“Not at All”- Team Penske Owner Reveals Why Ryan Blaney Did Not Move to the #2 Car


Earlier, information broke that Brad Keselowski was leaving the Workforce Penske organisation on the finish of the season. Naturally, it left a void within the #2 automotive, which is the crew’s marquee.


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Ultimately, Austin Cindric received the nod to take the vacant seat and make his debut. Nonetheless, some puzzled why the opposite Penske driver, Ryan Blaney was not thought-about.

So, crew proprietor Roger Penske opened up on the matter. He stated, “Under no circumstances. If you have a look at it, the historical past that Blaney’s had within the #12 automotive.


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“He’s constructed a model across the #12 and the sponsors round it. I feel the transfer is the proper transfer and there’s no Austin vs Blaney within the #2 automotive. I don’t suppose it was even a query mark for us.”

What does this imply for Ryan Blaney?

With Blaney not going anyplace, he’ll stick round within the #12 automotive for an additional 12 months. Clearly, the motive force will likely be dissatisfied to not get a berth within the marquee automotive.

Nonetheless, he will likely be decided to see out the 2021 season and one other 12 months within the #12 automotive. Hopefully the 27-year-old lastly will get his dues and places some respect within the #12 automotive.

DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 09: Ryan Blaney, driver of the #12 Menards/Peak Ford, stands on the grid throughout qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Sequence 62nd Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona Worldwide Speedway on February 09, 2020 in Daytona Seaside, Florida. (Photograph by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Photographs)

It’s also price mentioning that the #22 automotive additionally shares the same standing to the #12 automotive. For now, Ryan Blaney is coaching all his give attention to the rest of the 2021 season. By way of the playoff battle, he’s comfortably sitting in eighth place and will have the ability to qualify.


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Nonetheless, with 5 races left within the common season, something can occur in these races. Whereas it could be farfetched to recommend that he might be dumped out, it stays to be seen how properly he’ll carry out in these races.

Nonetheless, he and the remainder of the Penske drivers will likely be extremely motivated to take the struggle to Joe Gibbs and Hendrick Motorsports.


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