Go Fas Racing Tag

By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor INDIANAPOLIS – Matt DiBenedetto shocked the NASCAR world on Thursday with news that he would be leaving Go Fas Racing, his home for the last two years, to seek opportunities elsewhere for the 2019 season. Of all of the silly season dominoes to fall, DiBenedetto’s news was unexpected to say the least, but as his announcement on Twitter stated, he believes the move is the correct one for his career going forward, especially as other young drivers are getting opportunities elsewhere and advancing their careers forRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – When it comes to restrictor plate racing, the smaller teams in the NASCAR garage always circle these races as opportunities to capitalize. On Saturday night at Daytona, Matt DiBenedetto and Go Fas Racing placed themselves square in the middle of the action, bringing home a seventh-place finish by the time the checkered flag flew. “The Fords always run really good at the speedways, so that’s why we always seem to find ourselves up front at the end,” said DiBenedetto. “Fords and Roush-YatesRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor TALLADEGA, Alabama – If there’s one thing that is always a constant at the restrictor plate tracks of Talladega and Daytona, it’s that smaller budget teams can be right in the mix with the larger teams of the sport, jockeying for position at the front of the field and giving themselves a shot to pull off the upset and win. Heading into Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega, Go Fas Racing and driver Matt DiBenedetto should be a combination to watch as the No. 32 FordRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Over the past two seasons, both Chevrolet and Toyota have rolled out new versions of their Gen-6 Cup Series cars, with Chevrolet electing to go with the Camaro and Toyota showing off a revamped nose on their Camry. Now, Ford will get their chance to update their model that they race in NASCAR’s premier series. Earlier this year, team owner Roger Penske let it slip that the Blue Oval Brigade would be getting a new car next year and speculation began that the Mustang wouldRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Go Fas Racing and Matt DiBenedetto have found themselves in sponsorship trouble heading into Sunday’s race at ISM Raceway, but the NASCAR community has banded together to make sure they will make it to the grid for the TicketGuardian 500. Starting with a tweet from DiBenedetto on Tuesday morning, alerting the world of their predicament, the effort started picking up steam, with fellow drivers and others in the sport pitching in to help out the small team make it to the track. Though Go FasRead 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
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor Jeffrey Earnhardt is a 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie of the year candidate, who is trying to help the Go FAS Racing team reach the next level in the sport. He also has the immense pressure of trying to uphold the legacy of the Earnhardt name, while learning the ropes at NASCAR’s top level. Earnhardt is coming off of his career-best finish of 32nd this past week at Bristol, and a couple of weeks ago at Texas he sat down with Tribute Racing to talkRead More