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2018 will probably be DiBenedetto’s fourth season within the Monster Power NASCAR Cup Collection. (Photograph: Getty Photographs)&#thirteen;
Go Fas Racing introduced that Matt DiBenedetto and Gene Nead have agreed to a contract extension protecting them each with the No. 32 staff for the 2018 season.
2018 can be Matt DiBenedetto’s fourth season within the Monster Power NASCAR Cup Collection, whereas veteran crew chief Nead has been a crew chief in NASCAR for over 20years. Each DiBenedetto and Nead came to visit to Go Fas for the primary time in 2017, after working collectively at BK Racing the prior two seasons. DiBenedetto credit Nead with serving to him transition into the Cup Collection in 2015, and feels that 2018 can solely convey extra alternative for enchancment, particularly if the staff is ready to proceed to usher in nice sponsors.
“I couldn’t be happier to signal this cope with Go Fas and the St. Hilaire household,” DiBenedetto stated. “Being concerned on this household operation has been a lot enjoyable and we get plenty of satisfaction out of enhancing their program collectively. Every little thing that they stated they have been going to do to our program, they did. It’s nice to work with individuals who say they need to enhance and do exactly that. Working with Gene for an additional season, and particularly over the offseason, will permit us to rebuild a few of our automobiles, get forward on the 2018 season, and actually take advantage of out of our group.
“Gene is among the most clever guys within the storage space and is revered business-broad. He is aware of how you can make our automobiles quicker with nearly any finances. We have already got nice companions on board, and hopefully we will proceed so as to add much more to point out simply how good we actually may be.”
“I’m actually completely happy to have Matt and Gene again subsequent season! We now have improved general by seven spots from final yr and we’re wanting ahead to choosing up a pair extra spots earlier than the top of this season. Hopefully we’ll be working our method into the highest-25 in 2018 with extra assist from present and new sponsorship,” Archie St. Hilaire stated. “All the guys at Go Fas have labored their butts off this yr on the store and on the street and it’s actually displaying. We respect all of the onerous work they’ve put on this yr.”