Suarez, Gaunt Brothers to separate at season’s finish
Daniel Suarez and Gaunt Brothers Racing will half methods after one season collectively within the NASCAR Cup Sequence.
“The complete workforce could be very appreciative of the hassle Daniel has put forth,” stated workforce proprietor Marty Gaunt. “He has helped construct the inspiration we’d like for subsequent season in addition to 2022 when the Subsequent Gen automobile arrives. We’re each dedicated to incomes as many factors as potential in these final eight races collectively and ending the season sturdy.”
Suarez joined the group in late January to drive the No. 96 Toyota Camry. His finest end this season is 18th at Bristol, and Suarez is thirty first within the level standings.
The workforce doesn’t have a constitution, and missed the season-opening Daytona 500. That is the primary 12 months Gaunt Brothers has run a full season.
“I’m extraordinarily grateful to my total Toyota household for all the pieces they’ve carried out for me, particularly this 12 months,” Suarez stated. “I’ll all the time be grateful to them for having my again. Marty and everybody at Gaunt Brothers Racing make investments loads of effort and time into this race workforce, and I’m proud to have been part of it.
“I’ve given 100% of myself to this workforce since day one, and I’ll proceed to provide 100% till the final lap at Phoenix. My aim has all the time been to win races and championships, and that may by no means change.”
Suarez, 28, has pushed for 3 groups within the Cup Sequence since 2017. He was promoted at Joe Gibbs Racing following the sudden retirement of Carl Edwards, after which spent the 2019 season at Stewart-Haas Racing, the place he completed a career-best seventeenth in factors.