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NOTES: Made four starts for HScott last season, racing at Chicago, Kansas, Talladega and Phoenix. Best finish was 24th at Talladega. … Ran the last five seasons in Nationwide, two for Penske Racing and the last three for Turner Motorsports. Has three wins and 84 top-10s in 174 career starts in the second-tier series.
No. 30 Toyota, Swan Racing
Driver: Parker Kligerman
BORN: Aug. 8, 1990
HOMETOWN: Westport, Conn.
CREW CHIEF: Steven Lane
NOTES: Has two career Cup starts. … Finished 9th in Nationwide Series in 2013. … Went airborne in seven-car accident in first full Daytona 500 practice. Car landed on its roof down the front-stretch at Daytona.
No. 66 Toyota, Jay Robinson Racing
DRIVER: Michael Waltrip
BORN: April 30, 1963
HOMETOWN: Owensboro, Ky.
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