Budweiser will remain on Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 9 Ford for the final three Sprint Cup races of the season, according to a team spokesman.
Richard Petty Motorsports is in danger of going under after this weekend’s Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway, according to Foxsports.com.
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.
Richard Childress Racing appears to be close to a deal with Budweiser to sponsor Kevin Harvick in a split campaign in 2011, according to Marty Smith of ESPN.
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.
According to Matt McLaughlin’s Thinking Out Loud column on Frontstretch.com, Budweiser moving to Richard Childress Racing and driver Kevin Harvick appears to be “in the cards.” But, no source is given to indicate how and why McLaughlin came to that conclusion. AutoRacing1.com (subscription required) reported the same rumor in June, but nothing has been confirmed or denied [...]
Autoracing1.com (subscription required) is reporting that Budweiser will move its Sprint Cup sponsorship from Kasey Kahne, who is leaving Richard Petty Motorsports to join Hendrick Motorsports, to Kevin Harvick and Richard Childress Racing’s No. 29, who is losing his Shell Pennzoil sponsorship to Penske Racing’s No. 22 and driver Kurt Busch. At this point, this is a [...]
ESPN is reporting that a source said that Richard Childress Racing has discussed a deal with Budweiser to replace Shell/Pennzoil, which just announced it is leaving the team at the end of the season. With Kasey Kahne leaving Richard Petty Motorsports to join Hendrick Motorsports, Budweiser is said to be looking to move to another team. Recently, [...]
I recently read David Caraviello’s Inside Line column on NASCAR.com titled “As it turns out, driver wasn’t DEI’s biggest loss,” in which he examined the journey of the No. 8 since Dale Earnhardt Jr left Dale Earnhardt Inc. I blogged about this yesterday. He wrote: [T]he one entity that DEI ultimately couldn’t afford to part with, the one [...]
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing’s decision to park its famed No. 8 Chevy is a sign of the economic times we’re in. But, it is also a sign of just how far the team has fallen. And while I don’t know the reasons for some of the business decisions being made by Teresa Earnhardt, I suspect that [...]