Ford will unveil its new Mustang for the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series season at the Daytona 500 in February, and fresh off a championship for Joey Logano, Ford is in a great position to challenge for another title right away with its new car.
NASCAR’s oldest Hall of Famer Glen Wood, a legendary driver and car owner who originally started Wood Brothers Racing in 1950, has died at the age of 93, the team announced Friday morning. He was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 2012.
Martin Truex Jr. signed with Joe Gibbs Racing this offseason to remain a Toyota driver in the NASCAR Cup Series. Now teamed with Kyle Busch, those two represent Toyota’s best hope of reclaiming the championship from Ford in 2019.
Jimmie Johnson, who has won seven NASCAR Cup Series championships during his legendary career, is working with a new sponsor and crew chief in 2019 for the first time in his career, but his motivation is the same as it has always been.