Penske Racing has purchased the No. 22 from Bill Davis Racing, making Bill Davis a minority owner in Penske Racing. While Penske will consider using the No. 22 in the future to align with the Nos. 2 and 12, the team will move the points over to the No. 77, and driver Sam Hornish Jr., [...]
Terry Labonte will attempt to make this year’s Daytona 500 in a Toyota Camry fielded by newly formed Prism Motorsports, which is co-owned by former Sprint Cup and Camping World Truck Series driver Phil Parson. The No. 66 entry will be sponsored by Window World for the 500, and the company is looking at sponsoring [...]
Bill Davis has sold majority interest in Bill Davis Racing and all of Triad Racing Development to Mike Held and Marty Gaunt. Triad Racing Technologies will continue to supply engines, chassis, and bodies for all three of NASCAR’s major series.
The economic downturn is taking its tool on everyone, including NASCAR. As automakers struggle to stay afloat, and seek to secure bailout funds, NASCAR teams announce layoffs. Since the end of the Sprint Cup season, Petty Enterprises, Wood Brothers Racing, and Bill Davis Racing have all laid off employees. Even the larger teams, including Hendrick [...]
Rumors have been surfacing that George Gillett, of Gillett Evernham Motorsports, may buy Bill Davis Racing, including the No. 22 team, the Toyota affiliation, TRD and the engine shop. Mike Delahanty, of Dodge Motorsports, refuted the rumors that GEM would leave Dodge. He said: Dodge and Gillett Evernham have a long history that dates to [...]
NASCAR.com‘s Joe Menzer is reporting some very interesting things in his One Menz Opinion column this week. He is reporting that Reed Sorenson may be out of the Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 41 Dodge at the end of the season. He wrote: Sorenson appears to have sealed his fate by missing at least one very [...]
Imagine if you will… In all seriousness, the end of this season could seem like the Twilight Zone to Dale Earnhardt Inc., if a lot of the rumors that are circulating turn out to be true. First, it was rumored that Martin Truex Jr. would be leaving DEI to go to Haas CNC, where Tony [...]