Chase Briscoe may have been at the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series banquet on Saturday night to collect the tour’s Most Popular Driver Award, but he also made a big announcement during the celebration as well.
When Kevin Swindell announced that he was forming a winged sprint car team late last season and that national midget hot-shoe Spencer Bayston was going to be the driver, there were many that raised an eyebrow at the time.
Kevin Thomas Jr. will drive the Blazin’ Racin’ Buffalo Wild Wings No. 82 winged sprint car owned by Todd and Susan LaHaise in 2017.
2016 National Midget Rookie of the Year Carson Macedo will return to his roots next season, as he teams up with Joe Gaerte Racing to drive the No. 3G in a full season of 410 and 360-winged sprint car racing.