Add Brian Scott's Name To Your Nationwide Silly Season List

Horn FanSenior Writer IJuly 10, 2009

DOVER, DE - MAY 30:  Brian Scott, driver of the #16 Albertson's Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series AAA Insurance 200 at Dover International Speedway on May 30, 2009 in Dover, Delaware.  (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)

(Parts of this article were previously featured in "The Scott Minute", in my Update Issue No. 41, but felt it could have been a article in it's self. So I decided to add to it, tweak it up, and re-post it.)

It's no secret that Brian Scott has his eye on moving up to the next level, being the Nationwide Series and we got a taste of what he could do in his four races with Braun Racing.

I won't lie, I'd love to see him race a little longer in the Truck Series, but I know this Kid's loaded with talent and he's ready for the next step.

So add Brian Scott's name to your Nationwide series silly season list.

He's been looking for a ride in that series, exploring options right now, looking for a good organization with a good base and can provide him with good equipment.

Certainly with getting his first win at the Monster Mile in Trucks. Then with a third place finish at Milwaukee, followed by a second place finish at Memphis and all with a cast on his right wrist.

Being a contender for the series title, in the Camping World Truck Series, certainly his phone has to be ringing with offers or maybe Toyota has been making some calls on his behalf with their teams.

Since I doubt they would hate to lose this talented Kid to GM, Ford or Dodge.

But has he already found a new home in the Nationwide Series?

He did run four races with Braun racing in 2009, could this have been a try out for a full-time ride in 2010 with the team.

While Braun Racing would be a great team for him to have an opportunity to race for. I'd hate to see him stuck sharing a ride with a Cup driver and only race part-time.

So here's a few more options for him, I chose these since they would be full-time rides for him and he'd have the option of them potentially taking him to Cup.

A.) We could possibly see him driving for Michael Waltrip Racing as they'd expand their Nationwide program to two teams and have a great teammate in Trevor Bayne.

B.) Could we see him land with JTG/Daugherty Racing in the No. 59, it's win-win for both, since Marcus needs a teammate in Cup and who better than this Kid.

Before I get to last option, let me mention I'd love to see him paired with Hensley and keep the nucleus of his Xpress pit crew together.

Scott and Hensley have been together 18 races, they won their first race together, have six top fives, and 11 top-10 finishes.

They have clicked as a pair, on one hand you have a young talent, the other a veteran brain trust.

For sure Brian Scott is getting the education of his racing life from crew chief Jeff Hensley and it's one I wish that would remain intact in the coming years.

So it's a no brainier that, my last option would be this pick.

C.) Xpress Motorsports would keep Scott, Hensley and the entire team together and just move up to the Nationwide together and kick some serious butt on the way to Cup.

Now before you shot down that last one down. What Dad wouldn't love the chance to take their Son up to Cup and live their dream with them.

All I know is, that I'm excited to see Brian move up, on the road to Cup and it's going to be quite the ride cheering him on.