Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 9/27/14

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 05: Regan Smith drives the #78 Furniture Row Chevrolet during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 5, 2010 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Phoenix Racing announced recently that they would field the No. 51 car for at-least 18 races during the 2013 season. Regan Smith will drive the car in the season opening Daytona 500 while other races will be run by Austin Dillon and A.J. Allmendinger. Smith will drive the car for much of the teams planned schedule. Dillion will compete at Las Vegas. Allmendinger will drive the car at Phoenix International Raceway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Auto Club Speedway and Martinsville Speedway reports FOX Sports. As Phoenix Racing continues their search for sponsorship to run full-time the opportunity for Allmendinger to run additional races exists. Allmendinger ran four races with Phoenix Racing in 2012 after completing NASCAR’s Road to Recovery. His best finish was a 24th place run, “I’m really looking forward to racing with the team again,” Allmendinger said. “They’re an awesome group of guys and I’m grateful to (team owner) James (Finch) for the opportunity. It meant a lot to me to get back...
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