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Christopher Bell briefly found his NASCAR future "very scary"

It may have seemed like a forgone conclusion to many, but when Leavine Family Racing announced its sale, Christopher Bell wasn’t so certain about his NASCAR future.

Leavine Family Racing announces sale of its Cup team

Bob Leavine announced Tuesday that he has completed the sale of his one-car Leavine Family Racing team, including the team’s assets and its charter in the NASCAR Cup Series.

Christopher Bell to join Leavine Family Racing in 2020

As expected, Christopher Bell will move up to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2020 behind the wheel of the No. 95 Leavine Family Racing Toyota.

Matt DiBenedetto: Bristol run 'wasn't a fluke,' expects more

Matt DiBenedetto was caught off-guard by the response to his runner-up finish last weekend at Bristol but he hopes it’s not the highlight of the 2019 season.

Emotional DiBenedetto "wanted to win so bad" at Bristol

Matt DiBenedetto came just one position shy of a fairytale win at Bristol, losing out after a late-race battle with Denny Hamlin

Matt DiBenedetto tops final Cup practice at Bristol

Matt DiBenedetto led the way in final practice at Bristol Motor Speedway in the Leavine Family Racing Toyota Camry.

Matt DiBenedetto won't return to LFR in 2020

Despite a recent surge in performance, Matt DiBenedetto confirmed Thursday he will not return to Leavine Family Racing next season.

DiBenedetto admits "I'm fighting for my life" after WGI top-ten

Matt DiBenedetto continues to show promise behind the wheel of the No. 95 Leavine Family Racing Toyota Camry with a sixth-place finish at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International.

DiBenedetto says NHMS top-five "just shows our strength” 

Matt DiBenedetto was all smiles after scoring his second top-five finish Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway with Leavine Family Racing.

Matt DiBenedetto: “We got the good run we deserve”

The Grass Valley, California native scores career-best NASCAR Cup Series finish at Sonoma Raceway in his home state coming home fourth in Toyota/Save Mart 350.

‘It’s go-time’ for the inaugural eNASCAR Heat Pro League season

eNASCAR Heat Pro League Leavine Family Racing driver Josh Harbin, known as ‘ThAbEar,’ will lead 28 drivers into Charlotte Motor Speedway for the first race of the season.

Get to know the eNASCAR Heat Pro League LFR drivers

Ahead of the season-opening race to be held Memorial Day weekend, Motorsport.com will feature drivers from each team that were drafted earlier this year.

Matt DiBenedetto: “It’s exciting to climb the ladder” with LFR

Matt DiBenedetto enjoyed best finish to date with Leavine Family Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway but feels it could have been better.

Matt DiBenedetto to showcase eNASCAR Heat car at Bristol

Leavine Family Racing will feature the eNASCAR Heat Pro League and the team’s two draft picks on its No. 95 Toyota Camry this weekend at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

"Heartbreaking" wreck ends DiBenedetto's "amazing" Daytona 500

An awe-inspiring outing by Matt DiBenedetto in the Daytona 500 turned from exciting to heartbreaking in just a single lap.

Mike Wheeler joins LFR as crew chief for Matt DiBenedetto

Mike Wheeler, the crew chief who led Denny Hamlin to the 2016 Daytona 500 victory, has joined Leavine Family Racing for the 2019 season.

Leavine Family Racing signs DiBenedetto, switches to Toyota for 2019

Matt DiBenedetto will compete in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series next season with Leavine Family Racing.

Kasey Kahne to continue to sit out at least the next three Cup races

Kasey Kahne will sit out the next three Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races as he continues to deal with issues around heat exhaustion.

Kasey Kahne on health: “It’s just better off for me to stay home"

Kasey Kahne said he’s been dealing with heat exhaustion issues at the end of the NASCAR races since last season but last weekend’s race at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway “was the worst that it’s been.”

Kasey Kahne to miss Brickyard 400 due to extreme heat exhaustion

Kasey Kahne will not have the opportunity to defend his 2017 Brickyard 400 victory this weekend.

Kahne to retire from NASCAR after turning down '19 offer

Kasey Kahne will retire from full-time NASCAR competition at the end of the year, having turned down an option to continue racing with Cup series outfit Leavine Racing in 2019.

Kahne ends up short of the win, but "we had a really good shot at it”

Kasey Kahne leads laps, comes home fourth at Daytona International Speedway for his first top-five finish with Leavine Family Racing.

Kahne's former crew chief "didn't see eye to eye" with team owner

Kasey Kahne says he was not behind the recent change of his crew chief in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

Could a change of crew chiefs also change Kasey Kahne’s fortunes?

Kasey Kahne’s new crew chief, Jon Leonard, is ready to “compete with the big boys” and it starts this weekend.

Kasey Kahne explains early season struggles

Kasey Kahne says that he and Leavine Racing’s inability to get their Chevrolet Camaro up to speed early in 2018 NASCAR Cup series races are hurting their results.

Kahne returns to Chili Bowl, plans to do more sprint car races

After a missing last year's Chili Bowl Nationals, Kasey Kahne is thrilled to be heading to Tulsa again.

NASCAR Mailbag: Where will Michael McDowell go?

Here's this week's questions from fans for the NASCAR team at Motorsport.com.

Kasey Kahne lands ride for 2018 with Leavine Family Racing

Kasey Kahne will pilot the No. 95 Chevrolet for Leavine Family Racing for the 2018 Monster Energy Cup Series season.

RCR and its affiliates fill the top ten at Daytona

Ford teams have won all three restrictor-plate races in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series so far this season, but Richard Childress Racing has not been far behind.

McDowell's best finish of season came after tough start at Kansas

Michael McDowell’s season’s-best finish certainly didn’t come the easy way.

Michael McDowell to run full 2017 schedule with Leavine Family Racing

Michael McDowell will be competing in the entire 36-race Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season for the first time in his career.

Matt Borland to get a head start on new gig with RCR

Matt Borland’s crew chief responsibilities with Richard Childress Racing will get a head start this weekend with Ty Dillon at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

NASCAR suspends Truex crew chief, penalizes several other teams

NASCAR has issued fined and docked points from several Sprint Cup teams today, including Martin Truex Jr., who left Atlanta second in the championship standings after finishing 7th.

Can-Am Duels preview: One last shot to make the Daytona 500

With the charter system locking 36 teams into the race and a reduced field size of 40 cars, that means there are just four spots up for grabs in the 58th running of the Daytona 500.

Roush cars forced to change rear gears as McDowell leads practice

Thirty-six drivers participated in the third Sprint Cup practice on Wednesday.

Changes are coming to Richard Childress Racing

Crew chief swap in the works for Nos. 3 and 33 Sprint Cup teams.

Not the finish Kyle Busch needed

Busch knocked out of contention at Dover by Brian Scott.

Circle Sport Racing plans appeal

Team owner Joe Falk calls penalties stemming from rear suspension pieces "too severe".

BUSTED: The No. 33 Circle Sport Chevy popped with a P4 penalty

Slugger Labbe suspended for three races and fined $50,000.

Familiar faces Hornish and McDowell return to action with owner points title implications

Seven races remain on the NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule and the owner points championship looks to be a two-horse race as the season unwinds.

Ty Dillon set to make his NASCAR Cup debut at Atlanta

Will join brother Austin in the field driving the number 33 Chevrolet.

Chevy NSCS at Talladega One: Qualifying notes and quotes

Brian Scott: "This Chevy SS was really fast, and we were able to get the draft and the right suck (up) right there at the last second to get the pole."

Brian Scott earns first Sprint Cup pole at Talladega

Talladega qualifying saw a new driver earn pole position.

Edwards wins wet one in Bristol

Roush Fenway Racing added a Bristol win to Ford's big weekend.

Brian Scott captures Daytona 500 starting position after a fifth-place finish in the Daytona Duel

The 26-year-old native of Idaho chose the top line around the track and it paid off.

Cassill takes another shot at Daytona success

Landon Cassill knows the promise of Daytona International Speedway.

Media day at Charlotte Motor Speedway

NASCAR President Mike Helton dropped the green flag on the 32nd annual NASCAR Sprint Media Tour

Good news for Landon Cassill

Cassill will replace veteran Mike Wallace as the team's lead driver.