Found January 04, 2012 on Fox Sports:
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 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 Series with Richard Petty Motorsports for the 2012 season. Whitt competed full time in the Camping World Truck Series in 2011, finishing ninth overall in the series standings after earning 11 top-10 finishes, two of them top fives. Overall, he has two Sprint Cup starts, three Nationwide series starts and 26 Truck races to his credit. He will compete for the Sunoco Rookie title and Nationwide Series championship, racing as a teammate to Danica Patrick, who will also be running her first full season in the series.

NASCAR: Cole Whitt joins JR Motorsports

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-10...

East County driver gets top Nationwide ride

Cole Whitt, 20, will ride for Dale Earnhardt Jr. on team that includes Danica Patrick.
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