Rezendes Released

Rezendes released from Icehouse ride MOORESVILLE, N.C. (May 1, 1998) Hoping to improve their results, team owners Tom Gloy and Bobby Rahal have announced that the Gloy-Rahal Racing team is changing the driver for the Icehouse Beer Ford in the...

Rezendes released from Icehouse ride

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (May 1, 1998) Hoping to improve their results, team owners Tom Gloy and Bobby Rahal have announced that the Gloy-Rahal Racing team is changing the driver for the Icehouse Beer Ford in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series.

Dave Rezendes drove the Icehouse truck for the first four NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series events this season. He was 19th in the series point standings with one top-10 finish, a ninth-place at Homestead last month.

"We have decided to go in a new direction with our truck team," Gloy said. "We are in the process of evaluating the Icehouse truck program and will announce a new driver in the near future."

Tom Blattler, Public Relations Representative for Icehouse Racing, said the team will do some testing near Charlotte early next week to find a suitable candidate to fill the seat of the Icehouse Ford. Blattler said that the team will participate in next Saturday's NAPACARD 200 at the .646-mile Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Wash.

Rezendes, whose three career NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series victories came with Geoff Bodine in 1996, has been without a steady ride since leaving Bodine's team just after the start of the 1997 season.

"We would like to thank Dave for his contributions to our team and we wish him the best in his future racing endeavors," Rahal said.

Source: NASCAR Online

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Bobby Rahal , Tom Gloy