JR Motorsports has announced that Kasey Kahne and Brad Sweet will be sharing driving responsibilities as they would be behind the wheel of car No.5 during the Nationwide Series this year. Apart from this bit of news, these drivers will be sponsored by Great clips considering that they did exceptionally well behind the wheel of the Great Clips car for Turner Motorsports.
Other changes include Danica Patrick leaving to join Stewart-Haas Racing for the Sprint Cup Series. She will also be taking part in the Nationwide Series for Turner Motorsports next year.
Sponsorship from Great Clips will be for 28 races, 27 of which will feature either Kahne or Sweet behind the wheel. The remaining race sponsorship will be directed towards Dale Earnhardt Jr. who will be driving the No. 88 car. Funding is sought for Cole Whitt who drover No. 88 last season while Regan Smith will be seen behind the wheel of No. 7 full-time during this season.