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#52 Team News and Rumors

Rick Ware Racing welcomes JACOB Companies: Officials from Rick Ware Racing (RWR) announced today that West Palm Beach, Fla.-based JACOB Companies will support the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) team for the remainder of the season beginning with Sunday's Go Bowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International. Road course veteran and Xfinity Series regular Josh Bilicki will make his third career Cup start aboard the No. 51 JACOB Companies Ford Fusion.[More](8-5-2018)

Cody Ware plans more races: Kansas, the Open (All Star preliminary race), Sonoma, Watkins Glen and the Charlotte Roval are all on Ware's radar, depending on adequate funding and sponsorship. If more sponsorship jumps aboard, Ware could be in line for more than three races in the chartered ride.[More](5-7-2018)

Rick Ware Racing acquires Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series charter for 2018: Officials from Rick Ware Racing (RWR) announced today that they have acquired a charter from a current Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) team to utilize during the 2018 season. The acquisition of the charter signifies that RWR will compete full-time in the Cup Series next season with the #51 entry beginning with the 60th annual Daytona 500 on Sun, Feb. 18, 2018. The Thomasville, N.C.-based team also plans to field an "open" car throughout the season with the #52 entry.[More](12-15-2017)

Rick Ware Racing to lease charter from Petty in 2018: Richard Petty cleared up rumors that it had sold it's prestigious NASCAR charter for the #43 car. He said neither of his charters had been sold but he is leasing out NASCAR's No. 1 charter to Rick Ware Racing. The team is using the charter tied to the #44 car on the #43 car in 2018. The explanation, he said, was with the way NASCAR allotted charters for each individual car owner.[More](12-7-2017)

Ware suffering from back issues UPDATE: One reason Ware took his Rick Ware Racing machine off the 2.5-mile track [at Pocono] is due to an issue he had been suffering with since the previous week at Dover International Speedway, when he pulled off the track after completing 283 of 406 laps, back pain. "One of the things that happened is I was dealing with some back pain from the previous race at Dover," Ware said.(6-14-2017)
UPDATE: Ware posted the following to his Facebook page, "This morning I got an MRI done and the results show that I have some compression and discs issues in my lower back. I have been in contact with both the neurosurgeons and NASCAR and we have come to the decision to sit out until I can heal."[More](6-15-2017)

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