Found September 06, 2013 on
David Stremme appeared surprised by an internet report that he would be out of the Swan Racing Toyota after Richmond International Raceway.
Swan Racing team owner Brandon Davis confirmed the story late Friday morning.
Earlier, however, Stremme appeared taken aback by the news.
"I'll be honest, I don't know what the hell is going on," Stremme said by phone Friday morning. "No one has told me anything. I thought was going to Chicago (next week)."
Stremme, 36, has competed in the Sprint Cup Series since 2005. He competed in eight races for Davis, who took ownership of the No. 30 car at this race last year and in every event except the Daytona 500 in 2013.
Stremme is currently 31st in the point standings. His best finish of the season was 12th at Talladega in May.
When FOXSports.com asked Stremme if he had ownership in Swan Racing, he elected not to comment.
Davis also confirmed by text the report by PopularSpeed.com said Cole Whitt would replace the v...
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Swan Racing has hired Cole Whitt to drive the No. 30 Toyota for five races this season beginning next week at Chicago.
Whitt will replace David Stremme in the car at Chicago, Kansas, Charlotte, Talladega and Phoenix. Swan Racing did not name a replacement driver for the remainder of the schedule.
Stremme has been the driver since team owner Brandon Davis purchased the team a year...
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David Stremme will cease to drive the No. 30 Toyota of Swan Racing after Saturday nights race at Richmond International Raceway.
Stremme, 36, was 31st in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings. He had competed in the car for every race this season after Michael Waltrip drove the car in the season opening Daytona 500.
Moving into the seat occupied...
Swan Racing announced today that Cole Whitt will drive the No. 30 Toyota beginning at Chicagoland Speedway on September 15, 2013. Whitt replaces veteran driver David Stremme who drove every race for Swan Racing this season except for the Daytona 500. “We welcome Cole Whitt to Swan Racing as the[...]
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David Stremme is suprised that he is not going to be driving at Swan Racing.