Red Bull Racing crew member Jeremy Fuller was terminated Tuesday from the team for posting an anti-gay Tweet over the weekend.
Sirius XM Radio’s Sirius Speedway is reporting that Michael Waltrip Racing will field a car in the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series full time, starting in 2012.
On the same day that Crown Royal announced that they will leave Roush Fenway Racing’s No. 17 Sprint Cup team and driver Matt Kenseth, Affliction Clothing announced that they will add two more races of primary sponsorship this season
SB Nation is reporting that Crown Royal will end its sponsorship of the Roush Fenway Racing No. 17 Sprint Cup Ford Fusion and driver Matt Kenseth at the end of the 2011 season. The whiskey brand will still sponsor the spring Cup race at Richmond International Raceway, but will not sponsor a Cup team.
Rick Hendrick is finalizing a contract extension that would keep Dale Earnhardt Jr with Hendrick Motorsports for the next three-to-five years. It makes sense for him to re-sign with the team.
Clint Bowyer said he is close to re-signing with Richard Childress Racing. The only thing standing between him and a three-year extension, he says, is sponsorship money. RCR owner Richard Childress said that he expects General Mills to return next season. Bowyer had been rumored to be in contention for the No. 4 Red Bull [...]
Carl Edwards declined to comment on his contract status Friday at Infineon Raceway. He has been rumored to be in discussions with Joe Gibbs Racing about a ride for next season.
Juan Pablo Montoya said that he expects to return to Earnhardt Ganassi Racing next season. Montoya’s contract expires at the end of the season, but he expects to re-sign very soon. He said: We’re pretty close. I think we’re pretty close, yeah. … When it’s ready you will know. Montoya’s comments come after reports that he [...]
Road course racing never fails to give us tempers and excitement. Road America and Infineon Raceway were no different.
Kurt Busch administered a good old-fashioned whipping to his NASCAR Sprint Cup competition in the Toyota/Save Mart 350.