U.S. Air Force has re-signed with Richard Petty Motorsports as an associate sponsor for the No. 43 team and driver Aric Almirola for the entire 2013 season. Air Force will also appear as primary sponsor on the car for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in May and the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona [...]
Smithfield Foods has expanded its sponsor of Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 43, sponsoring the car for 25 Sprint Cup races in 2013. Smithfield’s Eckrich, Farmland, Gwaltney, Smithfield brands will appear on the car throughout the season. Almirola will in his second full-time season in the Cup Series for RPM. Related Stories Richard Petty Motorsports [...]
Jeff Gordon retaliated against Clint Bowyer after the two made contact during the AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix. A fight ensued between the crews, resulting in a penalty for Gordon.
Jimmie Johnson held off Kyle Busch during the final run to win the TUMS Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville, taking the series points lead.
Richard Petty Motorsports has renewed its partnership with Ford, the team announced. The extended partnership means that RPM will field Fords for its two Sprint Cup teams and its Nationwide Series teams. The team will also continue its deals with Roush Fenway Racing and Roush-Yates Engine. The team still plans to field two Cup teams [...]
Richard Petty Motorsports has swapped crew chiefs and crews for its No. 9 and No. 43 Sprint Cup Series entries driven by Marcos Ambrose and Aric Almirola, respectively.
Ty Dillon won the Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the first victory for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rookie.
The House Appropriations Committee passed a Defense bill that, among other things, contains an amendment that targeted the military’s sponsorship of NASCAR and other sporting events.
Richard Petty Motorsports has hired Mike Ford, former crew chief of Denny Hamlin’s No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, to serve in the same role for the team’s No. 43 Ford and driver Aric Almirola. He replaces Greg Erwin.
Matt Kenseth held off Dale Earnhardt Jr to win a Daytona 500 that featured the first postponement in its history, and a bizarre accident that engulfed part of the track in flames.