NASCAR: Swan Racing closes Cup operation, Kligerman sidelined

NASCAR: Swan Racing closes Cup operation, Kligerman sidelined

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NASCAR: Swan Racing closes Cup operation, Kligerman sidelined


The Swan Racing team has shut down operation of its NASCAR Sprint Cup entries, citing lack of sufficient funding. The team announced that one of its two cars, driven by Cole Whitt, will move to BK Racing, where former Swan minority partner Anthony Marlowe will be the listed owner. However, his former Swan teammate Parker Kligerman is currently out of a ride for this weekend’s race in Richmond.

“Although it’s unfortunate we are having to scale back, I look forward to the future and the exciting things that I’m confident we will accomplish at Swan Racing or with another team,” Kligerman said in a statement. “I value the relationship that I’ve had with [Swan Racing owner] Brandon Davis and am very grateful for him giving me an opportunity to compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Whether I continue to race with Brandon and Swan Racing or end up with another team, I will always give it my all on and off track to be the best I can be.”

The No. 30 car, which had previously been allocated to Kligerman, has been sold to John Cohen of XxxTreme Motorsports, which is expected to run JJ Yeley.

Added Davis: “Swan Racing is exploring any and all options to keep Parker Kligerman on track throughout the season. We are encouraged by the response we have received from interested parties. Parker brought this racing team one of its strongest results in his first race with us, and we are certain of his success in the future.”

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