83 Dustless Blasting and No. He’s tied his career high with three top-five finishes this season and has a career-best eight top 10s.  In 2007, DiBenedetto's family sold all their equipment due to financial stress, from then on starting in 2008 Dibenedetto drove for Fat Head Racing Driver Development Program in the UARA-Stars as a teammate to Darrell Wallace, Jr., Brennan Poole, and FHR team owner Jamie Yelton. He will continue his natural progression and get some Cup Series experience in 2021. 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Austin Dillon is prime example number one. 93 for the Daytona 500 since Michael Waltrip was in the No. 83 during the year with Camping World Truck Series driver Johnny Sauter. Matthew Guido DiBenedetto (born July 27, 1991) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. But this was the moment we bought into the hype and believed he could be a true force in the Cup Series in the right equipment. While running 11th he had an axle problem due to running over the curbs too hard, and that led to him falling many laps down. 32 car in exchange for various rewards. ©2020 FOX News Network, LLC. 21", "DiBenedetto's dream comes true with Wood Brothers opportunity for 2020", "Logano repeats as Pennzoil 400 winner at Las Vegas", "Matt DiBenedetto eyes bigger prize after making playoffs", "Bowyer advances at Bristol; Custer, Byron, Blaney, DiBenedetto ousted from playoffs", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Results", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Results", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Results", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Results", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Results", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Results", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2009 NASCAR Nationwide Series Results", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series Results", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series Results", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series Results", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series Results", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2016 NASCAR Xfinity Series Results", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series Results", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2009 NASCAR Camping World East Series Results", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2011 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Results", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2012 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Results", "Matt DiBenedetto – 2011 ARCA Racing Series Results", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Matt_DiBenedetto&oldid=984504914, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 20 October 2020, at 12:42. ”He’s a veteran, and I knew he was going to play his strengths to his advantage and do the right things on the restarts to maximize his deal.” Matt stated about Kurt Busch. Nine years after his last start in the series with JGR, he returned to the team in August 2019 for the Road America race. Fan favorite NASCAR driver Matt DiBenedetto can breathe easily for another year. Matt has three siblings, Kelley, Katie, and Austin. Matt DiBendetto will remain in the No. Good, but not good enough. , On September 10, 2019, Wood Brothers Racing signed DiBenedetto to drive for the No. ), "Matty D" redirects here.  However, Nead left for personal reasons in late February.. Statistically, DiBenedetto has been Go Fas Racing's best driver since co-owner Frank Stoddard founding the team in 2011, with him picking up several top twenty and top thirty finishes. If he was a pro wrestler, the crowds would be hijacking wrestling shows all over the world chanting his name instead of CM Punk.  The deal, which was a one-year contract with a possible extension, came after LFR failed to extend Kasey Kahne and after a deal with Daniel Hemric fell through to drive the No. He’s represented our brand so well this year by winning five races and being at the top of the standings, so we know he can get the job done. Pit strategy once again came into play, and DiBenedetto came out in the lead ahead of Kurt Busch. 1 Ineligible for series points, (key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Matt DiBenedetto, Wood Brothers Racing, NASCAR (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images). In the later weeks of the regular season, DiBenedetto battled with seven-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson and William Byron for the final spots in the playoffs. DiBenedetto had three restarts to give Busch a run for his money. Before the spring ISM race, DiBenedetto reached out on Twitter that his team has no sponsors for that race and needed a last-minute sponsor. Matt DiBenedetto perfectly fits the mold of the NASCAR fan-favorite good guy. 21 Ford Mustang for Wood Brothers Racing — a professional stock car racing team that competes in the NASCAR Cup Series.  DiBenedetto missed the AAA Texas 500 after suffering a concussion during the previous day's Xfinity Series race and was replaced by Earnhardt. * – Most laps led. Fans, including myself, were heartbroken. Kurt Busch won the race.  DiBenedetto tied his career-best finish of second the following week later at Las Vegas for the third time in his career and second time in a row at the track; this time to Kurt Busch. "Matt has been able to find success this year under very difficult circumstances," said team president and co-owner Eddie Wood said in a press release. On August 15, 2019, it was reported that Leavine Family Racing would drop DiBenedetto from the team following the 2019 season. 93 Toyotas for BK Racing on a part-time basis; he split the No. 95 Toyota Camry in the 2019 season. DiBenedetto came close to claiming his first Cup Series win and the 100th for the legendary team at Talladega last Sunday, but Denny Hamlin beat him across the finish line by a nose. In 2015, DiBenedetto moved up to the Sprint Cup Series, the top racing series of NASCAR. On October 10, it was announced that DiBenedetto signed a two-year contract with Leavine Family Racing to drive the No. Now skip ahead to Sunday, September 27, 2020, also at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. His father raced an Opel Manta in SCCA and IMSA in the late 70s and early 80s. In 2009, Matt made his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at the Memphis Motorsports Park. 83 for the race. Car owner Roger Penske explained the plan for Cindric: “As we continue to position our team for future success, it is important to make sure Austin continues his development in the Xfinity Series with Team Penske. 21 Ford Mustang. After the incident, DiBenedetto called Stewart "an arrogant prick". ** – All laps led.  In the race, DiBenedetto pitted off sequence, completing his stops before the two stages and again with 25 laps remaining to score a fourth-place finish. By Dustin Long Oct 8, 2020, 10:16 AM EDT. DiBenedetto moved up to the Sprint Cup Series in 2015. Austin has made great strides in recent years and he has become a consistent winner and a true championship contender this season. 49 to promote the video game NASCAR Heat Evolution's price change to $49.99.. Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick and Darrell Waltrip began to donate money to fund a sponsor, and the team later received Zynga Poker sponsorship. But consistency earned DiBenedetto a playoff berth. Sure enough, he signed with the historic Wood Brothers. The next win for the Wood Brothers will be their 100th. 37 car part-time in the Nationwide Series and also started and parked the few races he was in. One divebomb later, and he found himself finishing in second. He seeks his first career win. ”The pain was like being stabbed 100 times in the chest,” Matt said for Nascar. Two days later, Matt earned a second-place finish at the Bristol Night Race. But there were nothing more than top 15 finishes and a few rare top 10 results otherwise.  The community then repeated their near-feat by having another close call in the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race.  Go Fas is one of the charter teams and as a result, DiBenedetto would make every race in the No. All market data delayed 20 minutes. Matt DiBenedetto to run for Woods in 2021 before Austin Cindric takes over. (key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. “I am excited to learn from our 2020 notebook and I’m confident that with a full season under our belt and working together as a team, we will produce even better results.  He was eliminated following the third round at Bristol. He was with BK Racing but on a part-time basis. I hope I get to drive for them for a long time to come.”, [On his dog] ”He’s a really chill dog, just loves to hang around – he’s a great nap partner – Brian is the ultimate perfect dog.”, ”I don’t come from a road racing background, but it’s something I’ve taken to, and I love doing more than anything.”. 95 Toyota Camry starting in 2019. 32 Zynga Poker Ford Fusion to another top ten finish, this time 7th, for the team's best finish. I was so hopeful that maybe the Wood Brothers could give him the equipment that he had been dying for throughout his entire career so that he could deliver them their 100th win. In 2015, DiBenedetto married his childhood friend Taylor Carswell. ”My contract is a multi-year opportunity,” said DiBenedetto during an interview. Bjergsen Net Worth 2020 | Girlfriend, Team SoloMid, Biography, DeLana Harvick – Net Worth, Husband (Kevin Harvick), Biography, Nate Bargatze – Net Worth, Wife (Laura), Quotes, Biography. Matt DiBenedetto has inked a contract extension with Wood Brothers Racing, the organization announced Thursday in a release. In 2016, he joined BK Racing full time. He was born on July 27, 1991, in Grass Valley, California, USA, as Matthew Guido DiBenedetto. There, he caught the attention of Joe Gibbs Racing, and later ran in the NASCAR Camping World East Series for them.. His first race of 2010 came at Nashville Speedway. At the end of 2016, DiBenedetto announced that for the 2017 season, he would drive a single-car effort for professional stock car racing team Go Fas Racing. 56K likes. 10 Camry for TriStar Motorsports at Fontana, where he started 33rd and finished 40th after starting and parking. Share this: Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)  At the time of the announcement, DiBenedetto stood 23rd in the standings. Skip ahead to Saturday, February 23, 2020 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: the second race of the 2020 season, back when we could pack a race track with tens of thousands of people without a worry in the world about hand sanitizer — and even toilet paper. With Stewart fast approaching down the backstretch, DiBenedetto moved up the track in turn three to let Stewart pass. All rights reserved. He added: ”I know a win would mean a lot to that team, but I gotta give 110 percent for FedEx and my whole team.”. At the Fall Texas race he crashed into the outside wall in turn 4 ending in a concussion and not racing in the Cup race the following day. Matt DiBenedetto, often called Matty D, is a professional stock car racing driver who drives the No. DiBenedetto ran six races for Joe Gibbs in 2010, with two top ten finishes.
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