fund the No. 30 car next year with Stremme as the driver.

Miguel Paludo returns to Turner for 2013

Miguel Paludo, who finished 10th in the NASCAR Truck standings this season, will remain with his current team next season.

Four sponsors re-sign with Ryan Newman, SHR

Wix Filters, Outback, Aspen Dental and Code 3 Associates have all decided to return to Ryan Newman's No. 39 car next season.

Kahne gets sponsorship for three more Cup races

Great Clips will sponsor Kasey Kahne at Bristol, Indianapolis and New Hampshire next season.

Elliott Sadler joins Joe Gibbs Racing N'wide team

After finishing second the last two seasons for Richard Childress Racing, Elliott Sadler will move to Joe Gibbs Racing next season.

Petty re-signs Ambrose, Almirola for 2013

Richard Petty Motorsports has re-signed both of the team's drivers to continue in the 2013 NASCAR season.

New crew chiefs in '13 for Edwards, Stenhouse Jr.

Roush Fenway Racing named new crew chiefs for Carl Edwards and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. starting next season.

Report: Harvick signs with Stewart for 2014

Kevin Harvick is moving from Richard Childress Racing to Stewart-Haas Racing beginning in 2014, according to an ESPN report.

Vickers gets full-time Nationwide ride at JGR

Brian Vickers will contend for the Nationwide Series championship next season while driving a Dollar General-sponsored car for Joe Gibbs Racing.

Jeff Burton, Marcos Ambrose get new crew chiefs

Silly Season continues with a crew-chief shakeup at both Richard Childress Racing and Richard Petty Motorsports.

Martin, Waltrip, Vickers to share No. 55 car again

Michael Waltrip Racing will again split its No. 55 car among three drivers – Mark Martin, Michael Waltrip and Brian Vickers – in 2013.

Regan Smith signs with JR Motorsports for 2013

Regan Smith has signed to drive for JR Motorsports in the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series season, where he'll drive the team's No. 5 car and compete full-time for the championship.

New crew chiefs for Danica, Ryan Newman at SHR

Danica Patrick will be paired with Tony Gibson – Ryan Newman's current crew chief – and Newman will reunite with Matt Borland, a successful combination from their days at Penske.

JR Motorsports lands rare multi-year sponsor deal

TaxSlayer.com signed a multi-year agreement to back JR Motorsports for 17 races per season, which is a difficult task in the current sponsorship climate.

What a Pro: Tony Stewart inks new sponsor

Tony Stewart has signed Bass Pro Shops to be co-sponsor of his No. 14 car in 2013 and beyond.

Quicken Loans doubles Ryan Newman backing for '13

Ryan Newman's sponsor Quicken Loans will go from nine races to 18 races as primary sponsor next season.

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