StarCom Racing Tag

By David Morgan, Associate Editor Editor’s note: Motorsports Tribune will be previewing the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season for the full-time drivers in the series leading into February’s 61st annual running of the Daytona 500. Age: 29 Years in Cup: Nine Career Wins: Zero Landon Cassill has been a journeyman driver throughout his career in NASCAR, starting out with promise in the Hendrick Motorsports stable as a development driver and bouncing around through different organizations in the years since. After finding himself on the sidelines at the start of theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer StarCom Racing confirmed Monday that they’ve purchased a Charter previously held by Richard Childress Racing’s defunct No. 27 team, and have extended their partnership with Landon Cassill, who will run the No. 00 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019. Fresh off their first full season, SCR has recently acquired a new 20,000 square foot home in Salisbury, NC to operate their program, and will be powered by ECR Engines in an attempt to have more horsepower in Cassill’s carRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer As the revolving door of drivers continues at StarCom Racing, the team has recruited 2009 Trans-Am Champion Tomy Drissi for Sonoma Raceway. Drissi will pilot the No. 00 GoShare Chevrolet Camaro SS in the Toyota / Save Mart 350. Sunday’s race will mark the fifth start in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for Drissi and his first since 2014. In those four starts, he has a best career finish of 38th (three times), and three starts at Sonoma. The 59-year-old also has 11 starts inRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer When Landon Cassill competes in the Monster Energy All-Star Race weekend and Coca-Cola 600 race weekend, he will have a new sponsor onboard. Dairi-O, a North Carolina restaurant chain, will adorn his StarCom Racing No. 00 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. This will be Dairi-O’s first foray into the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Cassill has 15 career starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway with two top-20 finishes. His best Charlotte finish came in 2012 when he finished 18thdriving for BK Racing. Cassill also has seven Monster EnergyRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Joey Gase and Sparks Energy partnered up once again for the running of the Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on April 29th, this time for StarCom Racing, who announced the duo joining the young team Tuesday. The announcement came a day after StarCom scored a career-high 20th at Bristol Motor Speedway with Landon Cassill behind the wheel. Gase said he’s excited to have an opportunity to run his second Cup start of the season, at a track he’s had his brightest hours on the track.Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer StarCom Racing announced Monday that Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series veteran Landon Cassill will pilot the No. 00 USFRA Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 at both Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway and April 8th’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The announcement comes less than a day after StarCom and Jeffrey Earnhardt agreed to part ways after five races. The duo has failed to finish inside the top-30 since scoring career-highs of 21st in last month’s season opening Daytona 500. Earnhardt finished 36th SundayRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor After seeing his ride for 2018 disappear with the breakup of Circle Sport-TMG during the offseason, Jeffrey Earnhardt got some good news on Tuesday as it was announced that he would be partnering with StarCom Racing to drive in the Daytona 500 for the team. The team, managed by 1990 Daytona 500 winner, Derrike Cope, announced that the fourth-generation Earnhardt would drive their No. 00 entry, with sponsorship from VRX Simulators for the effort. They will have a guaranteed spot in the 60th running ofRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The constant shuffling of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Charters continues. The latest recipient of a Charter that will guarantee a starting position for the 2018 season is StarCom Racing. Derrike Cope will drive the team’s No. 00 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in the 60th running of the Daytona 500. StarCom Racing debuted with Cope in 2017 at Kansas Speedway. The team debuted just weeks after Cope parted ways with Premium Motorsports. In their second and most recent start at ISM Raceway, Cope finished a respectableRead More