NASCAR is discussing changes to the Chase format with drivers and team owners. And while they should be commended for considering changes to how the Sprint Cup Champion is determined, we must ask if the ideas being discussed are good ones?
Dale Earnhardt Jr will race four-time NBA champion Shaquille O’Neal at Concord Speedway in Concord, NC for Shaq’s show, Shaq Vs., in which Shaq competes against athletes in their own sports. As part of the show, Shaq is coached in each sport, and a handicap is negotiated in each week. Terms of the race will [...]
Whitney Motorsports announced via its Facebook page that International Trucking has signed on to sponsor it’s No. 46 Sprint Cup Dodge, that will be driven by J.J. Yeley.
Jeremy Mayfield’s legal team, headed by Mark Geragos, filed a motion Tuesday night asking a U.S. district judge to reconsider his ruling that dismissed Mayfield’s claims against NASCAR in May.
JR Motorsports announced that it has signed Elliott Sadler to drive the No. 88 Chevy in 10 Nationwide Series races this season. JRM has also signed a five-race agreement with Delta Apparel to feature its Realtree Outfitters brand as a primary sponsor on the No. 88 Chevy.
Roush Fenway Racing announced that Rick Viers has been named crew chief for the team’s No. 16 Nationwide Ford Fusion beginning with this weekend’s Bucyrus 200 at Road America. Colin Braun will be behind the wheel this weekend. He has been splitting seat time with Brian Ickler in the No. 16. Viers said: Just being here [...]
Casey Mears is apparently not returning to Red Bull Racing’s No. 83 Sprint Cup Toyota when the series returns to oval tracks. This will be the third time in his career that he finds himself out of a competitive ride.
Despite reports that Hendrick Motorsports is in talks with Phoenix Racing about a potential ride for Kasey Kahne in 2011, James Finch, owner of PR, said that he has not had discussions with Rick Hendrick. He said: I’d like to do it, but I have not been contacted by Rick or anyone else at Hendrick [...]
Red Bull Racing is parting ways with its competition director, Elton Sawyer, effective Monday. Both parties agreed that this would be Sawyer’s last week. He will accompany two-time DTM champion Mattias Ekström to Infineon Raceway where the Swede driver will drive in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race prior to making his Sprint Cup [...]
Baker Curb Racing announced that it has teamed with O’Connell Racing, a road racing team, and driver Kevin O’Connell for the NASCAR Nationwide Series’ Bucyrus 200 presented by Menards. O’Connell will drive BCR’s No. 43 Taleo Grill Chevy. O’Connell has raced in the NASCAR Ultra Wheels Super Truck series and the NASCAR Superlate Model series [...]