Expected Announcement: Jamie McMurray to Run Daytona 500, then to Managerial Role at CGR and TV Role
Jamie McMurray will join Fox Sports as an analyst for its prerace show NASCAR Race Dsy and weekday show NASCAR Race Hub in 2019, the network announced. McMurray is being replaced by Kurt Busch in the Chip Ganassi Racing No. 1 car in 2019 and Ganassi has said he expects the 42-year-old McMurray to agree to a one-race deal to drive an additional Ganassi-prepared car in the 2019 Daytona 500.
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It is expected to be announced that Jamie McMurray will run the Daytona 500 for Chip Ganassi Racing in the #40 number (in which Jamie made his Cup Series debut in for Chip) before taking a Managerial Role at Chip Ganassi Racing In 2019. It is also widely speculated that Jamie will take a bigger TV Role, most likely with Fox Sports as he as appeared on Race Hub multiple times in 2018.
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