On Monday afternoon, HScott Motorsports officially announced it will not compete in NASCAR’s premier series in 2017.
While team owner Harry Scott, Jr. did not make any mention of the team’s ultimate fate, it appears to be shutting down completely.
In 2016, HScott Motorsports fielded two full-time entries in the Sprint Cup Series, one for Clint Bowyer and another for Michael Annett. Bowyer’s No. 15 had a charter, while the team leased a charter from Premium Motorsports for Annett’s No. 46.
According to Scott’s statement, the No. 15 charter has been sold to Premium Motorsports, which left the small operation with two charters after reclaiming possession of the charter that the No. 46 used to race this past season. Premium Motorsports then sold the recalled charter to Furniture Row Racing for its new No. 77 Toyota that Erik Jones will race full-time…