ESPN is reporting that Budweiser has talked with Hendrick Motorsports about potentially sponsoring one of the team’s cars after this season. Rick Hendrick indicated that Budweiser could be brought in despite an agreement with Pepsi, depending on which car the Budweiser sponsorship appears. Hendrick also said he is close to re-signing crew chiefs Chad Knaus [...]
Chad Knaus has signed on to remain with Hendrick Motorsports and Jimmy Johnson through 2015. HMS is currently working on a deal to keep Knaus in the Hendrick family for his entire career, but having him for the next five years will have to do, for now.
Denny Hamlin held off Jimmie Johnson to win the Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway, but Johnson came one step closer to earning his fourth consecutive championship, increasing his points lead to 118 points.
Stewart Haas Racing has announced the hiring of Darian Grubb as crew chief of the No. 14 Sprint Cup entry that Tony Stewart will drive next season. Grubb left his position at Hendrick Motorsports as engineering manager to take the position with SHR. Grubb served as interim crew chief in 2006 for Jimmie Johnson as [...]
Jimmie Johnson led 228 of 250 laps at the Pepsi 500 at Auto Club Speedway, showing everyone he is ready for the Chase and that he should not be counted out as a championship contender. At one point, Greg Biffle, who was running second to Johnson, had a piece of debris on his nose. His [...]