Bank of America 500 Review: Kenseth proves he’s in the hunt; Hendrick Motorsports struggles; and underdogs shine at Charlotte.
Last year it was engines, this year it is tires that plague Dale Earnhardt Jr. Last weekend at the Amp Energy 500 from Talladega Superspeedway, Earnhardt Jr blew, or cut depending on who you ask, a tire in practice and crashed. He had to go to a backup car. This weekend at the Bank of America [...]
Following a shouting match between Gillett Evernham Motorsports driver Patrick Carpentier and crew chief Mike Shiplett, Carpentier has been released from the team effective immediately, the Sporting News reports. Mike Wallace will replace Carpentier in this weekend’s Bank of America 500 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. AJ Allmendinger will take over driving duties of the No. [...]
SceneDaily is reporting that Joe Gibbs Racing driver Joey Logano will not return to Hall of Fame Racing’s No. 96 car this season, a spokesperson confirmed. Logano was slated to drive at the Bank of America 500 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway, the TUMS QuikPak 500 from Martinsville Speedway, and the Dickies 500 from Texas Motor [...]
AJ Allmendinger will be replaced in Red Bull Racing’s No. 84 starting at Tallaedga Superspeedway this week. It was announced earlier that Allmendinger would be leaving at the end of the season. Allmendinger expected to be released early. Mike Skinner will assume driving duties at this week’s Amp Energy 500. He will also pilot the No. [...]
JR Motorsports driver Brad Keselowski will make his Sprint Cup debut in a No. 25 Hendrick Motorsports entry sponsored by GoDaddy.com at the Bank of America 500 from Lowe’s Motor Speedway in October. He is also slated to drive in the Dickies 500 from Texas Motor Speedway.