NASCAR: Stewart-Haas makes surprise Ford switch
In a surprise announcement Wednesday, Stewart-Haas Racing revealed it will switch from Chevrolet to Ford from the 2017 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.
Kurt Busch, Stewart-Haas Chevrolet, Daytona 2016The outfit has run Chevrolets since it was established as Haas CNC Racing in 2003 by new Formula 1 team owner Gene Haas. Tony Stewart bought into the team in 2009 when he joined as a driver, and SHR currently also fields Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch (LEFT) and Danica Patrick.
Stewart will be replaced by Clint Bowyer when he retires at the end of this season, with that change to coincide with a switch to Fords in what is described as a multi-year agreement.