Bayne Working on Cup Plans
By: Jeff Wackerlin - @JWackerlin Twitter and Instagram | MRN.com on August 23, 2013 | 1:06 P.M. EST
"I think my ideal goal would be to run the '21' car those 12-16 races and then fill in the rest with the '6' car would be great." (Photo: Getty Images)
BRISTOL, Tenn. - With his NASCAR Nationwide plans locked up for next season, Trevor Bayne is eyeing to accompany that with a full season in Sprint Cup.
Bayne, winner of the 2011 Daytona 500, has competed part-time in Cup with the Wood Brothers in the No. 21 Ford for the past four seasons. If sponsorship could be found Bayne could run some Cup races in a fourth car for Roush Fenway Racing, who fields his Nationwide ride.
"We haven’t made an announcement on the Cup side yet," Bayne said. "We are working to fill-up the schedule whether its partial '6', partial '21', just the '21' or all '6'. You never know what can happen as far as sponsorship is concerned and that's the only thing that's holding us back from being full-time in the Cup Series.
"I think my ideal goal would be to run the '21' car those 12-16 races and then fill in the rest with the '6' car would be great."
Earlier this week, AdvoCare announced that they will make the transition from Richard Childress Racing to sponsor Bayne at RFR in Nationwide next year.
"AdvoCare is a great company and it really fits me," Bayne said. "I use their products when I do my triathlons and in the racecar every week. To have one sponsor on the car all year long is a first for me in my whole career. That makes it worth it to run the Nationwide Series again, is to grow with them."