Archie St. Hilaire Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Editor’s note: Motorsports Tribune will be previewing the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season for the full-time drivers in the series leading into February’s running of the Daytona 500. Age: 28 Years in Cup: Three Career Wins: Zero No longer considered by detractors as a driver that’s incident prone, Corey LaJoie is entering his second season with Go Fas Racing after wrapping up an entire 36-race schedule for the first time in his career. Prior to 2019, the once highly touted second generation racer struggled getting his footRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer After several weeks of speculation, Go Fas Racing finally announced Tuesday that Corey LaJoie will stay in the No. 32 Ford Mustang next season. Sponsors and partnerships such as Schluter Systems, Keen  Parts, Superior Logistics, and Drydene Performance Products will be back in the car with new partners on their way as well. Retaining the ride meant LaJoie will be a part of the tremendous technical alliance with Stewart-Haas Racing and hopes it can translate to even better results. “I’m really happy that we were able toRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer FORT WORTH, Texas — After four months of negotiations, a technical alliance has been made Friday as Go Fas Racing confirmed that beginning next season, they’ll be joining forces with Stewart-Haas Racing for a one-year deal. In addition of having a relationship with Ford Performance and Roush Yates Engines, GFR will get chassis, data and technical support from SHR. Since joining the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2014, owner Archie St. Hilaire said he’s exciting making that tremendous leap as they’ll have brand new equipmentRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Corey LaJoie will run a full season with Go Fas Racing in 2019. He will replace the departing Matt DiBenedetto in the No. 32 / Keen Parts Ford Mustang. LaJoie has 57 starts in NASCAR’s Premier Series. His best finish, 11th, came in the 2017 Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. To date, LaJoie has yet to compete in an entire season. He missed four races in his rookie season in 2017. On top of the pitRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer As with the ‘game of musical chairs’ that takes place at season’s end, Matt DiBenedetto’s relationship with Go Fas Racing, and Ford Performance, came to an end at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The underdog Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team struggled throughout much of the Ford EcoBoost 400. DiBenedetto’s No. 32 Zynga Poker Ford Fusion spent much of the race outside the top-20. In practice and qualifying, he struggled just to break into the top-30. Untimely cautions, and the overall lack of speed, left the Ford PerformanceRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series season marks the return of Go Green Racing. The team will have Joey Gase behind the wheel of the No. 35 Sparks Energy entry. Gase’s move to Go Green Racing is a homecoming as he made his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut with the team in 2011, finishing 20th at Iowa Speedway. The Archie St. Hilaire-owned Go Green Racing debuted in 2009. The team ran in the series until the end of the 2013 season. During that tenure, the team competedRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Matt DiBenedetto and his Go Fas Racing crew chief Gene Nead will not have to worry about their 2018 plans as they will return to their Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team. DiBenedetto, Nead, and Go Fas Racing team owner Archie St. Hilaire made the announcement at Michigan International Speedway. DiBenedetto is the first driver to compete for an entire season for Go Fas. He also earned the team their first two top-10 finishes. Both of those came in some of NASCAR’s crown jewel races,Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer By staying out of trouble, Matt DiBenedetto snuck away from Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a Top 10 finish. DiBenedetto finished the Brantley Gilbert Big Machine 400 in the eighth position. The biggest moment for DiBenedetto came on the first attempt for overtime. Coming to take the green flag on the restart, contact sent Trevor Bayne spinning in front of the field. Seven cars piled into the wreck, and yet DiBenedetto skirted through the carnage. When he emerged, he found himself inside the Top 10. DiBenedettoRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer In 2016, Matt DiBenedetto just missed earning a spot in the NASCAR All-Star race after running a social media campaign that even included changing his name on the car to ‘DiBurrito.’ This year, DiBenedetto will once again have a social media presence as he will represent Reddit on the Go Fas Racing No. 32 Ford Fusion. DiBenedetto has been an active Reddit user, participating in ‘Ask Me Anything’ question and answer sessions, and recently explained the fun he has had on Reddit. “I’ve really gotten toRead More