The US Army has renewed its partnership with Stewart Haas Racing’s No. 39 Sprint Cup Chevy, driven by Ryan Newman, the Army announced today. US Army will appear as primary sponsor on the car for 15 races in 2011.
Penske Racing announced that Paul Wolfe, the crew chief that led Brad Keselowski to his first Nationwide Series championship in 2010, will serve as Keselowski’s Sprint Cup crew chief as he takes over driving duties of the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge. Wolfe said: It’s an honor to get the opportunity to be the crew [...]
After spending the last few weeks searching for investors to help him purchase majority interest in his racing team, Richard Petty has finally done just that. Petty and a group of investors including Andrew Murstein, of Medallion Financial Group and Douglas Bergeron, of DGB Investments, bought the racing assets of Richard Petty Motorsports today.
Dale Earnhardt Jr, Mark Martin, and Jeff Gordon all got new crew chiefs as part of a three-team shuffle at Hendrick Motorsports. Shops realigned, too.
Todd Parrott will serve as crew chief for Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 9 Sprint Cup Ford and driver Marcos Ambrose in 2011.
Penske Racing owner Roger Penske is still seeking sponsorship for Sam Hornish Jr for 2011, according to SceneDaily.com. The team is said to be seeking Nationwide Series sponsorship more than Sprint Cup Series sponsorship for the former open-wheel driver. The team plans to have two cars next season in the Sprint Cup Series, the No. [...]
Jimmie Johnson completed the “Drive For Five” by clinching the Sprint Cup championship with his second place finish behind Carl Edwards in the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Kyle Busch pulled away from Kevin Harvick during a 23-lap run to the finish to win Saturday’s Ford 300 Nationwide Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Kyle Busch ran away from Ron Hornaday Jr. after a restart with four laps left in Friday night’s Ford 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway and won the race by .577 seconds over last year’s series champion.
A district court judge granted an injunction against Robby Gordon for using the logo he developed for his Speed Energy drink, which Specialized claims can be confused with theirs.