Brian Scott Joins List Of Drivers Looking For A New Ride In 2013


The 2012 NASCAR season is in it’s final two races, some drivers have their future ready, some others are unknown.

Joe Gibbs Racing has gained two new drivers for 2013 meanwhile two of it’s drivers are leaving, Brian Scott being one of them. On Wednesday Scott confirmed on Twitter that he will not return to JGR in 2013.

“It’s up at the end of this year and I will not be back with JGR in 2013,” said Scott in response to a fan on Twitter about his contract with JGR.

Scott has been with Joe Gibbs Racing since the 2011 season. In his two seasons with JGR, Scott has posted four top-fives and 16 top-10 finishes.  Currently with two races to go in 2012, Scott is ninth in the NASCAR Nationwide Series points standings. He ended in eighth place the prior season.

During his time with JGR Scott has accomplished several career best features. In 2011 Scott captured his first career pole at Chicagoland Speedway. He also had his best points finish in 2011 and a career high average start of 11.5 in both seasons with JGR. Scott also accomplished a career best finish in his first season with JGR.

As Scott prepares to leave JGR following the race at Homestead, he joins fellow teammate Joey Logano as the two drivers departing JGR after 2012. Logano has found a new team for next season with Penske Racing. For Scott his future has yet to be determined as nothing for 2013 has announced.

The two seasons with JGR were Scott’s best two seasons of his NASCAR career. He will be joining the list of drivers looking for a ride in 2013 but it should not take him long to find a new ride following his performances.

Christy Valdez is a member of the NASCAR Media. Follow her on Twitter @Knowursports and on Facebook at On The Sidelines With Christy