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Corey LaJoie will not return to Go Fas Racing

Corey LaJoie

FONTANA, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 28: Corey LaJoie, driver of the #32 Pala Casino Ford, prepares for practice at Auto Club Speedway on February 28, 2020 in Fontana, California. (Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images)

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Corey LaJoie announced on social media that he will not return to Go Fas Racing after this season.

LaJoie is in his second season with Go Fas Racing. He enters Saturday’s race at Dover (4 p.m. ET on NBCSN) 29th in points. He finished a season-best eighth in the Daytona 500.

Before the season, LaJoie gave car owner Rick Hendrick a handwritten letter asking the owner of the No. 48 car to consider LaJoie as Jimmie Johnson’s replacement after this season.

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The 28-year-old LaJoie has made 116 Cup starts. His first start came in Sept. 2014 at New Hampshire. His best career finish is sixth in the 2019 July Daytona race.

Here is the note he wrote to fans on social media Friday about his status for next season:

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