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Who Is RFK Racing Teasing to Drive Stage 60?

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What’s Happening?

RFK Racing is bringing back Stage 60, and they know who their driver will be. In a video posted on social media, a driver walks through the shop with a Stage 60 hat before Brad Keselowski greets him saying, “Hey partner, welcome to RFK”. Who is this driver?

  • Stage 60 is seemingly RFK Racing and Ford’s answer to Project 91. The concept is to occasionally field an open car designed to attract drivers from other series to NASCAR for at least one race.
  • The car debuted earlier this season at the Daytona 500 with 2-time Cup Series race winner, David Ragan. He finished 20th after leading 2 laps.
  • Fans are honing in on one particular driver for Stage 60. He’s made some NASCAR starts in teh lower series this season, but, is he the only driver available?

Cam Waters

This is by far the most likely driver. Waters has been seemingly groomed to move to the Cup Series at some point with his recent starts in the Craftsman Truck Series with ThorSport. That silhouette also looks like him as well with the backward cap.

Ford is seemingly bringing in Cam Waters as their answer to SVG. The next logical step is a Cup Seires race, probably on a road course. Then again, we don’t fully know yet.

Joey Hand

Joey Hand races full-time in IMSA for Ford, and he’s a multi-time class winner in GT cars. He also has 7 Cup Series starts under his belt, all coming for Rick Ware Racing. This includes a 9th place qualifying run at Road America in 2022 and a best finish of 20th at Sonoma that same year.

Given his NASCAR experience, it’s certainly possible Ford would want to give Hand another opportunity for a top team. Does that silhouette look like Joey Hand, though? That’s up for debate.

Mike Rockenfeller

Mike Rockenfeller also made his career in sports cars. This includes two wins in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. He also had 5 Cup Series starts with a best finish of 19th at Watkins Glen in 2024.

He has a similar case to Joey Hand. The silhouette is, again, questionable at best for Rockenfeller. However, it’s certainly possible.

Greg Biffle

This is more of a “Why not?” guess. Biffle is one of RFK Racing’s most successful drivers with 19 career wins, all with RFK. His best points finish was 2nd, coming in 2005.

However, it seems strange that RFK would again go the nostalgic route with RFK Racing. Especially considering Keselowski told the prospective driver “Welcome to RFK” instead of “Welcome back to RFK”. Maybe a bit nitpicky, but worth noting.

Carl Edwards

Just like Greg Biffle, this is a “Why Not?” guess. Every time a new one-off ride becomes available, Carl Edwards becomes the first driver fans want to see. It would be immensely popular if it did happen, but, it’s unlikely.

First off, another nostalgic driver after David Ragan at Daytona seems like a strange place to go. On top of that, Edwards has repeatedly said he does not intend to race anytime soon.

Stage 60 will be on the track soon. Maybe one of these drivers will be behind the wheel.

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