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.
JR Motorsports announced that it has signed a deal with Ingersoll Rand to sponsor the team’s No. 88 Nationwide Series Chevy, driven by Cole Whitt. Ingersoll will appear as primary sponsor in the May Nationwide Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The company will also serve as an associate sponsor for the full N’Wide season. […]
Turn One Racing has announced that the team will field a Sprint Cup Series car for eigth to 10 events in 2012, starting with the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. TOR, which has competed in the Camping World Truck Series the last three seasons, has purchased cars from Richard Childress Racing. TOR […]
Front Row Motorsports has signed David Ragan to drive the team’s No. 34 Sprint Cup Ford. David Gilliland will drive the team’s second Sprint Cup entry, the No. 38.
Richard Petty Motorsports has signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Smithfield Foods, the team announced. Smithfield will sponsor the No. 43 driven by Aric Almirola for 15 races, beginning with the 2012 Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. Helping Hungry Homes, a Smithfield initiative, will sponsor the team for the season opening Daytona 500.
JR Motorsports has signed Cole Whitt to drive the team’s No. 88 Nationwide Series Chevy in 2012, the team announced. Whitt comes to JRM from Red Bull Racing, where he drove in the Camping World Truck Series last season, finishing ninth in points with one pole, two top-five and 11 top-10 finishes. Aric Almirola, driver of […]
Richard Petty Motorsports announced that Aric Almirola has signed on to drive the team’s legendary No. 43 Ford in the Sprint Cup Series in 2012.