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Report: Landon Cassill, Morgan Shepherd Hoping For Full-Time Xfinity Partnership in 2020

When the news dropped that Quin Houff would be replacing Landon Cassill in StarCom Racing’s No. 00 NASCAR Cup Series ride for 2020, it left quite a few people bummed for what the future held for Cassill.

The 30-year old driver has toiled away in sub-par equipment his entire career, despite being considered a diamond in the rough. But now, it looked like he could go without a ride at all in 2020. However, a new report from Frontstretch.com’s Dustin Albino suggests that Cassill could go full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series racing for Morgan Shepherd’s No. 89 team — if enough sponsorship funding is found, of course.

“That’s what we’re trying to do,” Cassill says in the Frontstretch report. “Ultimately, he’s got a lot of sponsorship stuff that he’s working on. There’s a lot of things that have to come together.

“I’ve told Morgan, ‘Look, if you can find sponsorship and if you can put together a full season, I definitely want to try and help you however I can.’ If I’m clear to be able to drive the car, I’ll do it. Or if I can be a part of the program, however it is, I’ll do it.”

How cool would this be?

Cassill performed incredibly well in Shepherd’s dated six-or-more year old Chevrolet Camaro in 2019.

In 10 starts for Shepherd’s organization last season, Cassill averaged a starting position of 17.1, which includes an eye-opening ninth place starting spot at Las Vegas in the fall.

In the one race that Cassill was able to run to the distance — Homestead — he came home 15th in the No. 89 car.

To read the full report from Frontstretch, which includes more quotes from Cassill and Shepherd, click here.

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Toby is the Founder, Editor and go-to man for TobyChristie.com. He is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, Toby is a NMPA (National Motorsports Press Association) award winning writer, and has followed NASCAR as a fan since 1993.

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