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February 7, 2013 6:22 PM

2013 Nationwide Series Driver Preview Final Part.

8--Scott Lagasee Jr.--Team SLR
Had only three starts in 2012 with no top tens. The team has not given out much sponsorship info yet. I do not think it goes a full season and only pick up a few top 20 finishes.

10--Jeff Green--TriStar Motorsports
Jeff Completed an almost full season of racing in various cars last season. I do not know much on sponsorship. I do not see a full season for this car that at best will get a couple of top 20 finishes.

32--Kyle Larson--Turner Motorsports
This is supposed to be a full time ride. No sponsorship info in known at this time. He had two wins last season in the K&N East series. I see him getting 12-15th place in the points with no wins, but 5-10 top tens.

33--Kevin Harvick, Ty Dillion, And Others--Richard Childress Racing
This is going to be a split ride car with some sponsorship from Armour Foods. Kevin Harvick had two wins last season. I say Kevin Harvick and Ty Dillion will get a win in this car.

40--Reed Sorenson--The Motorsports Group
This is supposed to be a full time ride, but No Sponsorship has been fully announced yet. He only had six races last year in this series with no top tens. I do not think he goes a full season and a few top 20 place finishes this season.

54--Kyle Busch--Joe Gibbs Racing
The car moves over to Joe Gibbs Racing this season where it will be in at least 25 races. This was a split ride car last year where Kyle picked up 14 top tens in 22 races with no wins while his brother picked up one win in 11 races with 8 top tens. Monster Energy will be back to sponsor this car. I see Kyle getting 5 wins in this car with 20 top tens.

87--Joe Nemechek--NEMCO & Jay Robinson Racing
Was in only 32 events last season with only one top ten to finish 11th place in the points. Right now this car is only going 15 races minimum. No sponsorship data is known at this time. I see at best 2 top tens for this car in the limited racing it will do.

88--Dale Earnhardt Jr.--Jr. Motorsports
This car is a part time car for sure with Tax Slayer and Great Clips as sponsors for this car. It will do the Daytona race in February, Las Vegas, and only a couple more races at best. I see this car getting nothing but top 20 finishes, but no wins.

In a few day I will do my final previews for the Sprint Cup series.

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