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Cole Whitt, 20, will ride for Dale Earnhardt Jr. on team that includes Danica Patrick.
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Cole Whitt is expected to join JR Motorsports as a full-time NASCAR Nationwide Series driver for the 2012 season.
Whitt, 20, will be named as the driver of the organization's No. 88 entry, sources have told FOXSports.com. The 20-year-old will replace Aric Almirola, who finished fourth in the series standings in 2011 and confirmed Wednesday that he was moving to the Sprint Cup...
JR Motorsports has signed Cole Whitt to drive its No. 88 Nationwide car, replacing departing driver Aric Almirola.
The 20-year-old will compete for the Sunoco Rookie-of-the-Year and will be teammates with Danica Patrick, who is also embarking on her first full season of Nationwide competition.
Last year in the Camping World Truck Series, Whitt compiled two top-five and 11 top...
A victory for Dale Earnhardt Jr.? A fifth Cup title for Jeff Gordon? A 16th Funny Car crown for John Force? Safe bets and long shots pepper Terry Blount's wish list for 2012.