Roush Fenway Racing announced that sponsors Best Buy, Fifth Third Bank, and Zest will increase their sponsorship roles next season.
One day after Best Buy announced that it was moving its sponsorship from Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 43 Ford to Roush Fenway Racing and drivers Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth, Penske Racing has announced that driver of the No. 43 AJ Allmendinger will take over driving duties of the No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Dodge in 2012.
Best Buy Co., Inc. announced that it has reached a deal with Roush Fenway Racing to serve as primary sponsor for Carl Edwards for two races and Matt Kenseth for nine races in 2012.
Richard Petty Motorsports is considering replacing AJ Allmendinger with newly available Kurt Busch in an effort to retain sponsor Best Buy.
Best Buy has renewed its sponsorship agreement with Richard Petty Motorsports and the No. 43 Sprint Cup Ford, driven by AJ Allmendinger in 2011, the company announced.
AJ Allmendinger has signed a multi-year deal to stay with Richard Petty Motorsports behind the wheel of the No. 43 Ford. A formal announcement is expected Friday at Watkins Glen International.
Jayski is reporting via the AP that Best Buy may move its sponsorship from the Richard Petty Motorsports No. 19 to its No. 43 and driver AJ Allmendinger. Stanley will become sole sponsor of the No. 19 and driver Elliott Sadler.