Turner Motorsports announced that Nationwide Series crew chief Trent Owens will have the same role on the team’s No. 50 Wal-Mart Chevy, which will make its debut in the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway in July. Bill Elliott will pilot the car in that race. Owens, who has four wins as a crew [...]
NEMCO Motorsports, the team owned by Joe Nemechek, announced that Bill Elliott will drive the team’s No. 97 Sprint Cup Toyota in the 2012 Daytona 500.
Turner Motorsports will field a No. 50 Chevy that will feature Wal-Mart as the sponsor with Bill Elliott behind the whell in the 2012 Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
Despite an earlier denial by Phoenix Racing owner James Finch, the team has announced that Bill Elliott will drive the team’s No. 09 Sprint Cup entry for a limited number of races beginning with the 2011 Daytona 500. At this point, the plan is to have Elliott behind the wheel for 18 Cup races depending on sponsorship.
Trevor Bayne could run some Sprint Cup races for Wood Brothers Racing in 2011, according to the Motor Racing Network. The team is looking to up its Sprint Cup efforts in 2011 to 17 races.
Trevor Bayne will work with Wood Brothers Racing at the start of the 2011 Sprint Cup Series season. Bill Elliott, who competed for the team last season, will move over to Phoenix Racing’s No. 09 Chevy for the first five races of 2011.
Trevor Bayne will make his Sprint Cup debut driving the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford for Wood Brothers Racing in the Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Bayne was originally slated to drive a fifth car for Roush Fenway Racing, the team he recently signed with, at Texas with Donnie Wingo serving as his crew [...]
David Gilliland will drive four races for Joe Gibbs Racing in a fourth JGR Toyota at the end of this season. He will also drive the Wood Brothers No. 21 at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend, subbing for an injured Bill Elliott. Gilliland had been replaced by Bobby Labonte for seven races in TRG Motorsports’ No. [...]
Mark Martin won a thrilling finish in Michigan, stretching his tank of fuel farther than Jimmie Johnson and Greg Biffle, and passing both of them on the last lap, when they ran out of fuel, to take the checkered flag of the Lifelock 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
Martin Truex Jr. drove his Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, Bass Pro Shops No. 1 Chevrolet to the pole for next Sunday’s Daytona 500 with a lap of 188.001 mph. Mark Martin, driving the No. 5 Kelloggs Chevy of Hendrick Motorsports, will start outside row one in second position with a speed of 187.817 mph. While the [...]