Found January 11, 2013 on
While Austin Dillon will compete full time for the NASCAR Nationwide Series title that has not stopped him from adding races to his Sprint Cup schedule. Dillon will run six races for his grandfathers team at the Cup level. On Friday it was announced he would also drive a race for Phoneix Racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 10. Phoenix Racing uses engines from rival Hendrick Motorsports. Tag Heuer will sponsor the car. Finch jokingly said that the deal came to be because, “Richard is too old to mess with. Austin says they don’t have no fun.” Finch said he is committed to 18 to 24 Cup races with the hope to piecing enough sponsorship to run the full schedule. Regan Smith will drive the season opening race for the team while A.J. Allmendinger will also see some time behind the wheel of the No. 51 car. Phoenix Racing will also field a Nationwide Series car for Kurt Busch for the races at Daytona and Talladega. Busch won the July race at Daytona for the team. He also ran 30 races...

NASCAR: Austin Dillon to run Cup Vegas race for James Finch

Another big announcement down in Daytona Beach, Florida for preaseason testing was Austin Dillon will run the Las Vegas race on March 10th for James Finch Racing. Dillon, will pilot the No. 51 Chevy with funding from Tissot Watches. The Vegas race will the the second Cup race of the season for the youngster as he will compete in the season opening Daytona 500 for his grandpa Richard...
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