NASCAR has issued a penalty to John Loper Jr, a sponsor relations professional with Randy Moss Motorsports (according to LinkedIn. NASCAR called him a crew member). Loper was fined $2,500 and suspended from NASCAR indefinitely due to the violation of Section 12-1 and the unauthorized duplication of a NASCAR Annual Credential.
NASCAR issued penalties to Billy Ballew Motorsports’ No. 51, driven by Aric Almirola, for infractions found during last weekend’s Mountain Dew 250 at Talladega Superspeedway.
NASCAR has issued penatlies to Whitney Motorsports’ No. 46 Sprint Cup team as a result of rule infractions discovered during opening day inspection for the AMP Energy Juice 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing will continue its relationship with General Motors and Earnhardt Childress Racing Technologies by continuing to field Chevys for the team’s Sprint Cup operations.
After spending several years stuck in development hell, Top Gear US is set to debut on The History Channel this month. The series will premiere on November 21st, at 10 p.m.
Kevin Harvick Inc announced that it has signed a multi-year sponsorship agreements with Rheem Manufacturing Company and Menards for the team’s No. 33 Nationwide Series Chevy in 2011 and 2012.
GoDaddy.com has confirmed that it has purchased three, 30-second commercials during the 2011 SuperBowl, which will be played on Sunday, February 6, 2011. Two of the commercials will appear during the game and a third will appear during the pre-game show. The ads will feature Danica Patrick and The Biggest Loser personal trainer Jillian Michaels. [...]
Budweiser will remain on Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 9 Ford for the final three Sprint Cup races of the season, according to a team spokesman.
After his 22nd-place finish in the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway driving for Stavola Labonte Racing, the team announced that Labonte would return to the No. 10 Gander Mountain Chevy in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.
All three leading Chase contenders dodged potential trouble Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway as the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup tightened dramatically.