Phil Parsons Racing will field cars for driver Michael McDowell. Last year McDowell drove the #66 car for the team under the Prism Motorsports banner.
McDowell ran in 31 events at the Sprint Cup level last season for Parsons with a best finish of 30th at Sonoma. The team operated as a start and park in all but two of those starts.
While McDowell is unsure what number the car will have he does know that they will be switching manufactures to Ford this year and of course will have Roush-Yates powered engines. This year the team has enough sponsorship to run the first five races on the schedule which could lock them into the top-35 in owner points for the early part of the season. They will have to either qualify or work out a deal for owner points to make sure they are in the Daytona 500 this year. Last season the Daytona and Talladega were the two races that McDowell failed to qualify for.
Last season McDowell got a one race stint in the #18 car of Joe Gibbs Racing at the Sprint Cu...