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NAPA Leaving MWR To Join JGR?

Posted By Michael J Smith On August 1, 2011 @ 3:54 am In Cup | 1 Comment

[2]FoxSports.com [3] is reporting that sources are saying that NAPA Auto Parts may leave Michael Waltrip Racing, a relationship that dates back to the days Waltrip raced for Dale Earnhardt Inc, to join Joe Gibbs Racing. The rumor has Carl Edwards leaving Roush Fenway Racing to join JGR [4], replacing Joey Logano in the No. 20 Home Depot Toyota.

Logano would move to a fourth JGR Toyota with NAPA as sponsor. When asked about the rumor a team principal said that NAPA’s contract with MWR runs through 2012 and the auto parts maker is committed to that contract.


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[3] FoxSports.com: http://msn.foxsports.com/nascar/story/Roush-Fenway-Racings-Carl-Edwards-quiet-on-contract-talk-072911

[4] leaving Roush Fenway Racing to join JGR: http://lead-lap.com/2011/06/17/edwards-to-joe-gibbs-racings-no-20-in-2012/

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