DiBenedetto's faith rewarded with Leavine ride

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DiBenedetto's faith rewarded with Leavine ride
DiBenedetto's faith rewarded with Leavine ride

Bob Pockrass NASCAR • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com • 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year • More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Follow on Twitter CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When Matt DiBenedetto decided about a month ago that he definitely would leave Go Fas Racing, he didn't know if Leavine Family Racing was a real possibility. All he knew is that the door was cracked open. He was on the organization's list of potential drivers. He wasn't necessarily at the top, but he is now. LFR announced Wednesday that it had inked a two-year deal with the 27-year-old DiBenedetto to replace the retiring Kasey Kahne starting with the 2019 Daytona 500. "I believe in my heart everything happens for a reason,"

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