Kasey Kahne has been released from Richard Petty Motorsports effective immediately, and Aric Almorila will drive the No. 9 Ford at this weekend’s Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
Richard Petty Motorsports announced today that Marcos Ambrose will drive the team’s No. 9 car in 2011, replacing the departing Kasey Kahne, who is leaving to drive for Red Bull Racing in 2011 while he waits for a seat to open up at Hendrick Motorsports.
The NASCAR Insiders are reporting that Aric Almirola’s name has been mentioned as a potential candidate for one of Richard Petty Motorsports’ Fords next season.
JTG Daughtery Racing announced that Bobby Labonte will drive the team’s No. 47 Sprint Cup Toyota next season, replacing the departing Marcos Ambrose.
TRG Motorsports announced that the team has re-signed driver Bobby Labonte to a four-race deal in TRG’s No. 71 Chevy with sponsorship from TaxSlayer.com. Labonte will pilot the car at Pocono, Michigan, Atlanta, and Texas.
Kevin Harvick, polesitter for the Coke Zero 400 due to qualifying being rained out, won the wreck-filled restrictor plate race at Daytona International Speedway. On a green-white-checkered finish, Harvick drove by teammate Clint Bowyer for the lead, then held off Jeff Gordon and Kasey Kahne to win.
As expected, Bobby Labonte has been named the driver of Robby Gordon Motorsports’ No. 7 Monster Energy Toyota for the Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Sources are saying that Bobby Labonte is expected to leave TRG Motorsports’ No. 71 Sprint Cup Chevy this week. Rumor has it that he could be headed to another team to run at New Hampshire.
Bobby Labonte has teamed up with XCO SportsLink to create the first NASCAR driver smartphone application titled The B Lab. The app allows fans to get up-to-date information on the driver including stats, schedules, bios, and it gives fans access to Bobby Labonte Racing, the Bobby Labonte Foundation, and his marketing firm, Breaking Limits. The […]
Jeff Gordon saw his 2.5 second lead in the closing laps of the Crown Royal 400 at Richmond International Raceway evaporate when Elliott Sadler blew a tire and slid across the track. That allowed Kyle Busch to get tires and mount a charge that would ultimately result in his 17th career Sprint Cup victory.