Hall Of Fame racing announced that Academy Sports + Outdoors will sponsor Bobby Labonte and the No. 96 Ford for five races next season beginning at Bristol Motor Speedway. The retailer will also sponsor the car at the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, the Pep Boys Auto [...]
Brad Keselowski capitalized on Clint Bowyer’s slip in Turn 2 to pass him in the closing laps, and drive away and win the Food City 250 from Bristol Motor Speedway. The victory is Keselowski’s second Nationwide win this season. Keselowski, Bowyer, Greg Biffle, Cale Gale, and David Stremme rounded out the top 5. Scott Wimmer, [...]
Jimmie Johnson made his Craftsman Truck Series debut driving the No. 81 Randy Moss Motorsports entry in the O’Reilly 200 from Bristol Motor Speedway. On lap 102, Johnson spun and made contact with Jeff Green. Johnson ended up 34th. Kyle Busch won the race.
Michael Waltrip Racing has picked up David Reutimann’s option for 2009. The team plans to announce sponsorship next week, at Bristol Motor Speedway at a press conference. UPS has been rumored to be doing several places, so don’t expect them to stay with the No. 44. Aarons may be the sponsor for the car next [...]
Veteran driver Mike Skinner will replace Michael McDowell in Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 00 Toyota for the next three races, starting at this week’s 3M Performance 400 from Michigan International Raceway. Skinner will evaluate the team, suggesting ways to improve its on-track performance. Skinner will also drive the car in the Sharpie 500 at Bristol Motor [...]
Jimmie Johnson will make his Craftsman Truck Series debut driving the No. 81 Randy Moss Motorsports Chevy Silverado Aug. 20 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Kobalt Leading Candidate To Sponsor Truck Series Kobalt Tools, a Lowe’s brand, is said to be the leading candidate to sponsor the truck series. Craftsman, a Sears brand, will not renew its sponsorship of the series. Stanley Tools and NAPA have been rumored to be potential sponsors as well. Should Kobalt reach and agreement to [...]