JR Motorsports announced that Aric Almirola has signed a multi-year deal to drive the team’s No. 88 Nationwide Series Chevy for 2011. He is slated to take over the car full time in 2011, but could appear in some Nationwide Series races later this season.
Jayski is reporting that Stewart Haas Racing’s No. 14 car has emerged as the likely candidate to land Mobil 1 as a sponsor for 2011. If Mobil 1 signs with SHR to sponsor Tony Stewart and the No. 14 car, it will replace Old Spice, which announced it would be leaving the team at season’s [...]
Richard Petty Motorsports announced today that Marcos Ambrose will drive the team’s No. 9 car in 2011, replacing the departing Kasey Kahne, who is leaving to drive for Red Bull Racing in 2011 while he waits for a seat to open up at Hendrick Motorsports.
Richard Childress Racing announced today that Budweiser will sponsor the team’s No. 29 Sprint Cup entry and driver Kevin Harvick in 2011, replacing Shell Pennzoil, which is leaving the team to sponsor Penske Racing and Kurt Busch.
A late tire gamble paid off for Kevin Harvick, helping him win the Carfax 400 at Michigan International Speedway. The win locked him into this year’s Chase.
Todd Bodine cruised to his second-consecutive Camping World Truck Series victory by taking the checkered flag of the Too Tough To Tame 200 at Darlington Raceway. Bodine led the last 47 laps of the race, and with the win, extended his points lead to 231.
Brad Keselowski started from the pole and overcame clutch issues to win the Nationwide Series Carfax 250 at Michigan International Speedway. Keselowski dominated, leading 89 of 125 laps.
Roush Fenway Racing owner Jack Roush was released from the Mayo Clinic yesterday, following his plane crash last month. Roush issued a statement saying: I would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of support and concern I have received the past two weeks. Our teams and drivers have not missed a beat in my [...]
With Kasey Kahne headed to Red Bull Racing in 2011, many are wondering what each side gets out of the deal. When you consider it, the deal makes sense for everyone.
David Stremme has left Latitude 43 Motorsports, allegeding that team owner Bob Jenkins has failed to meet his financial obligations, and is not helping the team improve. Stremme said: We always had to do more with less, but in the last month and a half, ownership hasn’t really wanted to make things better. Bill Jenkins [...]