Harry Scott has purchased Phoenix Racing and will give Justin Allgaier three starts in the No. 51 car to close out the 2013 season.
Scott says he has a driver in mind for the remaining seven races but did not comment who it could be.
NASCAR.com reports that:
The sale included the team’s shop in Spartanburg, S.C., and all its assets. Scott plans to keep the organization’s core intact, with Nick Harrison remaining as crew chief on the No. 51 car, and Finch filling the role of “chairman emeritus.” Phoenix will also maintain its ties with Hendrick Motorsports, from which it obtains engines, as does Turner Scott.
Allgaier, a mainstay at the Nationwide team that Scott owns with Steve Turner, will compete at Chicagoland, Charlotte and Talladega.
Scott says that the plan for Phoenix Racing is to remain a one car team, unlinked to his Natonwide program.
“Steve had an opportunity to participate in the Phoenix deal, and he declined because of all his other business obligations. Bu...