NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Coleman will finally have the opportunity to get some momentum going in the No. 20 Rudys.com Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing. For the first time this season, he will run back-to-back races and be in the driver's seat for six of the next seven events, Brad Coleman PR reports.
Joe Gibbs Racing announced they have signed promising young NASCAR driver Coleman back into their family fold effective immediately, Brad Coleman PR reports. Coleman will be running a partial Nationwide Series schedule alongside Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin in the No. 20 Toyota in 2009.
Coleman is leaving the No. 27 team to take over the wheel of the No. 96 Sprint Cup car. His last race with Baker Curb Racing was a Top-10 finish this past weekend at Watkins Glen, bakercurb.com reports.
Finishing his 17th year on the racing circuit, Shawn Parker announced today he will be leaving his position as the crew chief for the No. 27 Kleenex Ford and Coleman in the Nationwide Series, effective after the Watkins Glen race, bakercurb.com reports.