Sources are saying that Bobby Labonte is expected to leave TRG Motorsports’ No. 71 Sprint Cup Chevy this week. Rumor has it that he could be headed to another team to run at New Hampshire.
Just four months after being paired together, Roush Fenway Racing driver Matt Kenseth and crew chief Todd Parrott have parted ways. The timing is odd, considering Kenseth is still battling for a Chase berth, and the team hasn’t been running horribly.
Two-time NASCAR Nationwide Series champion Randy LaJoie said that he has been suspended indefinitely by NASCAR for violating its substance abuse policy.
Safety products company Impact Racing obtained a court injunction to keep its certification from the SFI Foundation — which sets standards for the safety of uniforms, head-and-neck restraints, seat belts and other products — to sell race gear to NASCAR teams.
The National Stock Car Racing Appeals Panel upheld NASCAR’s original penalties assessed to the #38 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car for illegal bleeder mechanisms.
Robby Gordon said that he will skip this weekend’s Lenox Industrial Tools 301 Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Robby Gordon Motorsports’ No. 7 Toyota will be driven instead by PJ Jones.
NASCAR Media Group and Turner Motorsports announced that the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway will be broadcast in 3D online. It will be NASCAR’s first three-dimensional broadcast.
Jimmie Johnson earned his first career Sprint Cup road course win in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway after Marcos Ambrose made a mistake under caution in the closing laps, handing Johnson the lead.
On Friday, Jeff Gordon’s Hendrick Motorsports team found lower-octane fuel in its fuel cans during the first practice session at Infineon Raceway.
Carl Edwards won the NASCAR Nationwide Series Bucyrus 200 at Road America from the pole position to score his first victory of the season. Jacques Villeneuve took the lead with 12 laps to go. But, the caution flew, bunching up the field. Edwards passed Villeneuve with nine laps to go.